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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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Visiting the UK as unmarried couple

My girlfriend and I both have Ukrainian citizenship. We're planning to visit the UK at the end of April. While filling in the application form for visitor visa we specified our relationship status as ...
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Filipina in transit Visa gatwick

I would like to bring my girlfriend from the Phillipines to visit me in Trinidad. The easiest route seems to be manila intransit through Qatar and connect in Gatwick airport to Port of Spain Trinidad. ...
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Uk visa application rejected [duplicate]

I applied for a standard visitors visa in august 2018 to enable me sit for Plab part 2 exams however my application was rejected on grounds of funds parking,having a bloated account and lack of ...
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Hiring a solicitor for uk visit visa

As my visitor visa was refused twice, I decided to use a solicitor who is accredited by the society of law to assist me. I asked him what he will do. He said he will review my refusals and prepare ...
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Does a transfer to a UK bank account affect the UK visa application process?

I live in the Netherlands. I am planning to visit UK in the year June. I would like to attend to a workshop there, this is the reason of my coming. I will stay in the UK for only a weekend (2 days). I ...
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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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UK Standard Visa, cannot click appointment date [on hold]

I am applying for standard UK visa. But i cannot click any date to fix my appointment.
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Why do UK border officers question EEA nationals entering?

I am aware EU citizens can stay in the UK unconditionally for up to 3 months, and permanently if they study, have a job or otherwise can support themselves. That makes me wonder why UK Border Force ...
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Grandmother's UK visa application from Pakistan rejected for my wedding in April - Urgent

Firstly, I would like to say I'd really appreciate any advice/help on this situation and I'm grateful that a forum like this exists. Apologies, if you feel that my questions have been answered by ...
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Uk visa query About Dependents

In Uk visa form, there is one question about dependents. I'm single and I have mentioned my mother as my dependent in the form..But in UAE i have visa which is sponsored by her. She is not working but ...
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UK Standard Vistor Visa Clarifications - Filling form for my wife and two children

I am an Indian citizen applying for a Standard Visit visa (tourism) for my wife and 2 children (aged 15 and 9). I already have a Type-C 2 year visa. Some questions I needed clarity on for the ...
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Second application and passport with myself?

We want to apply for a second visitor visa application while some time is remaining on the previous 6 month visitor visa. At the point we want to apply can we travel also to uk during that period and ...
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How can I find out the status of my UK visa application?

I just got back my passport via DHL, after waiting one week. When I opened the package, it contained only my passport with absolutely nothing else in it, and not even a refusal letter. I applied at ...
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Do we have to expect a queue for the shuttle from Watford Junction to Harry Potter Studio?

We have tickets for the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio for 10 AM on a Thursday (April, 18 2019 to be precise). I've read that shuttles leave every 20 minutes from Watford Junction but I can't find ...
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My British passport is expired and has been expired for more than 15 years [migrated]

I was born in England, 1984 Currently have Canadian Passport and reside in the United States I am a permanent resident in the US (Green Card) I have a British Birth Certificate Please find out what ...
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Transit in Heathrow [duplicate]

I am from Saudi Arabia travelling to the USA with a valid visa. Can I stay overnight in London? Do I have to take my checked luggage or can it be left at the airport for the next days flight?
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10 year ban on uk visa, can I apply for a different visa type?

If a person has a 10 year ban on student visa entry and 10 years hasn't passed yet, is there any chance to reapply with another visa category? I was banned for 10 years in 2010.
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Will I get a passport stamp if I go to Ireland from Germany on a U.S passport?

Due to extenuating circumstances, I'm running out of time to get my residence visa in Germany (I'm a graduate student in Berlin) -- I've been told that I need to leave the Schengen area for a week or ...
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Renting a car in Ireland & Great Britain: 1 rental or 2?

My wife, two kids and I will be traveling in Ireland and the UK Nov. 1st through 21st. We're flying into and out of Dublin. Our plan is to do a clockwise tour: Fly into Dublin -> Belfast -> Scotland ->...
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Marriage Visitor Visa then spouse visa

I am a British citizen and my fiancee is a Malaysian citizen. We want to apply for a marriage visitor visa (MVV), she will return back to Malaysia as she is settled there with work, accommodation, and ...
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UK Urgent Visitor visa Processing Delayed [on hold]

I and my husband applied for UK visitor visas. He applied for the urgent one and mine was regular. After 10 days of biometrics I received my passport with visa on it but my husband passport has not ...
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Religious wedding after civil wedding

I am currently applying for a marriage visitor visa for UK and am wondering if we could have our religious wedding (Church Blessing with a certified Minister who has already accepted to give us the ...
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UK visitor Visa for child with mother

I am applying for a UK visitors visa from Pakistan with my 8 year old son. I completed the online form and it is directing me towards payment. Do I need to complete my form, pay for my visa and then ...
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Query regarding Refusal my visa [duplicate]

I applied for visa for the UK as a tourist, but my visa was refused due to my financial statement. So how can I reapply for the same type of visa, and what documents are now required?
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Is there any common country to visit for persons holding UK and Schengen visas?

