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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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Do I Have To Show Quarantine Plan On UK Visit Visa?

I am going to apply for a uk visitor visa on January for going to the uk in February for tourism . Do i have to show them any Quarantine plan? because i want to go there for 5/6 days only
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UK Station served by greatest number of TOCs?

Liverpool Lime Street is served by seven Train Operating Companies: Avanti West Coast Merseyrail East Midlands Trains Transpennine Express Trains for Wales (via the recently reopened Halton Curve) ...
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What does it mean when Stonehenge is “closed?”

I was in the UK near Christmas and was planning on going to Stonehenge, but it was apparently closed. I figured that Stonehenge was a natural destination and anyone could basically just drive up to it....
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can a non EEA / EU citizen with a current, valid right to work uk visa enter schengen countries for holiday? [duplicate]

is it currently possible to enter sweden for a non EU / EEA citizen with a UK work permit visa? this is for a short holiday. edit: the type of visa is a work permit / residence visa, not a temporary ...
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Standard Visitor Visa UK C type

I'm going to apply for UK standard visitor visa with an business invitation. The purpose of visit is Business related. What i can see with UK standard visitor visa i can do lots of activities normal ...
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Is Flight Booking Is a Must For Uk Visit Visa? [duplicate]

i want to know do i have to attach a flight booking confirmation with my uk visit visa application? Is there any rules that can reject my visa if i wont attach flight reservation before getting my ...
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EEA family permit delayed [closed]

I applied for EEA Family permit from italy and i have permesso di soggiorno, but I didn’t received my passport yet (44 days) while they said in my appointment 3 to 4 weeks! I contact with home office ...
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UK car rental: protections against charges for damage, that was pre-existing and renter had no chance to discover at checkout?

I recently rented a car in the UK (from a major chain). When I returned the car, the inspection found three pieces of minor interior damage, and I’m now getting charged £100 for these as “change of ...
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TLS Contact Self Service Uploading Document Strategy For UK Visa [closed]

I made an application for a UK standard visitor visa. After paying the visa fee, they redirected me to their partner website named TLS Contact to book an appointment for providing my biometric. There ...
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How to explain income from an unregistered business when applying for UK Visitor visa? [duplicate]

I’m a student, my parents and other relatives send me money, but I also have an online clothing store I started this year. Because it’s online and upcoming I haven’t registered it. Should I explain ...
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What are my chances of getting my UK visit visa approved [closed]

My sister and her husband want to sponsor me to visit them in the UK for the Christmas holiday, I have a stable job here in Nigeria I also have ties back here in Nigeria, my child and my fiancee will ...
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UK Visitor Visa Refusal [duplicate]

I applied for standard visitor Visa with a sponsor from my fiance, but my Visa was refused with this reason below: You have applied for leave to enter to visit the UK for 21 days for tourism. You ...
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Connecting flight got cancelled after first leg of journey. Am I entitled to a full refund?

I booked via kiwi.com a one-way ticket from Nanning to London. When I bought the ticket, I also bought travel insurance from the agency as well.The flights were: Nanning -> Shanghai (Spring ...
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Will a US visa refusal affect my UK visa application?

I am applying UK standard visitor visa with family, but 2 years ago my US visa was refused. I have visited UK few years ago and Europe also. I have a good traveling history but later I tried to apply ...
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UK Visit visa got refused wrongly when should I re-apply? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer and working as a full-time freelancer since November 2018. I have long-term clients who pay me on monthly basis milestone. It just like a work from home job as well. I applied ...
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Back to back student visas for different countries (first Canada, then Australia, then US/UK) [migrated]

I have a rather complicated question and would appreciate any help. (I will bolden the important and relevant parts to make it easier to follow.) I'm an international student currently studying at a ...
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Can I as EU citizen visit the UK in December and January? [closed]

I live in the Netherlands and have a Dutch passport. My partner (not married) lives in England and has a British passport. I would like to know what is possible and impossible regarding visiting my ...
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Should my father tell on visa application that he lived in the UK illegally?

My father went to the UK a long time ago on a 6 month visit visa. But, he ended up staying and working there for about 10 years. The Home Office had taken his biometrics, but in 2008, he left the UK ...
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Biometrics for a second UK partner visa [closed]

I had a partner visa back in 2014 for the UK. We stayed there for 10 months and then returned back to Australia. We would like to move back to the UK, but I'm not sure if I need to do biometrics again....
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Applying again to visit UK, long term visit visa

I had a UK 6 month visit visa last year which was expired on February 2020. On my previous application I mentioned that I wanted to visit London but after getting the visa I travelled to Manchester 2 ...
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UK tax on an amber painting coming from abroad

Unsure if this is in the right section of Stack Exchange but, I have a family member coming to the UK (from outside of the EU) in the near immediate future. They will be bringing a painting with them ...
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I want to travel in Uk with my spouse

I am interested about some informations. We are a new couple and we want to travel in Uk for honeymoon from brussel by train. My wife is EU citizen. Can we travel in UK together with marriage ...
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Which documents better to provide for my uk visitor visa? [duplicate]

I am currently a high school student and also part time employed in my country. I would like to apply for a UK standard visitor visa. Should I provide verifications for both school and work, or is it ...
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Can I apply for a UK visitor visa while I am on ICT visa in the UK?

