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Applied for Germany visa in the UK, but traveling from India. Will there be a problem?

I'm a PhD student in the UK going to Germany in July for a summer school. I have an appointment at the German embassy here in the UK for the visa application. However, I will be in India for the ...
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Been to the UK in the past 10 years

I was issued a UK study visa in 2013, arrived the UK 1st January 2014 and left 1st January, 2016. Can I say I have been to the UK in the past 10 years?
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Travelling on passport that has 1.5 months left

I was supposed to get a new passport last week but it turns out they have delayed it for 1 month, while I booked tickets for next weekend. I am travelling from the UK to Saudi Arabia with a layover in ...
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My Pakistani passport is going to expire on 1 September 2024. Can I go to Pakistan in April and come back to the UK in May? I have a valid NIC card

My Pakistani passport has less than 7 months. But I need to go to Pakistan in April and come back to the UK in May. Can I travel with less than 6 months on my passport?
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Do I need a credit card to apply for a visa to Norway?

I am a Chinese citizen, and I currently live and work in the United Kingdom after studying there. I am following the steps at UDI in order to apply for a visa to visit Norway. While following the ...
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Is a UK BRP card with "Leave to Enter" permit considered to be a residence visa for UK when applying for a UAE tourist visa?

I have booked flights to Dubai, UAE on Emirates for tourism. Now I am trying to apply for pre-approved Visa On Arrival using https://www.dvpc.net/EK-OnlineVisa/. I am an Indian national and I have an ...
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Procedure for obtaining Schengen visa

My wife and I are planning to visit Kos in Greece this summer. My wife is from Thailand and currently holds a Thai passport. We both reside in the UK. I am a UK citizen, my wife is here on a spouse ...
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What happens at UK border with pre-settled/settled status as a non-EEA citizen with an expired BRC?

Hong Kong national A has pre-settled status in the UK. Hong Kong national B has settled status in the UK. They travel to Hong Kong on 1 Feb 2024, their BRC will expire on 10 Feb 2024, and they return ...
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Kuwait transit visa requirements for Nepalese travelling to Nepal, living in the UK

I am travelling to Nepal from the UK and have a layover of more than 10 hours at Kuwait airport. UK-Kuwait & Kuwait-Nepal are with different airlines, same for the return flights. Do I need to ...
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UK travel document holder going to Denmark?

I am a UK refugee travel document holder, and I want to travel to Denmark. "Convention of 28th July 1951" is written on the back of my travel document. I am going through Denmark in order to ...
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Self Transfer guide [duplicate]

I am Pakistani citizen and resident of UK. I am travelling from London to Pakistan through aeroporti di Roma-Fiumicino(Italy).My question is while travelling from T1 to T3 of airport do I have to ...
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TLS contact - Keep My Passport added service

I applied in the Prague TLS centre for a certificate of entitlement to the right of abode in the UK and I payed for the added service Keep My Passport. I have now received a feedback on my application ...
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Do I need to apply for a visa to stay in Montenegro for a few days with a UK travel document and a BRP?

Do I need to apply for a visa to stay in Montenegro for a few days with a UK-issued 1951 UN Convention Travel Document and a biometric residence permit?
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I am travelling to Cancun with an Indian passport but I have a BRP (Biometric Residency Permit) with a leave to remain status [duplicate]

I am travelling to Cancun with an Indian passport and I have been raised in UK and I have a UK BRP (Biometric Residency Permit) with a leave to remain status. My flight has a stop over in Mexico for 3 ...
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Dublin transit visa

I traveled from the uk to New York via Dublin without a visa , I am a uk resident with a Zimbabwean passport. I was issued a visa warning. I need to go back in 10days and I can not exactly afford ...
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Visa requirement for travelling to Turkey as Indian citizen

I am actually from India and I am on T2 skilled visa in UK. I am required to travel to Turkey for some medical treatments. Does that require a visa? if so what kind of visa required. Is there is any ...
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Passport lost in Italy with valid France Schengen visa [duplicate]

I am a Chinese international student studying in the UK. Last week my passport was stolen in Italy and I made a police report. This Monday I got a travel document from the Chinese consulate in Milan ...
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Do i need a visa to go to Portugal i have 1951 UN convention travel document

I have 1951 UN travel document issued in United Kingdom, Do i need a visa to go to Portugal for 4 days?
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Can i travel to Malta with my UN 1951 Travel document issued by United Kingdom?

