Questions tagged [uk-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with United Kingdom passports.

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Found ineligible for a b1/b2 visa, what's next?

I'm a UK citizen and I've been planning a 6 month long road trip around the US for a while, I got my b1/b2 visa all sorted but my girlfriend (UK citizen same as me) is having complications with hers. ...
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Are these intended activities legal to do in the USA under the VWP?

I'm a British citizen traveling to the USA next month with an ESTA to see my fiancee. I'm traveling there to plan our wedding, talk about a location to get married, and probably finalise a date and a ...
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Is my Turkish Driving License valid in the UK?

I have a B category driving licence which I obtained in Turkey. Do you know if my Turkish driving licence is valid in the UK? It was issued both in Turkish and English. If not, what kind of steps I ...
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Is it possible to use the 1 day premium passport service for someone visiting the UK for a day?

My sister is planning to come to the UK just for one day in order to renew her passport. Will she be able to use the 1 day Premium service?
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Entering Ukraine as a Ukrainian born, naturalised British citizen

I left Ukraine when I was 8, moved to the UK in 2005. I was born in Ukraine but permanently reside in the UK, have British Citizenship and a British Passport. Will I have any problems with going ...
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Entered UK using my now-lost UK passport; can I go to Spain using my US passport?

I am a dual US and UK citizen. I was born in the US, but my father is British and I have lived in the UK the last 4 years. I have a trip booked to Spain that leaves tomorrow and through a complicated ...
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Visa for Dubai stopover

Travelling to Delhi on British passport have visa for India do I need visa for 1 day 2hours stopover /in transit to Dubai.? Travelling on Emirates airline
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Is is entry to the Louvre still free for British residents or is Brexit effective as of now?

I am not sure if Brexit is effective which would mean we can no longer get into the Louvre museum in Paris free with an EU passport, instead and having to pay the €15/17 euros. I want to visit today ...
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Documents required by UK citizens traveling to the US by train

I am a British citizen and I will be traveling from the UK to Toronto and staying in Canada for couple of weeks and then traveling by train from Montreal to New York where I will be staying for 4 days ...
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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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What happens if I don't use my Indian visa? Is it likely to cause problems in future?

I am a British citizen. I recently applied for (and was granted) a multiple-entry 6-month Indian business visa. It looks likely now that I will not use it (the trips were cancelled for business ...
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Does my wife need a schengen visa if she travels with me (UK citizen) [duplicate]

Does my wife (Pakistani with a UK Residency Permit) need a Schengen visa to travel to Italy with me (UK national)
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Can a UK national work as a paid shop assistant in the USA?

I am British and live in the UK. I am visiting friends in the USA for 3 months this year and I would like to help out in their friend's shop in Georgia and also get paid while doing so. What visa do ...
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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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Transit for 19 hours in Istanbul airport, can I go to a hotel [closed]

I will be in airport turkey for 19 hours en route to Bishkek and Mongolia. Can I go to a hotel to sleep?
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VWP Visit to USA- visiting Girlfriend

I would just like some clarification on a travel plan I have in a few weeks. I have been in a year long relationship with a girl from Chicago, USA. We met in London last year and have done a number of ...
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Visiting my spouse in UK [closed]

I am a Jordanian citizen working as a civil engineer in Jordan. I met my British wife in Jordan whilst she was studying Arabic in my country. We travelled to 5 countries together - including Schengen ...
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Does China always issue a 2 year tourist visa for British citizens?

I'm going to China in March 2020 (visa pending), I'd rather just get the visa, hotels, insurance etc sorted out the way as soon as possible so I don't have to worry about it later. I've read ...
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Entering the UK as a British citizen who is a Canadian permanent resident

I am a permanent resident living in Canada; I hold a British passport. I am travelling back to the UK for a holiday, and was wondering whether, when arriving, am I able to walk straight through or do ...
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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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Travelling to Italy without my spouse who is a UK citizen

I am India citizen married to a UK national who has been issued a Schengen Visa from the Italian consulate as a spouse of a UK national. My husband was supposed to travel with me but now can’t. We ...
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Dual passport holder travel to Bali

I am a dual citizen with an in date UK passport and an Australian passport that has less than 6 months. I have applied for a new Australian Passport but it may not arrive before I am due to go to Bali ...
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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 UK passport, can I leave South Africa to visit Kenya and return to South Africa during the 90 day Holiday visa?

I’m visiting South Africa on a UK passport and then traveling to Kenya for a short holiday before returning to South Africa to continue my holiday. Is my 90 day Holiday visa valid for the return.
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As a dual citizen (both VWP countries), does switching passports affect my eligibility for US VWP/ESTA?

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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UK citizens traveling to Ireland with a child having no passport, what's the alternative for the ID?

I understand from various answers here, and from .gov.uk that I don't need a passport to travel to Ireland: I can just show my UK driver's license. But what if I'm travelling with a 10 year old child ...
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Compassionate circumstances

We are UK citizens in USA since 29 January travelling on a recently acquired ESTA and 3 month waiver programme on a compassionate visit overseeing the care of my wife's sister who is back home ...
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Stopover at PHL on one AA ticket; is 1 hour enough time to catch the connecting flight? [duplicate]

I'm flying from Myrtle Beach to Heathrow with a stopover at PHL on one ticket. Is 1 hour enough time to catch the connecting flight, all with A.A.?
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Can a dual citizen of UK/Canada with both passports travel to US from the UK without ESTA?

I have dual nationality of UK and Canada but was born and live in UK and have never been to Canada. I obtained the citizenship and passport through my dad who was born in Canada. I am traveling to the ...
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Citizen of the UK travelling from there to Amsterdam on 11th April

I am a citizen of the UK, where I live. I am travelling to Amsterdam for a conference on April 11. The UK may leave the EU on April 12th (as a No Deal Brexit) if Theresa May's brexit deal doesn't ...
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Can a H1B visa with a criminal record dismsissed case travel to the UK?

I have a criminal record dismissed case, wants to go to London and I'm trying to determine if that is actually a possibility. The did had dismissed case with deferred prosecution with probation of 9 ...
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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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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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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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Visa for transit through Oman?

I'm a British Citizen traveling to India, connecting flight in Oman, do I need a transit visa?
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What visa do I need to travel to the United States (Texas)

I'm planning on traveling to Texas (El Paso) in October 2014. This will be my first time traveling alone with no parents. I do not fully understand visas and their needs. This trip is purely for ...
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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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How do I apply for a tourist visa after separation from UK-citizen spouse?

I want to apply for a long-term tourist visa, but my husband and I are no longer together. He is a British citizen and lives in the UK, but he didn't file for me to join him while we were together, ...
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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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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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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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Is the CBP more likely to interrogate lone travellers who haven't booked hotels?

My girlfriend is currently in America working at a summer camp, and I am due to fly there in a few weeks from the UK. She will meet me at the airport, and we plan to travel down the East Coast ...
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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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UK Passport Renewal Application for a dual citizen (UK & AUS)

Has anybody submitted their renewal application with just the identity page of their Australian passport and not colour copies of every single page as requested on the application form? Are they ...
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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 ...