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People ordinarily residing in UK, whether or not nationals of the country.

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Travel with Expired Greek Passport from UK to Greece and Return

My Greek passport is about to expire in about a month. I had started a process for the renewal but the application got rejected due to a typo an employee (bureaucratic process). This December, I am ...
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Does a UK-resident Pakistani need a visa for Dubai? [duplicate]

My nationality is Pakistani, but I’m living in the UK. I have a British resident card but not a British passport. I’m travelling in December to Dubai. Do I need apply for a tourist visa?
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Non Eu family member travelling to Ireland

I am living in Madrid, Spain, with a wife who is working here in Madrid too. I want to go to Ireland to visit as a tourist but without her. I have a Spanish residence permit of family member of the EU....
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Can I travel to France with my UK residence permit?

I would like to travel to France to visit my family, however the Greek ambassador has my Congolese passport to stamp a visa because I am going on holiday over there. But in the meantime I would like ...
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Can I still use my Indefinite Leave to Remain Visa in my old passport to travel? [duplicate]

Friends and I are planning to travel to Europe this September, and I have an Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK in my old passport. Does ILR even have an expiration date? And getting a BRP now ...
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Schenghen visa enquiry

I am an 18 year old who has been a UK resident for about 11 years. I just finished my alevels and I am about to go to uni. Planning to apply for a Spanish schengen visa for my prospective travel in ...
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Denied boarding - Who is responsible and how do I proceed [closed]

My son in law is an Egyptian with a permanent residency permit for the UK. He was traveling from Manchester to Cairo via Milan. First leg of trip was with fly be second leg with air Italia. We ...
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Can UK residents from eligible countries use the ePassport gates in the UK?

Now US citizens and more can use ePassport gates when coming to the UK, can UK residents that are US citizens use these gates? I notice that if you are a US citizen, coming to study for 6 months or ...
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Can I apply for work visa for one country and tourist visa for another at the same time?

Some background to my question: I'm on a work visa in UK My husband is on a different category of work visa in UK I applied to switch my visa (within UK) to be his dependant and it takes another 6-7 ...
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Will my Indian spouse need to be apply for Irish Visa for a weekend away (I am a British National)

I am a British national and my wife is an Indian national residing in Britain (holder of Biometric Resident Permit - Spouse/Partner Leave to Remain). We are planning a weekend away in Republic of ...
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Didn't get France Visa ( Schengen visa) yet but my plane leaves in two days

I'm Indian citizen with UK residence permit holder(my husband is British) we decide to visit France for this summer holidays, so i applied for my France visa as i'm not EU member but i have residence ...
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Applying for a US travel visa after denial [closed]

Last August I went to the US embassy in London, UK and tried to get a travel visa to the USA, and it was denied due to insufficient ties to the UK. I'm a Polish citizen living in the UK for almost six ...
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How can I track the time (official records) I spend outside the UK?

Since there is no passport control while exiting the UK (e.g. via Heathrow), I have stamps on my passport for entries only. During the entry, passport officers ask me how long I have been outside the ...
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Philippine passport, based in UK

Does a Philippine passport holder, based in UK need Transit Visa to lay over flight either Bucharest or Istanbul destination is Cairo Egypt?
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Travelling to Europe when 1 month before expiry of BRP

I intend to travel Spain for a wedding in mid-June and my BRP visa expires in mid-July. I am currently holding a UK Spouse visa and have to apply for extension in July. Can I still apply for a ...
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With UK ILR can I get a German visa on arrival?

With a UK Indefinite Leave to Remain and a biometric card, can I get a visa on arrival in Germany?
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Looking for advice for my proposed spouse applying for uk visa, using visitor or tier 4 dependant?

I am currently on a tier 4 general student visa in UK as Indonesian (since 29 September 2018), and plan to stay in UK until 14 October 2019. So in my case, I'd like to invite my proposed spouse to ...
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I am Aussie who lives and work in the UK I am travelling to Brazil but I have no visa, what are my best options? [closed]

I am Aussie who lives and work in the UK I am travelling to Brazil but I have no visa, what are my best options?
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Can I travel to Europe with indefinite leave to enter the UK?

Can I travel to Finland with a UK visa residence (indefinite leave to enter the UK), or do I need to get the Schengen visa for me to able to travel to Finland?
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Arriving at a Schengen country with a Schengen visa

I am planning to travel to Spain with my boyfriend’s family (British citizens) in about June, however I have a Filipino passport with a UK indefinite leave to remain visa so I need to get a Schengen ...
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Schengen Visa- Change in Entry date

I am an Indian national residing in the UK and I got my Schengen Visa from France with an year validity from Dec'2018-Dec'2019. We were planning to visit paris on the 3rd January'19 but had to cancel ...
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My girlfriend is paying for my UK visa what did I still need to provide [duplicate]

What did I need to take to the embassy for my interview
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Will a British consulate abroad assist a person who has indefinite leave to remain in the UK?

My mother in law has indefinite leave to remain in the UK can she ask for help at a British consulate abroad?
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Can a UK visa and BRP card associated with an expired passport be used for re-entry into the UK alongside a valid passport issued by another country?

My UK Tier 2 visa is on an expired passport, and my BRP card is tied to that visa. I am planning on traveling out of the UK soon, and I am wondering if I can use the expired passport with the valid ...
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Can I travel to France without a visa?