Can i travel to Malta without a visa with my 1951 UN convention travel document issued by united kingdom?
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Traveling UK-Russia-UK

My daughter has lived in UK for 4 years. She is a Russian citizen and has a Residence Permit in UK, type: "Dependant. Leave to remain" (her mother married a UK citizen). The residence permit ...
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Need Schengen visa in two month but don't have 3 month payslip

I am planning to apply for a Schengen visa to visit France in July from London (my nationality is Indian). I just started my new job and can only show a payslip for one month as I took a two-month ...
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Turkish citizen, UK resident, business travel to Italy and Germany

I am an indefinite leave holder in the UK, permanently settled. I work in the UK. I only hold a Turkish passport though. I need to do a short business trip to Italy and then Germany. I have a 2 year ...
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How to find WheelChair accessible Tube Stations in UK?

I am a bit confused about the tube map with accessibility signs.The blue symbol shows step-free access from "street to train" and the white symbol shows step-free access from "street to ...
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As an Indian citizen residing in UK, do I require a Schengen Visa for travel to Switzerland via Paris?

I am an Indian residing in UK with a BRP. I am planning to travel to Switzerland by train (As a tourist for a week). The Eurostar takes me to Paris and then a connecting train to Zurich. As Paris is ...
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Can I travel to Mexico with a UK BRP?

I am an Indian national (Indian passport holder) and I am residing in the UK on a Tier 2 work permit visa. I have a UK BRP card (Biometric Residence Permit). Can I travel to Mexico without a Mexican ...
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Lost passport two weeks ago deboarding in UK

My wife and I flew from Marrakech to London Gatwick on the easyJet airline and we got to Gatwick and then realised that my expired Moroccan passport containing my I.L.R stamp inside along with my ...
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Travel 1 month before my BRP expires

Good afternoon! I wanted to ask that I am currently in UK and working at a registered UK based company. My BRP expiration date is 30th Jan 2023. Currently I am on student visa/BRP i.e., I joined that ...
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Visa-free travel to Mexico - UK Residence Card under EU Settlement Scheme (vs Biometric Residence Permit)

I am a EU citizen living in the EU with settled status. My wife is a third-country National, but equally has settled status under the EUSS scheme, and was issued a permanent "Residence Card"....
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Applying Schengen Visa from country of citizenship not country of residence

I am an Indian Citizen and a resident of United Kingdom. I live and work in London, UK. I do have extensive travel history including living in multiple Schengen countries, and Canada in the past. I am ...
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Permanent resident re-entering UK on different passport

I have dual New Zealand and Italian citizenship, currently living in the UK. I have settled status in the UK under my Italian passport, which is currently expired. I have an appointment to renew it, ...
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Can my child with a UK ILR travel to India and return to UK with less than six months Indian passport validity when returning to UK?

My child is an Indian citizen by descent and has UK Indefinite Leave to Remain. His passport is valid for more than six months when we travel to India, but at the time of returning back to the UK, it ...
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Can Indian nationals resident in the UK and fully vaccinated by the NHS currently travel to Luxembourg?

I'm planning to visit Luxembourg and have reviewed the guidelines here: https://covid19.public.lu/en/travellers/visiting-luxembourg.html . It states that third-country nationals are not allowed to ...
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Driving ban in EU but need to exchange my EU driving licence for UK full license cat B

I have a driving ban in the Czech Republic. Now I live in the UK and need to exchange my driving licence for a UK licence. Will I get a full UK driving licence or not, because of my driving ban in the ...
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How far in advance can I apply for a B2 visa?

