Questions tagged [uk-citizens]

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Overstayer in Greece to apply for passport [closed]

I'm fully Greek and my son is British. We came back in Greece for a long stay, until end of October. My son's 90 days are up 3rd of June. We do have an appointment at the Special Registry of Athens(...
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Post Brexit EU travel over 90 days

My husband has an Irish passport and I have a UK passport. We would like to travel together to Spain for 6 weeks in October/November, and to Tenerife for 2 x 5 weeks stays in December to March. As ...
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Does having no exit record from the UK on my passport risk my visa application for re entering?

I have fairly some complicated questions that cast doubt on my process of applying for a student visa in the UK. I hope you read till the end to understand my situation and apologize in advance for ...
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My BNO passport lists my other passports under “observations.” Must I bring those other passports whenever I use the BNO one?

HM Passport Office has issued me a British National (Overseas) passport. I also have a Hong Kong passport, but I do not have actual British citizenship, any UK Visa, nor right to abode in the UK. As ...
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UK international travel restrictions November 2020

Regarding the latest international travel restrictions, the UK government has said that all international travel is banned, unless for 'legitimate' reasons. Obviously a holiday etc would be off the ...
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Banned from the US for five years due to history of prostitution in my home country, what are my options?

In August 2019, I attempted to enter the US from the UK (I am a UK citizen) and was swiftly denied admission after the border control officers discovered that I had previously worked as a prostitute ...
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Travelling to US with criminal records

I’m a British citizen with a UK criminal record for aggravated assault back in 2011, hoping to enter the US for tourism. Anyone in similar situation who can advise on my entry eligibility?
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UK citizen married to an Irish citizen. How much time can I spend in the EU after Brexit?

My wife has dual nationality British and Irish (with a British and Irish passport) I only have a British passport. We like to travel around Europe in our Motorhome between Jan and June. Would I need a ...
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Can a UK permanent resident with Israeli passport enter Russia?

I have a dual citizenship - British and Israeli. I'm currently studying and living in the UK. I want to go to Russia to visit my family (I have some family which I haven't seen in a while). Since ...
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Do transit visitors to Canada require a Quarantine Plan during Covid?

I am a UK citizen planning on transiting through Canada on September 27th on my journey from Mexico City to London Heathrow. I have 2 hours planned in Toronto, and so do not plan to leave the airport ...
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Can a UK Citizen enter Abu Dhabi by road from Dubai in September 2020

Can a UK citizen take a taxi from Dubai to Abu Dhabi? I am aware that a negative COVID-19 test is required to enter which I can obtain in Dubai. I would have entered Dubai on a tourist visa. Is there ...
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Can I travel back to the UK from Middle East with transit in Amsterdam with 4 months left on my British passport?

Can I travel back to the UK from Middle East with transit in Amsterdam with 4 months left on my British passport ?
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What happens if a UK digital passport photo is rejected?

My situation: I've applied online for a replacement UK passport after losing my passport. For various reasons (that mainly come down to not reading the guidelines closely enough) I'm convinced that ...
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UK to Finland (and back) by road during COVID-19

I'm seeking confirmation about the permissibility of a journey I'm planning to make from the UK to Finland via road and ferry. For a bit of background, I'm a UK citizen emigrating to Finland from the ...
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Travelling with EEA Swiss partner

I am a U.K. citizen, living in the UK with my Swiss partner for 20 years. After Brexit, I will be a third-country national (non-EU), can I accompany my EEA partner in the Schengen area? As we are not ...
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Using 2 Passports on rotation

I have a UK passport and a New Zealand passport. Assuming UK is no longer part of the EU, and UK passport holders are allowed visa-free visits to the Schengen Area for 90 in 180 days just like NZ ...
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Arriving from Myanmar by Finnair via Helsinki to Geneva Airport. British passport is it permitted to go directly to France, second residence?

Work contract completed after 5 years in Yangon. Want to travel from Myanmar by Finnair via Helsinki to Geneva Airport. British passport is it permitted to go directly to France, second residence? We ...
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Flying to India - visa and country closure

I intend to travel to India on 20th July. My current visa runs out on the 7th July so I'd obviously need to apply for a new one. Can I do that before my current one expires?
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Does applying for the Diversity Green Card lottery affect future tourist visits to the US, if you don't win? [duplicate]

I was born in Albania (but have British Citizenship). If I apply for a Green Card (through the Green Card lottery) and was unsuccessful, would I have issues later if I just wanted to travel to the US ...
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British citizen without e-passport wishing to visit USA in 2021

My best friend holds a British passport and is travelling to the USA next year, but he doesn't have an e-passport. Can he apply for a US visa instead of travelling under the Visa Waiver Program?
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How to get insurance after trip extended due to flight cancellation, when existing insurance refuses to extend?

My wife (a UK passport holder) is in New Zealand and had her Emirates flight to Heathrow cancelled. Now her insurance company (Brokersure) will not extend her cover as she cannot get a flight until ...
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Who to contact regarding exit date stamped in passport?

I am a British citizen currently in Tuguegarao (northern Philippines) with no way of getting back to Manila to catch my return flight to UK on 21st March (all domestic flights from Tuguegarao, buses ...
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How to get visa to stay longer in US?

