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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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How to get a leave letter for unemployed for UK visa?

I am applying for UK visa, I have all the requirements needed like Sponsor letter, my bank statements as well as bank statements and payslips of my sponsor. His proof of ownership for the place where ...
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Is It required to provide Marriage certificate for Separated Spouse applying for student visa?

I am separated from my husband and I am planning to apply for student visa. I do not have any legal document yet for the separation. Is it needed? Also even in this case is it necessary to provide ...
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Can the country of departure be different from the country in which you applied your visa in?

I am currently a UK resident but I am originally from Kuwait. I’ve decided to apply from Kuwait with plans to enter Schengen area from the UK. Would that be allowed?
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How is the London congestion charge administered?

I have a rental car and I'm not sure whether I drove through the zone over the last few days. How can I know whether I'm obligated to pay the charge, and if I am but have not done so, then what will ...
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Does the 14 day self-isolation period in the UK end if a travel-corridor starts during the 14-day self-isolation period?

From 8th June there's been a mandatory 14 day self-isolation period for people entering the UK. From 10th July, travellers from some countries are exempted from the self-isolation via a travel-...
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In what way are overstayers issued their entry bans upon departing the UK?

Title should say it all, really... Are you issued a letter? Stamp in your passport? Told verbally? At what stage in the airport does this happen?
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UK Visitor Visa Application

I am a student currently studying in Hungary and will like to visit a family friend in the UK for the summer holidays for a period of 2 weeks. The documents I will be providing are: I) My uncles Bank ...
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Implications of UK visa extensions beyond July 31? [closed]

I have asked a separate question on this forum, but this one pertains more to the situation in the UK for stranded visa customers. To sum up, my wife is from Kazakhstan and has been visiting me on a ...
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Can Kazakhstan nationals transit through Turkey now that entry to their citizens has been suspended?

My wife, from Kazakhstan, is looking for ways to get back to her home country after visiting me in the UK. She has recently been granted a visa extension until July 31 due to an inability to travel ...
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10 year ban - what can be done to remove that ban?

I’ve got a 10 year Ban under paragraph 320 (7B) Wrong information submitted by a traveller office in my country in my visitor visa led me to get the ban. However, I was unaware about the false ...
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Can my mum sponsor my trip (tourist visa ) UK

I have been refused entry into the UK twice thus on a tourist visa with my own bank statement.(insufficient funds) and that they doubt the bank account doesn’t reflect my true expenditures. The ...
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UK Public Health Passenger Locator Form: Privacy and Data Retention Period

How long is any information supplied through the UK Public Health Passenger Locator Form kept for, when some EU citizen travels from the EU to England by plane, as of now (or 12 July 2020: it doesn't ...
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Is it possible to travel to England with a Bulgarian ID card

Hi I am a Bulgarian citizen and I want to urgently go to England for week but my passport is expired. My ID card is valid so can I travel to England with my Bulgarian ID card in the bus? Train? By ...
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EU ban on US travelers - will UK follow suit?

If the EU ban on US travelers is put into play, will the UK also follow suit or is it not known? My wife is seeking to travel from the US to the UK as we've not seen each other for nearly a year and ...
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If a US citizen didn't realize that they overstayed in the UK and then found out, what are they expected to do?

Are you expected to leave immediately if you have already been existing in the country for a few years? Do you have some time allowance for when you're expected to make your way out? If you realize ...
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A good substitute for bank statement

I made an earlier post about my situation, and basically I couldn't get a bank statement for my account because it would entail being physically present at my bank in the Philippines, and I couldn't ...
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Seeking feedback on my cover letter for UK standard visitor visa application [duplicate]

I am scheduled to apply for a UK visitor visa on 13 July and have stated that I plan to stay for the whole six months. I've decided to include a cover letter to explain the circumstances of my request....
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With an Advanced Purchase UK train ticket, what happens if your train is cancelled?

There are broadly three different kinds of UK train ticket available, Anytime (valid on any train), Off-Peak / Super Off-Peak (valid on trains outside of peak hours), and Advanced Purchase (valid on ...
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Why did the US department of state tell me UK citizen cannot enter the US after 15-day Carribean stopover? [duplicate]

I asked before whether UK citizen can enter after 15-day stopover in Bermuda and the answer seemed to be "yes." I have some critical new information that I believe justified a follow-up ...
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What happens if the UK government loses your only Hong Kong BN(O) passport?

Some Hong Kong friends asked me this today and I have no clue. Hypothecate you're Hong Konger. You've hung on to your just 1 BN(O) passport, now expired, that you never renewed. Now you want to renew ...
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Travel from UK to France as a non-European UK resident during Covid-19 restrictions

I am a non-permanent resident in the UK without a British or EU passport but have a nationality that in normal times grants visa free access for 90 days in the Schengen area. Looking at the French ...
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How can I travel from UK to USA given current Covid-19 restrictions? [duplicate]

I am a UK citizen, in the UK, and I want to visit a relative in the USA. None of the exemptions in this proclamation apply to me. Is there any way that I can get to the USA under current Covid-19 ...
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Can you apply for UK Tier IV visa from outside your home country? [closed]

I'm trying to apply for a UK tier IV visa to start on a PhD course starting in October. While the UKVI office is taking applications, there are no visa application centers open (or any date given to ...
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Obtaining and holding 3 passports/citizenships [closed]

TLDR: Can my children have 3 citizenships/passports? Background In my mind I believe the idea of dual-citizenship, is an "agreement" between 2 countries, however this does not limit you from only ...
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Connecting flight got cancelled after first leg of journey. Am I entitled to a full refund?

