Questions tagged [uk]

An island country in Western Europe, consisting of Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.

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Itinerary issue , will my uk tourist visa get rejected?

I’ve applied for uk tourist visa recently but the travel agency I used was careless and wrote wrong sur name of my flight bookings and booked a hotel in Luton while my itinerary says I’ll be ...
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Implications of extending or getting a new visa for UK?

I and my son got a standard UK visa a couple of days back that ends in the first week of Jan 2020. It's our first UK visa. Due to some unexpected personal circumstances we will not be able to travel ...
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Revisiting the UK after being deported

I was deported from the Uk 7 years ago. My final release date is expired and as a EU citizen, can I visit the UK without any special permission or a security clearance? I was told never to return ...
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Trip out of US to Europe using only UK passport + birth certificate [duplicate]

My daughter, who resides in the US, is about to fly to the UK for a brief trip. She holds both US and UK passports and citizenships, and has a NEXUS card. Now, just before departure, we have realized ...
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I overstayed my post study work Visa and was removed from the UK with a 2 year ban. How can this be overturned [duplicate]

I overstayed my Post study work Visa (having lived and worked in the UK legally for 8years) because I had just been divorced and didn't have the wherewithal to immediately relocate to in my home ...
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UK visa application query

I have applied for UK visa with 6 people. All got VISA and I got Entry Clearance. Is there any difference between them?
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London underground zone 1-2 train ticket

Coming from the north I have a train ticket that tells me its to London underground zone 1-2. The directions when I booked said Old Street was my final destination. I am wondering however. With the ...
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Going for PLAB2 exam with my wife and son

I am a Nigerian doctor working in Saudi Arabia. I have visited the UK twice on a visitor's visa. Now I want to go for PLAB2 in September And I want to take my wife and my 4 year old son with me. All ...
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UK Family Visitor Visa Refused, Need advice if to reapply

We have recently applied for a UK family visit visa for our uncle who is 65 years old. Visa applied in New Delhi and refused. We are baffled by the statement that ECA/ECO have received the bank ...
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Re-entering the UK after Tier 4 visa expires

My visa expires tonight. I initially thought that I could overstay and leave as I planned (tickets bought) on the 21st of August from London to Canada (my home country). Then I read online that ...
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Travelling through UK, what is considered a « common format resident permit »? [duplicate]

I will be travelling through UK (Manchester) from Africa to Paris. I will pass through border controls since i have to pick my lugages and check in again in a différent terminal but still at ...
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Buying a return train ticket to Southampton from London

We want to travel from London to Peppa Pig World in Paultons Park. From enquiring, the fastest and most cost-effective way to reach it is by taking a train from London to Southhampton and then taking ...
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Subject Access Request - UK HOME OFFICE

I requested for a subject access request from the UK border control but I need to know how much time do they need to verify my identity . How much time does the whole entire process take ?
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What is the minimum time between UK toursit visas? [duplicate]

I want to stay in the UK for 6 months on a tourist visa. Then I will leave and return for another 6 months. What is the minimum time I must be out of the country before re-entering?
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UK Tourist Visa - Visited countries in 10 years

I am an Indian citizen living in USA on work visa (L-1). I am applying for UK tourist visa. In visa application it asks: How many times have you visited the following places in the past 10 years? ...
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How to fill in a UK visa application form if you have no surname on your passport?

I do not have a surname in my passport. How do I enter 'Given Name' and 'Family Name' in my UK visa application form?
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visiting visa for my mother to come to the uk [duplicate]

I leave in the uk with my husband and I just had a baby. I want my mum to come viait for 3 month. my question is; does my mother need to submit any document from her like bank statement. she does ...
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Do I need a UK visa? [duplicate]

I’m flying to France on a long stay type D visa, do I need a visa to layover In Manchester for 10 hours?
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Inviting parents immediately after you land UK first time [closed]

I will be travelling to UK next week and I want to invite my parents. So can I send invitation letter immediately within a week. I will be staying in apartment with three months of agreement. But ...
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Declaring a visitor to the UK as my “girlfriend” - effect on getting a Visitor visa?

I have a Serbian girlfriend who I have visited in Belgrade 4 times now and she is planning a trip to the UK for her 2 weeks vacation in 2 months from now (more details here). When applying for this ...
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What are 'speed codes' used to compose UK immigration refusal notices?

I read about Speed Codes in UK visa refusal on V 4.2 a + c (and sometimes 'e') . When refusing a UK standard visitor the ECA's who will use 'speed codes' to compose the refusal notice. ...
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Is this considered ‘funds parking’ / UK visa bank statement [duplicate]

I will be doing a short term student visa on my American passport and I have a small problem. My father has a savings bank account. He stores all the money required for my education inside it.The last ...
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Uk Visit Visa Rejected, Should i reapply?

I'm a student from Pakistan I was willing to attend GopherCon UK 2019 I had purchased a ticket. I had provided all of the required documents. My visa was refused due to a lack of financial evidence. I ...
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What are likely reasons for being asked by UK immigration to fetch my email flight confirmation despite API?

I (a south Slavic looking Swede) entered the UK at Luton from Larnaca the other day (black t-shirt+white 3/4 trousers+rucksack). Went to the only manned non-EU booth, which, unlike the EU section, was ...
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US Student Overstayed 3 Days On a Tier 4 Visa [closed]

In April 2017, I overstayed by 3 days on an expired Tier 4 student visa. A long story short, I was a victim of a serious crime while in the UK and was granted further time by my university to complete ...
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UK Visa Application Service Requires UPS Return Label

I have sent my passport to VFS Global, through FedEx. However, I just received an email that they only use UPS in the US, and thus I must arrange a UPS return courier service. However, having checked ...
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Can I sponsor my Serbian girlfriend for a 2 week visit on a Standard Visitor visa if I have been with my employer for less than 6 months?

