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Questions tagged [uk]

An island country in Western Europe, consisting of Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.

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Return to UK as a tourist on multi entry business standard visitor visa

I hold a multi entry 6 month UK business visa (Standard Visitor Visa) and have already returned from the UK after the business trip. The visa is still valid and I would like to return as a tourist. ...
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Can I enter the UK for 24 hours from a Schengen area, holding an Indian passport?

I am travelling to Poland and Netherlands, flying on the 25th June, holding a Schengen business visa. For the weekend, can I plan to go to the UK (just Sunday)? I am not planning to stay overnight. ...
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I got this email from the UK visa center but my passport is not mailed? What did I do wrong?

The email says, “Your UK visa application has been dispatched from the UK Visa Section.“ and I was waiting for my passport to be mailed back through the UPS return label I put into the package. But it’...
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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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Authorisation letter to collect Visa

I would like to authorise some one else to collect visa on my behalf. I have taken printout of the authorisation letter from here. It says I have to give VFS global receipt reference number that ...
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apply for visit visa less than 3 months from Egypt

Please, I want to apply for a visit visa to for my husband to see me in the UK (am a student and my visa valid until the end of February 2020). I want him to be with me in my PhD viva and graduation,...
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Visa Family Permit

Good Morning. I am writing to you to ask you about entry to the UK to visit my wife's sister. I am from Yemen and I am married to a Polish citizen. At the moment I live in Germany and I have a Family ...
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Indian citizen applying for UK visa from US

My mother in law is an Indian citizen residing in US. Can she apply for a UK standard visa from US?
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UK visitor Visa : Can i apply Schengen visa?

Myself, my mom and dad got a 6 month UK visitor visa. One aunt lives in Europe and wants us to visit her as well, how can we apply for the Schengen visitor visa, it will be our first. How do we do ...
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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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UK visa upload process: forgot to upload support letter

I forgot to upload the main document of my UK visa application (support letter) and have submitted all uploaded document via TLS service. Is there any way to add the document (e.g. pay onsite in the ...
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Periodic bleep in train station

I've been travelling recently and at multiple stations there have been speakers emitting a bleep every second. (For example Stansted Airports station). Is there a reason for this?
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Is transit Visa required at London and Dublin? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Canada with layovers at London and Dublin ( Mumbai - London - Dublin - Canada) with British Airways. I have an Indian passport and Canadian Student Visa. Both the layovers are below ...
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Would UK visa ban affect Ireland student visa application [duplicate]

I was refused a UK visit visa for my graduation in the UK last year and also penalized with a 10 years ban. The reason for the penalty was that I over stayed my previous visa by one day and I failed ...
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Questions about CBP and also UK immigration

I'm going to visit my fiancee in the USA for 16 days next month. We got engaged last time I was over in May 2019. Now, we still use the term boyfriend/girlfriend (don't know exactly why, just do. ...
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UK Visa application money

I'm applying for an UK visa, and there is a question, I don't know what to write: What is the total amount of money you spend each month? Include living costs, money given to dependants, rent or ...
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UK standard visitor visa delay

I applied for a UK standard visiting visa on 19th March, 2019. My biometrics were done on the same date. To this date, the visa still hasn't arrived. It has been more than 15 working days and I didn't ...
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3-4 months stay in UK on visitor visa

I live in the UK and over the last 10 or so years I have had relatives from various countries visit me here for duration of up to a month or so on a standard 6-month visitor visa. I know that (...
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UK visitor visa without any property

Required documents for UK visitor visa applicants are: Bank Statements Property Papers Employer letter, payslips, etc. Sponsor's details (letter, statements, passport copy) If someone has all ...
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Refused UK short term student visa

My son is a student of the Aeronautical Technical Institute at Forli in Italy. Every year the school organizes a scholars summer camp in the UK to improve their English. We applied to that summer ...
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Financial proof short term student UK visa

I'm doing a gap year to learn english in London. I'm accepted in an accredited school (for 8 month) and i have sufficient funds to go (my parents will pay for me) My Father has a new bank account ( 1 ...
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Is it possible to split a return flight into two one-way tickets?

My Indian friend has been issued a six month UK visitors visa and has booked a return trip (Delhi - Manchester) in November. I have just booked a one-way ticket for him in July with a different ...
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What is the rationale for requiring payment “in cash in euros” when applying for a UK visa at the Pyongyang embassy?