I want to apply for a B2 visa in London to visit Orlando and Disney World with my family (wife is British citizen as are our children). Can I apply for the visa 12/11 months in advance of intended ...
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I am UK resident with Indian passport traveling to Greece. Can I book Schengen visa appointment in Edinburgh instead of London?

I am UK resident with Indian passport traveling to Greece. Can I book Schengen visa appointment in Edinburgh instead of London because there are no appointments available in London?
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Can I use my UK Biometric Residence Permit to enter the UK after serving out my notice period with my sponsoring company?

I have a UK Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) due to my tier 2 general visa, valid till mid-March 2022. My nationality is Indian. I have completed my 1 month notice period with my sponsoring company on ...
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I created 2 UK immigration accounts

I renewed my passport and I was trying to update it on gov.uk but accidently I created a new pre settlement application, I didn't finish it and just cancelled the application, but the account remains ...
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Can British travellers enter France via another EU member state under the 18 December COVID restrictions? [closed]

I understand that starting 18 December 2021, travellers from the UK are indefinitely forbidden from entering France due to the Omnicron variant, unless they fall under a "compelling reason" ...
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UK naturalization background checks what is the meaning? [closed]

What is the meaning of this question on UK naturalization background check Your application will be refused if you have attempted to deceive the Home Office within the last 10 years. Does this only ...
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Non-EU citizen, UK ILR, and Irish visa

I've got a non-EU passport and UK Indefinite Leave to Remain and I permanently reside in the UK. My country is on the list of the Irish Short-stay Visa Waiver Programme (which I don't understand if it'...
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Schengen visa - Italian issued visa but now going to Spain [duplicate]

I am an EU citizen. Wife is Kazhak national and we live in UK. We planned a holiday in Italy and obtained multi entry visa from Italian consulate. Covid restrictions have resulted in us having ...
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Does a Ghanaian UK resident need a Belgian transit visa?

I am a Ghanaian with a UK Biometric Residence Permit. I wish to travel to Ghana through Belgium using Air Brussels. Do l need a transit visa if l will not be going outside the airport when I get to ...
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Currently in a UK red list country. Can I travel to a country that's not in red list and then travel to UK?

I am a student in the UK. I am currently in a red list country and the Hotel Quarantine is too expensive. If I travel to a country that is not on the red list for 2 weeks and then travel to the UK, ...
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How are older drivers in the UK intended to learn about smart motorways? [closed]

This question arises from a conversation about road holidays in the UK, where I live. I was chatting to an older friend of the family, and it turns out they haven't heard of smart motorways. They ...
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Dubai visa on arrival Indian Passport/UK resident

I am travelling Manchester to Dubai very soon. Emirates website states "Nationals of India with a normal passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date with a residence permit ...
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Entering UK with dependant visa

I hold a valid UK Residence Permit as a dependant of my parent. I study in the UK, but because of the COVID-19 situation, currently I am back in my home country with my parent and most probably my ...
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Travelling from UK to Russia with Israeli passport

Are there any restrictions imposed on israeli citizents travelling to Russia from UK because of the increasing number of covid cases?
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Schengen visa requirement for newly-married wife of a British citizen with a family member residence card through her son-in-law? [closed]

As above, I'm getting married on 1st Aug as a UK national. My wife is non-EU (Cameroonian) but has a residency card for the UK through her son-in-law who is Polish but resident in the UK. Does she ...
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EHIC, applying for a refund

I am a UK resident and while visiting Switzerland I went for a health check. I have a EHIC and wonder how I can apply for a refund. On the EHIC website it says that one can apply for a refund but I ...
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Refunding the ticket, not the value of the ticket

I have been looking around and I see many question related to flights being cancelled due to COVID-19. Some questions are about flights with TAP - Air Portugal, British Airways, AlItalia etc. other ...
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