I am about to apply for my girlfriend from Serbia to come to the UK on a Standard Visitor visa for a 2 week trip. She owns her own apartment in Belgrade, also has a stable job there where she has ...
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Visa refued for not disclosing 12 years old Rejection from Uk [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visitor visa, I thought I had all my document straight forward disclosing all required information. When it came to question have you been rejected Visa, I was wrongly adviced by ...
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UK Visitor visa extension

I had a query related to UK visitor visa extension. My mother in law got UK visitor visa from 5th April to 4th October 2019. She traveled to UK on 6th April and traveled back to India on 18th May (...
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Business visa for UK; duration to apply for [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK visa for business meetings. I'm expecting repeat visits so it makes sense to ask for a longer term visa eg 2 years. On the other hand, if I ask for a 2 year visa the fee is more (...
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Travelling to London with a Misdemeanor [duplicate]

We are travelling from the USA to the UK/Scotland/Ireland for a family wedding/ tourism in November 2019 (for 2 weeks). My husband was convicted of Assault,Family Violence in 2017 (misdemeanor). He’s ...
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Getting UK Student Visa in Time for Trip to France

I am a USA resident and citizen and I’ll be applying for a student Visa to study in the UK. However, I’m only able to apply for my Visa starting between August 19-26th depending on how fast my CAS is ...
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Malaysian to re-enter UK after Tier 4 expired [closed]

I am a Malaysian, my convocation was on 16 July 2019 and my Tier 4 visa will be expired on 30 September 2019. I would like to attend my sister's convocation on 16 October 2019 (Anglia Ruskin ...
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how to answer “What is the total amount of money spent each month” for UK visa

I am working and the amount of money I spend each month varies widely. Do i include non recurrent expenses like money I spent for my husband's birthday gift, cake and dinner? hospital bill for a ...
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Visit to UK to meet business associate as well as friend

I am 59, live in Greece with my Greek wife since 2011. I have permanent resident card that says: "Family member of Greek Citizen" How can I come to know if my permanent resident card has been issued ...
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Filling UK support form [duplicate]

Is it possible or compulsory to submit my bank accounts details after using a sponsor for my trip to UK and the sponsor will submit all his documents?
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J1 visa expiry date and ds 2019 expiry

I am J1 visa scholar. My visa and DS 2019 is expiring on July 31. My return flight from Chicago to Chennai is on Aug 1 via London with a 2 hour layover. Will this be any problem in London or USA?
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What self-defense weapons are legal in London? [closed]

I've travelled London many times, and this is the first time I got robbed in broad daylight, in afternoon! Around four youth wearing masks brandished machetes, asked for my purse and everything in ...
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How is the uk visa 180 calculated

Ok so i have a 5 year multi entry uk visa Valid from may 2018 To may 2023 I have one stamp on (the visa page) August 18 2018 And other entry stamps on the opposite page How do i calculate ...
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Can I go to the UK from the Schengen on train?

I have a single visit Schengen Visa in Cultural category for Hungary. I am flying from Delhi to Budapest and my duration of stay is 10 days. My question is, what if I want to go to the UK from ...
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UK visiting visa for a 3 year old child

I applied for a UK visit visa for my self and 3 children. 2 of my children have travelled with me to the uk previously. My youngest has not. We did our biometrics on the 20th June 2019. On the 10th ...
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UK transit visa on arrival for Italian refugee or travel documents holder [duplicate]

I'm gonna travel from Stockholm to Rome via British airways but have long layover in London Heathrow. My question is: Do I need transit visa to go outside airport and just explore city? if I do ...
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Passport Mail Return [closed]

I sent my passport in person by mail by UPS, but forget to pay for return. I then purchased just envelop with my name and sent it by mail to the UKVI scanning Hub. What should I do? Will the passport ...
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Change of purpose of UK visit After Getting the UK Standard Visitor Visa

I applied for a UK Visitor Visa and got my visa. I was going to participate in a two day training course at Cambridge University. But due to some issues with the course, I would not like to ...
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Uk Visa- standard [duplicate]

I'm 16 years old, and I would like to visit England (I'm would go alone with my school). I've written I don't have any income or savings, and my mom is going to pay for my tour, then do I need any ...
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Uk bank statement visa for short term study

I am planning to come to the Uk for a short course . My father is paying everything but the only problem here is that my father doesn’t have money in his bank account . He stores his money somewhere ...
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UK standard visitor visa REFUSAL for an unemployed mother [closed]

I am an Azerbaijani citizen and I had applied for a standard general visitor visa for my mother which just got rejected today (for 7 days). I have applied for a Tier 4 visa as well, and am still ...
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Can a relative sponsor my trip to uk instead of my parents?

I am 17 years old and I'm from Albania. I want to go to England to meet my cousin but I have to apply for UK visa. The problem is that my parents' bank statements are not enough and my cousin doesn't ...
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Reissue US, UK, Canada visas in stolen passports

My bag was stolen with my 3 Pakistani passports having US, UK & Canada visas. Can anyone guide me how to get the visas back, on my new passports?
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US citizen - Frequent Visits to the UK [duplicate]

I first visited the UK from June till August 2016 . Then I received a tier 4 visa for 9 months and stayed in the UK from September till April 2017 . I came back to the UK with a short course stamp ...