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Questions tagged [uk-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with United Kingdom passports.

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Travelling outside the UK without a passport

I've read all of the relevant questions on here regarding travelling outside the UK without a passport. As I understand, I, as a British Citizen after naturalisation, can travel to and stay in any ...
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10 year ban on uk visa, can I apply for a different visa type?

If a person has a 10 year ban on student visa entry and 10 years hasn't passed yet, is there any chance to reapply with another visa category? I was banned for 10 years in 2010.
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Travelling in US for more than 90 days [duplicate]

As UK citizens, if we bought an RV to travel through the US for several months, longer than 90 days, would we have to exit the country and return for periods?
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Time left on an ESTA [duplicate]

I am a UK citizen with an ESTA valid until August 2019, I'm flying into the US in June 2019, then driving into Canada for 2 weeks, and then back to the US for another week. Will there be any ...
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What is the best way for a UK citizen to get a Chinese business visa while in America?

What is the best way for a UK citizen to get a Chinese business visa while in America? Can this be done and where do I have to go?
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Completely illogical reasons for refusal of UK visitor Visa, what to do? [duplicate]

I am utterly shocked of what I am seeing here: Reason 1: I have sent a family tree proving that I and my cousin are related, he's from the family household so technically my father is his uncle and I ...
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Is it worth applying for a B1/B2 Visa application after being refused admission under INA 212 /INA 217.4 with a 'criminal' record?

Background: I am a UK citizen. I was recently denied access to the US at Dublin pre-clearance. The full reason was under section 212 (a)(7)(A)(i)(I) and also INA 217.4 Because of this I am unable to ...
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US ESTA request - double citizenship denied [closed]

I have double citizenship, Italian + UK. I've applied for US ESTA with my Italian passport as primary and added my UK passport as 2nd citizenship. They are both valid and not expired. My request has ...
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RTW ticket - complicated visa/passport issue [duplicate]

my family is travelling on a One World RTW trip which includes South Africa and Sri Lanka. Because we have both British and NZ passports and South Africa only has a visa waiver for British we booked ...
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Visa for Alaskan cruise

I am from the UK. I am going on a cruise from Seattle to Alaska and was wanting to know do I need a Canadian visa/eta as the dock ships in Victoria BC? I already have an ESTA for the US.
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Staying in US over winter every year [migrated]

We are considering buying a villa in Florida with a view to using it between November and March in retirement and returning to the U.K. for the rest of the year. So really a 5 month vacation every ...
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Will a driving offence in the Netherlands in my UK registered car be added to my UK licence?

I have recently made a huge mistake and drove my car in the Netherlands while I was over the legal drinking limit. They took my license from me but I need to drive home, will I be able to get onto the ...
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After being refused entry, how long should I wait to apply for a US B2 visa?

I'm from the UK and I'm 27 years of age. My girlfriend lives in Chicago in the USA. I've been with her for 3 years I have went to see her last year July 2018, staying for 3 months and entering on an ...
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F1 visa and ESTA

My son has a F1 visa in his UK passport, which is still valid. Due to circumstances, he is unable to continue his studies in the US and has returned home. However, he needs to return to the US for a ...
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Do I need a visa for an EU journey leaving UK before and returning after Brexit? [duplicate]

May seen an obvious, but informations seems to be contradictory : If Britain leaves the EU without a deal do we need a Visa for our holiday visit to Lanzarote Our trip spans the exit date 24th March ...
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Want to get married in UK to a Jamaican [closed]

I have dual citizenship, British born, Jamaican by descent. I am the administrator of my late fathers property in Jamaica and spend a lot of time there as a result. I've met the man i would like to ...
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ESTA or business visa for tour business = confused

I would be grateful if anyone could shed any light on if I will need a business visa or if an esta is OK for my travel to the usa. So I run a tour operator in the uk, we are setting up a number of ...
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Transit Visa disembarking from cruise ship?

I will be disembarking off a cruise ship in Muscat then flying back to the UK on a British passport the same day do I need a transit visa?
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Tier 4 UK visa application [closed]

I enquired about my visa application before this email was sent to me. I am worried because of the part where they asked me not to buy plane tickets yet. What could this mean? Is my applicant rejected?...
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USA Visa After Overstaying 10+ years ago [closed]

My bf was seeing a girl in America 12-13 years ago and went over to Arizona to see her in 2007. He was having a pretty rough time then as his mum had just died and he wasn’t particularly close to his ...
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BRP holder , spouse of British National, travel to Schengen

For a holiday, I am a british national and passport holder, residing with my wife in the UK. She holds an Indian passport with a British Resident Permit.(not a permanent resident or indefinite leave ...
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I have a visa to stay in Mauritius, can I leave to visit another country and return and still stay until the end of my current visa?

I'm a UK citizen and I'm currently staying in Mauritius with a visa until the end of April. I need to fly to another country for two weeks and wondered if anyone knew whether I will be able to return ...
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How long does a person need to be out of South Africa before they can return [duplicate]

My girlfriend is from the UK and has been in SA for 3 months, she went to a neighbouring country and when she returned to SA they gave her another 90 days. How long does she have to be out of the ...
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Can I re-enter South Africa for a second time from the UK within my 90 day SA visitor visa limit? [duplicate]

I am a UK citizen, Can I re-enter South Africa for a second time after returning home to the UK, if the second visit to South Africa is still within the first visit's allocated 90 day time limit? Will ...
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Passport details

My name and address, passport number, place and date of birth were on a camping carnet which has been stolen along with my purse. What do I need to do? Should I report my passport as lost even though ...
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Transit or visitor when travelling through Newark en-route to Canada - with a stop in US on return journey

I shall be travelling to the US and Canada this month, and have a query about US customs. We are British citizens both with ESTAs, so are eligible for VWP, this question is not about visa requirements....
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I am not eligible for the US Visa Waiver Program due to a past conviction. Is there any way to get a longer US validity visa?

