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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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Urgent entry to the UK

I'm writing on behalf of my aunt. My Aunt (a Philippines citizen) and Uncle (UK citizen) live in Qatar where he worked. My uncle recently, and suddenly, passed away and we need to fly his body to the ...
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Renew EEA family permit

I am an EU national and my wife has non-EU nationality with a permanent residence card from the Netherlands. We both work in the Netherlands with permanent jobs. We applied for her EEA family permit ...
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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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UK visa refusal due to wrong record from 9 years ago

I'm helping my significant other (who lives in another country) to apply for a visitor visa to the UK. They have never been here, but they got refused once before almost 10 years ago (something about ...
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UK visa Upgrade from normal to Premium Service

As per the recent suspension of biometrics enrolment for UK visas at US Application Support Centres, I wanted to upgrade from normal to premium service to use the New York Premium Application Centre. ...
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Can I consider pets as “evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel”?

I have applied for standard UK visitor visa's for me and my wife and children. I have elderly parents staying behind, but they do not live with me and are not dependants, nor did I list them as such ...
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Overstayed visa for 10months and wants to reapply after 10years

I have a problem. I overstayed my uk visit visa for about 9 months and returned voluntarily. However during my exit in JUNE 2008. I did not get any deported stamp on my passport. Prior to my exist I ...
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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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UK standard visitor visa delay

I applied for a UK standard visiting visa on 19th March, 2019. My biometrics were done on the same date. To this date, the visa still hasn't arrived. It has been more than 15 working days and I didn't ...
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dependent wife and husband is funding the whole trip. How do I fill in the 'Income and Expenditure' section in UK standard Visitor visa application?

My husband and I are Indian Citizens currently residing in the US and we are applying for UK standard Visitor visa. With the help of this forum, I now understand that if the primary is bearing the ...
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Re-entry Belgium in case of Belgium Residence Permit being stolen in London

I hold a Vietnamese passport and have resided in Belgium for the last few years. So I have a Belgium residence card type A. I am currently visiting London and my backpack was stolen on the way to ...
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Can i use PayPal account statment for a UK Visitor Visa?

I am working as an online freelancer-ebay seller-and i intend to apply for a UK visit visa as i want to visit london. All the money that i make through Ebay is transfered to my PayPal account, PayPal ...
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Planning girlfriend visiting me in the UK

I'm a British Citizen by Birth. My girlfriend is a citizen of El Salvador. We are planning the future of our relationship and the possibility of getting married, however as we've only spend shorter ...
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Should I select 'I live with family' in UK visit visa application since I live with my sister?

I am applying for UK Visit Visa from Canada and my parents are back in Pakistan. Should I select 'I live with my family' option for my home address as I am living in Canada with my sister in her house?...
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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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What are the options for travelling from Belfast airport to Sligo?

I'm looking to land at Belfast International Airport at around 2055 and would like to travel to Sligo the same day. What are the best options for getting there? I'm having difficulty finding a ...
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change visa type in visa application form

I mistakenly opted for short term student visa when I am supposed to opt for visitor visa. can I change it now?
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I already record my biometric , should I record biometric for my new visa?

I am going to UK for business trip and may apply 6 month business trip visa. Should I record my biometric for second time even though I have already recorded my biomatric last year? Thank you in ...
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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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Switching from regular UK visa application to premium service

I started my application on the vfs site to apply in New York. When it came to submitting Payment I see it brought me to the regular application centers with the option of regular service or priority. ...
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South African passport holder entering N Ireland via Dublin

Hi there my mother (South African) recently travelled to visit me in N Ireland and arrived in Dublin with her Uk visa in her passport. She was given great trouble at immigration in Dublin airport and ...
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Will my girlfriend's estimated cost of trip, which is no longer accurate, affect her SVV application to the UK?

My girlfriend has applied for a SVV to the UK and stated the total estimated cost of her trip would be 1400 USD (about 1,082 GBP) for a three-week stay. This is because flights about a week ago were $...
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Does different personal information on ds160 and UK visa application pose problem?

Let's say I was wrongly advised and ignorantly chose married on my ds160 for USA visa application. I was traditionally engaged but not legally. The USA visa application was denied under 214b. Some ...
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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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Can I hire people in UK to work for a few days, while I myself being on Standard Visitor visa?

