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Questions tagged [uk]

An island country in Western Europe, consisting of Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.

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How long do UK border officers check the computer for non-EU/EFTA visa-free passports?

Assuming an American, Aussie or Kiwi (etc.) presents themselves at the UK border, the landing interview goes perfectly and there's nothing funny about them, about how much time will the officer ...
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Visa requirement for UK

I am a permanent resident in Australia married to an Australian Citizen. I am travelling to the UK to visit my husbands family but I have a Thailand Passport. Do I need a visa for UK for holiday entry?...
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EEA family permit visa application (Accommodation)

I’m an Irish citizen and planning to get my husband join me in UK. I live in my grandmother's house. She will sponsor myself and my husband in her accommodation. She has been asked to provide a cover ...
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Do I submit supporting documents for someone traveling with me who needs a visa?

One of my close relatives, an Indian citizen, is applying for a tourist visa to UK. I, my wife, and son are planning to travel with him. We are US citizens, so we do not need a visa. My relative is ...
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UK marriage visa

I am an American citizen but don't live in the USA. I will likely have to fly to the USA for my bio metrics, send the visa then wait for its return. How long does it take to process the visa without ...
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Extension of standard UK visitor visa

Please I have a 6 months multiple entry Visa to the UK which expires on the 17th of June 2019. I have entered and returned back to my country on the 15th January 2019. I have cause to return for the ...
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I need advice for my reapplication for UK Visit Visa [duplicate]

I’m an international college student in Hamburg, Germany. I have applied for Visitor Visa in 2017 and this is the refuse letter from my last application. There are a few changes in my application that ...
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Returning to the UK with an expired UK passport [duplicate]

UK passport expired 29/1/19 on day of travel to Canary Islands, Spain. Thomas Cook airline advised okay for one year at departure gate, thus I am in Spain with an expired passport, but what next for ...
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EEA Family Permit : Arrival date vs Intended Arrival date

I got my Family Permit on 14th January. In my application I entered 15th Feb as my 'Intented Arrival Date'. Is it ok if I arrive at 20th Feb as my Family permit is valid for 6 months. Or should I ...
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UK Marriage Visitor Visa application sending

I am applying for a UK Marriage Visa from Atlanta,Ga in the USA. Do I have to use VFS Global to send my application or can i just use like fed ex or ups m very confused on how to send my application, ...
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Can I fill in the visit visa application for my wife?

Can I fill in the visit visa application on behalf of my wife who lives in the Philippines if I'm currently living in the UK? It will have my e-mail address in case someone from the appropriate agency ...
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Do I need DATV to meet family at the Heathrow airport during my layover for a connecting flight? [duplicate]

I am travelling from India and have 7.5 hours of layover at Heathrow airport for my connecting flight to Canada. I am arriving on terminal 4 and connecting flight departs from terminal 2. In the ...
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Standard visitor visa for plab2 exam financial sponsor

Can my friend who is a British citizen sponsor me financially for plab 2 exam. He will be providing the accommodation and daily expenses
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Second visitor visa application to UK while the first visa still has time of 4 months left?

Hi we applied and got 6 month visitor visa for parents valid till mid may of this year, they have traveled for the time period they stated, but now they will need to visit after mid may so when can ...
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Mentioning travel dates in invite letter for UK visa

I am applying for UK business visa and my employer sent me this invite letter. I have two main concerns about this letter: They have written that my trip is tentative. It is mentioned that the ...
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bank statementfor uk visiting visa [duplicate]

I want to apply for uk visiting visa to visit my sisters family for two weeks I worked with federal govt agency, my salary account balance is always zero because am on loan to terminate next year ...
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Previous visa application on different date of birth [closed]

I want an advice on this issue.While i was back in Africa(year 2000) i wanted to travel to France to play football and i have to obtain my passport with a lesser age(04/04/1981).My visa was denied ...
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Immediatly reapply for UK Standard Visitor Visa after expiry of previous Visa to complete project

I was wondering if it was possible to reapply and get granted a new UK visa immediately after the previous one expired? I've already read a few answers that touch upon this topic and there seemingly ...
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Travel from dusseldorf to UK by Train [duplicate]

I want to know can I travel from dusseldorf to UK by train for 1 day only I only have valid Schengen visa. If yes, what would be the procedure Thanks
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Family visitor visa refusal [duplicate]

visitor visa-refusals refusal.my father has given 300,000 to his friend and friend paid him back in three transaction of 100,000.can some body tell me how to prove that.it all done by cheque.
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What fraction of those using Express Lanes at UK immigration have to see an officer?

The UK government has announced an Expansion of Express Lanes Eligibility at UK Immigration. ePassport gates to ease travel for passengers from more countries From summer 2019, eligible travellers ...
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EU citizen traveling with non-EU spouse (with residence permit in EU) to the UK [duplicate]

My mum and dad are planning on visiting my sister in the UK. My dad is an EU citizen but my mom is not. She does have a residence permit in Italy though (I think it's called permesso di soggiorno). ...
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UK cigarette allowance from outside the EU

What is the maximum number of cigarettes and tobacco I can bring to the UK if coming from outside the EU? And what is the penalty for being over the limit?
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Can an official transit through the UK without a transit visa if not on official mission?

