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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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Applying as Dependant on UK Skilled Worker Visa [migrated]

I am applying in Skilled Worker Visa for UK. I am an Indian Citizen. My wife and child (3 months old) will also be coming to UK with me and hence will be required visas also. This official page states ...
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Belfast to Stranraer by ferry Stena line there is passport control?

I am a Bulgaria citizen in Northern Ireland and I want to go Stranraer for my friend birthday. I have my European Bulgarian national ID card but I don’t have my passport. So can I travel or not?
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Is UK transit visa required for an Iranian citizen holding a Canadian TRV? [duplicate]

Does an Iranian passport holder (who has a Canadian Temporary Residence Visa, i.e., visitor visa) require a UK transit visa for the route below (Layover time is 3 hours and 55 minutes in London.)? IKA-...
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Can I get through a ticket barrier if I didn’t put my ticket through at the start of the journey?

So the journey I take to work (southeastern) the ticket barriers are always open in the morning. I usually still put my ticket through the machine regardless as I am scared that if I just walk through ...
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Flying to the USA on BA - VeriFly app

I'm flying from UK to USA on 1 December 2021 with BA. Reading through the entry requirements on BA site, I come to the part about verifly app: Get your documents prepared and approved in advance ...
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Should I attach a document to prove my relationship with my sponsor (cousin)? [duplicate]

I would like to apply for a UK visit visa and I need some help with my application; Firstly I would like to know if it´s important to attach a proof of relationship with my sponsor (which in my case ...
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COVID-19 - Travelling to the UK with two doses of an un-approved vaccine and one approved booster dose

A family member, who's not a UK resident or a British national, is planning to come visit me in the UK in January. He's been given two doses of Sputnik and one booster jab of Oxford-AstraZeneca. ...
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How long will it take to get my passport back after withdrawing my uk visa application?

I applied for uk visa and submitted my passport and biometrics in Delhi. After three weeks I withdrew my application on their online portal. I submitted the withdrawal request Friday morning. How long ...
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Dundalk Ireland to Newry Northern Ireland with Bus Eireann, is a COVID test required for an unvaccinated person?

When travelling from Dundalk Ireland to Newry Northern Ireland with Bus Eireann, is a COVID test required for an unvaccinated person?
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What docs do I need from my relative in UK to show that I am staying at his home? [duplicate]

I am planning to visit my cousin in UK this Christmas and I am applying for a visit visa. I need your help regarding this question: Is anyone paying towards the cost of your visit? My cousin has ...
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Can I reapply a refused Uk visa same week? How to address a statement on the refusal which was not true [duplicate]

I am a Ghanaian and I applied for a visitors visa to travel with my husband and stepchildren who already have UK Visas. My uncle invited me. (initiation letter, payslip, bank statement and proof of ...
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What is the status of an EU citizen who enters the UK via Ireland

My understanding is that if a non-UK, non-Irish, non-EU citizen who does not require a visa for the UK or the Republic or Ireland enters the UK via the Republic or Ireland then they are deemed to be ...
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Passport stamp for EU citizen travelling from EU to UK and back

I am a German citizen. 2 weeks ago I travelled to the UK (using Eurostar, so I went through French and British border control), and then came back on a plane and went through German border control. I ...
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Under what situations might I be forced to quarantine while in the UK, if I am vaccinated outside the UK?

I'm from Singapore, and have been fully vaccinated with Pfizer/BioNTech in Singapore, and am likely to get a booster shot in Singapore in early January 2022 before I travel. I'm intending to travel ...
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What are the odds of having to see a UK immigration agent for someone eligible to use the e-gates?

According to the UK government: You can normally use eGates if you are either: a British citizen a national of an EU country, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Japan, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway, ...
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Do I need UK transit visa as an Indian citizen residing in Norway? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and I reside in Norway for work. I have a residence permit (Oppholdstillatelse) issued by Norway. I was looking at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y/india/transit/...
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Why rules for travelling to England say "you cannot use the EU DCC to add proof of vaccination" for a few EU countries?

