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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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3-4 months stay in UK on visitor visa

I live in the UK and over the last 10 or so years I have had relatives from various countries visit me here for duration of up to a month or so on a standard 6-month visitor visa. I know that (...
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Refused UK short term student visa [closed]

My son is a student of the Aeronautical Technical Institute at Forli in Italy. Every year the school organizes a scholars summer camp in the UK to improve their English. We applied to that summer ...
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Where can I contact the shipping department of VFS - New York scanning hub?

I applied for a UK standard visitor visa. I sent my application myself using USPS with a return shipping label from USPS inside the package. I was informed by VFS that they cannot send back my ...
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How to help someone from Turkey obtain a 3 week tourist visa to visit the UK with a letter of invitation

I am inviting a friend from Turkey to visit me in Scotland this August/September and would like to know how to improve the chance of the visa being accepted. The main sticking point is likely to be ...
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UK visa travel history [closed]

From my country, you can enter two neighbor counties with the national identity card. I have entered those countries several times over the past 10 years since my family lives there. Sometimes I cross ...
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UK visa application same day transit

I'm currently applying for UK standard tourist visa and have a problem. In the past, I transited non-EEA country (entered and left the country the same day). When I tried to enter that information, ...
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British Army Invitation to assessment center from Jamaica

I'm a Jamaican and was recently invited to the army assessment center. What type of visa should I apply for and what documents I'm going to need?......I'd also like to know the length of stay I should ...
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Entering the UK whilst pregnant?

Is it possible to be refused entry at UK passport control, if I am visiting the UK for 3 weeks to celebrate our wedding (to my UK husband)? I worry that they will think I am attempting to move there ...
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Can I visit the UK as a tourist before my Student Visa starts?

I planned a trip to Europe the month before my student visa starts but wanted to stop in the UK for 2 weeks before I continue traveling through Europe. Would I be allowed to enter the UK as a tourist ...
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Incoming debit transactions in statements

In my bank statement there are a few incoming transactions such as 800 or 1000 or 2500 apart from my monthly salary. These amounts are mine which my friends have paid back to me as I have paid for ...
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When taking a flight from Belfast to London do you need a photo ID? [duplicate]

When taking a flight from Belfast to London do you need to present a photo ID (driving license/passport) and do you go through passport control? Does this change if you are not a British or Irish ...
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Do you need identification to take the ferry from Belfast to Liverpool? [duplicate]

When taking the ferry from Belfast to Liverpool do you need identification?
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UK Visa Tier 4 (Early Entry and Biometrics) [closed]

So my girlfriend currently in the US, is starting university in the UK in September on a tier 4 student visa which has not yet been completed as I understand you cant complete until 90 days before. ...
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Biometric Signature not match with passport signature

I make a mistake in biometric process. I did my bank account signature in biometric screening which is different from passport signature. Otherwise I did all documentation and finger scanning. Does it ...
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Travelling 8 months after stop indicator flag

I traveled to the UK on October 18th 2018 and my name got flagged on the border officer's computer. Here's why: I was a student 5 years ago but did not complete my studies, therefore my visa was ...
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Which visa is applicable to me? Visitor or Short Student Study Visa

I am in the Yacht sailing fields and currently finished my first season (10 months) here in India. I saved some money to take up a short competent crew course with RYA (Royal Yachting Association UK). ...
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Is it possible to pay to stay at a scouting campsite in the UK?

There are a lot of scouting campsites in the UK, some that list quite reasonable rates for an overnight stay while backpacking or cycle touring. However, are these only available to large groups, ...
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UK visa goes to VAC first or home directly?

I applied for a UK visa from Munich and opted for the courier service to deliver the passport to my home. I got the email on Friday (7th of June) that my UK visa application has been dispatched with ...
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After an 87 day stay in the USA, can I return for a long weekend? (ESTA)

I've searched through existing questions, but none seem to mention my specific situation, so I wanted to see if anybody has some experience with the following situation on an ESTA visa. From March ...
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Is Director of One Person Company considered as employee or self-employed for UK Visa purpose? [closed]

I am applying for UK Visitor Visa for 2 years for my business visits. I am registered as a One Person Company and therefore a bit unsure if I should fill the application form as Employed or Self-...
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Family permit unmarried partner

I just got a 6 months EU family member visa to the UK. We will be going to the UK in October for a month, but my partner will leave early because he needs to go back to work. Will this affect me when ...
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UK visa cancellation [closed]

I did my online application made the payment and set up an appointment. Two days before the appointment I realised had few errors on my application so I cancelled it and reviewed that cancelation ...
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UK Spousal Visa Refused [closed]

I was in the UK for seven months. I arrived in UK with my husband (who is a British citizen) on August 11, 2018 after our wedding on August 4,2018. We applied for the Spousal Visa on January 1, 2019. ...
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Do I need to travel to the UK to renew my Kenyan passport?

I'm a dual Kenyan citizen living in Ireland. I lost my Kenyan passport that I got in 2010 last year when moving house. I wanteed to apply for a new one as I'm travelling abroad this December. I heard ...
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What is the maximum duration my parents could stay here in the UK if I sponsored their visit?

