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Questions tagged [uk-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with United Kingdom passports.

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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? [on hold]

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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What is the status of children of a person who is British by descent? [migrated]

My son, born in Rome, is British by descent. He has a newborn in China who he wants to register as British. He has been declined a passport for her as you cannot apparently pass on British ...
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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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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 ...
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Two short stays days apart in Thailand (British Passport)

I have a British Passport and I want to fly from HeHo (Myanmar) to Chiang Mai (Thailand), spend a few days there, fly to Luang Prebang (Laos), spend a four or so days there and then fly to Bangkok (...
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Using a UK standard visitor visa for Filipino wife and son before spouse visa [duplicate]

My husband is British, currently working in Malaysia, and I am a Filipina; we have a 5-month-old son. Our visa is about to expire here in Malaysia, so now we are planning to move to the UK for good, ...
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Which passport should I show for my son traveling to UK? American or British? [duplicate]

I am American, my husband is Brotish, and my 3 month old son has both british and american passports. I will be traveling with him to visit my husband in the UK for 4 months with no Visa, and then ...
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Using Sentri lanes as a UK Citizen with Global Entry

I am a British (UK) citizen currently living in Mexico with permanent residency status in Mexico. I have a B2 visa for the US and was recently approved for the Global Entry program. I plan to use the ...
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Is H4 the correct visa to use after relatives have become green card holders? [closed]

I am looking into staying with my relatives in the USA (I live in the UK). They were originally using a H1-B visa but now have green card status. If I want to go and stay with them, is applying for a ...
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Naturalized citizen of UK without a UK passport

A Canadian Citizen with an Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK, I am shortly to get naturalized as a British Citizen. However arranging documents to get a Passport will take time. As a British ...
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Getting US visa for a job meeting

I am a self-taught software developer been working online for a while. I've been building a software for an employee in a company and getting paid through Paypal. The company now decides to buy the ...
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I have overstayed my holiday visa in the U.S and want to go home to England; how do I go about doing so?

I have overstayed my holiday visa in the U.S and want to go home to England; how do I go about doing so? Can the British embassy help me get home to the UK?
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Extension tourist visa into South Africa

My husband is on a British passport and is on a 90 day tourist visa. We want to extend and are planning a road trip in our Landrover and are planning to go as far as Malawi from Cape Town. Will he ...
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Multiple-entry Chinese visa

I'm a British Citizen with a British passport. I applied for a 2 year Chinese tourism multi-entry visa, which I received and will end in March 2019. I've booked some flights to go back to China ...
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Visa needed to visit Greece, Romania and Czech Republic?

Do I need a visa to visit Greece, Romania and the Czech Republic? I have both UK and Australian passports.
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Can a dual national child enter the UK without a British passport?

My daughter was born this year in South Africa. I'm a British citizen with British passport and permanent residency in the UK. My partner is South African and we are in the process of getting her a ...
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Refused fiancé visa uk because of financial requirements [closed]

Hi I have been refused entry clearance to uk on the fiancé visa due to not meeting the financial requirement. I submitted 6 bank statements 2 mine and 4 my fiancée. With the total amount of £76,350.90 ...
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First time travelling going to China with girlfriend for a month

I live in the UK and I’m 18. My Chinese girlfriend wants me to come to China with her for a month in March. We will be staying with her family so I only need a return ticket. But is there anything ...
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Do I need to update ESTA if my travel plans have changed [duplicate]

I was planning to fly to New York, but now I am planning to travel to LA first and then New York. Do I need to change my ESTA which has already been approved? My ESTA was approved as a group ...
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Time between visits [duplicate]

If I visit my partner in USA for 3 months then I return home to UK how long do I need to stay in UK before I can go back to USA to visit my partner?
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Kuwait - practical difference between e-visa and visa on arrival?

Using Timatic (via the Emirates site) I see: British passport visiting Kuwait Visa required. Visa Issuance: Passengers with a British passport can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 3 ...
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What can be done if there is no one that could countersign kids picture for a British passport?

I'm aware what the Recognised professions are (so please don't repeat). Either I don't know them long enough or not in touch with them any longer or has passed away or not in the Recognised ...
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I have British and South african passports would I qualify for a VWP

I am going on holiday to USA and intend using my British passport. I also have a South African passport and have dual citizenship. Would I be able to get a visa waiver or would I have to get a ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a connection in Vietnam when using different airlines?

I am a UK national & on 17 December will arrive in Vietnam on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow and have a 4-hour layover before catching a flight to Taipei, Taiwan with Vietjet. I am not sure if ...
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144hr Chinese Exemption - Cruising Tianjin to Shanghai?

I'm going on a cruise in January next year starting in the UK. I'll attached the part of my itinerary where we go into China, will the exemption be valid as we enter china twice. I've tried to contact ...
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Valid China visa in old passport (British) - Tajikistan to China

I am a British citizen with a valid Chinese tourist visa is an expired passport, and I have a new passport. I've heard reports that it's fine to enter China like this, despite the fact that officially ...
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India e-visa - arriving from different country, is that ok?

I'm a UK citizen, looking to go to Sri Lanka and India (in that order). Am planning to get e-visas for both countries sorted before I go. Is it ok to arrive in India from Sri-Lanka with my e-visa? ...
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What are our options to get a (e-)visa for China as a British citizen in Netherlands while restricting the time without ID to no more than a day?

We are a Dutch-British couple living in Netherlands. We want to visit China for 2-3 weeks. We both need a visa for that. Due to my partner needing his (British) passport (to enter work), we can't just ...
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Denied entry to Turkey [closed]

I was denied entry to Antalya, Turkey 4.09.2018. I went with an evisa, accepted straight away, travelling there for the 4th time with my parents wife and child. Everyone got through except me, ...
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Fiance visa UK, criteria for fiance visa UK, what is the process and information [closed]

Please how much is a fiance visa to the UK, applying from Nigeria, and do I need to provide my bank statements or payslips??
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Chinese 5-year and 10-year visa eligibility for UK citizens

For two years or so UK citizens have been eligible for 2-, 5-, and 10-year visas to China. However, despite knowing a number of people who travel to China regularly, I know no one who has received a 5-...
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How do passport control officers know I have a PhD (UK passport)? [closed]

My UK passport doesn't list a title, but often when I go through passport control, the officer will say something like 'Thank you Doctor' or 'Have a good day doc'. How do they know I have a PhD? I'd ...
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Can the Czech Republic revoke a UK driving licence and impose a ban?

If a UK citizen residing in the Czech Republic receives a driving ban for a minor offence (not displaying a front numberplate) and he holds a UK driving licence, do the Czech authorities have have the ...
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I have an Italian passport, but I'm also British by birth. Should I get a UK passport?

I am an Italian citizen resident in Italy and I have an Italian biometric passport. The last time I had a British passport was over 30 years ago, when it got stolen. The crime was reported but that ...