I have just read on https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/740080/UK_Visa_requirements_Sept_2018.pdf that "Holders of diplomatic or official ...
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Kenyan citizen, transiting through UK on the way to Jamaica [duplicate]

I'm a Kenyan citizen transiting through the UK on the way to Jamaica. I have an Italian ID card (the kind that is issued to foreign nationals who work with specialized agencies, and exempts the holder ...
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UK Long term visitors visa

I am malaysian which gives me automatic 6 months tourist visa. But as I am renovating my house in UK,I need to be travelling regularly to UK to supervise the renovation work and see my daugther who ...
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UK Visitor visa - arriving together

My partner has a UK visitor visa issued. He said he would travel with me into entering the UK. That is our ideal plan but the best airplanes pass by USA which he cannot enter (unless transit visa ...
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uk student visa ban for 10 years due to lack of fund [duplicate]

I have been banned from the UK until February 2021 when I applied for a student visa in 2011 and was refused entry. This was due to a lack of fund in my account. The money was deposited by my agent ...
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Application form uk

Can my brother ( my sponsor for a short term student UK visa) re-apply or just pay for my visa fees and find me an appointment while I live in another country? Or can I apply where I am now and just ...
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UK Citizen need to travel to UK asap but expired passport is getting renewed

My passport was expired so sent to the UK to get a renewal since I live in the US. My father has fallen ill so I need to get to the UK asap BUT don't have even my expired passport in my possession ...
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Processing time for EEA family permit and documents required

Am Nigerian non EEA traveling with my Italian husband EEA member not living in the UK, I just applied for the family permit visa, I currently have a schengen visa in my passport valid for 2years, we (...
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How to apply for UK travel visa with my parents [duplicate]

Planning to apply for UK tourist visa for me and my parents , i have got enough documents but not my parents except passport and identity card. Is there any chance of visa refusal considering there ...
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What is the benefit of going for administrative review for Tier 5 UK refusal if additional grounds are unjustified? [closed]

I applied for Tier 5 visa (Temporary Worker Government Authorized Exchange). I got a refusal under rule 245ZO (Maintenance) but, surprisingly in the last paragraph, two rules of not attending an ...
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Is rudeness to UK immigration officials a sufficient reason to deny entry?

Do UK immigration officials have the discretion to refuse entry to arriving visitors solely because of condescending answers, rude behavior and arrogant answers to questions? I know the officers are ...
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a mistake in my application [duplicate]

I completed the online application form for a UK visa. After I hit submit, I realized that the amount of money I wrote on my application is incorrect. Is there anything I can do to make a correction?
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Do I need a departure flight booked to apply for a UK Tier 5 Youth Mobility visa? [closed]

I've booked a one way ticket to the UK and am in the process of applying for a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa. I got a one way ticket as I'm not sure whether I will stay the whole 2 years/if I will move ...
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Can I validate my British passport while in the UK if I arrived using a Canadian passport

I'm British with dual Canadian citizenship. I arrived in the UK using my Canadian passport. When I went to Canada recently, I left my UK passport here (in the UK). When I arrived back in the UK the ...
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Conference uk visa [duplicate]

Please help out I’m a student and I want to use my mom as my sponsor, she works but her salary is low And I think she almost spend all each month, my dad is retired on pension, can my dad transfer ...
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UK VISA Refusal! Submitted All Necessary Documents! (Graduation Ceremony In London) [duplicate]

Now i need to re-apply! what are the steps that i can take to make my application and all documents strong and not get rejeceted. As per i have my graduation ceremony and i definitaly want to attend ...
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Courier Fee for UK visa when all family members apply separately

We are a family of six and are applying for a visa to visit the UK. We were told to do separate application per family member, linked by inputing the primary GWF number in other applications. As we ...
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UK Visit visa wrongly refused [duplicate]

A brother applied for a UK visit visa, he is self employed (a CEO/Business owner) and applied for a Visit Visa using only his company bank statement to apply. The commission refused the visa ...
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Do I need a flight ticket or a flight reservation for my UK visit visa application

Am compiling documents for my visa application and I read that I need to present go and return flight tickets to prove that I will return at the end of my visit. Then a while ago I got to know that I ...
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Uk visit visa refusal by V4.2 a and c [duplicate]

What to do now i am not clear what he want to know about me My consultant ask me to submit this case again nd we will show how our money link to my business
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Can I stay longer in the USA than I said at the border but still less than 90 days? (ESTA)

I am a UK citizen with an ESTA that is valid until 2020. I am with my girlfriend (US citizen) whilst she gets her UK visa together but it is taking longer than we expected. I told the officer at the ...
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Premier inn old Trafford to Manchester airport [closed]

I need to get from premier inn at old Trafford to Manchester airport for a flight at 8.30 Saturday morning. Quite a while since I’ve used the trams in Manchester. I will have a rucksack. Thanks
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How can I prove I am closely related to my sponsor? [duplicate]

I am going to apply for a uk visit visa to visit my Aunt and for tourism. My Aunt will be my sponsor, and on my application I have to show the visa officer that my Aunt and I have a strong close ...
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Does My Husband Need a Visa to Visit the UK?

I am German national staying in Germany planning to go visit UK for 2 days with my husband who has a Philippine passport with unlimited visa. Does my husband need a visa?
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UK visa application after Australia refusal for not revealing overstay in the US

Could someone please help me understand? I got the UK visa last year, and visited the UK 2 times without any problem. In that application I didn't tell them that I overstayed in the USA from 2006-2012....
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Can I apply for and recieve a UK visa if I have a South African passport, while living in Russia?

I'm studying in Krasnoyarsk (Siberia) and I want to visit a friend in the UK. How can I go about getting a visa, without traveling all the way back to SA?
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Can a UK visa and BRP card associated with an expired passport be used for re-entry into the UK alongside a valid passport issued by another country?

My UK Tier 2 visa is on an expired passport, and my BRP card is tied to that visa. I am planning on traveling out of the UK soon, and I am wondering if I can use the expired passport with the valid ...