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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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Left Luggage Storage in Heathrow Airport [closed]

This is our first time flying into Heathrow Airport or rather the UK itself. We will be flying into Terminal 2 and then flying out of Terminal 5. We have about 24hrs layover and are planning to go out ...
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Can an Indian National with a 2 year visa travel to UK if passport expires in 4 months?

I am an Indian National. I have a valid 2 year UK visa and have been to the UK on 2 occasions in the previous year (stay of approx. 20 days). My passport is set to expire in 4 months. Can I still ...
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Traveling to UK and Ireland on Indian Passport BIVS [duplicate]

I am traveling to Ireland later this month and I had the following questions: I am looking to enter Ireland from Belfast (taking a train from Belfast to Dublin on during end of May). I will be ...
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Issue with UK Tourist Visa application with vfs

I am currently applying for a UK Tourist Visa from San Francisco. I scheduled an appointment to the Premium Service Center in San Francisco. When i tried to register, i dont see any options for ...
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Can my Serbian girlfriend apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa and stay for the whole 6 months?

I am a UK national and have a girlfriend who was born and lives in Belgrade, Serbia. I have visited her over there for a period of 5 days, but now we see that for her to come to the UK she must ...
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UK visa application - questions about Schengen entry

There is a question regarding travel history to Schengen Area in UK Visa application form. How many times have you visited the following places in the past 10 years? Australia Canada New Zealand USA ...
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Procedure of uk visa appointment [closed]

Do I have to pay fee first or take a appointment First for uk visa? if I am applying from Pakistan.
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Is 12 minutes connection in Bristol Temple Meads long enough?

I am planning to take a train from Bath to Manchester, but the ticket is cheaper if i connect in Bristol Temple Meads, for 12 minutes. I am a bit concerned that I, as someone who's never been there, ...
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Entering the UK as a British citizen who is a Canadian permanent resident

I am a permanent resident living in Canada; I hold a British passport. I am travelling back to the UK for a holiday, and was wondering whether, when arriving, am I able to walk straight through or do ...
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Where to find every-day healthy food near Heathrow Airport?

My friend is long-term traveling to Hounslow, UK, and will be working in Heathrow Airport. However, he got sick recently, and has lost a lot of weight. He is still recovering. He was told that there ...
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Chances and status of a UK tourist Visa for a 23 year old from Pakistan on a gap year who will be going to Canada for University in September? [closed]

I am a 23 year old unemployed Pakistani and I want to go to the UK for tourism, accompany my parents for their conference and meet my friends. I graduated from a UK University last October and I'm ...
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How can I get into the UK ASAP and stay as long as possible? [closed]

Desire to live with my partner and make a life together. She already lives out there and is a resident, whereas I am in the US (America) and still need a passport/visa. Am I able to go there on a ...
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UK Visa Courier Address

I am applying for a tourist visa for UK from New York. I have completed my application and now need to purchase the round-trip courier service. The instructions on the website say to use VFS. But the ...
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Can you book a one-way ticket to the UK on a visa?

My mother in law has a 2 year visa for the UK. She is planning to visit her family in the UK from Turkey on a 1 way ticket. Is this possible? She would like to decide once she is here in the UK when ...
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UK Long Term Standard Visa no longer an option?

Apparently we can no longer apply for a long term visitor visa? The .gov site channels you automatically to the 6 month visa. I've tried going through the older Visa4UK site as well, and it doesn't ...
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UK visa: applying between jobs

I'd like to apply and travel to UK for vacation between my jobs (i.e. quitting current job and want to visit UK before starting the next one). What document should I produce that says: "employment ...
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I have a friend in London, UK and he is a Romanian. Can he be my Sponsor on my trip to london?

I met my ****Romanian**** friend through a friend here in the Philippines during his vacations together with his friend for two weeks. He is a Romanian living and working in London for 5 years already....
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Need urgent help in Applying for u.k Direct transit Visa from london [duplicate]

I am Indian national, with students one year Visa studying in France. For two months vacation, I have booked a round trip flight ticket from Paris to Delhi with transit in London Heathrow airport and ...
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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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Will being detained at the UK border raise a stop indicator flag? [closed]

I was detained and questioned at the UK border after attempting to travel visa-free. This may have been due to the fact that initially I said I was there for “tourism” and when asked if I had any ...
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UK Tier 4 Student Visa - Need some guidance [migrated]

My daughter recently got unconditional offer for a 3 year undergraduate from a UK university. We are all US Citizens living in CA. Her start date is Oct 7th. I have few questions regarding the Visa ...
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Do I need a transit Visa to the UK if I have USA's F1 visa? [duplicate]

I have F1 visa (USA student visa) stamped in my Indian Passport. I am travelling from India to Denver via Heathrow aiport with a transit time of 2 hours 55 mins. Do I need to get a transit visa for ...
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Schengen visa application in UK requires confirmed plane tickets

I am a non-EU national living in the UK and applying for a Schengen visa. I would like to visit Switzerland and applied through TLS Contact - which is the standard way to apply in the UK. Among their ...
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Can a visitor on a UK Standard Visitor Visa have an educational visit at a state school?

