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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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UK visa refusal error by the ECO [closed]

My visa application was refused because ECO believed I didn't address how I bought my property in which I did demonstrate but failed to acknowledge it. Does anyone have an email to contact the ...
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Virgin trains advance ticket refund

I purchased an advance train ticket from virgin train from Manchester Piccadilly to Heathrow airport but I had to needed to travel through London Euston. I requested for a refund of my previous ...
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Can I check online if the UK Visa is approved?

I just got an Email yesterday advising that the decision has been made and I should wait since I have to collect it from the UK application centre. Is it possible to just check online about the ...
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I was refused a UK visa [duplicate]

Q1: Please what can I do next? Q2: What does it means for me in future and when I re-apply again? Q3: Is it good idea to reapply back in 1 month time?
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Visitor visa UK - two applications from different countries

I want to apply for the UK visitor visa along with my mom however my mom lives in India and i work in USA. I have some concerns for this: Can my mom and I apply to UK visitor visa together from two ...
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Do UK immigration officers have future flight information available during a landing interview?

I was wondering if border agents have access to any future flights already bought by the person in front of them seeking to enter the UK. I understand when entering the UK, say, as a tourist who doesn'...
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Do I need a UK visa to leave the airport during a layover?

I am a Chinese citizen with a US Green Card and going to visit Vienna, Austria with a Schengen Visa-C in November 2019. On the return flight from Vienna Austria to the US, there is a layover at ...
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Previous travel evidence required

I am stuck in progressing the visitor visa profile of my parents as it is not letting me go to next step. My parents have never travelled overseas yet and they have no history of travel. The online ...
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Re-entering the UK after overstaying in 2008

I overstayed for a year over 10 years ago with student visa. When I left the UK voluntarily, the custom officer told me I needed to explain to the officer with a reason if I re-enter the country, this ...
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Can a US citizen live and work remotely in the UK for a month?

I am a US citizen. I run my own software company that serves US citizens so I am essentially self-employed. I would like to visit London for fun and work on my US-based company while living there for ...
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Visa for Job interview | UK-London | Top Tech Company [duplicate]

I have been invited for a onsite job interview by a top tech company, it is a very short visit, may be for 2-3 days. I am working in India as a Software Engineer. My work experience is only 4 years. ...
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Do i need a British transit visa? [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen travelling from Mumbai(India) to Berlin(Germany) via British Airways which goes from Mumbai to London. I already have a Schengen visa C-Type Do I need a British Transit visa ...
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Family permit UK

I want to travel to the UK to stay with my mom. She has been in the UK for the past 2 years. I want to made an appointment as I have all the documents but I am experiencing a little bit of confusion. ...
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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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Partner of short term student, applied for Luxembourg citizenship - should she mention it in the landing interview at the UK border (visitor visa)?

I'm in a situation with my girlfriend and generic advice online is not helping. I was wondering if you could help me regarding what would be useful at the border: Main info: I will be in the UK ...
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UK - Reenter country on a Tier 5 Visa through eGates

I am a Canadian citizen who is currently working in the UK on a Tier 5 Visa. My visa is valid until January. My total time in the UK will be about four months. When I arrived at Heathrow, I saw a ...
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Airport worker at UK airport caused us to miss our flight

This happened at Stansted airport yesterday which currently has diversion routes on the way to some of its gates. Our gate was 34. Travelling with a baby we decided to take the lift instead of an ...
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Partial IHS cost for youth mobility visa (UK) [migrated]

I have gone through the UK governments website and they have a part about only paying for the IHS cost for less than 6 months being half a years cost of an IHS year normally. When I go to pay my IHS ...
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Can I enter the UK without my husband if we said we'd travel together in our visa application?

My husband and I along with my kids will be traveling to London to attend a wedding ceremony. We will travel on different dates 10 days apart. So do we need to mention our traveling dates different on ...
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Transit Visa at Manchester Airport [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and I have a long term EEA residence permit. I will be traveling from Norway to India with transit in Manchester. Unfortunately, I have to check-in again at Manchester as the ...
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Can I apply for UK Spouse visa by providing 6 months of payslips even though I don't get fixed salary every month? [closed]

Hi my Girlfriend is a British Citizen and I'm from India. I met her during my student visa and we been together for more than 3 years in UK. We tried to apply for spouse visa with all the documents ...
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Can I take new (still in their boxes) PC parts in my checked in luggage?

I am packing a motherboard, graphics card, RAM, power supply, chip, fans, SSD, and external hard drive which are ALL brand new still in their respective packages - packing them all inside my checked-...
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Is It required to provide Marriage certificate for Separated Spouse applying for student visa?

I am separated from my husband and I am planning to apply for student visa. I do not have any legal document yet for the separation. Is it needed? Also even in this case is it necessary to provide ...
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Does a Canadian visa holder need a transit visa for a London transit? [duplicate]

Before the question was different because person has Canadian passport. As per my request please check the following. Nigerian passport Canadian Visa Transit in London for 4 hours Does he need a ...
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My fast track U.K. student visa is late without any letter of explanation? [closed]

I paid for the fast track 5 day service. My case was a bit complicated due to previous immigration history I’m from a low risk country and did not need any interview or much evidence for my files. ...
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I received a non straightforward email regarding my UK Visa application

Last year I applied for a PLAB 1 visa and got a refusal, this time I improved all my circumstances in regards to Reasons For Refusal mentioned in the refusal letter of last year and about 6 days ago I ...
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International student travelling to the UK. Must I pay duty on items I bring? [closed]

