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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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Standard Visitor Visa for US Citizen

November 12th 2018 my girlfriend (US Citizen) arrived in Manchester airport and was detained for 10 hours before being refused entry as they did not believe she was a genuine visitor and would not ...
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Applying for a UK Tourist Visa from outside country of origin

I am an Indian citizen, studying in the USA on an F1 visa that expires in 2019. I was hoping to visit England for a couple of weeks on my way back home to India in June, but I do not have a valid UK ...
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Schengen visa permit

I am a student with a Singapore passport currently studying in the Czech Republic for a semester. My permit is valid until 2nd of February, I plan to fly to the UK to travel for 3 days before heading ...
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Can I travel to the UK one day before my visa starts?

I am planning to travel to the UK with my mother. Her visa is valid from 15th June and my visa's validity starts on July 1st. I will be leaving from Chennai on June 30th, with a transit in Mumbai, ...
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British expatriate travelling to U.K. with only a few months left on passport

I'm travelling to the U.K. from the States as a U.S. permanent resident in mid-July. I still have my British passport, but it expires in mid-October. For the life of me I can't find any expiry ...
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Will I be refused entry at the UK border after a visa refusal?

My partner is British and I’m American; we’ve been dating for three years. I visited back in March 2017 for a week, entering the UK visa-free. We then decided I should visit him and stay for 6 ...
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How much money can an Indian tourist carry to London

How much money can an Indian tourist carry to London. Is there a regulation by the Indian government or Uk Govt.
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Entry for tourist with student visa

I wonder if I can enter with student visa like tourist for 4 days. The problems is that I changed the date of my school and the visa does not include the new date but i will look for a house and I ...
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Short term study visa refusal for a US citizen

I graduated from high school two years ago. I took one short course with a short course visa (June 2016 -> august 2016 ) then a 9-month foundation course with a tier 4 ( September 2016 - April 2017 ) ...
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Standard Visitor visa for wife refused for the second time (Appendix V 4.2(e) and 4.3(c))

It's very disappointing that my wife's visitor visa is refused for the second time. I have a business visa and my wife wanted to travel with me as a dependant with a visitor visa. When my wife ...
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UK visitor visa for GMC ID check refused

What subtype of business visitor visa should I apply for? (business) single, double, multiple valid up to 6 months (business) permitted paid engagement other type which I didn't mention?
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UK Standard Visitor Visa refusal due to mismatching bank statement. What are my options?

My daughter wanted to travel to UK on tourist visa as her student visa expired. She wanted to go there to meet her sister working there on tier 2 (general visa). She by mistake showed my bank ...
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Is it a problem if a UK visa was issued but not used?

Last year, my wife and I were issused 6-month visieor visas for the UK. She did not travel with me and, therefore, didn't use her visa. I am currently applying for a visitor visa for my daughter and ...
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Obtaining a UK and Schengen Visa in a Single Application or Single Step in China

Normally, the UK does not participate in Schengen and does not honour Schengen visas; and there is no reciprocity between Belgium and the UK where tourist visas are concerned. As a probable result, ...
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How to list travel history in the UK?

I am a 21 year old from Canada applying for a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa. This is my travel history in the UK: 1: October 20th 2017 - Mid January 2018 2: Approx January 29th 2018 - January 31st ...
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Home address for uk visa application documents if living with husband?

I am married to an EU citizen, I am confused about what to submit on "home address" supporting documents. I don't have a mortgage or property deed simply because I live with my husband. So what should ...
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British citizen and non-EU visitor visa marriage

I (a British citizen with full UK passport) and my fiancee (a Chinese citizen) plan to get married in the UK. She currently has a type C visitor multiple-entry visa allowing her to visit the UK until ...
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UK visa refused. Can I now apply for a Schengen visa?

I applied for UK business visa 10 days ago and it was refused because of a missing document, Here is full question on same - https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/49744/30903 Now I need to go to Italy ...
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Unemployed person applying for UK visa

I live with my mom here in the Philippines. She owns a sari sari store and shes a pensioner. She pays me monthly. And I don't have a bank account as a proof of my financial status.My sister and her ...
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Additional needed documents for UK trip if someone will shoulder all expenses

Someone (a relative) from the UK (already a naturalized British Citizen) will be financing my trip, as well as taking care of my accommodation. What are the documents I need to submit aside from bank ...
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UK student visitor refused, what to do next? [closed]

I am 21, Vietnamese and have been accepted for the 26-week-long General English course in St Giles International, Brighton, UK. I have applied to the UK Visas and Immigration office in Vietnam. I have ...
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Can I travel after visa's intended travel date?

I just finished applying for my visa and had originally planned to travel on the 30th of September, so I put that as my intended date of travel. But now I will not be leaving until close to the second ...
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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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My UK Visa was refused. Can I change the details about my circumstances in my next application?

I applied for UK visa and was rejected on 16th June on the grounds that I have not provided documents to verify my personal circumstances. I'm planning to reapply. My question is when completing the ...
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Do I need an Irish transit visa to connect in Dublin onto UK? (Saudi passport and UK visa)

I'm a Saudi passport holder with permanent residence in the United States, and I'd like to book a flight from Washington to Edinburgh with a three-hour layover in Dublin. I know there's a Common ...
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Greek Blue Paper

I am going to travel to UK, I have a Greek blue paper that is my residence, I am a student in Greece. I am South American Citizen with a valid visa for UK. If I travel to UK would I be able to ...
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Type of visa to apply to attend a conference in the UK

I am from Nepal and confused about the type of visa to apply to visit London, UK for a conference of three days. I have the letter of sponsorship.
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Can you enter UK later than intended date of travel on the visa application?

