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An island country in Western Europe, consisting of Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.

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UK visa error in cover letter

I need your advice. I made an error in my UK visa application. I already submitted my documents in the VAC and when I got home I noticed that I indicated GBP42/1 Thai baht instead of GBP1/42 Thai baht ...
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In DS-160 do I put my current job now or the cruiseline I will be working on which the visa is for?

In the education/working/training section of a DS-160 I don't know whether to put my current employment, which I'm going to hand in my notice for, or the cruiseline I'm going to work for (which is why ...
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Long Term Stay in the UK [migrated]

I have been struggling to find concise answers and need to come to a decision regarding my travel. To briefly summarize my situation, I have recently been hired by a company that has offices both in ...
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35 working days since UK visit visa was applied for. 2 'escalations', absolutely no contact

This is clearly highly unusual given that people in my country are currently being issued their visit visas within 10-15 days. I was told to wait 15 working days after the first escalation (20 days ...
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UK Tier 4 proof of funds [on hold]

My total university fee is GBP 20,800. I have paid GBP 10,400. Thus, when I submit my financial status, do I have to show the proof for the balance of the fee and maintenance? If I have provided the ...
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Did not declare travel partner in UK visa (business trip). How should I respond to immigration officer?

I'm an Indian on H1B working for a US firm. I am going to London on a business trip end of this month and my American friend decided to join me. We made the plan after I got my visa, so I did not ...
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Mentioning previous medical treatment in the UK for a UK standard visit visa application

My girlfriend is applying for a UK standard visitor visa online and wanted to know if she has to state she had private medical treatment (an unexpected accident) when she visited last time in the UK, ...
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Driving a 125cc motorcycle in the UK with French licence

I have imported a 125cc motorcycle from France to the UK, and registered and insured it there. I have a French 125cc licence ("permis A1"), which is a car driving licence ("permis B") + a one-day ...
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Do I need official permission to leave Spain for a holiday with my son?

I am a British man living in Spain married to a Spanish woman, our son has both British and Spanish nationality. I plan to go the UK alone with him for a week and wanted to ask about if I'm likely ...
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How do I answer these financial questions on UK visa form? [duplicate]

I am being sponsored by my father and he will pay the full cost of my trip. He will pay 6000 towards a trip that will cost 3000. How do I answer the following questions: 1- What is the cost to you ...
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UK visa: Should the application print-out be included in the documents? How are the documents linked to my GWF?

I had my visa appointment today for a Tier-4 (General) UK visa from India. In the document submission, my application's printout was not asked for, and I did not submit it. Is this not required as ...
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UK visa appointment update [duplicate]

I updated my visa appointment to an earlier date, but no confirmation email was sent yet. How do I know if the change is effective? is it mandatory to receive another email to confirm the change?
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UK entry refusal

At the U.K. border in the Paris Eurostar, the border control refused my entry to the U.K. for below reasons. Last nine and half months, too many ins and outs from the U.K. I do not think there is ...
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“General grounds for refusal: considering entry clearance” and probation

I have a friend from the US, who is willing to visit the UK for a month or two. My friend was sentenced to 10 yrs of probation, and was never in prison, and he has finished his sentence a couple ...
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USA passport with British residency permit. Can I use the EU passport line?

I have a USA passport and a British residency permit. Is it allowed to use the EU passport line or must I use the all passport line?
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Submission of UK visa and cancellation

I have submitted my UK visa application and already paid the fees. However, I found out that I filled the wrong address and now I wish to edit my application. According to the information given by the ...
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I am EU citizen. My husband is a non-EU citizen. Can he travel to the UK without a visa?

I am a Lithuanian citizen, my husband is from Colombia and we both live in Norway. He has a residence permit to live in Norway. Written on it is that he is the spouse of [my name]. We want to travel ...
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Can I travel without the accompanying adult mentioned on my visa if they are already in the UK?

I applied for a visa with my teacher as an accompanying adult and my visa took longer than expected. When the time came for the trip, my visa wasn't ready yet so my teacher went to the UK without me. ...
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UK visa at the border

Our kids have German passports but my husband and I have a permanent residence card. We want to travel to the UK by road. Can we get a visa at the border by providing the necessary documents, as our ...
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What happens if the requested UK 10-year visa is not granted? [closed]

My parents have applied for a UK visitor visa, asking that it be valid for a 10-year period, and visas for their four children, asking for 2-year validity periods. A year ago, we travelled to the UK ...
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Dates of travel in the UK visit visa application

I am applying for a 2-year family visit visa for my parents. Should I enter the date of leaving for 6 months or will it be for 2 years since they will be allowed a maximum of 6 months per stay? What ...
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Refusal of tier 2 UK visa [closed]

I applied for tier 2 general dependent ( partner) visa to accompany my husband, who is working in UK. But my visa got refused at the entry clearance level due to the absence of wedding photos whereas ...
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UK short-term tourist visa for my husband and me

We are planning to travel to London next month from India. A short 2-week trip to see London and nearby places. I have some queries regarding our tourist visa: As husband and wife, can we show the ...
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How are days of stay calculated for a UK visa?

My arrival in Heathrow is in September 23. So, is September 23 counted as day 1 already?
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Do I have problem if my travel date is just 9 days after my visa appointment?

