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

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UK visa refused due to length of previous stay (paragraph 4.2) - what to do?

That was thw refusal letter i got .. been traveling to the uk since 2011 and all through my travel history have never stayed this long.. i own my company an i stayed dis long cause of marital issues.. ...
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Is UK transit visa required for flight change at LGW ( Crossing the border) [duplicate]

1) I have a valid schengen visa issued from France and a valid H1B visa from usa. 2) I will be departing from Seattle, USA on May3rd and Landing at LGW (London) via Norwegian Air on 7 AM May 4th ( ...
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H1B worker in United states, what documents are required “Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel.” uk visa

I am Indian citizen, living in USA on H1B work visa. My whole family is in India, I am living alone in United States. I am applying for UK standard visitor visa short stay. What documents should I ...
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Will UK visa applicants be accepted on a walk-in basis for biometric appointments at ASC locations once services resume?

Updates with answer at bottom Today, 4/15/2019, I went to my scheduled biometrics appointment where I received the same slip of paper shown in a previous question: Why are UK visa biometrics ...
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Refusal on UK visitor Visa

I am Sri Lankan citizen. I have been working as an Engineer for the last 2 years in Sri Lanka and joined my most recent company 6 months ago. I recently applied for UK tourist visa and got a refusal. ...
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transit visa for kuwait and jordan

I am a indian citizen travelling form India to UK. I have a layover of four hours at both kuwait and jordan airports. I have a valid UK visa. Do I need a transit visa for both these countries.
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Vfs global is not showing document upload step, applying for uk visa from USA

I submitted the application for uk visa for me and my son. After that registered on vfsglobal.co.uk, added both our reference number, uploaded a couple documents, and clicked continue button, which ...
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I have received the following email from UK Visas and Immigration. Please help me out! [duplicate]

I have submitted 4 applications on 5th april at VAC,Lahore, Pakistan and received this email for all 4 of us... Dear Customer, Your UK visa application has been issued. PLEASE DO NOT GO ...
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tracking UK visitor's visa application

How should I track my UK Visitor's visa application status from Karachi, Pakistan? It has been 8 working days already and I have not received any notification as yet. Should I call Gerry's and find ...
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Bank solvency statement for UK visa

I applied for UK tourist visa (6 months) 2 weeks ago. I will go to London for only a weekend (3 days). I live in the Netherlands. I have a question regarding financial evidence. My bank isn't able to ...
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How to proceed with applying for UK Standard Visitor Visa for my family if primary is applying later

Me and my family are planning on taking a vacation to the UK soon (end of June '19). Two of my children are US citizens so they do not need visas, but me, my wife, and my oldest son are all Indian ...
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Can I get a Schengen visa if my UK visa expires in 2 months?

I'm an Ecuadorian citizen but I have been in the UK as a social volunteer for 8 months and I have a valid UK visa until the 30 of august of 2016 and a schengen visa valid until the 24 of June of 2016. ...
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UK visa Upgrade from normal to Premium Service

As per the recent suspension of biometrics enrolment for UK visas at US Application Support Centres, I wanted to upgrade from normal to premium service to use the New York Premium Application Centre. ...
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Can I enter the UK with short term study visa even though my course is over?

I was enrolled in a student exchange program for a two-week internship at a university in the UK, but unfortunately my visa's processing got delayed, and I received my passport with visa too late and ...
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Can I apply for a UK visit visa from a country other than my own?

I am a Pakistani currently visiting the United Arab Emirates. Can I apply for a visit visa to the UK from here? Edit: I am in the UAE on a visit visa.
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Is there anything we could add or change to this cover letter for a UK Standard Visitor Visa?

Please see Standard Visitor Visa for US Citizen (I've forgotten my details!) TL;DR U.S Girlfriend refused entry to UK in Nov 2018 due to belief she'd overstay her 6 months in the UK but have made big ...
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Easter egg in cabin baggage on Ryanair

I'm flying from the UK to Spain soon with Ryanair and wanted to carry an Easter egg in my hand luggage. Is this possible? I know Christmas crackers are not allowed but didn't find info about Easter ...
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Consent letter for minors UK Visa

I am applying for UK visa for me and my son. I am divorced and have custody papers from my country. Do I need to apply consent letter from his father to apply for the visa or only from me? What ...
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Request for Transit Visa

I am travelling to Nigeria on British Airways from America on 18th December with a stop over for 15hrs waiting before my content flight at Heathrow Airport on 19th December, 2017, can I get a transit ...
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Dual-voltage hair dryer, but not dual-frequency

I have a dual-voltage hair dryer, but it’s labeled “60hz” — not “50/60hz.” Is it safe to use in “50hz” England? i think, from reading answers here, that it WILL be OK, if I only operate it on LOW.” ...
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UK Visitor Visa from USA- Qn regarding courier to New York

My husband I are applying for a Standard UK Visitor Visa from USA and we booked the Bio metrics. We have filled Individual Applications, but should we send the applications separately to the New York ...
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Why doesn't the UK ask for travel bookings for a tourist visitor visa?

