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Questions tagged [uk]

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

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South African passport holder entering N Ireland via Dublin

Hi there my mother (South African) recently travelled to visit me in N Ireland and arrived in Dublin with her Uk visa in her passport. She was given great trouble at immigration in Dublin airport and ...
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Bank statement for UK short term study visa

I'm an Egyptian medical student and I'm planning to undertake a medical elective for 6 weeks in the UK. I have a specific question regarding the bank statement that I'm going to provide in the visa ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa refused…what can I change when reapplying?

This is my father's refusal letter, I am the one who filled his application and wanted to ask about some points so I would rectify the mentioned mistakes when replying. My brother got a nearly similar ...
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UK Tourist Visa Issues limited time remaining

I am a permanent resident of the US. My family was supposed to travel to the UK for a holiday on May 13th 2019. My biometrics was scheduled for April 5th at my local application support center (Austin)...
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For a person who doesn't work but got the necessary money. How the bank statement should be when applying for uk tourist visa? [duplicate]

I am a student and I want to apply for a UK tourist visa. A month ago my parents sent me the money for my trip (as a gift). So if I apply for a UK tourist visa, is it okay that my only source of ...
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Myself and three siblings want to travel to the u.k [duplicate]

I want clarification on this please. How can we four travel with the same financial documents because it's coming from one source. Thanks
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UK tier 2 visa additonal reasons for refusal not mentioned [on hold]

I had recently made a visa application which was rejected stating that I had not provided a english language certificate from UK NARIC. I have been assigned points in all other categories (Attributes ...
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UK Visa Bronze Premium Service. Can I change to service to Silver after submitting the passport? [on hold]

I submitted my passport under Bronze service for UK travel visa on April 12th for 2 years validity (NYC). I am traveling on May 5th which is less than 15 working days time limit. Is there a way to ...
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visa fee refund [on hold]

I wonder if you can advise me whether I can get a refund on my family visa fees. I hold ILR under tier 2 scheme and applied for my family (3 persons) visa under PBS Dependant visa. They charged every ...
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Will my girlfriend's estimated cost of trip, which is no longer accurate, affect her SVV application to the UK?

My girlfriend has applied for a SVV to the UK and stated the total estimated cost of her trip would be 1400 USD (about 1,082 GBP) for a three-week stay. This is because flights about a week ago were $...
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Which UK visa category for MRCP UK PACES clinical exams

I am a Doctor who has completed the MRCP UK part 1 and 2 exams and now I have secured admissions to sit for the part 2 clinicals in the UK. I have the admission documents and the Visa letter from the ...
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Transit visa requirement for UK or Ireland

I am Indian citizen travelling from Delhi to Toronto. I am having visa for both Canada and USA. My flight is via London and Dublin. Do I need transit visa for UK or Ireland.
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Was planning to visit family in the UK for 2 weeks; what can I do about this refusal? [duplicate]

REASONS FOR REFUSAL You have applied for a visa to visit the UK. In deciding whether you meet the requirements of Appendix V: of the Immigration Rules for visitors (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/...
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unsigned UK application form

I have applied for a tourist visa to the UK two days back and I have just realised that I have not signed my application form. Though my fingerprints and sign were taken at the appointment centre(VFS),...
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Visitor Visa UK application - Non-EU Student in Belgium questions [duplicate]

I applied for a tourist visa for the UK but I have canceled it because I think I should do more research and give better answers or documentation before applying again. Here is the thing, my boyfriend ...
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Visitor Visa UK application - International Student in Belgium questions

I applied for a tourist visa for the UK but I have canceled it because I think I should do more research and give better answers or documentation before applying again. Here is the thing, my boyfriend ...
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UK transit visa needed when having EEA family permit but travelling without spouse?

My wife (Iranian) and I (German) will travel from our home in the US to Germany and then to the UK for a vacation. She got issued an EEA family permit to accompany me to the UK. As I will go to ...
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UK visa procedure

I am Indian resident and applying for UK visitor visa from India. Previously, I had applied for the same type of visa at same place. During last time, I submitted all my original/copies of required ...
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Question on applying for a UK tourist visa for Filipina girlfriend

I know this has been done many times before but I’m seeking advice on my situation. I’m a professional british citizen living in Asia. I have been with my Filipino Girlfriend for around a decade. I ...
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Would it be easier to apply for a UK visa if there is a host family to sponsor for you in going there?

Would it be easier to apply for a UK visa if there is a host family to sponsor for you in going there?
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UK visa refused due to length of previous stay (paragraph 4.2) - what to do? [duplicate]

That was thw refusal letter i got .. been traveling to the uk since 2011 and all through my travel history have never stayed this long.. i own my company an i stayed dis long cause of marital issues.. ...
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Is UK transit visa required for flight change at LGW ( Crossing the border) [duplicate]

1) I have a valid schengen visa issued from France and a valid H1B visa from usa. 2) I will be departing from Seattle, USA on May3rd and Landing at LGW (London) via Norwegian Air on 7 AM May 4th ( ...
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H1B worker in United states, what documents are required “Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel.” uk visa

I am Indian citizen, living in USA on H1B work visa. My whole family is in India, I am living alone in United States. I am applying for UK standard visitor visa short stay. What documents should I ...
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Refusal on UK visitor Visa [duplicate]

I am Sri Lankan citizen. I have been working as an Engineer for the last 2 years in Sri Lanka and joined my most recent company 6 months ago. I recently applied for UK tourist visa and got a refusal. ...
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transit visa for kuwait and jordan

I am a indian citizen travelling form India to UK. I have a layover of four hours at both kuwait and jordan airports. I have a valid UK visa. Do I need a transit visa for both these countries.
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I have received the following email from UK Visas and Immigration. Please help me out! [duplicate]

