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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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Is there any car ferry between anywhere in the UK and anywhere in mainland Europe that charges per car and not per person?

I'll soon be continuing my world hitchhiking trip from Germany to Scotland. When I need to use ferries I try to find one that charges per car because I can try to hitch a ride with somebody taking ...
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Returning to the US with a US Passport expiring within 6 months

If my US passport expires in November of this year (2020), and I want to travel in the UK beginning in March, will I need to renew to be able to board a plane back? I may be returning as late as May ...
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UK Visa for a school trip refusal

Im a student at my final year here in JC (Singapore's equivalent of high school). I'm a foreign student on a full board scholarship here in Singapore. I have been selected to embark on an English ...
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UK tourist visa refused , any idea? [duplicate]

I didn't demonstrate any significant strong personal ties to my home country.
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Do I need UK transit visa to move from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3 Heathrow ? Will I pass through UK Border Control? [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen, I am travelling from USA to India via London. I have a 3 hour layover in London. I need to switch the flight from British Airways(Terminal 5) to Srilankan Airlines(Terninal 3) ...
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Is it advisable to visit the UK now that I am married to a British citizen?

I am a citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis. I married my British citizen husband in October 2019 in my country. We are planning on applying for the spousal visa to the UK after he has met the financial ...
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Traveling outside of the UK while on a short term study stamp?

I am a Canadian citizen. I am in the UK on a short term study visa, with the status conferred by an entry stamp. I want to visit Dublin for a few days and come back to London to continue my studies. ...
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Transit Visa - Heathrow, London

My nationality is India. I have been working in Belgium. Now I'm leaving Belgium permanently, so I surrendered my Resident Permit and got a Model 8 and Appendix 37 from commune. I am travelling from ...
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Euro Trip through UK from USA

I am a graduate student in USA with Indian Passport (F1 VISA). I plan to travel to Europe in Summer 2020. Here is the plan Go to UK from US. Spend around 5 days in UK Go to countries in EU from UK ...
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Which national identity card number to enter in a UK visa application as an Indian US permanent resident?

I am an Indian national residing in the USA as a permanent resident (Green Card holder). I am applying for a standard visitor visa to travel to the UK. There is a question about a national identity ...
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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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How long to get from Covent Garden to Heathrow?

How long will it take me to get from Covent Garden to Heathrow Terminal 5 on a weekday evening? I'm planning to take the Tube from Covent Garden to Paddington Station and Heathrow Express from there....
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Travel to UK on a business visa from old company

I have business visa for UK processed by my old employer. I have now moved to a different company and need to visit UK again. Can I use my old visa to travel to UK ?
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I was refused UK visa and placed under V3.7 [closed]

Good day. I applied for UK iand my agent used a false document for me. I was placed under V3.7. I was banned for 10 years. I’m now engaged to a UK citizen with a child. How can I get into Uk to be ...
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UK visa refusal for Syrian

I am a syrian citizen living in lebanon for the past 25 years. I am here legally, I am 27. I cant work in lebanon as it's not allowed. I have applied for a uk short term student visa and it was ...
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Mentioning US visa refusal in UK visit visa application

I am asking too many questions recently so bear with me :D. My wife was refused L1B-blanket few years ago. She will be mentioning it in her application. I need advice on what details to provide in "...
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Can I use a one-way ticket to come to the UK? Or do I need to show a return ticket to be able to get in?

I am an American who wants to come to the UK to discern whether or not my boyfriend and I want to continue our dating and possibly marry in the future (not necessarily this trip). If I purchase a one-...
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Applying for UK VISA - TLS UKVI MUP PRODUCT [duplicate]

I am applying for UK VISA from Italy (Pakistani National). On the TLS Website, it says UKVI MUP PRODUCT charge of €65.87. Do we know what this is? And how to take it off? As previously when i applied ...
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UK visitor visa - Cash inflow in account

Me and wife are planning travel to UK for tourism. We both are financially independent and have required documents to provide evidence of ties to home country and necessary financial capability. In ...
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UK visa given with wrong dates

I have applied for a UK VISA 3 months in advance and have mentioned that my UK arrival date is 15th Sept 2019. I also mentioned that I intend to stay for 5 months. Thus my return date will be mid Feb ...
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Resident permit in the UK [closed]

I have travelled in the UK with my card resident UE family of accompany citizen European (father), I find job of contract but live only in the UK, can I apply permit resident in the UK?
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Is travel to Iraqi Kurdistan without an Iraqi visa a problem when applying for a UK visa?

I will soon be making a UK visa application to extend a temporary stay in the UK. Iraqi Kurdistan gives nationals of most Western countries visa-free access. However, there is an ongoing dispute ...
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As a Canadian, what are appropriate gifts to bring when travelling to Europe?

I live in Vancouver, Canada and will be travelling to London and Paris for several weeks in October. I will be using Airbnb and CouchSurfing. I would like to bring some small gifts for my hosts and ...
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Refund of Visa fees for canceled applications - how long does it take?

