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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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Malaysian Staying in UK after Tier 4 Student Visa Expires [closed]

I'm a Malaysian student who has a Tier 4 student VISA and if my visa expires on June 28, how long could I continue to stay there if I want to tourist to explore the place. Or I need to go back to ...
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Taking cash to the UK and France

I’m travelling January 2 to London and going to Paris January 10 by Train, going back to my country by plane on January 20. How much money do I need to bring with me to London so my entry won’t be ...
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UK Transit visa for an Iranian citizen holding a German resident permit [duplicate]

I am an Iranian citizen with an Iranian passport, I live in Germany and have German resident permit. I’m traveling to Iran for Christmas from Stuttgart, connecting at London Heathrow, my flight will ...
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US Girlfriend Denied Entry to UK

On November 11, my American girlfriend flew over to the UK to visit me. She was detained and questioned, and refused entry under the belief she would not leave within those six months. This was due to ...
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Questions before applying for a UK standard visitor visa (short-term) [duplicate]

I'm an Indonesian citizen who is a US permanent resident. I'm planning to travel to London and several countries in the Schengen area. I'm mailing my application + supporting documents (such as my ...
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Can go to the UK if I have a criminal record? [closed]

I am from Romania in 2006. I was in prison in the UK for drugs importation in 2009 and was deported. Can I go to UK and get a job?
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Uk Standard Visitor Visa Re-application [duplicate]

I want advice on the next course of action that will help increase my chances of getting the visitor's visa. Thanks
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UK Standard visitor Visa & the brexit [closed]

I'll admit that the subject that I'm trying to unveil might be a little bit shallow, but I hope that it'll make some sense nonetheless. I'll be applying next year early January for the uk standard ...
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How to get Web Credit onto Oyster card

I have Web Credit in my account but the only option appears to be to redeem it to my bank. Can I transfer it to my Oyster card somehow?
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UK National Express Bus LHR > CBG — often fully booked?

On a Monday afternoon in May 2019, I will take the National Express from LHR T3 to Cambridge. I can make a reservation, or not. Making a reservation guarantees a seat. Making a reservation for two ...
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Can I stay in the states longer using my American passport?

I am a UK/US dual citizen. I came to the states on an ESTA. I'm aware I can only stay in the states for 90 days on the ESTA. I am getting my American passport while I'm here. Can I then use my US ...
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UK Motorway Slip Roads - Speed Limit

My TomTom Sat Nav usefully prompts you with the speed limit for the road you are driving on, and although they have a disclaimer saying that the accuracy for being up-to-date cannot be guaranteed, I ...
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Can I leave the UK with a non-UK passport [duplicate]

I am a UK citizen and I also have a Canadian passport. I am in the process of applying for a work visa in the US with my UK passport. I have an upcoming trip in Europe (I am currently in the UK). My ...
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Renew EEA family permit

I am EU national and my wife has non-EU nationality with permanent residence card from the Netherlands. We both work in the Netherlands with permanent jobs. We applied for her EEA family permit as ...
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EU citizen's family member Schengen visa

I plan to visit Europe some time during the next year (hopefully before a hard Brexit) and want to check what I need to fulfil for Schengen visa as the spouse of a British citizen. My spouse and I ...
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UK visa rejected three times [duplicate]

My UK visa was rejected once in 2013 and twice in 2018. how should I apply again
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For UK National Rail trains, where are the rules & regulations about timetabling?

Can a train leave earlier than the departure time, for instance? If so, how much earlier? I've looked at the Conditions Of Travel which sets out minimum rights, but I couldn't find anything apart ...
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Can I marry Non-Eu in The UK as Eu Citizen? [closed]

I am Eu citizen working in UK and would like to marry a girl non-Eu living in Indonesia. Is it possible for her to come in the UK and marry here and then stay in the UK. What documents we need and ...
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How much money should the sponsor show to be granted visa to the UK? [duplicate]

I'm hoping to apply for the UK visa, but have been holding back because I'm worried I'll get refused (I'm Sri Lankan, refusal rate is high for us!). I'm a student doing my Master's course in Russia. ...
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Can a Moldovan citizen with a UK visa travel to the UK and to Italy?

My mother received a UK visa. She is from Moldova. She may travel in Europe without a visa. She will come to us in the UK. After Christmas we plan to go to Italy for 5 days. Will she be able to go in ...
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Is it allowed to travel to the UK with tuberculosis that is not contagious?

Is it valid to enter UK with tuberculosis that is not contagious and the treatment is in process? I have a valid visa and I work there, so I need to know whether it is possible to travel back to the ...
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Applying for EEA Family Permit strictly 3 months in advance?

Is it allowed to apply for EEA Family Permit for a short sightseeing trip earlier than 3 months before travel or is there the same 3-months-rule in place like for Standard UK visa? The reason I'm ...
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Which is the nearest airport if I have to travel to Harrow?

Which is the nearest Airport, if I have to travel to Harrow*? * Harrow is a suburban town in the London Borough of Harrow, in the north-west of Greater London, England, 10.5 miles northwest of ...
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Can I travel on a passport that found after reporting it to the police as lost?

My girlfriend and I are supposed to travel from Paris to London on Friday and come back a few days later. My girlfriend lost her passport in August and declared it to the French police. She found it ...
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EEA Family Permit to UK: No appointments are currently available for this location

My Austrian husband and I will be travelling to the UK in April 2019 so I've applied for the EEA (just like before). I can't really wait with my application till January (3 months until the trip) ...
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UK visa application: How to declare shareholding and dividend?