I have already submitted my UK visa application. I have an appointment at the visa application center on the 24th August 2018. Unfortunately, in my application details, I mentioned that the ...
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Updating my appointment without cancelling the previous date

I got a mail that my UK appointment is on August 16, and I was informed I have a training at work, so I updated the appointment to August 30 without cancelling the previous date. I didn't don't get ...
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No option to “choose a service” on the “pay” section of gov.uk

I am applying from Saudi Arabia and as you can see in the image below, there is no option to pay by visa or cash or anything. I tried 3 different devices and 3 browsers on each but this 'glitch' ...
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Visa form asks what countries I've visited: does that include my home country?

I'm applying for a UK visa and the form asks, "Have you visited any other countries in the past 10 years?" Do you have to list visits to your home country if you are applying from abroad?
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UK/Schengen visa

I am a British citizen living in South Africa and married to a South African citizen. Does my wife need a visa to visit the UK with me (holiday)? Does my wife need a Schengen visa to visit Europe ...
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UK visa application, travel history before appointment

I'm filling in my application for a UK standard visit visa. The question I have is about travel history. Currently I'm not in the country I want to have the interview in. I intend to travel twice ...
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Travel to the UK from Schengen area, visas in different passports

I'm a citizen of Belarus, therefore requiring two different visas to enter Schengen area and the UK. My passport expires sometime soon - I know I can use a valid Schengen visa in a cancelled passport ...
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Tourist requirements for a Canadian visiting the UK

Am I to understand that if one stays in the UK as a tourist for six months, leaves for six months and then returns, they will be subject to invasive scrutiny even though they adhered to the ...
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Largest cities in the UK? [migrated]

I am looking for an up to date list of say the largest 25 cities in the UK by population. Searching around on Google, most lists seem to be a few years outdated, and some don't even specify last ...
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Removed from port entry 15 years ago in the UK [closed]

I'm in the midst of applying for a Tier 4 visa to the UK. However, 15 years ago I was removed from port entry due to not holding sufficient entry clearance. In 2000 I was studying for a basic training ...
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UK consulate in Chennai made a mistake and refused my visa

I applied at the UK consulate in Chennai, India, for a visa for me, my spouse and our two children. I stated that my yearly income was 2,000,000 and my total yearly income including other sources of ...
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How do I apply for a UK standard visit visa for a 2-year-old child? [duplicate]

My husband holds a UK business visa and asked me to apply for a visit visa. I have filled in my application and entered my uncle's address under the question of where I plan to stay. I am trying to ...
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Documents supporting a visa application

What if I just opened my bank account this month, and I'm planning to travel to the UK in December and visit my family for six months? Is it possible to get a visa if I present that bank statement ...
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Re-entering the UK after our honeymoon [closed]

I am an Australian citizen with an Australian passport. I currently hold a UK marriage visitor visa and my fiancee and I are getting married in September. After our marriage we are planning to go ...
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UK Immigration: Can you switch from Youth Mobility to a student visa? [closed]

I'm planning to move to the UK under the Youth Mobility visa. The plan is to work for the first year then in the second year, start studying a 3-year degree. So I need to be in the UK for 4 years in ...
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Can I go to England with my EU family member ID card?

I need some help. I already bought tickets. When I went to Maltese Immigration and showed them my ID card,. I was told I could go to the UK, but that I had to go with my family. I was also told to ...
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Airport Transfer Manchester [duplicate]

Travelling from Amsterdam (with a valid schengen visa), do i require a visa to get my connecting flight to Abu Dhabi? I am in possesion of a South African passport.
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Article 10/20 for non EU citizens [duplicate]

My wife and son have Maltese passports but I don't. Can I travel to the UK as holiday with my family without applying for a visa?
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Does a group travelling to the UK apply for their visas together or individually?

My wife, two friends and I are planning to travel together to attend a wedding in the UK. Can we apply for our visas together or does it need to be done separately. What documents are needed?
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UK student visa FD as financial proof? [closed]

I have my financial document as a Certificate of Fixed Deposit under my mothers name and have put my name for bank statement in the application for my UK student visa. Will i be rejected? I will be ...
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Visa refusal not clear [duplicate]

I provided documents showing my parent bank account statement which clearly indicates that the can afford to pay and even more . I also provided my personal savings statement indicating the said ...
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What information does UK Immigration store on EEA entrants?

When you enter the UK using your EU ID card, what does Immigration store in its system? Does it show exactly when you enter and leave the country by default? I am just curious - do they write down ...
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US citizen traveling to UK with a misdemeanor. [duplicate]

I am traveling to UK as a tourist for about 2 weeks and need to know if my misdemeanor that happened about 6 years ago cause any issues. Thank you. And I do posses a US passport.
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Do I have time to visit downtown London during a 4-hour layover at Heathrow?

I'm a US citizen. I have a 4-hour layover in London. I don't have heavy luggage, just a backpack. What are the most time-optimal choices for transport to get downtown, have a meal, take a picture, ...
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Public places to cook a meal with a portable stove in the UK

I'm traveling to the UK soon and I'm traveling by car and staying in B&Bs and Inns. I'm planning to use a portable gas stove to prepare some of my meals and bring everything required to cook with ...
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Can I apply for visit visa in the UK while my settlement visa application is still pending for tribunal appeal?

My settlement visa in the UK was refused recently and I'm now waiting for tribunal appeal. Can I apply for a visit visa in the UK now?