I am currently on an ICT work visa in the UK which is ending soon, but I want to spend some more time with my boyfriend in the UK before going back to my home country, India. Can I apply for a visit ...
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Visa Issues when crossing the English Channel by Jet Ski

Inspired by this video: Jet Skiing Across the English Channel, a Canadian wants to rent a jet ski in Dover and use it to cross the channel. Travelling by jet ski opens visa issues when international ...
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UKVI checklist not signed

I've applied for an EEA Family permit for my 2 minor kids, but I went for biometrics and documents scanning,by accident forgot to sign the checklist document. Will this affect our application ...
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Do I need proof of relationship with sponsor to the UK [duplicate]

I’m applying for a visitors visa, my uncle is a UK citizen and he’s sponsoring, the thing is I don’t have pictures of us together because he travelled when I was little, and we don’t really chat on ...
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What do non-EU/Schengen citizens need to do when travelling within the Common Travel Area (CTA)?

With the Common Travel Area forming a partially open-border zone, what should a non-EU/Schengen citizen travelling within it keep in mind? For example, do passports get checked, and perhaps stamped, ...
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Buying a sim card for two weeks (in the UK) for Australia

I am travelling from UK to Australia and my UK cell-phone provider (giff-gaff) doesn't support roaming. I will be quarantined in a hotel for two weeks and need to have a sim-card during the quarantine....
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Flying from London to Copenhagen?

I need to travel from London to Copenhagen for a job interview. It is likely that they will hire me, so it's not just for the interview, I would fly and remain there indefinitely. Since the UK banned ...
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Bank Statement for UK visa query

So a a month ago i applied for a UK visa however was declined on a simple mistake that i have now rectified. All my forms and supporting documents are in order however i noticed that my bank statement ...
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Refusal under suitability. paragragh S-EC. 10 years ban in place [migrated]

I was refused my spouse visa because there was a ban in place that was due to be over in 3 months. I was foolish, I thought paragraph 320 covered me as a spouse of a British citizen Anyway, the ban is ...
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Very soon, my PhD starts in UK but UK visa center in Paris is closed. What should I do? [migrated]

I am a non-EU citizen, currently residing in France. I am supposed to start a PhD on december the 1st in UK. I completed the VISA application and paid all the realted fees (NHS + application fees) ...
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Crossing the road in London - Did I have 'right of way'?

I was crossing this road in London, going from the left pedestrian path to the island just like the person in the picture. There were 'look left' 'look right' signs written on the road. There were no ...
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Transit Without Visa through Heathrow for travel from Canada - is it still valid during COVID?

I am a Canadian permanent resident with Indian passport. I will be traveling on BA flight from Toronto to Mumbai on a single ticket which has a layover of 23 hours in London. This means I would have ...
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UKVI Fees payable in Berlin [duplicate]

what exactly is this UKVI service MUP product and why it is asking for another €66.88 after I have paid my visa fee? I am applying from Berlin.
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UK international travel restrictions November 2020

Regarding the latest international travel restrictions, the UK government has said that all international travel is banned, unless for 'legitimate' reasons. Obviously a holiday etc would be off the ...
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Can a Russian citizen enter Gibraltar with an EU residence permit?

According to some information on the internet, a Russian passport holder can enter Gibraltar if they hold a valid Schengen visa. How is a German-issued EU residence permit (for work) treated by ...
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Cash Deposit in bank account [duplicate]

I received a rejection for my UK visa application. The letter in part says: You have stated that you are employed by Al Majal Alarabi Group as an Electrical Engineer and that your total monthly ...
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Can I travel to Mexico to enter the USA as a British Citizen

I am a British citizen who is trying to enter the USA to visit my girlfriend in Boston. Would it be possible for me to fly from the UK to Mexico, reside there for two weeks (working remotely from an ...
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Will inbound international travel be affect by the latest lockdown?

There is a new month-long lockdown in England that is expected to be announced shortly. It has also been reported that: Outbound international travel will be banned. Will inbound international ...
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Save pitcher filters, what filters chemicals and metals from water, for separated British taps without space around it?

For their long-term travel in the UK, my grandparents are staying in older hotels where staff have warned them to boil and filter tap water before drinking. The difficulty is that each of their ...
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Where can I exchange Zambian Kwacha in the UK?

I came back from a work trip with approximately 1200 Zambian Kwacha (~£45). I don't think most banks will take it. Any ideas where I can exchange it for GBP in the UK?
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Do i need to show my Canadian study visa refusal in uk embassy for study visa?

I got a refusal from Canadian embassy, there is no stamp on my passport, do I need to show my Canadian study visa refusal in uk embassy for study visa? My agent,however, recommends me not to show the ...
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Can UK student visa refusal impact on Australian Student visa application?

I have been recently refused (3 weeks ago) student visa application that I applied for UK and the refusal reasons were based on my credibility interview where the ECO asked me detailed ranking ...
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Should I mention that I was removed from the UK at age 14?

I was removed at the age of 14, I was dependent and now I am making a student visa application. It asks: Have I ever been removed or deported or breached UK rules? Should I say yes? Or should I say ...
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Are there any local shops to buy/eat shortbread in Edinburgh?

I had several trips to Edinburgh, but Google Maps and Foursquare didn't help me to find shortbread different from usual*. At least I would like to try something never packaged, for example directly ...
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Do the UK or the Italian government keep a registry of entries/exits for EU citizens?

If I fly from Italy to the UK, and then back to Italy, I get my (Italian) passport checked. Do the UK and/or the Italian government keep a registry of whoever is entering or leaving the country? Is ...
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Reapplying for the F-1 visa from the UK as a foreigner

Is it possible to apply for the F-1 visa to the US from the UK? I have no UK citizenship, nor Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. I plan to apply for the UK visitor visa first and re-apply for the F-...
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Self quarantine after arriving in the UK one day before canary islands are on the safe travel list? [duplicate]

I am arriving in the UK one day before canary islands are on the safe travel list on Sunday 4pm. Do I have to self-quarantine for the full 14 days or just until Sunday 4pm?

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