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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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Is a UK spouse visa a “Family” visa or a “Settlement” visa? [closed]

The form for renewing a UK spouse visa asks the question "What type of visa, leave to remain or other permission do you have to be in the UK?" (as of October 2019). It lists multiple choices of which ...
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How to find the start date of the current visa or leave to remain for a UK spouse visa renewal? [closed]

The form for renewing a UK spouse visa asks the question "What is the start date of your current visa or leave to remain?" (as of October 2019) How should the applicant find the answer to this ...
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What's the liquids bag size at UK airports?

Last time when I travelled, I had 10 100 ml bottles in my clear plastic bag which I got from home. When I got to security, they said the bag was just slightly oversized even though it is within the ...
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Can I take the 105 bus into Heathrow Central Bus Station?

I'm staying at the Premier Inn on Bath Road the night before my flight out of Heathrow T3. I don't really want to have to fork over £5 per person for the Hotel Hopper bus since I have a travelcard ...
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Can I exit and reenter a UK station while waiting for a connecting train?

I will soon be making a journey by train that will require me to wait for around 90 minutes in a relatively small station. I would like to leave the station and wander into the nearby town during this ...
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UK Tourism Visa from USA, with US visa expiring in 2 months

I want to apply for a 6-month tourist visa to the UK. I live in the US on the H1-B visa. My H1-B visa expires in January 2020. I will renew my H-1B in January, but need to get the UK visa before ...
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Receptionist took a copy of my passport

This is my first visit in the UK. I'm from UE. A receptionist in a hostel I am staying took a picture of my passport (of the page with my picture and all my personal data). I understand that the ...
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UK Visa: convictions and other penalties [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK Visa using the newest portal. One section is called Convictions and other penalties and asks At any time have you ever had any of the following, in the UK or in another country?. ...
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UK Visa for job interview paid for by the company

I know that we need to show healthy funds balance in our bank statement for UK Visa, and I don't have funds for the entire trip. I have been invited by a Tech company (A rated sponsor) for job ...
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I can't find my prebooked ticket or reference number for Stansted Express

I can't find my return ticket that I booked for Stansted Express where do I go for help retrieving a copy?
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UK visit visa for parents and employment letters from independent children

Need an advice for UK visit visa. As my parents applying for visa and only mum is financialy dependant on my dad. I have 2 brothers both are working and we havent shown them in dependants and they ...
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Proving remittance from friend for a UK Visit Visa [duplicate]

I am preparing to apply visa for my parents. My dad have income coming in from business but his account is usually low with balance which shouldn't be problem though. But in may and june I have sent ...
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How to complete the “How much money are you planning to spend on your visit to the UK” for a child travelling with both parents? [duplicate]

The mother and father are sharing the expenses for the holiday. Family of 4. For example total cost for whole family is 100 pounds. Do I put 25 pounds on each persons application or 100 pounds on the ...
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Can you use a virtual credit card to withdraw money from an ATM in the UK?

I'm contemplating getting a virtual credit card from a provider with more competitive exchange rates & fees for visiting the UK. The provider does support the popular smartphone payment apps, so ...
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UK visa for unemployed person

My husband is unemployed and holds a US greencard, I'm an employed US citizen and we have plenty of savings. We plan to travel together to visit friends and family in the UK and France for just one ...
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Travel with an UK residence card (EU family member) after Brexit

I am a EU citizen living in the UK with my wife, who is a non-EEA citizen. She has a UK residence card given under the EU rules for a family member of a EU citizen. Currently, she can travel with me ...
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Ticket availability on LNER (London to Sheffield) for Christmas Week

I was wondering if anybody knows when it will likely be possible to buy LNER tickets from London to Sheffield for dates falling around Christmas (21 December to 27 December 2019). I was also wondering ...
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After moving out of California [closed]

Just received a letter from Tollroads saying that the car I already sold a while ago in California has recently made 24 violations in Orange County and I need to pay $2000. But I had already moved to ...
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Documents I should provide to confirm my home address? [duplicate]

My question is about what documents should I provide to confirm/prove my home address? I have not got a mortgage property or property deed because I do not own the place. Me and my husband just pay a ...
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Help re-applying after Uk visit visa refusal [duplicate]