I have a UK visa and my friend has a Schengen visa. Is there any common country where we can meet with our visas?
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UK visitor visa refused twice

I recently applied for a UK standard visitor visa to attend PLAB 2 exam. However my visa got refused twice. The first time was due to a large deposit in my bank statement, which I clarified was from ...
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Irish residence card

Can I visit the UK with an Irish 5 year Residence card? It is issued on EU spouse base...join family. Both my daughters and wife are EU citizens, but I am Serbian (non EU) citizen. I will be ...
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10 year ban after applying for a UK student visa

I was banned for 10 years through a UK student visa application in 2007 due to a bank statement mismatch issue. The ban expired in 2017. I am planning to visit the UK on a standard visitor visa. ...
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Norwegian Refugee travel document

I have a Norwegian travel document and would like to travel to London- England for 4 days. Do I require a visa?
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UK Tourist Visa- Enquiry

This is in regards to the multiple entry visa issued to my parents who are presently visiting UK. To our understanding, my parents are not allowed to remain in UK for more than 180 days and must ...
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Can I change my travel date earlier from what I put in my application? [closed]

I just got my UK Standard Visitor visa, valid March 14-Sep14 2019. In my application, I intended to travel on May 23 - June 5, 2019. Can I still change my travel dates to earlier dates than my ...
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Can intended date of travel be changed during appointment for UK visa?

I am Sri Lankan and am currently applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa. My problem is that the intended date of travel, which I put in my application, and my visa appointment date to submit the ...
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U.K. Overstay and re entry

I have a problem. I overstayed my uk tourist visa for about 10 months and decided to return voluntarily. However during my exit in February 2016, I did not meet any immigration officer at the Heathrow ...
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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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Is a sponsorship letter required for obtaining UK transit visa for Indians?

I am travelling to schengen countries next month, and for one of my flights I need a transit visa for the UK, as the flight lays over in London for 10 hours. So my query is, whether I will need a ...
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Is it feasible to rent a car for a multi-country Europe trip?

I'm planning a (mostly Western) European trip starting in London and ending in Rome, and am considering the possibility of renting a car for the entire trip. The countries I'll be entering are the UK,...
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Transit airside in London Luton?

Is it possible to remain completely airside in London Luton airport when changing between two Easyjet flights? I will only have hand baggage and will already have my boarding pass printed out before ...
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Applying for UK VISA - TLS UKVI MUP PRODUCT

I am applying for UK VISA from Italy (Pakistani National). On the TLS Website, it says UKVI MUP PRODUCT charge of €65.87. Do we know what this is? And how to take it off? As previously when i applied ...
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Health-care out of our country

I'm an Italian citizen but actually living in Argentina (I'm born in Argentina, South America) Yesterday I suffered of a neck-pain and was treated with inyectables on the hospital of my country. I ...
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Uk visit visa on 3 month payslips and father support? [duplicate]

i want to apply uk visitor visa on the basis of 3 month payslips and 6 month bank statememt though the first 3 month bank statement has no transaction in it, thought my visitor visa and trip budget ...
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U.K. Travel valid visa

I have a valid UK c visa with multiple entries valid from 26/05/2009 and till 26/05/2019. I have travelled to UK on business three times and stayed for a total of 15 days till now. I plan to visit UK ...
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Enter UK under new EU citizenship after ban

I got a 10 years UK visa ban a few years ago. Since then I obtained a new citizenship (it is of European Union, the country belongs to Schengen treaty, and does not fall under immigration rules), so ...
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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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Are there immigration spot checks when passing from London to Belfast? [closed]

Supposing one is an American who overstayed their leave in the UK (and the date is indicated in one's passport stamp), if they were to travel from London to Belfast and then back, would their passport ...
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UK Visitor Visa/what to write in employer's name if I work for the government

I'm applying for a uk visitor visa from morocco,I work at the city's government office,what should I put in the information concerning my employer in my visa form?
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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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Can my mother apply for a UK spouse visa while she's on vacation in the UK?

My mother currently holds a tourist visa to the UK. She's now in Manchester with my step father. She wanted to know if it was possible for her to apply for the spouse visa while she is there or does ...
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Why expense details are asked for UK business visa? How can I say the trip expenses are to be taken care by my employer in the application form?

I am applying for 6 months business visitor visa. For this trip all my expenses are to be borne by my company. Then why I have to fill in the below fields. Do you have savings, properties or other ...
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European residence card [duplicate]

My name is Tracy. I'm South African and hold a South African passport. I recently moved to Italy. I will be on a Sapphire Princess cruise ship from 4th of April which starts in Messina until 18 May ...