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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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Can a child enter the UK with his older brother even though his brother is not the person listed to accompany him on his visa?

My mum, little brother and I plan to travel to the UK but my 15 year old brother’s visa states that it’s only valid if accompanied by my mother. Unfortunately my mum cannot travel any longer for ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a 17 hour layover in London? [duplicate]

I want to book a flight from Canada to India that has two layovers, one in Helsinki and one in London. The layover in London is 17 hours and extends into the day after I arrive. I don't intend to ...
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Apply for Schengen visitor visa with trip to UK before UK visa is approved

I am about to apply for a Schengen short stay visa to Spain. Previously when I've applied for a schengen visa, the question on the form has been: "do you have a visa for your exit country". This is ...
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Is it legal to meet with potential future employers in the UK, whilst visiting from the USA

One of my friends from the USA will be visiting the UK at some point using her visa free travel, she has previously been here before over the last few years. At some point in the future, she wants ...
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3D Pen in hand luggage

Flying from the UK, will I be allowed to take a 3D Pen with me in the cabin? I've checked what the UK has to say about tools in hand luggage but, as I more or less expected, there's nothing specific ...
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Australians awaiting Italian permit to stay - can they go to the UK and return?

My (Australian) daughters were granted a Working Holiday Visa for Italy (12 months duration) which is in their passport. They followed procedure on arrival in Italy. They have been there just over ...
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Do we take all supporting documents to ACS-USCIS biometric screening for UK Visa

We understand at the ACS center here in US they are going to do the biometeric screening, but are confused if we are to take all supporting documents with us? I have searched the site here and unable ...
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Public transport tickets in UK for two weeks

I will be visiting UK for three weeks in July. First week in Oxford, second week in Edinburgh, third week in Oxford again. Are there any public transport tickets which might be useful for travel ...
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Forgot to attach travel itinerary

I forgot to attach travel itinerary. Biometric details are taken. I submitted other documents but not travel plan. What is the procedure to send travel plan to UK embassy in my country(India). I ...
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UK visa from Italy [duplicate]

I am a Nepali national residing here in Italy for my PhD studies. I want to apply for the UK visitor visa but my permesso di soggiorno is expired right now and I have applied for its renewal, so I ...
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UK visa refusal due to wrong record from 9 years ago

I'm helping my significant other (who lives in another country) to apply for a visitor visa to the UK. They have never been here, but they got refused once before almost 10 years ago (something about ...
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Anyone with experience for UK visit visia priority service while having past visa refusal [duplicate]

I need my passport back in 10 days. Will the priority service help I only have one US visa refusal but excellent travel history (5 Schengen visas, 1 UK visa, 6 other visas) What do you think
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Applying for UK standard visa with priority service while having a recent US visa rejection [on hold]

I'm applying for UK standard visitors visa next week in Kuala Lumpur and I'll be purchasing the priority service because I only have 10 working days in total before I travel from Malaysia In the ...
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Can I re apply? [duplicate]

The decision: I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am satisfied that paragraph V3.6 applies. Under paragraph V3.6 of the Immigration Rules a person must automatically ...
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UK business Visa application mistake [duplicate]

My company is sending me for a business trip to UK but now after doing all the work of appointment and biometrics I reviewed the soft copy of my application form and I saw that by mistake I put my ...
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Uk business Visa checklist mistake

I am being sponsored by my company and they have arranged all the documents for me but by mistake I ticked on an extra column on my checklist and later I realized I didn't provide any documents for ...
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UK VISIT VISA Application [on hold]

Your UK visa application has been concluded. PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE VISA APPLICATION CENTRE BEFORE THEY CONTACT YOU. You will be contacted by the Visa Application Centre when your documents are ...
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Do I need UK transit visa from India to the US with a valid US visa [duplicate]

I'm an Indian Citizen holding Indian Passport with a 10 years USA tourist (B1/B2) visa. I'll be visiting USA in September, 2019. My query is whether a transit visa is required while travelling to ...
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Possibility to Apply for UK visa while I am not in my home country [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen. Currently, I am in Australia on 408 subclass visa. I am willing to apply for a short term study visa for UK. Is is it possible to do so while I am not in India?
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Getting a UK visa more quickly

I need to apply for a UK visa. The earliest appointment in any Northern California USCIS is not until mid June, and I am leaving mid July. On the UK.gov visa page, they say that it takes 3 to 5 ...
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Query regarding UK Visa Online Application Visa Sub Type Category option is not showing?

I am filling inline application for UK visa and following issue is coming.As you can see in the picture visa sub type category is not showing. Because of it is not creating the application. Please ...
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Refused letter lost [duplicate]

Hello there Am Kyle please I applied for UK visit visa last year but I was refused and am planning to reapply again later this year but unfortunately for me I have lost my refusal letter. Please how ...
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Does one have to send actual US green card, along with Filipino passport, for UK standard visa appliaction

I understand that for supporting documents required for uk standard visa that we must send in my wife's Filipino passport. The question we have, is do we have to also send in actual US Green card?
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EU Permit after wedding, previously refused Marriage visitor visa

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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Asking for some more time to submit originals

This is in continuation of previous question Suppose the visa officer is not happy with scanned copies, can I ask that officer to give me some time to submit the originals? I can postpone the ...
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Can a Cameroon citizen with an expired passport and an ILR travel?