I am applying for a UK standard visitor visa from Pakistan. My wife is a British citizen who moved here permanently earlier this year and we both work and live here full-time. We are planning on ...
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Pakistani Sim on roaming in UK some questions?

I wanted to ask that if you use a pakistani sim on roaming in UK And call a UK number from that Pakistani Sim roaming number what does it show on the UK mubile number that the person is calling from ...
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Compensation for Delayed Train Due to London Underground Issue

My question is quite specific, and I hope it's on topic here because I'm really unsure where to ask it! If it isn't on topic, as well as marking it as such I would ask that you please help me out by ...
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Sponsorship Letter for UK Student Visa [closed]

I am new to this and have never had to write a sponsorship letter before. In doing so, what are the implications of such a letter? What financial liabilities would I be in risk for secondary to ...
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Can I board a UK train I am booked on half way with a mobile, advanced ticket? [duplicate]

I have a ticket from Southampton to Manchester in the next month or so. Its a non-refundable Single Advance ticket but due to circumstances out of my control, I won't be in Southhampton on the date - ...
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UK border inquiry [closed]

Can anybody can advise me what to do? I have been four months visa in the UK and I want to visit Paris for three days for a tour: is it a good idea? Can I still come back to UK after my visit to Paris?...
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Arrested after UK visa application

I was arrested and charged with petty larceny (shoplifting) recently after filing a visa application a month ago. My application is still pending decision. My biometrics was taken in US a month ago. ...
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Do UK residents have to fill out landing cards?

I'm from a non-EEA country and I previously filled out landing cards to enter the UK. Now I'm a UK resident with a Tier 2 visa. Do I still have to fill out those cards? Home Office already know the ...
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What to carry in terms of documents on airport for visitors to UK as visa was issued after complaint and visiting purpose changed? [duplicate]

What should visitors carry in terms of the documents when entering UK after being approved for a visitor visa. The visa was approved after a complaint was issued. Initially the visa application was ...
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UK extended family visa question

My cousin that lives in the UK is the grandson of my father's uncle. Basically, my father and my cousin are very close friends, and me being my father's son, my cousin wants to invite me to the UK. ...
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UK Visitor Visa application employment status help [closed]

I am an Indian citizen planning to visit the UK along with my father as a tourist in February 2019. We would like to go sightseeing and visit various historic sites around the UK. This is the first ...
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How do I answer UK visa question about other savings or income?

I am a post-graduate student and I got a scholarship for a training course and to attend a conference in the UK. I totally depend on my father so how should I answer the question about whether I have ...
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How can my Thai wife get a UK visa?

I am a UK citizen. My Thai wife and I have been married for 2 years. She has been to the UK on a Standard Visitor visa (November 2017 to May 2018). Since then, her applications for a visa have been ...
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If I have estranged relatives in the UK, what do I submit in a tourist visa application?

My parents are planning to visit the UK and Europe, and have engaged a tourism company for this. While reviewing the documents they sent us, I noticed that the field asking about friends or relatives ...
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Do I need UK transit visa if i am on L2

I am travelling with my spouse and family. My spouse has valid USA(L1A) visa while my visa(L2) is expired. Do I need UK transit visa to get the connecting flight in Manchester.
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What places are good to visit in and from Ambleside in the Lake District UK during winter? [closed]

The title says it all. I know a lot of tourist destinations are closed in the winter. Are there things that specially open in winter so you can do them when holidaying there at that time of year?
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Will fingerprints on record in USA be an issue when applying for UK visa?

My friend was caught with a passport in 2018 portraying name and nationality that differed from the one taken to the same USA embassy 8 years ago. She had her fingerprints captured at the USA embassy ...
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Visa refusal for UK [duplicate]

With the Reasons given on visa refusal, what need to be done on subsequent application
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US citizen denied entry to the UK; will it go away if I renew my passport or get an enhanced drivers license?

I was denied entry to the UK due to unpaid house sitting (though I was originally let in for 45 days the first time after telling them I was house sitting). There’s a big ol’ X in my passport now ...
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As for UK Standard Visitor Visa application, does it matter my job title?

I am planning to visit to the UK as a visiting researcher or a standard visitor as an academic. I got approved by my employer for my research in the UK and I got an invitation from a UK institute, ...
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How long does it take for an application to get cancelled (UK VISA)

I applied for a UK visa online with all my details and submitted the application. Also paid the application fee online. The next day I realized that I made a few errors in my application. I did not ...
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Is it possible to collect Nectar points via Trainline?

Since I am not eligible for any Railcard, the only available discount/bonus scheme is Nectar Card for me. GWR, SWR, LNER and Virgin Trains allow to collect Nectar points and I have already linked a ...
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Can I post date my Visa validity date for the standard visitor Visa of the UK by 3 months?

Say that I applied the 6th December 2018, will I be able to post date my Visa validity date to be around 5th March? Because I wish to visit the UK in March and July (the Visa will still be available) ...
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Travel by train in the UK using my senior railcard

My senior railcard has expired. Can I renew this or just apply for a new card? The card expired several years ago!
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What can I do: UK transit visa not issued or passport returned: my flight is in two days?

I applied for a UK direct airside visa at New York VFS on 17th Oct 2018, as I am flying from San Diego to India via London. It is 30 Nov now, and I still didn't get back my passport. My flight is on ...