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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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How should I answer the following 'income and expenditure' question on the UK standard visitor visa application?

I am a Pakistani citizen living in Denmark, who will be travelling to the UK on the 26th of September to help my daughter settle in for university. I will be returning to Denmark on the 29th of ...
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Can I self-isolate in a different country from the UK and then travel to the UK without being in solitary confinement again?

I am a Spanish citizen and I would like to travel to the UK from Spain, Edinburgh more specifically. But currently, I would need to self-isolate for 14 days since the country is not on the list of ...
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Will I have issues entering the UK from Spain as a Canadian due to covid?-

I recently purchased round trip tickets from Canada to Spain stopping in London. I made the purchase through kiwi.com (absolutely never use this site) so the tickets were separate. I was able to fly ...
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EEA family permit refusal - How to satisfy officer with my circumstances [closed]

I am Pakistani Resident and my Brother is an EEA with pre settled status in UK. I applied for EEA Family Permit along with my Family (my wife and two sons) and got a refusal. Although i did provided ...
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Traveling to UK and have laptop gift for partner. Will I have to pay any import taxes?

I am traveling to the UK from the US. Just wondering if I can take a laptop for my partner as a gift without having to declare it. I will have my own laptop in my backpack. The gift will not be boxed. ...
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Can I travel from India to USA via a London Heathrow layover? [closed]

Can I travel from India to USA via layover Heathrow (LHR)? Does this occur under travel ban or do I need to change the flight?
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Can one return to the UK following international travel whilst on immigration bail?

My visa to the UK was expired, and I got arrested due to a misunderstanding and false suspicion of criminal activity. The criminal allegation was quickly dropped, but upon being booked into jail, they ...
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Does a visa ban apply to a minor? If so, for how long?

In this question a mother has applied for a UK visa for her 12-year-old son. The visa was refused under Section V 3.6, deception. Normally, a subsequent application will almost certainly be refused ...
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What types of visa status in the UK render one liable for VAT?

And what types of statuses are exempt from it? I had a consultation with an immigration lawyer and asked about VAT in their rates and they said that since I'd never been in the UK on anything other ...
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Importance of Tax certificate in UK Visa visit visa application in Nigeria

My friend want to apply for UK visit visa. But he doesn't have certificate. Could it affect his visa application
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UK visa from Germany as an Indian Passport Holder

I am an Indian Passport holder with a fiktionsbeseinigung (temporary visa) living in Germany past 8 months wanting to travel to the UK for 10 days to visit my uncle. I came to Germany for a job but ...
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How long does it take to get your passport back from UKVI, NY when you cancel an on-going UK visitor visa application from USA?

I have applied for a UK visitor visa from USA and completed my bio metrics appointment at an application support center (ASC). I have sent my passport and supporting documents to UKVI processing hub ...
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Overstayed in the UK 10 years ago, left voluntarily, no exit stamp or record

I was issued a UK Student visa in 2009, but due to unfortunate circumstances I overstayed in the UK for about 2 years. In the year 2014, I left the UK voluntarily. There was no exit stamp on the ...
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If I land in London the night of September 9th, will I be required to self isolate until September 22nd or September 23rd?

Does the count of 14 days include the day I land? I have someplace important to be at the evening of September 23rd.
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Can I pick up UK train ticket with debit card for closed account?

I just bought train tickets on redspottedhanky.com with a US card (I'm moving back to the UK in September), but I realised I've booked it with my US Debit card. I'd planned to close by account before ...
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Is UK Marriage Visitor Visa required for Canadians?

I am a Canadian Permanent Resident and will be getting my citizenship next year. I am planning to marry my partner in UK who is currently on LLR in UK. As a Canadian citizen, will I need to apply for ...
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For those who are visiting the UK, how long is the time to clear immigration?

I have a flight from Copenhagen arriving at Heathrow in a few weeks. I'd like to ask if anyone here has flown into Heathrow lately and what is their experience in terms of time clearing immigration ...
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Does the full quarantine period have to be observed for short trips of less than 14 days to England?

I am planning to go to England for 2 days in preparation of moving (I already have a place rented and would be staying there) a few weeks later. I am coming from a country where I would need to do a ...
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Will I have to quarantine if traveling to the UK by Eurotunnel without exiting the car in France?

Starting my journey to the UK from an exempt country, say, Germany, I will have to travel through France by car to get to the Eurotunnel. I would not stop, leave the car, take on any passenger, etc. I ...
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I emailed UKVI regarding my mistake in reporting previous refusals. What does their reply mean for my application?

This is in continuation to this question: I answered incorrectly to "Have you ever been refused a visa?" in my UK Tier 4 visa application form I emailed UKVI and informed them that I made a ...
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If arriving at Heathrow from a non-exempt country, what are the options for getting from the airport to your quarantine location in London?

If arriving at Heathrow from a non-exempt country, what are the options for getting from the airport to your quarantine location in London? Taxi? Uber? Public transport?
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Is it legal to avoid the UK quarantine (August 2020) on passengers returning from France by traveling via another country?

I'm British, due to travel to the south of France for a week, flying from London to Turin (Italy) and driving across the border (it's the closest airport to my destination in France) The UK has just (...
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I answered incorrectly to “Have you ever been refused a visa?” in my UK Tier 4 visa application form [duplicate]

I made a huge mistake. My application is submitted and biometrics are done. Application is on it's way to UKVI. I answered "No" when I should have answered "Yes". In 2015, I was ...
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UK visa for child of EU national [closed]

I have Portuguese nationality. My son, 3 years old, and my husband have Indian nationality. We want to move to the UK. Since I have never visited the UK, we applied for EEA family permits for my son ...
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Travelling to Italy from UK in Coronavirus Times

The information available online is murky and often stale. I was wondering if anyone has recently travelled to Italy, and can share their experience of getting in and out. My Chinese wife has just ...
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Am I allowed to take a monitor and a Slim PS2 to the UK?