If I apply in December to travel in March, and I am granted the visa, what happens if something comes up (emergency, work etc.) and I have to postpone the trip? Will I still be allowed to enter the ...
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What does the UK immigration form IS 116 look like?

I just found out that the UK issues an entry form at ports of entry for holders of non-EEA travel documents that cannot be endorsed, called IS 116. What does this form look like? Couldn't find any ...
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Transit visa requirements while traveling from US to India with stops in Heathrow and Frankfurt

I'm an Indian passport holder traveling from US to India with transit stops in Heathrow and Frankfurt (my flight is ORD–LHR–FRA–BLR). I have a valid US H1 visa, and my transits in both London and ...
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application as family for uk visitor visa [duplicate]

I and my family had 10 years UK multiple entry visitor visa which expired about 2 years back. I want to apply for the same again. have filled up my application online and saved it. I want to add ...
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UK visa refusal For PLAB 2 [duplicate]

I had applied for a visit visa (business) to appear for my PLAB 2 exam on 21 June 2019. I had to attend practice classes from an academy in Manchester for which I had attached the invitation letter; ...
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UK Multiple entry visitor visa

I am from India and I have valid multiple entry visa valid till September 2015. I travelled to UK and stayed for a month and came back to India. Can I again travel to UK on the same visa and stay till ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa: how long does it take to get application acknowledgement?

My wife and I applied for a UK Standard visitor visa at the New York consulate. We sent in the documents and they have reached the mail room yesterday according to UPS. Does anyone know how long it ...
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How to maintain 6 months bank statements for UK visit visa? [duplicate]

I am a doctor and I want to give my plab 2 exam in the UK. As I am a recent graduate my father is supporting me financially. He is a retired government officer who gets pension, rents from his ...
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UK Visa has been refused for false document

I applied for a marriage visitor visa, to get married to my boyfriend of 2 years. We met while we were students in the UK and have had vacations together in the two years but not in the U.K. With ...
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Can I apply for a UK visit visa as a foreign student in Malaysia?

My elder brother wants me to visit him in the UK. He has been a British citizen for over 30 years. I am studying in Malaysia. I am from Nigeria. Should I apply from Malaysia or go back home and ...
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UK visa exemptions residence permit EEA [duplicate]

Do i need a transit visa for a flight that goes from Belgium to Ecuador and has a stop on London? I have a Belgian Residence Permit valid for a year because I'm a student, I have only the Residence ...
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Visa refusal for the UK, what can I do? [duplicate]

The decision: you have submitted an invitation from the British army which state you have been invitated you for an interview and assessment. I note that the letter provided does not guarantee ...
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About duration of stay in UK

In short term C type visa Overstay is the allowed duration a six month stay or the visa expiry date? Because the duration of stay is 180 days. I entered UK at September 27; my visa will be expire 12 ...
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Visa rule to apply up to 3 months from the date of travel

Does the the UK rule, to apply for visa up to 3 months before travel, start from the date of the online application or from the date of the appointment? And, should I pay my fees on the day of the ...
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Tier 4 visa start date or UK Immigration law?

I'm a US citizen and I've already gotten my Tier 4 visa to study in the UK in my passport, however, it looks like the start date on the visa and the letter to present to the Immigration Officer has ...
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Entering France on German issued Schengen Visa (South African passport) [duplicate]

I have a South African passport and valid visas' for the UK and Schengen. My trip is to the UK for a week then to Germany for two weeks. I'm staying in Germany for those two weeks and not going to any ...
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Can I re-enter the UK visa free shortly after Tier 2 visa expires?

I lived in the UK for 1 year on a student visa, and then for 3 years on a Tier 2 dependent (spouse) visa. That visa expires shortly and I am not planning to stay in UK, although I will have to go back ...
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UK group or tourist visa application [closed]

My brother was recently selected to attend 1-week academic course in the UK university after he participated in the local tournament for 14-16 years old students. The government and the UK university ...
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Nigerian citizen (university student) was refused a UK visit visa due to lack of funds and connection to school - how to resolve?

I am a Nigerian citizen. I was refused a visitor visa to the UK. Here is my rejection letter: How can I apply again so as to not be refused? How soon can I apply? My university undergraduate course ...
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Asking about UK Short-term Visitor Visa Financial requirements for STUDENT [duplicate]

i'm 20 years old, i am currently in my second year of study in the university in Algeria, i want to apply for General English courses in Liverpool school of English for 2 weeks so i need to apply for ...
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applying for UK visa after attempting an overstay in the united states

I've been to the united states for 3 months and made an overstay for 1 month. and now i want to apply for a uk visa, but I've heard about sharing info between countries ? would that affect me in the ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa if I have UK permanent residency?

Me and my friends are planning on inter railing from the UK. They all have a British Citizen but I do not. I only have a PR and I have been a resident in the UK for 10 years. The question is do I ...
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Application for a UK visitor visa as an unemployed person?

Myself, my mother and my grandmother have been invited to visit the United Kingdom by my brother who lives there. I am unemployed because I take care of my mother and grandmother, my grandmother ...