Questions tagged [uk]

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

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Can I travel from Germany to England alone as an unaccompanied minor?

I currently live in Germany and am a German citizen. My passport is from the United States of America as I used to be a citizen there. I am moving to England (UK) alone. I am 14 years old and will be ...
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Can I travel one way only if I book round trip in National express?

I have booked ticket in National express from London to Edinburgh. This is non amendable ticket. For some reason, I have to postpone my one way travel. I want to book on same service in different ...
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Taxi Services at Didcot

I am traveling to Didcot this week. I am taking train from London and arriving at Didcot very late at night (around 10-11 PM). I want to go to the Harwell campus. There is no public transport ...
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Need advice for re-applying UK visa refusal [duplicate]

I was refused visa twice for my graduation because the visa officer did not believe that the funds are mine and the officer wanted clarification for the origin of funds. When I applied for the visa, ...
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UK visa application checklist about family members remaining in home country

On the checklist for the UK visa application, there's a provision stating the following: Additional Information: Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel. I was ...
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change visa type in visa application form

I mistakenly opted for short term student visa when I am supposed to opt for visitor visa. can I change it now?
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When/how to apply for UK extended tourist visa from US

I'm a US citizen/passport holder. I'm planning to go to London to visit beginning November. The UK Standard Visitor Visa website seems to indicate that I don't need a visa to enter the country, but ...
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Uk visa in transit [on hold]

My husband and I applied for a Visa in transit. We applied seperately but when we had to pay online our amount for our visas was different. Is it possible to pay different amounts for the same visas?
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UK Customs or TSA removed my TSA lock but didn't leave a note or return the lock, what can I do? [duplicate]

I flew to the US on a business trip last month, and locked my soft suitcase with a TSA lock. I did the same on the flight back, but when I got my bag off the carousel at Heathrow there was no lock, no ...
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Travelling UK without wife [on hold]

I am living in Germany. I have applied 6 month EEA UK permit. I got that one. I have been to the UK with my wife according to condition that she must be travelling with me or accompany with me. But ...
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Mistake on visa application [duplicate]

On my visitor visa to the UK application form,the question “have they always had the same nationality?”which is under parent details I put No instead of Yes..and I have already paid and submitted my ...
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Need to understand the refusal reasons of UK standard visit visa

I applied for UK standard visit visa (6 months) for tourism, and meeting cousin who lives there. The reasons of refusal they gave are attached in pictures. Can you explain points 1 to 5? And it would ...
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Re-application or Appeal after UK visa refusal

I applied for UK standard visit visa (6 months) last month and it got refused due to some reasons. It was for tourism/visit purpose. If I want to apply again, I have to re-apply with all the fee paid ...
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UK visitor visa from USA - courier service link requires selection of bronze, gold, etc

I applied online for UK short term tourist visa . I paid. Scheduled biometrics. Just finished biometrics. Now trying to purchase courier service so I can mail the documents to New York. But when I ...
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entry/exit by train - UK/Schengen [duplicate]

I'm a non-EU citizen, I will be travelling from Paris to Manchester next month, so I was wondering since most countries track entry and leave dates, if I use the train to switch these countries and ...
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Symbols in megabus and national express [on hold]

Can some one tell me what does the symbols in megabus and national express booking site. I see one Wifi symbol, mobile charger symbol (I guess). I do not understand other symbols. Can some one tell ...
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Could I reapply UK visit visa after four times refusal? [duplicate]

I have been refused UK visit visa 4 times. First time is 2015 Jan, they refuse visa because I applied wrong visa type and second time is 2015 Dec they refused again due to my bank statement. Third ...
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Transit in istanbul

I travelled from Philippines to UK transit in Istanbul. I bought some diamonds in philippines properly declared with customs to bring out and will pay VAT in UK do I need to declare in Istanbul while ...
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I have had five prior UK visa refusals, should I still apply for UK tourist visa?