I want to travel to England from an EU country and I am fully vaccinated. I have the EU DCC QR code. However, I'm reading about "Approved proof of vaccination" in this gov.uk page and for a ...
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How can I get a copy of my UK refusal letter? [closed]

Please how can I get a copy of my UK refusal letter ?
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UK Visitor Visa - dependent related question

I'm planning to apply for UK Visitor visa. I'm living with my mother, my younger brother (student: he is doing his graduation), my wife and two kids. I'm finanical supporting all members. My married ...
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I'm applying for UK Visit visa. Should I be worried about my bank statement that has a big deposit if its from myself? [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK Visit Visa. I've been reading online here and have read a lot about fund parking. When I looked at my 6 months bank statement, I realized that I have a big deposit that's around ...
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Should I mention I own a car in my visa cover letter? Should I include monthly car payments in my monthly spending?

I want to submit my UK visa application this week. In October I paid about 20% of the car's price and November 1st was the first car installment payment. I don't think I will include this 20% payment ...
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What should I answer in "Do you have other incomes or savings? [duplicate]

I am an employee with regular salary in UAE and I'm applying for UK standard visit visa, I don't have other incomes but I have savings that I have saved using my salary so should I choose savings?
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In UK visit visa, what should I answer in Do you have a valid national identity card?

I'm a perminant resident of UAE. My nationality is Jordanian. Im confused as to how I should answer this question because my Jordan ID card is expired however I do have a valid UAE ID card "...
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Can I enter Switzerland from Turkey, on a UK passport with a long stay French working visa? I am vaccinated

I am planning on heading from the UK to Turkey on the 20th of Nov and then from Turkey to Geneva on the 25th. From Geneva, my employer will take us across to France. Is this possible? I am a UK ...
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Can someone unvaccinated travel from the UK to France via Switzerland?

Currently you need to be fully vaccinated to travel from the UK to France as the UK is on France’s Amber list. If you’re travelling from Switzerland however, you do not need to be vaccinated as ...
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Does my child need a passport to fly from the UK to Dublin with Ryanair

He has his birth certificate and he will be travelling with me. He is 9. My child was born in the UK, He is British.
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Can I fly in and out UK on 1 way ticket with different airline? Also working my existing job remotely from UK (non UK employment)

Looking for your advise for my post-Covid plan. I will be flying from Malaysia to UK (London) around Spring 2022. I found a majorly discounted Etihad ticket (legit one) but it's a 1 way route. Will I ...
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Re-check/check bags T5 to T3 on a separate itinerary

I am traveling from Austin, Texas to London Heathrow direct on British Airways, however, I have a connecting flight on a different itinerary also on BA to Vienna from Heathrow much later in the day. I ...
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Which UK PCR COVID test providers are appropriate for USA travel?

USA travel for vaccinated non-residents is going to be allowed starting November 8th. One of the requrements for travel is getting a COVID test up to 3 days before departure. I'm flying to the US from ...
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Travel soon after UK naturalisation

I am an EU citizen with settled status in the UK, and just yesterday I got notified that my application for naturalisation as a british citizen has been approved. I reached out to my council, and I'm ...
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I’m a US citizen, visiting my bf of 2.5 years who is British, i need financial support and his parents can do that, how do I prove that they can

I’m a US citizen. My boyfriend is a UK citizen. I am going to visit for 6 months. But they may ask for financial proof I can support myself. But his parents can fund me.
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do i need to add my statement when someone is sponsoring? [duplicate]

My cousin in the Uk is sponsoring my visit , i will also be adding the bank statement of my mother that she supports me . I work myself and will include my employment letter as proof. Do i need to ...
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How do I prove other funds in my bank account other than my salary? [duplicate]

I was refused UK visa recently because they could not verify the funds other than my salary. These funds were gifts sent to me by my mother and they were not large amounts. What can I do to rectify ...
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VAT refund for tourists in UK?