My husband is British and I am a Gambian holding a Uk residents permit. We want to go to France for a holiday, can we go without me having a visa?
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Entering UK on Canadian passport when I've forgotten my EU passport

I am currently visiting my family in Canada. Normally I bring both my Italian and Canadian passports with me when I travel outside the EU, but this time I wasn't thinking straight and brought only my ...
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Can I take a Schengen visa for business trip to Germany

I'm planning on a one-day business trip to Germany and my company asked me to apply for a Schengen visa. Is that a valid one? I thought that the Schengen visa is applicable only for the tourist, ...
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What can I do if the UK Home Office has my passport and I have travel plans?

I am an Indian passport holder, currently in the UK on a Tier 2 ICT visa. I have a valid US B1 visa. Due to my job's role change, my passport and BRP went for an amendment to the UK Home Office but ...
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Do UK residents have to fill out landing cards?

I'm from a non-EEA country and I previously filled out landing cards to enter the UK. Now I'm a UK resident with a Tier 2 visa. Do I still have to fill out those cards? Home Office already know the ...
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EU Passport, connection flight through US, with Iran stamp on my passport

I am a greek citizen with an EU passport, living in the UK. Visited Iran this past September on holidays. End of December this year (1.5 months from now), I am visiting Costa Rica, but have a ...
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Does a Jamaican living in the UK need a visa to travel to Austria?

I live in the UK and have a biometric residence permit after entering on a spouse visa. My nationality is Jamaican.
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What is the cost personally of my Trip? [duplicate]

What is the cost personally of my Trip please
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How long can I travel outside the uk With spouse visa valid till August 2020 [closed]

I have spouse visa in the UK till August 2020 , I might be out the UK more than 6 months ,can I go back to live with my husband with same spouse visa ? I have resident permit can I use it again for ...
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Has anyone used online bank statements for a UK Visitor Visa [duplicate]

Have any of you used online bank statements (i.e. print outs of the pdf documents from your online banking) to apply for a UK Visitor Visa? If so, were they accepted or rejected? Please only reply ...
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My partner has an Indian passport with a Tier 2 general visa and a multi-entry Schengen visa - do we need a visa to travel to mexico? [duplicate]

My partner has an Indian passport with a Tier 2 general visa and a multi-entry Schengen visa. All websites I've looked at state he doesn't require a visa. We've had verbal confirmation from the ...
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DS-160 home address for EU resident in the UK

I am an EU national and have been studying and working in the UK for the past three years. I am applying to a J1 visa for an internship in the US. My sponsor asked for my permanent residency status ...
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Am I eligible for tax refund if I shop before my residence permit starts?

I'm a Turkish citizen and will get UK residence permit (Tier 2 visa) soon. Turkish citizens living abroad are eligible for tax refund in Turkey according to this official website. It says that the ...
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Non-EU family member travelling alone to Spain

I am a South African passport holder. I have obtained permanent residence in the UK as the family member of an EU national (German spouse). However, I obtained permanent residence under the Retained ...
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Relative wants to visit me in UK from Pakistan, does he need supporting documents from me?

I need to know if there are any supporting documents that I should provide him. He is a well-off businessman and will be supporting himself (and his partner) on his stay. He has asked me if I can ...
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My mother was a refused a UK visa due to her previous visa application containing an erroneous statement. What are my options?

My mother was denied a visa to attend my graduation and she has been crying since she received this heartbreaking news. I really want her to attend my graduation. How do I remedy this problem? After ...
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How can my father stay with me in the UK? [closed]

I have an Italian nationality and came to England in March 2016 where I live and work. Today, my father arrived in England. He did not need a visa but entered with his residence card of a family ...
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I am a Nigerian citizen with ILR in the UK. Do I need a visa to go on vacation to Jamaica? [duplicate]

I am a Nigerian citizen with ILR in the UK. Do I need a visa to go on vacation to Jamaica?
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Japanese tourist visa for Chinese national with UK permanent residence

My girlfriend has a Chinese passport, but lives in the UK and has permanent residence here. We are going on a holiday to Japan for 30 days so she needs a tourist visa, however when we tried to apply ...
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Contract work in Germany for UK Resident

If a non-EU is a resident (not permanent but eligible to work in UK) in the UK and he or she wants to frequently travel to Germany for business for a few months, what's the best way to do this? Will ...
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I am unable to put a UK visa appointment fees refund request before my appointment date

I have taken an appointment for my UK travel visa on 21st March for 26th March, in New Delhi, India. But I have cancelled my appointment due to some correction and taken a new appointment with a new ...
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Can Indian passport holders with UK residency travel to USA without a visa

If one has an indian passport with UK residency, does he require a visa to travel to the USA for tourism?
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Travel insurer asking about my other insurance products [closed]

My travel insurer is asking for details of my home insurance and says it is normal to share the cost of the claim. Is that normal? I don't think my home insurance has any relevant cover (I am ...
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Singapore Passport Holder & UK Permanent Resident

I am a Singapore citizen and a UK Permanent Resident. My passport is expiring on 06 April 2018. I am travelling to Singapore between December 21st and 31st. Am I allowed to re-enter the UK with my ...
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What to do if I turn 18 in a country I'm not a citizen of but living here with a 3 year visa and want to go back to my country? [closed]

I am from Canada I came to the UK with my family for 3 years. During that time I turn 18 and I want to go back. Yes, I do have a passport. I am not going to live in the UK any more right when I turn ...
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Schengen visa for someone with a UK visa

I am in the UK on a Tier 4 Student visa. Would I need a Schengen visa to travel to European countries? And if so, can I apply from within the UK?