I’m an international student set to join a University in the UK for a 1 year Management course. I’ll be taking my laptop, iPad and camera with me. Am I supposed to pay duty at the airport for any of ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa for a connecting flight from Saudi Arabia to Canada for my stopover at London Heathrow? [duplicate]

I am from Syrian and have permanent residence in Saudi Arabia and Permanent Visa to Canada to join my mom there. I am travelling to Canada via Etihad air flight. I have a stopover halt at London ...
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Biometrics Appt for UK Visa help [closed]

I booked a biometrics appointment at a uscis La Brea-Los Angeles center, with a confirmed appointment stated on a document that I had to bring into the application center. This was issued to me via ...
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Need UK transit visa? [duplicate]

Respectfuly , please clearly answer to my question ,i don,t want after i buy the ticket i got the problem in airport ! My son come from Iran he has Shengen visa ,we want to go to Spain for 2 weeks , ...
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What is the Cancellation fee for UK visa application? [duplicate]

What are the charges of cancelling the UK visa application? I haven't done the biometrics yet in fact not even booked the appointment, just submitted the application on gov.uk website and done the ...
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Received UK landing stamp in an expired passport: Should we apply for correction?

My wife and my son have UK visas in previous passports, and traveled to the UK in August with both passports. My wife has the landing stamp in her new passport, with a note saying VIPP, as expected. ...
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Uk visitors visa refusal third time [duplicate]

I have submitted all proof including CA certificate for fund into my parent's bank account. Fund in my parent's account was deposited by me two years ago and I have provided proof in second ...
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UK Visitor Visa possible refusal? [duplicate]

We have just received this email regarding my partners UK visitor visa application. I know that we should just wait the 3 days for him to collect his passport to see the outcome, but I can’t help but ...
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Visa/biometric appointment query for parents

I have applied for standard visa for my parents. Completed and submitted both of the applications. Now I want to book the biometric appointment together. How do I make sure they get the appointment ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa for a 2 hour layover? [duplicate]

I've got several questions about UK Transit Visas. So, I'm Indonesian that will be travel back to my country from Schengen area (Netherlands, and Iceland), the flight will be from: Amsterdam -> ...
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Staying in the UK for a holiday as an EU citizen after Brexit - how long am I allowed to stay?

My husband, my two kids and I will be going on a 3-4 month holiday next year (roughly June-September 2020) during our parental leave. As EU citizens we don't expect any problems traveling around most ...
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Post Study Work Visa United Kingdom 2 Years [migrated]

Am I eligible for a PSW (2 year Post-Study Work Visa UK): Course: Masters of science Method of study: Full Time Start date: 6 January 2020 Estimated end date: 6 May 2021
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Can I get Schengen visa after being convicted and deported from UK 12 years ago? [duplicate]

12 years ago, I was convicted for false document deception for 12 months and was deported from the UK to Kenya. However, I didn't disclose my real details including DOB throughout the incident, I only ...
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Madrid to London w/ Expired 90/180 days stay as US citizen

I’m an American citizen visiting Spain on a 90 day tourist visa. My tourist visa expires on the 17th of September, but I was only able to book an affordable flight to the UK from Madrid a week after ...
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From India to UK on Tier 2 ICT Long Term Visa & wants my wife to join me on Standard Visitor Visa

I am from India and traveling to the UK next week with Tier-2 ICT Long Term visa for the period of three months & I want my wife (also from India) to join me in the UK & stay with me in a ...
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What does the Free Recovery sign (UK) actually mean?

When travelling in the UK, I often see this sign when there are roadworks: This results in a few questions: What does this exactly mean and are there specific reasons when is used? Where will you ...
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Supporting documents for UK Visa application for UK army assessment [duplicate]

What are the documents needed when applying for a UK visa to attend an invitation for assessment in the UK army.
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How to bring my parents for visit UK [closed]

I am citizen of Romania with pre-Settlement status, living in the UK with British partner for 4 years. We are expecting a baby in 2 months and I would like to invite my parents, who are citizens of ...
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UK Visitor Visa - can I put property value into the answer for how much money we have in savings?

I am applying a standard visitor visa for my parents and I have a query related to one particular question - "How much money do you have in savings (in GBP)?" My father is retired and my mother is ...
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Will the UK home office know about 5 previous visa rejections in other countries? [duplicate]

I have been rejected for visas 5 times in 4 countries. 3 of those were Schengen countries. Now, I want to study in the UK. Will it be a big issue?. Will the UK home office know everything about my ...
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If his mum owns the house is she also my sponsor on a UK visa?

I want to visit my bf in the UK with a standard visitor visa, he is my sponsor, he can easily pay for all of my expenses, but he lives with his mother and I'm going to stay at their house. Seeing as ...
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Applying UK Visitor Visa for my Parents

I am applying for a UK visitor visa for my Parents. Me and my wife will be sponsoring their whole trip as we both are working here in the UK. Questions in regards to filling in the forms: My father ...
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Cannot add Switzerland trip to travel history in my UK visa application

I'm filling my UK visa application and at travel history question I have added several countries to my application but am stuck at Switzerland. I visited Switzerland at 2012 but I cannot find it in ...
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UK tourist visa for my wife [duplicate]

My wife wants to travel to UK for two weeks as I was going on a business trip. She wants to apply for a tourist visa, can anyone please help me what are the documents she needs for applying for the ...