I booked via kiwi.com a one-way ticket from Nanning to London. When I bought the ticket, I also bought travel insurance from the agency as well.The flights were: Nanning -> Shanghai (Spring ...
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How strict are the requirements for extensions of UK visas due to COVID-19? [closed]

This is a followup to my question originally asked here: UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak? As stated there, I am a British national, ...
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The definition of 6 months in the UK entry stamp [duplicate]

I am a Brazilian citizen currently working in a university in the Netherlands. Me and my girlfriend, who is British had a 20 day trip planned back in April. As I came to visit her (for us to go ...
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Uk visit visa Host

Am yet to reapply for my UK visa after refusal,What are the required documents needed from a host in the UK who is not my sponsor but only providing accommodation for Uk visit visa ??
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UK Visitor Visa for PLAB exam expiring and exams cancelled due to COVID [closed]

I'm currently in my home country. I applied for the visit visa in February and was granted a six month visit visa. I was planning to travel in third week of March for the exam when things locked down ...
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What type of visa do I need if I want to travel with my partner (unmarried) to the UK to visit his children

He is willing to pay my air ticket and we will be accommodated by one of his children. I have a business and he is a pensioner in this case. We have lived together physical for four years in Uganda. ...
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UK visa refusal twice visit [duplicate]

Can I apply for a UK standard visit visa (family visitor) after a 2-year interval of a UK visa refusal to attend British Army Assessment?
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How can I (US Citizen) get into Germany mid-June 2020?

I am having a hard time finding a centralized resource describing which countries are open to which citizens. I have an urgent need to get into Germany for work. The UK government is about to enact ...
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Travelling to the UK during Coronavirus; where can I find who is exempt from the 14-day quarantine?

When traveling to the UK during the current Coronavirus pandemic, I read there was a compulsory 14-day quarantine. Where can I find who is exempt from this quarantine? Info as of 20/06/20
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How is quarantine upon entering the UK enforced?

A compulsory 14-day quarantine was enforced for travellers arriving in the UK. How is this checked/regulated?
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My girlfriend lives in the UK and I want to be able to come and leave as I please for next 3 years—which visa should I get?

I am a US citizen. Standard visitor visa seems like it's not long enough. I would like to come and go as I please. I would like to add I'm currently in the UK, have been here for 3.5 months. I will be ...
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Travel between UK and Ireland using Non-European airlines

When travelling between UK and Ireland, passports are mandatory for non-UK/non-Irish Citizens, and on arriving into Rep. Ireland, everyone must go through Passport Control. Is it because you are ...
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Uk visa refused as self employed

How Do i mitigate my UK visa refusal, though i attached my company registration documents, income tax returns, invoice and receipts. Second paragraph was a mistake as i did not state anything like ...
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Does my UK visit - business (academic) - 6 months refusal will affect the Student general visa for UK?

I have got a refusal for my UK visit - business (academic) - 6 months visa in March-2016. Now I am planning to apply for the Tier-4 General student visa. Does the refusal affect my student visa ...
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Is some remote work now permitted for travelers admitted to the UK on a tourist entry?

Users at Travel:SE have for years accepted the idea that a visitor to the UK may not use a tourist entry to “live” in the UK, and may not work remotely in the UK while visiting. The first issue seems ...
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Do requests for UK home office passenger subject data get recorded with the rest of the data?

Could the fact and circumstances of such a request conceivably be used against you in any border/visa related determinations in the future?
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Is biometric data inevitably collected when obtaining a UK student visa regardless of the channel of obtaining it or other factors?

Is biometric data inevitably collected when obtaining a UK student visa regardless of the channel of obtaining it or other factors? And does the nationality of the visa applicant make any difference?
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Do Americans typically get fingerprinted (or other biometric checks) upon successful visa free entry to the UK?

I suppose the different entry channels might imply different answers, but the more information, the better.
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How can I (US Citizen) bring my girlfriend (UK Citizen) back to the US with me under lockdown?

Just called the government. They said we have to be married. We are not married. Might get married as long as we could get divorced right after. Apparently some county clerks are doing virtual ...
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Residency card of a family member of EEA national [migrated]

I am married to an Irish wife. I am living in the UK for almost 5 and a half years and my 5 year visa is about to expire. I have a visa says residence card of a family member of a EA national. Am I ...
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Can I insure a US visitor on my UK Vehicle?

I'm a UK Citizen and own a car registered and insured in the UK. I have a friend who is planning on visiting from the US, entering as a tourist. They have a US driving licence. We would like to take ...
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Can I (UK citizen) enter the US if I stop over for 14 days in the Caribbean?

The US travel ban says: foreign nationals who have been in any of the following countries during the past 14 days may not enter the United States. and then goes on to list Schengen, UK, Brazil, ...
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Multiple Bank statement [duplicate]

While applying for a UK Visa in Nigeria with my wife and kid, can we submit 4 bank statements? One of the statements is our joint business account, the second is my salary account from my part-time ...
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Traveling to the UK [duplicate]

I am not a European Union citizen, but I am married to an Italian citizen. I have a family residence permit issued from Italy. Is it possible to travel with my wife from Italy to the United Kingdom ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak?

My wife (a Kazakh national) is visiting in the UK on a Standard Visitor Visa, staying with my family. She arrived on Feb 1st. Her original intention was to stay for approximately 3 months, until April ...
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What is the best way to maximize chances of reentry upon leaving the UK?

I have come to the UK in the course of fleeing my abusive family and thus ata time in my life which was quite uncertain, unclear, and precarious. As my family is already an expat one (Americans living ...

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