What is the maximum duration my parents could stay here in the UK if I sponsored their visit (from India)? I would like for them to stay for at least 3 months. Is that possible?
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Tackling questions on travel history for visa applications

I am due applying for a UK visa and I have learnt one of the questions is travel history. I have two questions. 1) How does one report the following travel history, for example? Went to Croatia ...
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Focal skin peeling on palms, fingerprints can be uncertain; will this be an issue for UK visa? [closed]

I have cleared the interview for a software organization in Durham, UK and they have given me the COS (Certificate of sponsorship). My doubt is I have a benign skin condition called keratolysis ...
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Taxi Services at Didcot

I am traveling to Didcot this week. I am taking train from London and arriving at Didcot very late at night (around 10-11 PM). I want to go to the Harwell campus. There is no public transport ...
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Confusion about off peak timings of London trains

I have off peak return ticket from London to Didcot Parkway. Screenshot is attached. I am not sure what timings are allowed on this ticket. I checked this question, according to which travel ...
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Helper’s UK visa refused [closed]

I have just received a refusal from uk embassy in Philippines for my helpers visit to the uk with me and my 3 kids later this month. I am travelling on my own with my kids, 7, 3 and 1 and will need ...
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UK tourist visa refused twice [duplicate]

I have been refused UK visa twice, reasons being; 1.I have no sufficient funds to fund my trip Even though my sponsor who is my long time friend and who had invited me had indicated in the invitation ...
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Can i travel alone within the eu with my article 10 family permit from italy?

I would like to go on holidays without my eu family member, i use to travel alone with my residence card from italy but am not sure of this particular permit(article 10)
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What happens if flight issues delay my arrival to the UK by less then 24 hours with a Tier 2 Visa?

I have a Tier 2 Visa that expires on June 2nd. This is my initial trip in my opening 30 day window and due to weather delay's in the states, I might arrive on June 3rd. Do I have options to explain ...
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Acquisition of Standard visa for British Army Assessment [closed]

I am employed as a contract staff in a financial institution in Ghana and have an invite from the British Army to come for assessment. I have a sister legally resident in the UK. My monthly commission ...
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What is the rationale for requiring payment “in cash in euros” when applying for a UK visa at the Pyongyang embassy?

The UK government has a specific page on applying for a UK visa from North Korea on which they state the following: the correct visa application fee, in cash in euros [...] You must pay ...
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Traffic law UK, pedestrians

The following scenario has happened almost every day to me during my time in London, UK: I'm walking straight and am about to cross a street that goes orthogonal to my direction, without a traffic ...
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Do I have to pay for the appointment and biometrics

After paying the visa fee, I proceeded to book an appointment and biometrics but I don't know if filled that section wrongly because I got the appointment but I have to pay for it an amount that is ...
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Un employed wife uk visit refused [duplicate]

My husband is studying online in a British university in London while working in the Middle East. He applied a UK visa for us with the kids to visit the UK for only ten days for a course and some ...
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Can I stay in my girlfriend's council flat during the time I visit her?

I am a US citizen, and I am attempting to visit my UK girlfriend visa-free for ten days. She has invited me to stay at hers and I have enough money to support myself during the vacation. However, I ...
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refusal of UK visa for dishonesty [closed]

I am Maria Titova, work at Mariinsky in St.Petersburg. I have criminal record in UK. I can to get visitor visa renewed ?
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Can I travel to UK using my Bulgarian Blue Card?

If I am Bulgarian Blue Card holder, can I travel to UK using my Bulgarian Blue Card?
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Short-term study visa refused [closed]

A friend of mine has applied for a 12 week English course in London. She is from Indonesia and this is the first time she will be coming to the UK. She has provided bank statements showing ...
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How to have a multiple entry for UK Visa

Do I need to say that I want a multiple entry visa for the UK? (Tourist visa for 6 months) Or they will automatically put multiple on the visa? If it's not automatic, where should I indicate my ...
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Availability of public telephone for tourists in uk

I do not want to use my mobile phone (hoping it is not that necessary) in the UK. Where can I use public telephones in the UK and at what prices? Most of the time I will be in Oxford/London/...
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What does symbols in google maps (when looking for some location in uk) mean?

I was looking for route from LHR to Oxford in google maps. There are some symbols which I do not understand, for example there is a symbol that has two arrows in opposite direction as in the ...
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I am a minor with accompanied visa [duplicate]

I am a minor with accompanied visa.The parent who is displayed on a visa is traveling with me but will leave UK earlier than me.Will I be granted entry and is it a problem?
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Did the services at USCIS for UK visa resumed? [duplicate]

I cant find this information anywhere. please help
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UK Visitor Visa for my son who is 1 years old - address needs to be at least 2 years long

I am applying for visitor visa to the UK. I will be travelling with my wife and my son who is 1.5 years old. I started filling the application form using the standard visitor visa form. In the ...
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Starting at EN2 6BQ (North London) on Wednesday noon which Capital Centre can you get to in the quickest time? [closed]

Excluding London. You may use planes/trains/cars, but no privately chartered planes or helicopters. You must take in to account how busy the roads will be at the time.
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Connection in gatwick URGENT [duplicate]

Everyone I need assistance regarding a connection in Gatwick, I have Morrocan passport with polish visa allows me to travel within europe. I have an easyjet flight from Spain connecting in London, I ...