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Questions tagged [uk-residents]

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

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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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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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Who has liability for a car accident in Germany and how to claim on insurance?

A week ago I was traveling in Germany by car on an autobahn, There was no one on the road so I was in the correct lane like the law says and I was not speeding (nearly 120km/h in a no speed limit zone)...
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Applying for a Schengen Visa while staying in UK on a Tier 4 visa

My girlfriend is an Iranian citizen resident in the UK where she’s a Ph.D. student. She will defend her thesis the next 13th of December. At the moment she has a “Tier 4 student visa” until the 31st ...
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What documents are required for child to enter the UK?

I am an Italian citizen and my wife is Vietnamese with an UK residence card. We live in London and we have a daughter who was born a few months ago. We're requesting for her both the Italian and the ...
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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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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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Does my spouse (non-EEA) with UK Residence card need a visa to spain? [duplicate]

I have an Italian passport, currently residing in the UK with my wife, who only has a South African passport & UK Residence card. We are planning on going to Spain for a week, however I have been ...
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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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US visa application from UK, DS-160 form, UK not found?

I was trying to apply for an American Visa from UK. However, when I was intending to fill in the DS-160 form here. I can not find the country of United Kingdom (or Britain and Great Britain)! Can ...
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What is my UK residency status if I go travelling for several months?

I'm an EU national who, for the most part, have lived in the UK since 2009 (2 years of school, 4 years of uni with one year USA exchange, now working full time for the last 15 months). I'm ...
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Do we need a Schengen visa?

I get confused with all this. I am Norwegian living in the UK with my wife who has a UK resident card and a Phillipine passport. We plan to go to Spain for a holiday. Does she need a visa? we will ...
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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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What would happen if I miss the Schengen visa application appointment?

I have an appointment to apply for Swiss Schengen Visa, but I just figure out I missed some necessary documents. However, I can not reschedule because it is within a day. So, what would happen if I ...
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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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Do I need Schengen travel insurance to visit Portugal if covered by the NHS?

I am a South African citizen living in the UK 22 years with indefinite leave to remain. Do I need Schengen travel insurance to go to Portugal if I'm covered by the NHS in the UK?
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Unemployed spouse France Schengen visa application – proof of funds

I am an Indian national, settled in the UK on Indefinite Leave to Remain. I'm employed in the UK and reside here. My wife, an Indian national, has also joined me recently in the UK on a visa for a "...
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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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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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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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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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When applying for a multi-entry Schengen visa, do you have to provide itineraries for every single future trip?

I am planning to apply for a Schengen Visa in the near future through the Spanish Embassy in London. I am a Turkish citizen who studies in the UK, hence a UK resident (but not a citizen). I was just ...
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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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Indian National - British Permanent Resident - Travelling With Son To Europe From UK - Visa Needed?

We wish to take my mother on a surprise holiday. She has an Indian passport but has indefinite leave to remain in the UK. Is it possible to go to France for example without a visa? If not, how ...
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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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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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Do I need a transit visa to fly alone through Dublin (Ireland) to Philippines and back?

I am a Filipina living in Northern Ireland (UK) and have a 'Residence card of a family member of a union citizen'.
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa using Student Status letter, without indicating purpose and duration of travel?

For residents of UK, the documents for Swiss visiting visa application include one such item: (for student) student letter confirming the purpose and duration of the trip to Switzerland and 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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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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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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Can a UK resident enter the UK on a non-EEA passport that is about to expire? [closed]

I have four months left on my US passport and seven on my UK residence permit. Can I travel to the US for a week (where I am a citizen) and then return home to the UK where I am a resident and own ...
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Philippine national, UK resident, do I need a visa for holiday in Spain? [duplicate]

I am a Philippine citizen currently UK resident. I wanted to take a 1 week holiday in Spain. Will they allow me entry with my UK biometric residence permit + Philippine passport or do I need a visa?
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I’m an Australian resident with a UK residence permit. Can I stay in the Schengen area for more than 90 days?

Does a tier 5 youth mobility visa (UK residence permit) grant me the same rights of Schengen movement as a UK citizen? And if not, does anyone actually check? I got my passport stamped when I entered ...
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Can I seek help from UK embassy as ONLY a resident?

I am planning to travel from the UK to France for a short holiday. I currently hold a Tier 4 student visa to stay in the UK; I am not a UK citizen. If I get into trouble in France, e.g. pickpocketed, ...
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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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Visa requirement for Indian living in the UK for travel to Serbia and Bulgaria

I am an Indian citizen living and working in the UK for 5 years now. I hold a Tier-2 resident permit in the UK with an Indian passport. I am keen on visiting Sofia, Bulgaria en-route to Belgrade, ...
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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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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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Greece Schengen Visa queries for UK resident

I'm applying for a short stay tourist visa (trip is for 8 days) for me and my wife. My questions as follow: 1) The trip is all inclusive (paid in full), do I still need to have proof of funds? If ...
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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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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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I have previoulsy held an Italian passport (I currently hold a UK passport). Can I get one again? [closed]

I was born in the UK to Italian immigrant parents and held an Italian passport until my mid-twenties. At this point I decided to get a British passport. The Italian passport expired and I never ...
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Does an Indian with UK residence require a visa to visit the Netherlands?

My partner has an Indian passport with a permanent residence card in the UK. Does he need a visa to travel to the Netherlands?
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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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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 ...
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Can a dependant get a visa and travel alone to Schengen?

My wife and myself are Indian citizens living in UK on resident permits. We are planning to travel to the Netherlands (duration ten days) together in June and applying at the Netherlands Embassy for ...
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Travlining with a non-EEA family permit from the UK to France [migrated]

I am German citizen and my wife is Kazakh. We both live in the UK. She has a non-EEA family permit. The sticker in her passport says that this expired in January but this website https://www.gov.uk/...
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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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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 ...