We have a Florida property and want to spend 4 months there in order to miss the cold British winters. Is it easy to get a visa for this?
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I'm from the UK and think I might have overstayed in the USA [closed]

I am going to the usa in April and ive applied for a esta visa though the waiver programme and got it approved but what im concerned about is around 12-13 years ago i think i might have over stayed ...
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Can I return to Australia after serving an entry ban due to a prior overstay? [closed]

I am English and I left Australia in 2015 upon which I received a ban for 3 years for overstaying my welcome, even through I was granted a visa (or what I thought was sponsorship visa for 5 years). ...
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If I use a Mauritius passport to go from U.K. to Paris and then Paris to U.K. will I have problems getting back? [duplicate]

I am born in the U.K. if I bring my birth certificate is that good evidence that I’m from the uk. Either by Eurostar or flight
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Can a British/Mauritius Dual National use a Mauritius passport to go to Paris and Back

I am a British citizen. I was born in Britain, but I have Mauritius passport. I would like to do a return trip to Paris on the Eurostar. Can I use my Mauritius passport?
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Can I apply fore visa in Nepal before current Indian visa expires?

My son, a UK citizen, is currently in India and wishes to stay longer. Can he leave India and apply for another tourist visa from Nepal whilst his current visa is still valid?
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New UK passport dual citizenship observation

I just received my renewed UK passport and one detail really troubled me. On the first page, they printed all info regarding my second passport, complete name, number, expire, issue date etc. During ...
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Small oil stains on the bio-data page of my UK passport. Is this “damaged”?

I am travelling to India next month, and to do so I ordered a new passport. In the short time I've had it, I've somehow managed to get 4 blobs of oil stain (explained as oil by the fact that the ...
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UK child travelling to Dublin on an expired passport

My daughters UK passport has expired (in December) and she needs to travel to Dublin from London by air. Can she still use it as I understand UK citizens only need photo ID to travel to Dublin. Thanks
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As a British citizen, will I be able to continue to use the EU passport lanes in other EU countries during the transition period after 31st Jan 2020?

The UK is scheduled to leave the EU bloc on 31st Jan 2020. As a British passport holder, will I be entitled/able to continue to use the EU passport lanes in other EU countries after that date whilst ...
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Money seized at the border

Plz excuse my english .... my husband take 30000 pound with him without declaration and they taking money now and take him to the court its his money but he cant prouve like 100% cause he just sell ...
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How many times can one enter Thailand with a tourist visa in these circumstances? [duplicate]

I am a bit confused because I read pretty different informations online. Let's assume this scenario: UK passport holder. Older than 18 years old but younger than 50. Otherwise no criminal records or ...
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Family of settled person/citizen visa for UK (above age 18) [duplicate]

Hope y'all doing great? I have a couple of questions I got a 6-month visit visa in November (Expires May). I am using 2 months on my first visit which ends in January and will be back home shortly. ...
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Visa requirements for spouse of UK resident to enter France

My wife recently came to the UK on a spouse visa after I supported her. We recently picked up her Biometric Resident Permit. We have family in France and are looking to visit and I'm confused on what ...
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Does my 4 month old baby need a visa for United Kingdom

I am British by birth and I have a 4 month old Philippines son. I wish to bring my son home and after researching my self I need help. I am needing information as to whether my son needs a visa if so ...
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Is my ESTA still valid though I've mislaid it?

I have mislaid my esta, I want to enquire if I still have a valid esta for entry into USA feb 2020
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Does a British citizen need a passport to fly to various “British” territories?

Examples where I expect I don't need a passport: Isle of Mann Guernsey, Jersey, other Channel Islands Examples where I'm not so sure: Gibraltar Falkland Islands Example where I expect you do need ...
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ESTA with UK passport (valid > 10 years)

I am trying to apply for my ESTA using a passport with an expired ESTA. The passport was issued by the UKPO in September 2016, and is valid through January 2027 (because the UK added validity for an ...
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Can a UK passport valid for two months travel to Germany post-brexit?

If I had a UK passport which was due to expire on February 1st, 2020 - less than 6 months from now, would I be allowed to make a weekend visit to Germany?
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Overstayed my B1 Visa by 60 days by misunderstanding the date format [closed]

I overstayed my b-1 visa by 60 days due to a misunderstanding of the I-94 (I am British and misunderstood the dates as the US put the month before the date and read it wrong. 07/11/2019). In my head I ...
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How much money is needed to prove you can support yourself with ESTA

I have a girlfriend coming over from the UK to the US and she’s nervous about how much money she should carry on her for her trip over that is about 2 weeks long. I of course will offer her a place ...
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Can you apply for B1/B2 US visa without a trip planned?

I'm a British and Polish citizen living in the UK. Next year I'm visiting a country that disqualifies me from the visa waiver program on my British passport. My partner is American so we go to the US ...
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As a retired UK citizen will I be able to buy discounted museum tickets in Moscow?

I am a retired UK citizen travelling to Moscow. In UK I am able to buy museum tickets at the lower price (senior citizen price). Will I be able to buy museum tickets at the lower price or get a ...
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I’m a dual US/UK citizen. Can I still enter the UK temporarily on my US passport?

I came to the UK as a US citizen, got indefinite leave to remain, and have just become a naturalised UK citizen. However, I am scheduled to travel abroad in a few days, and do not have time to apply ...
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Will I be allowed to enter the US after living there illegally then legally in the past?

I was born in London. I went to the US as a child, my mother decided to make it a permanent move, so I became illegal. I graduated high school and when Obama came into office I was able to get DACA, ...
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What passport to enter for flight with dual citizenship? [duplicate]

I hold both a British and Russian dual citizenship, holding two passports. I am soon going on a flight to Russia and am not sure what passport to enter in the Advanced Passenger Information section. ...
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Do we need a Turkish visa for a layover of 2 hours, from UK to Istanbul then to Egypt

Because of the collapse Thomas Cook, we now have to fly from the UK on EasyJet to Istanbul where we have a 2 hour layover, then get Turkish Airlines to Egypt, our destination. Do we need a transit ...
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Living in the Republic of Ireland on British Passport, want to travel to England for weekend with South African passport holding family

I have a British passport and my husband and son have South African passports, we currently live in the Republic of Ireland (ROI), and want to travel to England for the weekend to visit my sister. ...

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