Having been to Italy multiple times, I am used to getting the tax back for purchases above a certain price when leaving through the airport. Some articles mention that the UK have changed the details ...
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Which short-term UK visa is applicable for a remote independent contractor working outside of the UK for a UK company?

I have been working for a UK-based company as a remote independent contractor for the last 3 years. I want to do a short-term visit to the UK to meet the team and work from there for a few weeks. The ...
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Can apply again after UK visa refusal?

I have a student visa in the UK and wish to apply for a dependent visa for my husband. He has got a prior refusal under 320(7a) in 2012 for visitor visa. The refusal stated that they weren't satisfied ...
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Uk Visit Visa 320 (7a) refusal [duplicate]

I have a student visa in the UK and wish to apply for a dependent visa for my husband. He has got a prior refusal under 320(7a) in 2012 for visitor visa. The refusal stated that they weren't satisfied ...
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Place of arrival when travelling to UK via connecting flights?

I'm travelling to Edinburgh for college tomorrow from India. While completing the mandatory passenger locator form, I am asked the following questions: Where will you arrive in the UK? What is your ...
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UK student on exchange in USA travelling to Canada for Christmas

I'm a UK student currently on exchange in the USA. I have a J1 Visa. For Christmas I'd like to go and visit some family who live in Canada. Other than getting my DS-2019 "travel validation" ...
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UK Visitor visa to visit my girlfriend refused under V4.2 (a) (c) & (e)

Hello, I'm new here (and to the rules) and apologise for any errors in posting or asking questions which may not fit. In any case please let me know of anything wrong. I have read almost all the ...
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UK Visitor Visa [duplicate]

I am fully sponsoring my cousin's travel to the UK on a visitor's visa, he is a student over 18 years old. At submission, the gov.uk website has provided a checklist and the first requirement of the ...
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Can I use a previously lost UK passport? [duplicate]

So I’m travelling to France at the end of November. I got a new passport a few years back after losing my old passport. I’ve now lost my new passport but found the previously lost passport when moving ...
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UK Covid-19 Testing for travelers from the US

I understand from the gov.uk site that fully vaccinated travelers from the US need to book a "Day 2" test prior to arrival in the UK. The https://www.find-travel-test-provider.service.gov.uk/...
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Connect flight from Berlin (Germany) to Palma (Spain) refusing us

We bought connected flight from Berlin to Palma via London from Ryanair (third party, my trip). We checked on UK.gov website and it said with EU residence permit (Iranian citizen living in Germany) we ...
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Transit through Heathrow on separate tickets?

I will be transiting through Heathrow coming from Frankfurt, connecting to Dubai soon. Those flights are on seperate tickets with hours of connecting times inbetween. I will only be carrying hand ...
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Transit Visa for Ukraine

I am traveling to Yerevan-Armenia from London with my daughter with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the UK. We have a few hours stay in Boryspil airport in Kyiv. Do we need an airport transit visa?...
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UK Visa: can my mother-in-law be our sponsor?

My wife and I are applying for UK visitor visa to sit PLAB 2 exam in the UK and we are applying from Iraq. We are both working as medical doctors and we will leave our eight months child back home. We ...
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When is the latest time to apply for UK standard visitor visa?

If I am traveling to the United Kingdom on 1 February 2022, When is the latest time to apply for the visa taking into account the Christmas holiday? P.S. I want to apply as late as possible to arrange ...
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Advice and suggestions for someone taking their first flight to the USA

I'm a 22 year old male who will be taking my first flight to the USA from Heathrow (LON) in November to visit my girlfriend (and I will not be working whilst I'm out there). I did fly to Spain over a ...
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Non-EU citizen, UK ILR, and Irish visa

I've got a non-EU passport and UK Indefinite Leave to Remain and I permanently reside in the UK. My country is on the list of the Irish Short-stay Visa Waiver Programme (which I don't understand if it'...

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