I am visiting UK for an exhibition where we are presenting our product. During the exhibition days (2 days), we wish to hire a local UK resident event assistant on an hourly basis for those 2 days. ...
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I am a UK citizen living in the Netherlands with my Indonesian wife we both have permanent residence

What UK holiday visitor entry requirements will she need following brexit? We will remain residents in the Netherlands.
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What will be the cost of trip for UK visa application calculated when there is a single booking for hotel and flight but cost is shared by the couple?

I’m applying for UK standard visa. I will be travelling with my husband and we are separately filling our applications. Since both of us are employed we will share the cost of the trip. Our hotel ...
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I have a 10-year UK visa ban; how can I visit my wife?

I was banned from entering the UK for 10 years because I didn’t disclose that I was married in my previous application. I have been married to my wife since 2015 and she is a UK citizen but, when I ...
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Different travel dates in D-Tier 4 (General) Dep. Partner and D-Tier 4 (General) Dep Child VISA

My wife and daughter had applied for UK Tier-4 Dependent VISA. VISA has been granted but the allowed date in their VISA differs due to which my daughter, who is just four and half years old, cannot ...
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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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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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Visiting UK with family for tourism - I already have Business Visitor Visa

I have been issued a UK Business visit visa in the past and have been to UK without my family once, after that I applied again for a new Visa and got 6 Months Multiple Entry visa, I was supposed to ...
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Bank statement and sponsors uk visa

I submitted my papers to the UK embassy and everything was going great, after a day or two I had to withdraw some money from my bank account where I get my payments to lend to someone and now since I ...
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Passport/ Border troubles

In Early September I was an au pair in Italy, but because I'm American I can only stay in the Schengen Zone for 90 days. I decided to continue as a nanny in Manchester, UK until my 90 days were up. ...
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How can I get a UK transit visa when my US student visa has expired?

I'm in US on a student visa, currently expired; my last entry was 3 years ago. I do have an approved I-797 (H1-B). Can I travel through London without a transit visa? BTW, the layover is 3 hours and ...
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When I enter the UK on a work visa, can my mother go with me on a visitor visa?

I have submitted my application for a Tier 2 ICT employer sponsored visa. While this is in process, can I start the standard visitor visa application for my mother who would be traveling with me and ...
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UK visa refusal because of system mistake and my bank statement

ECO said I didn't provide a holiday plan but that's not true, I provided 10 days detailed itinerary. This must of have been a system mistake because I chose Ghs currency but some how 2 of the stated ...
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Rejection of UK Visitor Visa for V 4.2 (e) WITH Sponsor - pre-application advice requested

I am a UK citizen living in Colombia and intend to return to home with my Colombian girlfriend for a month over Christmas to visit family. My girlfriend is a student and from a modest Colombian ...
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Regarding the column “How much money are you planning to spend on your visit to the UK?”

I am an Indian citizen applying for UK standard visitor visa. For the question "How much money are you planning to spend on your visit to the UK?" I have said 1,00,000 INR. I was thinking (and I ...
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Partial accommodation evidence for UK standard visitor visa

I am an Indian citizen applying for UK standard visitor visa. I have booked onward ticket from my place to London on 2nd July, return ticket from London on 17th July. I have accommodation from 7th ...
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Documents showing that another person can pay for your visit - UK VISA

I am an Indian citizen, applying for UK visa from India. In document checklist for UK Visa there is the following column Documents showing that another person can pay for your visit, such as : ...
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Immigration officer Questions if you are going for interviews

I'm from commonwealth country and I have applied for the UK military. I'm at the stage where medical was done a couple of days before, and now I'm just waiting for a call for interview dates which isn'...
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Shipping UK Visa Applications

I am an Indian Citizen applying for a UK visitor visa from the USA for myself and my family. Do I need to ship each application separately or can I send all of them together? Thanks for the help.
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Apply for UK tourist visa for 6 days

I want to apply for a UK tourist visa for my family and me. We have travelled before to Austria, the US, and Italy. My brother lives in the UK, he has a work visa which will expire next August and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...