The UK government has a specific page on applying for a UK visa from North Korea on which they state the following: the correct visa application fee, in cash in euros [...] You must pay ...
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Shipping Labels not received for round trip courier service for UK Visa using VFS Global

I purchased the round-trip courier service through VFS Global. In the instructions, it states that you will receive in a separate email the shipping labels for this courier service. I receive ...
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Entering UK pregnant

Is it possible to be refused entry at UK passport control, if I am visiting the UK for 3 weeks to celebrate our wedding (to my UK husband)? I worry that they will think I am there to stay and make use ...
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Urgent entry to the UK

I'm writing on behalf of my aunt. My aunt (a Philippines citizen) and uncle (UK citizen) live in Qatar where he worked. My uncle recently, and suddenly, passed away and we need to fly his body to the ...
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Applying UK visa along with my husband and my husband sponsoring my trip

We have already filled the UK visa application form and done with our biometrics. I wanted to know if we can send documents together? In the above thread i read we need to menton GWF numbers of ...
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UK Visa checklist are all fields required

I am applying for a standard visitor UK visa. After submitting the application I received a document with the checklist for the documents required. Are all supporting documents listed in checklist ...
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Getting my uk visa fee refund after 28 days [on hold]

Can someone assist me on who to contact concerning the refund of my cancelled visa application fee. Today made it 28 days and I have not received the refund.
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Incoming debit transactions in statements

In my bank statement there are a few incoming transactions such as 800 or 1000 or 2500 apart from my monthly salary. These amounts are mine which my friends have paid back to me as I have paid for ...
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Applying for UK Visitor (Tourist) visa [duplicate]

I've applied for the UK (United Kingdom) tourist visa online. I have my appointment for biometric on June 19. The website is really confusing. Can I purchase the return shipping label from the UPS ...
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Which visa is applicable to be me? Visitor or Short Student Study Visa

I am in the Yacht sailing fields and currently finished my first season (10 months) here in India. I saved some money to take up a short competent crew course with RYA (Royal Yachting Association UK). ...
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Salary question on UK visa application [duplicate]

Thanks for your response guys. I just have one more question.My salary is 9000 SAR.. and the same will be deposited every month in my bank.How much i need to spead or withdraw monthly and hoe much do ...
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uk visit visa application dependent question?

i stay at parents home with them but i am INdependent financially at home as i do my job and earn income, me and my parents are applying uk visit visa and father will be paying the trip cost of ...
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For UK Visa, where do I need to mail my passport and supporting documents?

For UK Visa, I got biometric today. Where do I need to mail my passport and supporting documents? The instruction sheet gave out at ACS says to mail to VFS Service , is the right? Thanks
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Where can I contact the shipping department of VFS - New York scanning hub?

I applied for a UK standard visitor visa. I sent my application myself using USPS with a return shipping label from USPS inside the package. I was informed by VFS that they cannot send back my ...
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Are entry stamps issued at all ferry ports travelling UK-Ireland?

I'm soon travelling with a US citizen from UK to Ireland and back by ferry. Based on my findings, it would appear entry stamps can be issued at Irish ports coming from the UK, but not at British ...
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British Army Invitation to assessment center from Jamaica

I'm a Jamaican and was recently invited to the army assessment center. What type of visa should I apply for and what documents I'm going to need?......I'd also like to know the length of stay I should ...
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How to help someone from Turkey obtain a 3 week tourist visa to visit the UK with a letter of invitation

I am inviting a friend from Turkey to visit me in Scotland this August/September and would like to know how to improve the chance of the visa being accepted. The main sticking point is likely to be ...
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I think either DHL or UK Visa and Immigration or TLSContact lost my passport. What do I do now?

I and my wife applied for UK Visa on July 18th from The Netherlands through an agency called TLSContact. On 4th of August, we got an email saying that the decision has been made. On 7th of August I ...
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UK visa travel history [on hold]

From my country, you can enter two neighbor counties with the national identity card. I have entered those countries several times over the past 10 years since my family lives there. Sometimes I cross ...
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UK visa application same day transit

I'm currently applying for UK standard tourist visa and have a problem. In the past, I transited non-EEA country (entered and left the country the same day). When I tried to enter that information, ...
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What does this pen notation in my UK entry stamp mean?

I entered the UK from Paris once (riding the Eurostar train), and after the UK border control officer placed an entry stamp in my passport, he added a notation in pen (picture below). What does it ...
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Staying full six months using UK Standard Visitor visa

I'm planning to go to UK to visit my fiancé and stay with him for six months. We do not have plans to get married there yet, only to stay and live together longer than a month. I have visited him ...
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Can I visit the UK as a tourist before my Student Visa starts?

I planned a trip to Europe the month before my student visa starts but wanted to stop in the UK for 2 weeks before I continue traveling through Europe. Would I be allowed to enter the UK as a tourist ...
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What is the document might be as “Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel” for Standard Visitor Visa?

Applying for Standard Visitor Visa from Russia while being Russian. In case I have children and wife, I apply the marriage certificate and children birth certificates with the rest of documents. Is ...
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EU Permit after wedding, previously refused Marriage visitor visa [closed]

Previously received some great input on here, so back again. My partner is a EEA citizen and I'm from India. We met while we were students in the UK and have been in a relationship since. Earlier ...
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Eu family permit Visa to standard Visa [closed]

just got a 6 months EU family member visa to the UK. We will be going to the UK in October for a month, but my partner will leave before me because he needs to go back to work Will this affect me when ...
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When taking a flight from Belfast to London do you need a photo ID? [duplicate]

When taking a flight from Belfast to London do you need to present a photo ID (driving license/passport) and do you go through passport control? Does this change if you are not a British or Irish ...
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