I have a ILR in the UK, known as settled. My Cameroon passport is expired. I have applied for a new passport, but haven’t got it yet. I have the récépissé of the passport. Can I travel to Paris for ...
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Travelling outside the UK without a passport

I've read all of the relevant questions on here regarding travelling outside the UK without a passport. As I understand, I, as a British Citizen after naturalisation, can travel to and stay in any ...
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Can a US citizen travelling in the UK volunteer for 1 week?

I'll be visiting friends in the UK for 2 weeks (and then going back home to the US). They've invited me to volunteer with a childrens' summer camp for a week as I'm an educator in the States. I'd be ...
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Passport queue length in UK in relation to arrival method

If an EU citizen arrives to the UK, would there be any difference in relation to passport queue length if different arrival methods (i.e. transportation) were used? For example, would the passport ...
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Laptop Searches by Customs - UK and US

I'll be traveling to the UK (London) on a study abroad in the spring and will be bring my laptop for school and intern purposes. I was just curious what/if any rights UK customs has to search laptops ...
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Immigration officer questions for job interviews? [duplicate]

I ll b visiting Uk, next week for an Job interview to join uk military-i have applied with the senior military officer- but the problem is I'm done with medical and all steps but I'm waiting for ...
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Do I need Transit Visa to visit London for 18 hours during layover Indian Citizen? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen. I am going to work in Canada with a work-permit with Canada Visa. I am planning to have my flight via London. I've a layover there at London for almost 18 hours. Is it wise to ...
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Supporting documents to convince “can not submit original invitation/accommodation”

I am an Indian citizen applying for UK standard visitor visa. In supporting documents guide for visitor visa, it is mentioned that, All documents must be originals and not photocopies (I am attaching ...
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Do I need a UK visa (indian citizen with valid US and Schengen visa)? [duplicate]

I have a round trip flight from the US to London. My plans changed and now I'll be flying out from London to the Schengen Area (Barcelona). My flight from US arrives at LHR (terminal 3). I have a ...
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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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Regarding the column “How much money are you planning to spend on your visit to the UK?”

I am an Indian citizen applying for UK standard visitor visa. For the question "How much money are you planning to spend on your visit to the UK?" I have said 1,00,000 INR. I was thinking (and I ...
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Partial accommodation evidence for UK standard visitor visa

I am an Indian citizen applying for UK standard visitor visa. I have booked onward ticket from my place to London on 2nd July, return ticket from London on 17th July. I have accommodation from 7th ...
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rental agreement for UK standard visitor visa

I am an Indian citizen applying for UK standard visitor visa. I am staying in a rented house in my country. I was informed to submit a rental agreement between me and my owner in my country, i.e., ...
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UK visitor visa from Lahore Pakistan

This a procedural question but very confusing , kindlh help if anyone knows People who are applying for UK visitor visa from Lahore Paksitan are they going to scan the documents And also take the ...
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Does this mail mean that I've been granted Visa?

I've examined some mails from decision making centers on the net, but mine is the only one that tells 'the outcome of your application has been successful and dispatched.' Does that mean visa approved ...
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What do non-EU/Schengen citizens need to do when travelling within the Common Travel Area (CTA)?

With the Common Travel Area forming a partially open-border zone, what should a non-EU/Schengen citizen travelling within it keep in mind? For example, do passports get checked, and perhaps stamped, ...
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Visiting my spouse in UK [closed]

I am a Jordanian citizen working as a civil engineer in Jordan. I met my British wife in Jordan whilst she was studying Arabic in my country. We travelled to 5 countries together - including Schengen ...
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UK visa refusal for undocumented deposits? [duplicate]

My short term study visa was refused and the only cause mentioned in the letter was the presence of undocumented old deposits in the bank transactions. I haven't explained the deposits as they are old ...
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Why should one apply for UK visa before other visas, on a multi-destination European holiday?

My mother, a South African citizen, will be travelling later this year to the UK, Spain, Isle of man and possibly other destinations for a bit of a holiday. She will be traveling on a South African ...
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Do I have to travel with her at all cost?

I applied to travel together with my wife to the UK for holidays, we have been granted the visa but something else has come up and I have to travel somewhere else, can she travel alone and I join her ...
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Shipping UK Visa Applications

I am an Indian Citizen applying for a UK visitor visa from the USA for myself and my family. Do I need to ship each application separately or can I send all of them together? Thanks for the help.
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Immigration officer Questions if you are going for interviews

I'm from commonwealth country and I have applied for the UK military. I'm at the stage where medical was done a couple of days before, and now I'm just waiting for a call for interview dates which isn'...
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Documents showing that another person can pay for your visit - UK VISA

I am an Indian citizen, applying for UK visa from India. In document checklist for UK Visa there is the following column Documents showing that another person can pay for your visit, such as : ...
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which visa should i opt for (attending a conference in UK)

I am attending a conference in school of mathematics, Edinburgh. I am looking for option of standard visitor visa but I could not find in the options. Should I opt for short-term student visa? I ...
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Apply for UK tourist visa for 6 days

I want to apply for a UK tourist visa for my family and me. We have travelled before to Austria, the US, and Italy. My brother lives in the UK, he has a work visa which will expire next August and ...