My family and I applied for UK Visas and we paid the Visa application fees for all of us. However, before we submitted our applications, we decided to make few changes on the application forms. We ...
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Getting into and staying the UK for 6 months or less as an American [duplicate]

If I am an American and want to come to the UK for an extended visit, have plenty of money saved, and plan to be a "tourist," do I require a return ticket, or can I just buy a one-way ticket? I have a ...
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VFS Italy in London

The Italy VFS for UK Residents insist that the appliacnt should have the required funds in the Current Account. On the other hand UK Banks insist that you maintain the minimum amount in the Current ...
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Travel insurance that covers a laptop

I'm about to head out on a trip via train to see a friend. I was planning on taking just the bare essentials (change of clothes and a sleeping bag), but said friend has requested I bring my gaming ...
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invitation letter for UK short-term visa

i want to apply the UK short term study visa (up to 11 months),on the web said that "you shouldn't pay for accomodation and travel until you get the visa" i wrote down my friend's address on the visa ...
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Can I leave the UK on a Colombian passport?

I have lost my British passport and have a flight booked for Saturday. I have applied for a new one but it could take up to 7 working days which is too long for me to wait. I am travelling to Colombia ...
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UK Visa Second Application

I did an application for the UK for a couple who had four kids at the time. They failed to add all four kids' information and rather added three as the fourth one was just born and feared they might ...
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Ireland and UK on one visa? [duplicate]

I’m a Nigerian. Can I travel from Ireland to UK when my Irish visa is still valid?
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short terms study visa UK employment status

i want to apply visa study short term UK. they ask about my employment status, currently i'm working in a company but i will quit as soon as i get the visa. do i need to ask for the reference letter ...
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Can I rely on credit cards in London or should I get currency, and where?

I will be in London for most of just a single day plus one evening & overnight stay, and plan to find some fun things to do as a tourist. I also plan to buy some souvenirs, sample some food, and ...
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Do I need to prove that my spouse is using their right of free movement in order to receive a 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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Why are stamps put in the top-right corner of post? [migrated]

I've recently been sending a few letters and one of them has not been delivered yet, and I don't think I stuck the stamp in the top-right corner of the letter. So does it matter if a stamp is not ...
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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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Will I have trouble travelling to the UK as a vocal Extinction Rebellion member?

Extinction Rebellion (XR) has been listed as terrorist organisation in the UK. I am an Australian citizen with a passport who has been to the UK before, and an active member of XR Australia. Will I ...
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Card residence uk family [closed]

I have card resident UE family of italy and now I'm with my family he in uk , i wanna know whats condition to apply card resident UE family? Mon father not work now
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Visiting UK and Ireland with a single visa

I have to travel to both Dublin, Ireland and London, UK on short 2 day duration trips. Since both require visa for my country to enter, I started the Irish visa process and paid the fees. I later ...
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Applying for UK Visa for honeymoon trip

I am currently employed in India and intend to travel to London followed by Schengan countries on honeymoon with my future wife. In case of applying for UK visa, what should both of us mention on our ...
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UK tourist visa - Different PNRs in same flight for me and Spouse. Both of us should submit both tickets for visa? [duplicate]

Me and my wife are applying for UK tourist visa. We have different PNRs for same flight on same day for onward journey. In return journey it is same PNR. When we will provide flight details proof for ...
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UK tourist visa - Marriage certificate

I am from India, planning to travel to UK for tourism with my wife. I read somewhere that laminated documents cause issue. Our marriage certificate is laminated. Will it be fine with VFS while ...
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Applying for UK visa from another EU country [duplicate]

I have studying visa in Slovenia and want to apply for visit visa in UK, but I want to apply from Netherlands(want to visit my friend there and wait there). Is this possible?
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i have mentioned in my Uk Standard Visa that my spouse will be travelling with me, but now she is not able to travel

I have mentioned in my Uk Standard Visa that my spouse will be traveling with me, but now she is not able to travel and we are not applying for her Visa. Would this impact my application?
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Letters from friends? UK holiday visa

I am applying for a holiday visa (I was refused entry in 2018 as a non genuine visitor) and I was advised to get letters from my friends here in the US for my application. With this, I am to get a ...
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Travelling through UK, what is considered a “common format residence permit”?

I will be travelling through UK (Manchester) from Africa to Paris. I will pass through border controls since I have to pick up my luggage and check in again in a different terminal but still at ...
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Holding a Permesso di Soggiorno, is a visa needed for a transit in the UK? [duplicate]

My friend – a Ghanean citizen, holding a Ghanean passport valid until 9 March 2021 – is supposed to travel from Italy to Denmark. Preferably via London (most likely Stanstead) as it far the cheapest ...
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Tips on applying for Standard Visitor visa when full time student

I need tips on applying for Standard Visitor visa while being and have been a full time student. I just recently completed my 2 year degree. I have been going full time therefore have not worked as ...
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Do I have to validate train tickets in the UK?

I bought train tickets in the UK like this one: I always swipe them on the barriers1 before boarding the train, but I never see anyone else doing it. I wonder if it is necessary, but people simply ...
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London - Auckland Flight - best way to book it [closed]

Hi I have extensive experience in booking European flights and I have always planned all our holidays, flights accommodations by myself. But for the first time I am going to take our family of four ...