I am barred for life from the US visa waiver programme. I have always followed the rules, never overstayed etc., etc., - I thought building up a history and following all rules and being honest from ...
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Transit time for UK citizens flying into Toronto and on to USA

I am a UK citizen flying into Toronto, arriving 4pm in summer and flying onto SAN Fran leaving at 7pm. Is this enough time to clear Canada immigration and catch the forward flight? Would I also need ...
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Existing ESTA after new citizenship?

if a person fills ESTA and in the section for other nationalities doesn't disclose all the ones that they have, that might cause problems I would assume? Though in a case where someone gets ESTA done ...
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Wander around airport connecting flight Schiphol

I am flying on a flight from London - Schiphol (AMS) soon and then outbound to Moscow. My layover time is around 3 hours. In this time I would like to wander around the airport, look at the shops ...
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Too many foreign passports for ESTA

I am a UK citizen, and also a citizen of two non-VWP countries. I am planning to travel to the US and therefore I'm applying for ESTA. I'm trying to answer the question "Have you ever been issued a ...
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Is it safe for someone with a British Passport to drive from the UK around the Black Sea and back? [closed]

Is it safe for someone with a British Passport to drive from the UK around the Black Sea and back? What might the problems be?
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Can I prove my type of UK citizenship with my passport?

I am a naturalised British citizen. My infant daughter was also born abroad and is therefore British by descent - I have passed my citizenship to her, but she cannot pass it on (unless she goes ...
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Can I buy an airline ticket, go thru immigration, buy duty free then walk out of the airport?

I am thinking of getting a ticket to Switzerland from the UK just to buy a couple of electrical items. I don't want to take the flight; I want to go to duty free with my Switzerland boarding pass then ...
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How many times can I visit the UK? [duplicate]

I’m a u.s citizen I was in the UK for (2017-2018) school year on a tier 4 visa. I also visited during the Christmas break for three weeks, I’m planning to come back on March to look at Law schools for ...
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Do marriages in Spain or any Schengen state automatically appear in UK records?

I am a British citizen and got married two years back in Egypt. I moved to Spain right after my marriage, and my wife joined me in Spain on a spouse visa. The marriage is ending soon. Therefore, on ...
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Are my answers that I will give in the application going to be refused by UK visa officer?

I have planed to visit my cousin in England for 1 month and therefore I need to apply for a standard visitor visa. My cousin is a British citizen and he is sponsoring this trip for me. There are 3 ...
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Will there be a problem making several trips to the USA with just days between them?

I have a family holiday booked to Florida and now a friend wants me to go with her as well, she is disabled so needs my help. It will mean that I will only be back in the U.K. for four days between ...
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Standard visitor visa uk

I am a 16 year old boy from Albania and I would like to visit my cousin in England who is a British citizen. I have read some information on the uk goverment web page but I am a bit confused with the ...
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British citizen flying from UK to Malaysia, then to Thailand. Will I need a visa?

I am a British citizen flying from the UK (Manchester) to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). I will stay in KL for 4 days, then on to Thailand for 14 days, then back to Malaysia the day before I fly home to the ...
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I have a British passport, don’t need a visa to travel to the US but have a earlier denial [closed]

In 1997, I was deported from the US; I was a juvenile. Long story short, 10 years later I was given a tourist visa, I never overstayed my time in the US, When I went to renew my visa, I was denied. ...
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Wonky passport photo

My UK passport recently arrived and the picture isn’t straight. It’s around 85 degrees. If I travel with it will I be ok? Isn’t my photo stored on a database? Bear in mind I mostly use the e-...
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Is military service in Russia required with dual citizenship? [closed]

I have British and Russian citizenship and passport. When I go to Russia on my Russian passport there I am no longer British but Russian and likewise in Britain. Under Russian law, you are required ...
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Have I been granted the visa or not? [closed]

A couple of days ago, I received the following email from Home office(UK) for my spouse visa. I have deposited my IHS fee and it's been a week since I submitted my passport. Is there any chance where ...
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After a US B2 visa refusal, do I qualify for ESTA/VWP under my new UK citizenship? [duplicate]

I had applied for a US B2 visitor visa in 2014 but I got refused. At that time, I applied with my Philippine passport. Now, I am a UK citizen and have a British passport. Am I qualified for the ESTA/...
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Can I leave the UK on a Colombian passport?

I have lost my British passport and have a flight booked for Saturday. I have applied for a new one but it could take up to 7 working days which is too long for me to wait. I am travelling to Colombia ...
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Bank Statements and the Standard Visitor Visa

I am applying for a visa for my son, not for myself. I am a British citizen, whilst my son is Bolivian. I work as a missionary with special needs kids, and my income is not a lot. It's adequate for ...
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DHS TRIP for denied ESTA

I was recently denied an ESTA. Wasn't given a reason although I did not violate any of the terms. I filled in the DHS TRIP (Traveller Redress Inquiry Program) form, citing a denied ESTA as my reason ...
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ESTA denied. Can I enter through Canada? [duplicate]

I'm a British citizen currently on an exchange semester in Montreal. I entered Canada through an eta which was approved immediately without any issues. I wanted to visit the US during my stay here so ...
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Hard Brexit and travel for UK citizens into Schengen countries in 2019

I am a British citizen and US permanent resident. I rarely need visas. However, I am considering a Mediterranean cruise in the spring or summer of 2019. Unlike British politicians, I like to plan ...