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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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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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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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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 to the 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 to the UK embassy for study visa? My agent,however, recommends me not to show ...
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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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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? [closed]

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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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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British Airside Visa - what happens if connecting flight is cancelled or rescheduled?

I'm from Sri Lanka traveling to the Bahamas with a connecting flight at Heathrow. If I have a British airside visa and the connecting flight is cancelled or rescheduled for 2-3 days later, what will ...
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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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Do I need a UK transit visa for traveling from Switzerland to India via London

I want to travel to India from Switzerland via London, so do I need a transit visa for UK ? My onward flight from London is from same terminal within 3 hours. I am an Indian National having a ...
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Entering the USA under current restrictions with a B2 visa

I currently have a valid B1/B2 visa until 2029. I originally arrived in the USA in December 2019 for a non-employed ski season. After the lifts closed I looked out the window at the national park and ...
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Does an Algerian on pre-settled status in the UK need a visa to travel to France?

My Algerian husband just got his pre-settled status in the UK for 5 years. I am from France and would love to visit my family with him for Christmas. Does he need to apply for a visa as the UK is not ...
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Any updates on UK layovers restricted entry to US?

I read here that someone having a layover in the given areas would also be restricted entry to the US. I'm an F1 student and am planning to fly from US to India for a month in December. The CDC site ...
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Can a Canadian living in Australia leave to UK during current COVID restrictions?

My girlfriend is a Canadian citizen, visiting Melbourne, Australia on a work visa. I am able to leave Australia, and travel back to England using my British passport, because I am a dual citizen of ...
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I would like to visit the UK in the future. Can someone make sense of my weird bank situation?

My wife and I would like to visit the UK in the future, but I was wondering whether my situation is going to be an issue or not (I would hope not, but you never know). I am self employed, and I make a ...
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Travel insurance (medical costs) when traveling from UK to Spain (Fuerteventura)

I am a UK resident (Swiss citizen) and will be traveling from the UK to Fuerteventura next week. At this point, the FCO advice is to avoid all but essential travel. The airline offers a free date ...
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UK entry clearance recommended - still waiting for visa?

The visa was originally denied. The decision was appealed and a request for reconsideration was filed. Afterwards the appeal review team sent a letter noting the withdrawal of the original refusal. ...
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Entering UK with dependant visa

I hold a valid UK Residence Permit as a dependant of my parent. I study in the UK, but because of the COVID-19 situation, currently I am back in my home country with my parent and most probably my ...
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Traveling with a cat to the UK

I tried reserving a plane ticket with KLM yesterday, from Germany to the UK, and everything went great until I mentioned I'd be flying with a cat. The KLM employee on the phone informed me the UK has ...
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Can I fly out of England within my quarantine period? [duplicate]

If I fly into England from a country on the quarantine list (thus requiring me to isolate myself at a single address for two weeks) can I fly out of England within that two weeks?
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Trip to EU - UK Transit/Covid Certificate

I am an Indian citizen, travelling to Spain, Holding a Long Term Residence permit, basically the pink and blue card with a bull and 5 stars. I will be boarding from Delhi, Transit at LHR same terminal ...
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UK Landside Transit with UK BRP

this will be a somewhat specific question. Is it possible for a non-EEA visa national to transit through UK with a valid UK Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)? Like for example, say a visa national ...
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Is the BIVS still in effect during COVID times?

In the course of the Covid pandemic the Irish Short Stay Visa Waiver Programme has been suspended for an effectively indefinite amount of time. While pages on the SSVWP show a warning that it is on ...
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UK Visa Hoping to Arrive Early? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian with a Tier-5 Visa that starts on December 30th, 2020. I'm moving with my girlfriend, she goes to school in the UK. I currently have no job lined up, but this might change. I was ...
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What are the odds that some active personnel which may have a hand in processing my immigration-related applications may see my queries on this site? [closed]

We have a number of quite knowledgable members here. I've always been curious for reasons of candid interest where many of their knowledgebases come from, but have rarely asked due to reluctance to be ...
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Are there any provisions within the immigration rules for exonerating one for overstaying due to extreme extenuating circumstances? [closed]

Typically an overstayer would be subjected to a ban of various lengths. Supposing it was not one's own fault that one overstayed, are there any provisions within the rules for making an argument along ...
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Is it possible to request the right to study a university course while one is on seemingly endless coronavirus immigration bail on the UK?

The way things are going it seems that my bail is just going to be endlessly extended as coronavirus measures are becoming more and more intense. Without receiving leave to remain or a visa which I ...
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Which types of UK visa applications are affected by entry bans, and which are unaffected?

