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Questions tagged [uk-residents]

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

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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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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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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 an Indian citizen with a UK residence permit need a visa for Mexico?

My husband has an Indian passport and has UK residency and was granted Leave to Remain in November 2016. We want to holiday in Cancun, Mexico in May 2017 for our anniversary. I am a British National. ...
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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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Is an EEA registration certificate (EEA1) valid ID for travel within the Common Travel Area?

I am an Irish citizen, resident in the UK & looking to fly back to Ireland without my passport (currently submitted for a driving licence application). Wikipedia lists a number of documents as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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Does a UK residence card count as an Article 10 residence card?

My wife and I are travelling to Iceland later this year. I am an EEA national (British) and my wife is a non-EEA national (Chinese). We live together in the UK where she is on a spouse visa and holds ...
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Immigration officer placed a standard Leave to Enter stamp when I have Indefinite Leave to Remain. What do I do? [closed]

I travel on a NZ passport and have lived in the UK since 2006. I travelled to Canada in June 2016 to begin a 2 year Canadian working visa but on a trip back to the UK in July I received a 6 month visa ...
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Bangladeshi national with Schengen visa stranded in Spain after UK BRP stolen

Person A: is a Bangladeshi citizen with an up-to-date Bangladeshi passport; has an up-to-date multi-entry Schengen visa (issued by France) in that passport; normally resides and works in the UK, and ...
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Applying for a US visa in UK with a UK visa expiring soon

I am a foreign non-EU student studying for a PhD in the UK. I have a UK Tier 4 student visa which lasts until Jan 2018. I need to travel to the US in December 2017, and will require a US visa. I plan ...
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Wife denied boarding on flight back from Thailand because she forgot to bring her BRP card on the trip

UPDATE Based on multiple people's advice I posted it to Bangkok via DHL. It took 2 days to arrive. For anyone else with this problem the fasted way to resolve it is definitely to get someone to send ...
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Do I need a transit visa to visit Istanbul on my layover? Do airlines offer any city tours?

I have a Bangladeshi passport but is currently living in UK with a student visa. Can I enter Turkey at my transit without a Turkish visa? I will be travelling with Turkish Airlines and have a layover ...
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Applying for Schengen visa from UK with 1 month's bank statement [closed]

I am a non-UK citizen working in the UK as a doctor. In two weeks, I plan to travel to Amsterdam for couple of days. As the visa requirement states, one needs to provide 3 months of bank statements; ...
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What would be the best possible itinerary to obtain a 6-month multiple-entry schengen visa?

I hold a UK tier-2 work visa (Indian citizen) which will expire in May-2018 and I'm looking to apply for my first schengen visa. My aim is to receive a 6-month multiple-entry schengen visa for which I ...
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Thai national to Spain from UK

My Thai girlfriend has a six month visa to visit the Uk and we would like to go on holiday to Spain for two weeks while she is here.Is this possible without too much expense and documentation required ...