I have submitted 4 applications on 5th april at VAC,Lahore, Pakistan and received this email for all 4 of us... Dear Customer, Your UK visa application has been issued. PLEASE DO NOT GO ...
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Bank solvency statement for UK visa

I applied for UK tourist visa (6 months) 2 weeks ago. I will go to London for only a weekend (3 days). I live in the Netherlands. I have a question regarding financial evidence. My bank isn't able to ...
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tracking UK visitor's visa application

How should I track my UK Visitor's visa application status from Karachi, Pakistan? It has been 8 working days already and I have not received any notification as yet. Should I call Gerry's and find ...
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How to proceed with applying for UK Standard Visitor Visa for my family if primary is applying later

Me and my family are planning on taking a vacation to the UK soon (end of June '19). Two of my children are US citizens so they do not need visas, but me, my wife, and my oldest son are all Indian ...
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Can I apply for a UK visit visa from a country other than my own?

I am a Pakistani currently visiting the United Arab Emirates. Can I apply for a visit visa to the UK from here? Edit: I am in the UAE on a visit visa.
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Can I enter the UK with short term study visa even though my course is over?

I was enrolled in a student exchange program for a two-week internship at a university in the UK, but unfortunately my visa's processing got delayed, and I received my passport with visa too late and ...
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UK visa Upgrade from normal to Premium Service

As per the recent suspension of biometrics enrolment for UK visas at US Application Support Centres, I wanted to upgrade from normal to premium service to use the New York Premium Application Centre. ...
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Consent letter for minors UK Visa

I am applying for UK visa for me and my son. I am divorced and have custody papers from my country. Do I need to apply consent letter from his father to apply for the visa or only from me? What ...
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Is there anything we could add or change to this cover letter for a UK Standard Visitor Visa?

Please see Standard Visitor Visa for US Citizen (I've forgotten my details!) TL;DR U.S Girlfriend refused entry to UK in Nov 2018 due to belief she'd overstay her 6 months in the UK but have made big ...
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Dual-voltage hair dryer, but not dual-frequency

I have a dual-voltage hair dryer, but it’s labeled “60hz” — not “50/60hz.” Is it safe to use in “50hz” England? i think, from reading answers here, that it WILL be OK, if I only operate it on LOW.” ...
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Easter egg in cabin baggage on Ryanair

I'm flying from the UK to Spain soon with Ryanair and wanted to carry an Easter egg in my hand luggage. Is this possible? I know Christmas crackers are not allowed but didn't find info about Easter ...
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Passport stamp at Liverpool Port ASAP

I am coming via ferry from Dublin. I am American and would like to know how to get my passport stamped as soon as I arrive in the UK. Could you please provide specific instructions on where the border ...
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Will I need to tell about my overstaying for 2 days in Schengen when applying for uk visa

Last year I unintentionally overstayed by two days because I didn't see validity is different from duration. At Frankfurt airport I got to know when I was about to exit and had to pay 110eur. Will it ...
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What happens after I send the Additional Documents requested for a UK visa? [closed]

I got this notification: The UK Decision Making Centre is currently assessing the application submitted by the above named. We are unable to conclude the application at this time as we require ...
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Will my UK visa endorsement letter still be good if the three month mark passes after it has reached New York? [closed]

I've passed Stage 1 of the particular UK visa I applied for. I received my letter notifying I had passed on Feb 3rd and it's valid for three months, so as I understand it, I must have Stage 2 of the ...
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UK Visitor Visa from USA- Qn regarding courier to New York

My husband I are applying for a Standard UK Visitor Visa from USA and we booked the Bio metrics. We have filled Individual Applications, but should we send the applications separately to the New York ...
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What is Bronze service at VFS for UK visa [closed]

I was returned from Application Support Center at Chicago with a paper piece uploaded in Why are UK visa biometrics appointments suspended at USCIS Application Support Centers? Can I change my ...
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Will UK visa applicants be accepted on a walk-in basis for biometric appointments at ASC locations once services resume?

Updates with answer at bottom Today, 4/15/2019, I went to my scheduled biometrics appointment where I received the same slip of paper shown in a previous question: Why are UK visa biometrics ...
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travel london from Paris on schengen visa [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan and I work in Israel. I will be applying for schenegan visa from Israel. I would like to know is it possible by Schengen visa to travel by Eurostar to London from Paris? Do I need uk ...
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I was refused a visa..want to reapply soon cause have already pay for my ticket fee..and i dont want to make a mistake again [duplicate]

I was refused a visa to visit the UK today and i was planning in reapplying very soon cause i had already booked a ticket The decision they made include *i have refused your application for a visit ...
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can my 15-year-old brother leave the UK to go back to his home country without being accompanied by the stated accompanied person in his UK visa? [duplicate]

My younger brother, who is 15, is going to visit me in the UK with my dad as the adult accompanying him. But my dad is only going for two weeks and my brother will go back 2 weeks after him. They are ...
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Do I need to physically mail in my passport for UK visa?

I’m trying to apply for a UK visa and I have a few questions...my trip is for May 15th and I don’t want to spend thousands on applying for an expidited visa. Any help would be great, thx!
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Can my wife join me in the EU immigration queue to enter the UK, or can I join her in the non-EU queue?

I've seen this question, but the situation there is (as suggested by the answers) different to mine because the question pertains to an EU national's girlfriend. The accepted answer states that ...
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UK visa documents

Is it ok to show the return ticket from another near by Schengen Country while applying for Uk visa as a proof as I haven't yet booked the internal transport yet?
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Uk visa refusal - reapplying to the same college in West London [closed]

I received a rejection from the UK about a student visitor visa. I have an unconditional offer letter got from the West London College of Business and Management Sciences (WLCBMS) and have chosen an ...