It will be my first time flying to another country specifically from Portugal to the UK and i'll be staying as a university student. I wish to take my 23" monitor and my slim ps2 on my hold ...
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Pakistani national living in France, travelling to UK

Do I need a visa for the UK to visit a family member... I'm a Pakistani national living in France with my partner and have a residence permit for France?
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Visiting UK while going through spouse visa application

I am a Brazilian national living in the UK on a Tier 2 visa. I recently got married, and my wife, also Brazilian, is applying for a UK Tier 2 dependant visa. She has already completed the online ...
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How can I cancell my UK Visa from Africa, i enter the information online [closed]

What are the procedures to cancel my Visa application from outside of the UK?
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Is Monzo bank statement acceptable for tier 4 visa application [closed]

Please i would like to know if UKVI (UK Visa and Immigration) accept Monzo Bank statement for tier 4 visa application. I appreciate your response in advance. Thank you
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Park & Ride train station from East of London to Reading

From the London/Essex border, where is the nearest free or inexpensive Park & Ride station with a regular direct connection to Reading? I imagine that it would be on the far side of the Dartford ...
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Collecting baggage when transiting & quarantine rules

I'm arriving to the London Gatwick Airport to change plane when returning from Canary Islands. However, I will be self connecting the flights so I will need to pick up the luggage myself, and then ...
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Cancellation of visit visa at the airport

My visit visa to the UK was cancelled on two reasons: not having enough cash at hand and disclosing to visit family and friends whereas it's not stated in the application form. I made an appeal on ...
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Can I apply for a UK visa from outside home country?

I'm Australian, but wanting to switch the Ancestry visa for the UK. Given the whole corona thing I'm struggling to get home without paying thousands as the airline messed up my original flight. My ...
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Query about immigration history [closed]

I have been to the UK for almost 8 years. I got a baby born there. I was on a student visa and was not finding any mean to extend my stay. In the end, I put up a human rights case which was finally ...
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Required to leave the UK

I recently withdrew from my course in the UK and was asked by the university compliance officer to leave the country within 60 days with my visa being cancelled. In the visa application process there ...
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Are there high chances of getting visa refusal in UK for misinformation?

I applied for a UK work visa recently and when filling the form I answered “no” with respect to have you ever been refused visa to the UK. However upon discussion with my parents I was informed I was ...
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Belgium to England about quarantine

I want to ask something for my friend, actually. He is a Belgian national, and he wants to go to England for a week. Is there is quarantine or not?
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I just realized I forgot information on my visa application and I already had my Biometrics appointment (UK VISA) [duplicate]

I applied for a tier 4 general student visa. Hours before my biometrics I realized I forgot to put down some countries I visited in Europe last year for travel history. My passport is stamped with ...
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Can one travel from America back into Europe at the moment?

I'm aware that the pandemic is worsening in the US and many countries are restricting American visitors. I am an American citizen living in the UK for 3 years but looking to go back to visit. I'm ...
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Did Spain change its travel restrictions with respect to the United Kingdom?

On the IATA site, among the many categories that are listed as able to enter Spain are "passengers arriving from" certain countries, and "residents of" certain countries "when ...
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Combination of names on passport differs from marriage certificate

My husband bears 3 names. He used the names interchangeable on his passport and marriage certificate. on his Nigeria passport is Udo ikechi obinna. While on our marriage certificate his used his ...
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Transferring money from a non EU country to UK bank [closed]

I would like to withdraw money from my foreign account outside Europe and deposit it in a UK bank account, as it has become clear I will be staying in the UK for a longer time than expected. To make ...
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Discrepancy in Father's Name | UK Tier-2 visa

I have been recently hired by a company based in the UK as a software engineer. As my official role is based in the UK, the HR department has asked me to start the visa process. Before starting the ...
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Malaysian passport travel to Germany

I have a UK resident permit holder with a Malaysian passport. I reside in the UK Can I travel from the UK to Germany for a holiday? Malaysians are not allowed to enter Germany but as I am a UK ...
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UK Visitor Visa: Is the fact me and my girlfriend are planning to get married in her country good evidence she will leave again [closed]

I am a UK citizen and my long-time girlfriend is a Russian citizen. She has visited the UK once before a year ago on a visitor visa for a month. In around 6 months we plan to get married in Russia, ...
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How to get a leave letter for unemployed for UK visa?

I am applying for UK visa, I have all the requirements needed like Sponsor letter, my bank statements as well as bank statements and payslips of my sponsor. His proof of ownership for the place where ...
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Can the country of departure be different from the country in which you applied your visa in?

I am currently a UK resident but I am originally from Kuwait. I’ve decided to apply from Kuwait with plans to enter Schengen area from the UK. Would that be allowed?
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How is the London congestion charge administered?

I have a rental car and I'm not sure whether I drove through the zone over the last few days. How can I know whether I'm obligated to pay the charge, and if I am but have not done so, then what will ...
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In what way are overstayers issued their entry bans upon departing the UK?

Title should say it all, really... Are you issued a letter? Stamp in your passport? Told verbally? At what stage in the airport does this happen?

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