I am planning to visit London for 6 days from the US. I have given my biometrics and when I was preparing to mail my documents to the UK visa processing center in the US, I used this link from the UK ...
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Passport stamp at Liverpool Port ASAP

I am coming via ferry from Dublin. I am American and would like to know how to get my passport stamped as soon as I arrive in the UK. Could you please provide specific instructions on where the border ...
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Will I need to tell about my overstaying for 2 days in Schengen when applying for uk visa

Last year I unintentionally overstayed by two days because I didn't see validity is different from duration. At Frankfurt airport I got to know when I was about to exit and had to pay 110eur. Will it ...
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Will my UK visa endorsement letter still be good if the three month mark passes after it has reached New York? [on hold]

I've passed Stage 1 of the particular UK visa I applied for. I received my letter notifying I had passed on Feb 3rd and it's valid for three months, so as I understand it, I must have Stage 2 of the ...
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What happens after I send the Additional Documents requested for a UK visa? [on hold]

I got this notification: The UK Decision Making Centre is currently assessing the application submitted by the above named. We are unable to conclude the application at this time as we require ...
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Family visa for UK

I have a visitor's visa for UK, which will expire on 14 April 2019. If I enter the UK on 10 April 2019, do I have to exit on 14 April 2019 ? My plan is to stay there for about 30 days, Or the ...
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Why are UK visa biometrics appointments suspended at USCIS Application Support Centers?

Today (April 2nd 2019), my family had an appointment at USCIS ASC Washington location. At the appointment, we were told that ASC has suspended the processing of UK visa biometrics until further notice....
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Can my wife join me in the EU immigration queue to enter the UK, or can I join her in the non-EU queue?

I've seen this question, but the situation there is (as suggested by the answers) different to mine because the question pertains to an EU national's girlfriend. The accepted answer states that ...
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Which queue for an unmarried EU/non-EU couple travelling through UK Immigration Control together?

I'll be arriving at Heathrow in June 2015 with my current girlfriend for a holiday in the UK. I've been trying to find out which immigration queue to join at Heathrow Passport Control without much ...
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What is Bronze service at VFS for UK visa [on hold]

I was returned from Application Support Center at Chicago with a paper piece uploaded in Why are UK visa biometrics appointments suspended at USCIS Application Support Centers? Can I change my ...
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I was refused a visa..want to reapply soon cause have already pay for my ticket fee..and i dont want to make a mistake again [duplicate]

I was refused a visa to visit the UK today and i was planning in reapplying very soon cause i had already booked a ticket The decision they made include *i have refused your application for a visit ...
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travel london from Paris on schengen visa [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan and I work in Israel. I will be applying for schenegan visa from Israel. I would like to know is it possible by Schengen visa to travel by Eurostar to London from Paris? Do I need uk ...
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UK Visa Bronze Premium Service

How many days on average does the Bronze Premium Service take? Does it take more than 7 working days? When I pay for the service, can I just walk in?
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can my 15-year-old brother leave the UK to go back to his home country without being accompanied by the stated accompanied person in his UK visa? [duplicate]

My younger brother, who is 15, is going to visit me in the UK with my dad as the adult accompanying him. But my dad is only going for two weeks and my brother will go back 2 weeks after him. They are ...
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Do I need to physically mail in my passport for UK visa?

I’m trying to apply for a UK visa and I have a few questions...my trip is for May 15th and I don’t want to spend thousands on applying for an expidited visa. Any help would be great, thx!
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Uk visa refusal - reapplying to the same college in West London [on hold]

I received a rejection from the UK about a student visitor visa. I have an unconditional offer letter got from the West London College of Business and Management Sciences (WLCBMS) and have chosen an ...
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UK visa documents

Is it ok to show the return ticket from another near by Schengen Country while applying for Uk visa as a proof as I haven't yet booked the internal transport yet?
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Personal Visit on Business Visa Type C

I have been ussued the Business visa type C, multiple entry, valid for 2 years. I got it issued in Jan 2019, sponsored by my company for business purposes. But I have not travelled on any business ...
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I need help with my UK Visa application

I am a Ghanaian and I have been invited for British Army Assessment. I am employed and I currently have like GHS 10,000 in my account. My employer is also willing to sponsor me in my travel to UK for ...
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UK standard visit Visa application for child travelling with parents [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani national living in Pakistan. I intend to apply for standard visit visa for UK for me, my wife and minor daughter. Can I use my login ID for filling online application forms and is ...
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EEA Family Permit supporting docs

I am applying for EEA family permit ,,but there is a small issue we are facing in filling application form,,, my wife is German National and i am from Pakistan and we and we are living in Germany with ...
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total amount of money you spend on each month-uk tourist visa [on hold]

what should i write for children in uk tourist visa form -total amount of money you spend on each month
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Do I need an Irish transit visa to connect in Dublin onto UK? (Saudi passport and UK visa)

I'm a Saudi passport holder with permanent residence in the United States, and I'd like to book a flight from Washington to Edinburgh with a three-hour layover in Dublin. I know there's a Common ...
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Biometric disruption and premium service

The link on vfs global site about update of this information dosent work. The only option left for me to buy premium service since its only working at 10 centers. Has anybody done premium service? ...
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Standard Visitor Visa after ICT visa expiry

Currently I am on ICT LT visa and it is going to expire by end of April. I need to go back to my home country for 1 year cooling off period. My family will stay in UK as my spouse is on General Tier 2 ...
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Query regarding UK visa Application Dependent Details?

I am filling the UK visa form for family visit. In form they have asked about Dependant details [Does anyone rely on you for financial support? Include both those travelling with you and those who are ...
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I am employed and can bear all my expenses, but can my brother sponsor me at the same time?

Should I mention about my brother sponsoring me for UK? Can I have another person bearing my expenses other than me?
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Steps after appointment booking from USA for UK visa, vfs global registration confusion?

Hi i submitted my application for uk visit visa for myself and my wife. I booked the appointment and then it took me to a page where it asked me to download files and register with our visa ...
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Does different personal information on ds160 and UK visa application pose problem?

Let's say I was wrongly advised and ignorantly chose married on my ds160 for USA visa application. I was traditionally engaged but not legally. The USA visa application was denied under 214b. Some ...