I am from India. I visited the UK twice in 2003, when I was 19 and playing cricket there. Although initially refused, the team manager made arrangements and we received 6-month multiple entry visas. ...
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European airport policy about certain chemical substances [on hold]

As title tells, i want to know if airports are restricted on some chemical reagents, including: iodine, potassium nitrate, sulfur, silver, copper hydroxide, copper metal, carbon electrodes, potassium ...
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Refused a short-term UK student visa, Immigration Rules paragraph A57C (vi) (vii) (ix) and A57D (b)

The reason for the refusal is below. What do I have to do differently when I reapply? The decision I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am not satisfied that you meet the ...
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Working in the UK question [on hold]

I am wanting to make the move from USA to Ireland. If I obtain a UK work visa, can I live in Ireland.
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VAT refund London Heathrow

I recently visited London and did some shopping and got my vat refund processed at Heathrow from Travelex by booking a personal appointment. By mistake one receipt and form has come back with me to ...
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American citizen overstayed visa in the UK and wants to return home. Some questions

I'm an American citizen and I've overstayed my visa in the UK for years now. I want to book my flight back to the US ASAP on my own dime but I have a some questions about traveling home. A lot of ...
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Visa refused - V4.2 (a) (c) - Incorrect Decision [duplicate]

I have received the refusal latter today apparently the ECO has refused the visa citing reasons due to economic circumstances. They mentioned that the salary payments were not sourced by the debits to ...
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UK visa Evidence of permission to be in country

Applying UK tourist visa- Need help for "Evidence of Permission to be in the country".I am on H1b visa which is valid for next one year. First two page of petition (I797) and recent I94 should be good ...
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Is EUFAM residency card in another EU state necessary to travel to UK? [on hold]

Non EU parents dependent on me (British citizen) exercising EU Treaty Right. They got Temporary Residency Card in IE which will expire in February 2019 ; application for EUFAM is under review. I ...
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Removed from UK in 2014 [migrated]

I am a Nigerian and I went to the UK on a Tier 4 student visa in 2010. I got married to an EU citizen before the expiration of my visa in 2013 but the UKBA established that it was a sham marriage and ...
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UK visit visa rejection [duplicate]

My name is Abbas and I am from Pakistan. I have visited the UK in 2010 on a general visit visa, and again in 2013 on a study visa. I got married last year with a British girl who stayed with me in ...
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Do I need UK transit visa for the itinerary Sydney > London Heathrow > Dublin? [duplicate]

Although I'm sure a lot of you tired of seeing this question, but I'm never really get the answer that suits my situation. I will fly with Qantas from Dublin to Sydney. My Qantas flight back to ...
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USCIS appointments for UK Visas - General Availability [on hold]

What is the general availability of biometrics appointments at USCIS locations for UK visa applicants? I will be submitting an application for a tier-5 visa and will need to make a biometrics ...
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Dual Chinese/British travelling from China to Europe via third country - What non EU countries are suitable?

I am British my wife is Chinese. Our kids hold passports for both countries. Last year we used method three from here to travel to visit family in the UK. Dual Nationality Thread Last year we ...
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UK tourist visa - Home Address

1) I am renting house currently . I am renting same apartment on monthly basis hence I dont have long term signed agreement however I can share last 6 months Rental statement. It has appropriate ...
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ID needed to fly to Scotland, UK, while having indefinite leave to remain [closed]

Do l need lD to fly to Edinburgh Scotland? I am from Zimbabwe and have indefinite stay but lost my passport.
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After a UK visa decision, how long for VFS Global to return passport?

I applied for a UK visitors visa from the US. I sent the materials to the VFS scanning hub in NY along with a return UPS label. I received an email telling me that a decision had been made and that my ...
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Forgot to send checklist with UK Visa Application

I have sent my documents without the checklist in it to VFS Services USA Inc. Also, I did not sign the application form. What may happen? Has anyone gone through a similar situation? Edit: I have ...
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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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Urgent uk visa with small problems [closed]

I am a PHD student. I am going to participate a conference at the University of Warwick, UK. The conference will start on 22nd July and I have just given all of documents to the British Council. A ...
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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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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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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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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 ...