I have come across the below extract from the immigration rules on the UK government's official page. The extract is from the article "VISITORS APPENDIX 3. PERMITTED ACTIVITIES FOR ALL VISITORS". Link ...
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UK Visit Visa Guidance - Amount to show in Bank Statement

I have been reading many questions and thought to ask a particular question regarding my plans. I have been invited by a company in UK to attend a course, they will be covering the Hotel Expense + ...
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Will I be fingerprinted arriving in the UK? Paris to London Eurostar - Aussie Citizen

I am catching the train from Paris to London. I want to know if I will be fingerprinted if arriving in the UK as a tourist.
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Withdrawing UK visa application

Has anyone withdrawn the UK visa application(United States)? Typically how many days does it take for passport to return? Apparently UKVI helpdesk is not providing me the expected date.
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Bank loan to use as proof of funds for uk visa application

Me and my wife got refused our visa application for lack of evidence from which the others we have acquired but our big one is we didn't provide bank statements because the tls checklist stated a bank ...
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UK Visa - VFSGlobal issue

I have filled the form and paid the application fee for a standard visitor visa on GOV.UK website. I am an Indian national planning to visit the UK for tourism. When I visit the VFSglobal website to ...
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UK visa for my unemployed wife travelling alone

Both me and my wife are not UK/EU nationals. I would be travelling on a business trip to China, while my wife along with my 1 yr daughter would like to travel to the UK. She is currently unemployed ...
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I'm invited to a conference in UK but I'm spending my holiday in Malaysia

can I apply from there and will it affect my chances? I can't apply after I go back home to Sudan because I won't have enough time
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UK short term tourist visa cancellation processing time

I cancelled UK visa (withdraw) same day after applying it as I had made a spelling error in my parent's name (I know stupid mistake)I received an email which said the request has been received, if the ...
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Applying for UK Standard Visitor Visa for my daugher less than 2 years old

I am applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa for my daughter who is less than 2 years old. I am stuck at this page of the form: Previous address history You must provide the addresses that you have ...
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EU Article 10 Resident card - UK Marriage visitor UK

I am a UK National. My partner is NON-EU but has Resident permit to EU (I believe this is article 10 resident card). He travelled across EU with that resident card. He received resident permit to EU ...
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Writing a letter to the British Embassy in Manila

I am a British citizen and I have invited my 2 sons and a daughter in law to visit the UK for 13 days to attend the wedding of my youngest son. But they have been denied a visa despite having included ...
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Do I have to obtain a transit visa? [duplicate]

I have a valid US B1/B2 visa and I'm traveling to the US (from Mumbai to New York) via British Airways, by all same flight. I have a 1 hour and 45 minute layover at Heathrow Airport, on the same ...
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UK visitor visa while having US I797A

I am currently in US on H1B visa. I have I797A approved, but do not have visa stamped yet. I plan to go my home country, get US visa stamped before traveling to UK. UK visitor visa asks for evidence ...
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Can we (me & my wife) travel separately on Tier 2 dependent UK Visa even if I have mentioned 'we will travel together' on our visa application? [on hold]

I'm going to UK on Tier 2 dependent visa on my wife's Tier 2 general visa. In our visa application we mentioned 'We will travel together' however now we realize that I will have to travel at a later ...
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UK Visa site problems( visa sub type not showing)

I am filling online application for UK visa and the following issue is coming. As you can see in the picture visa subtype category is not showing. Because it is not creating the application. Please ...
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UK Visitor visa: Applications in same envelope? [duplicate]

I am applying for UK visitor visa from Portland USA. I have just finished my and my family's biometrics for UK visitor visa . I wanted to know if we can send 4 applications in one envelope or we have ...
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Should I declare UK visa refusal from more than 10 years ago while applying for uk visa on visa4uk?

I was refused a UK tourist visa in Feb. 2009 because I didn't present enough documentation or evidence to support my application. When I went on visa4uk's application it asked: "Have you been refused ...
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UK visa application in USA through visa4uk or gov.uk?

If anyone has experience with this, I'd love some help: what's the difference between applying for a UK visa through visa4k and through the main portal gov.uk? Which is better and which is more ...
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UK visitor visa: I cannot see visitor option under “reason for visit” in VFS global website

I am trying to purchase priority service through vfs for my standard visa application in USA. However, no option related to visitor visa under "reason for visit" box. How shall I proceed? Thanks!
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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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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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Visitor visa to the UK

I am on a Sri Lankan passport with a resident permit in Germany. I have been applying for visitor visas to the UK in the past. Is it true that if your family members who are EEA citizens are ...
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Cannot see the option of visitors visa for UK VFS

I am trying to register on the VFS site for generating the shipping label for my UK visa. I can't see the option of "visitors visa" on the first page for registration. Am I missing some step? Is ...
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PLAB 2 Business Visitor Visa - Sponsor related question

My brother in law who is a UK citizen has agreed to provide sponsorship for me and has provided me with a letter clarifying this and a photocopy of his British passport. However, due to ...
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Shipping Labels not received for round trip courier service for UK Visa using VFS Global

I purchased the round-trip courier service through VFS Global. In the instructions, it states that you will receive in a separate email the shipping labels for this courier service. I receive ...
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UK - Spousal Visa Travelling to Mexico for Holiday

I'd like to clarify some information regarding entry to Mexico as tourist. I would greatly appreciate if you could provide assistance to me. I hold a Philippine Passport, however I have been living ...