My refusal letter states that I provide more information on where my monthly expenditure of £200 comes from, I though did explain in my application letter that I am a student and all my support comes ...
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Where can i request for refund of my unfinished uk visa application? [duplicate]

I was applying for a UK visa from Toronto. I changed my mind before uploading the documrnt and making any appointments. I cancelled the application in few minutes but they had already charged me for ...
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Raileasy split ticketing purchased

have bought but they have not reserved any seats as requested saying it is not possible.Will be travelling in 10 weeks time. Can I take tickets to the station of departure and ask for reserved seats ...
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South Africa passport traveling from France to New Zealand [duplicate]

Living in France. Traveling to New Zealand via UK. I have valid Schengen Visa and New Zealand Visa do i need a Visa to transit through the airport in Heathrow?
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How to apply Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV) for Indians

Hi I am travelling to India in December of this year from the USA via London (Dallas - London - Hyderabad) for H1b stamping. My current stamped F1 visa is expiring in November. But I have valid I797 ...
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Can I bring my poor neighbor to the UK as a visitor? [closed]

I am from India, and I grew up in childhood with a poor neighbour of mine, of the age of my parents. They took very good care of me, our economic disparity notwithstanding. Now I am working in the ...
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UK visa in the USA , Biometrics data retained by US?

For those people who went through the process of UK visa in the United States , my question is that does the USCIS get to keep a copy of your UK visa application ? Because on the GOV UK website it ...
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Kazakhstan Tenge into Pounds in UK [duplicate]

Where in the UK can I change Kazakstan money, I recently travelled back and did not get time in Almaty airport, and the currency people at the airport would not change the money I have?
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When was the ban issued, 2009, 2012 or 2014

I applied for a UK visa using a passport with a false date of birth in 2009. The application was refused. In 2012, I changed my passport to an e-passport and applied for another UK visa with sworn ...
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Translating Lease Contract for UK Visa

I want to apply to visit my wife in UK. I am Jordanian with a Hungarian residence permit, and I want to submit my Lease Contract for my UK visitor Visa. The contract is written with two languages, ...
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UK visa in the USA , question about the Biometric appointment?

From those who went to a Biometrics appointment for the UK visa in the USA. What should you bring to the USCIS biometrics appointment? Is bringing and handing USCIS the application print out ...
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Residence Permit translation

Do i have to translate my Hungarian residence permit to apply to UK visitor Visa? Do i need to provide them with my family book translated or my marriage certificate translated ?
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Visa refusal under paragraph V4.2v (a) and (e) [duplicate]

in my application when send all documents to the Visa centre I included my application letter explaining why I want to join the army, army assessment letter, hotel booking document. About funds it's a ...
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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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With a short term C type visa, is the allowed duration a six month stay or the visa expiry date? [duplicate]

With a short term C type visa, is the allowed duration a six month stay or the visa expiry date? Because the duration of stay is 180 days. I entered the UK on September 27; my visa will expire on 12 ...
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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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Can I bring alcohol to Dubai?

A friend of mine wants to gift someone he is going to meet in Dubai next month a bottle of alcohol. I suggested he buys it from a duty-free shop in order to avoid the restrictions of having it in the ...
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Applying UK Visit Visa Application from AU

I am a Bangladeshi Citizen. I came to Australia on visit visa (600) on August. I want to know if I can apply for a UK visitor visa from Australia. The problem is I don't have any documents with me ...
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Visa options to hold seminars in the UK

What visa options are there to bring a team of people + speaker over from Malaysia to hold seminars and workshops in the UK? Is it possible for me as an individual to sponsor them to come over? What ...
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Uk visit visa refusal under 4.2 a+c and 4.10 [duplicate]

My visit aim to meet my sister and nephews, as they had not travel to my home last 10 years. Because my little nephew is ill and that disease called autism spectrum disorder (ASD). He needs his mom ...
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How long are biometrics at Heathrow airport kept? [closed]

I had my biometrics taken in 2009 November at Birmingham airport when I was denied entry to the UK. My question is if I go this December 2019 which is more than 10 years since that date, will my ...
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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 ...