In the UK, policy is to "ban" applicants from entering for various periods of between 1 and 10 years if they are found to commit various misdeeds, like deception on an application, ...
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What specifically is the extent of the UK's membership/participation in the SIS, VIS, or other international information sharing networks?

In addition to the original questions, are any of the following specific events broadcasted? Being assumed to be an illegal entrant... Visa expiration and overstaying... Visa refusal Deportation/...
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Is it legal to enter the UK through the common travel area following a refusal of entry at a uk airport? [closed]

I read in a fairly impressive and thorough TSE answer that it was but was then told by my solicitor today that that is rubbish.
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What do I need to buy for this turntable to work in UK?

The American prongs come off, and I assume this means I can buy a British version. Where would I find such a thing? What’s it called? Any advice is welcome thank you
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Can an American travel to France through the UK with a negative Covid test?

In October with the latest Covid travel restrictions update, is the flight Boston > London > Paris possible for a US Citizen in possession of a <72h negative Covid test ? Do I instead have to ...
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Can US citizen transit in Schiphol enroute to UK? (two questions)

My US wife obtained spouse visa for UK however flights to Manchester, UK from Detroit seem to transit in Amsterdam. Can my US wife transit Amsterdam enroute to UK? Information on US.gov seems to just ...
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How does UK quarantine work for visits specifically to see family?

I would like to see my parents who I haven't seen since February. They live within an hour's drive of Dover, I live within an hour's drive of Calais. With the current Covid restrictions, people ...
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Why stamp a passport at LGW when only changing planes?

Wife and I flew JFK-LGW-BCN. At LGW, we were supposed to have 02:35 to change planes, but it was actually much shorter. Don't remember much other than some helpful people rushing us from place to ...
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I, a Russian citizen, was denied a flight from Alicante through London without a transit visa

Alicante - Luton - Moscow I am a citizen of Russia. I have a Russian passport. I also have a residence permit for Spain. Yesterday, September 13, 2020, RyanAir staff denied me boarding on an Alicante-...
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Will US Customs and Border Protection allow my girlfriend (UK Citizen) to come help me recover from surgery (covid-19)?

Earlier this year she did a 14-day layover in Bermuda to travel from the UK to the US and that worked fine. She wants to come back in November to help me recover from surgery. I have a letter from the ...
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Can I travel to UK with Permesso di Soggiorno

I am non-EU nationality, but married to Italian nationality, and I have Permesso di Soggiorno mentioned (MOTIVI FAMILIARI) Is it allow me to enter UK with my wife as per subject 10,20 of law? or need ...
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Do I require a transit visa at Frankfurt if travelling to the United Kingdom?

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/aamt/zugastimaa/buergerservice/faq/33-transit/606710 What I am confused about is they have mentioned the vast majority of foreign travellers benefit from 'transit ...
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Do I require an airport Transit Visa at Frankfurt If I am travelling to United Kingdom? [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder and will be flying from there.The flight I am looking at has 1 stop at Munich International Airport and has a 3h 55m layover there.I will need to switch flight there Do ...
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Is it important for an International Student to arrive in the airport near to his university?

Would arriving in an airport that is not near to my University cause any problems at airport?I am getting a Cheap Flight this way.
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Do documents in Danish need to be translated for UK standard visa?

So I am applying for a visa for my mom so that she can visit family in the UK. We live in Denmark. The gov.uk website states that all documents that are not in English or Welsh must be translated (no ...
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Is UK transit visa required for a permanent resident in Schengen? [duplicate]

I have a permanent residence card from a Schengen country. Do I need any visa to arrive at Heathrow and transit to a SAS flight? From the rules I read at gov.uk, there is a line in exceptions saying: ...
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UK visit visa refusal [duplicate]

UK visit visa refusal I was recently denied a visit visa and I would like to re apply. The visa was denied because I had stated I had no income or savings, whilst I had also stated In the application ...
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I withdrew money after I was granted UK tier 4 student visa and now I am wondering if it will cause any problems when I reach UK? [closed]

I showed bank statements of around £20000 in total in my own account and my father's account. I also Included a sponsorship certificate affidavit of support from my father which tells that he will be ...
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On immigration bail in England, could I fly to Scotland until my bail date? Northern Ireland?

The question is in the title, but I'm wondering what possible consequences it could have... Thanks
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UK visit visa refusal based on Finances

I was recently refused a UK Standard visit visa For two reasons. 1.in the online application I answered the question do You have any income or savings? No!(Mistake no1) because I Had also stated I ...
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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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