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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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Do airlines book you on other airlines if they cancel flights?

I am scheduled to fly from the UK to Singapore using Lufthansa (stop in Germany) on the 29th. If Germany bans all flights from the UK but Singapore does not, can I expect them to rebook me onto a ...
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With the 19 December 2020 COVID 19 measures, can I travel between the UK and the Netherlands?

My UK boyfriend and I, in the Netherlands, do not plan to see each other over Christmas, but we like to know what is possible in case of emergencies to either of us or our close families. So we like ...
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How long do you get to use a UK standard visitor visa from time of issue or is it valid for entry indefinite

I am going to apply for a standard visitor visa for my girlfriend to enter UK. If it is issued how soon does it have to be used after issue, ie. validity until time of entry?
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CBD Prescribed Cannabis Oil onboard a flight to United Kingdom

I will be flying from South Africa to the United Kingdom and was wondering if I will be allowed to take my prescribed CBD oil onboard the flight. Or will I have problems on arrival in London?
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Which covid test for UKs Test to Release scheme

I understand that the 10 day quarentine for international travellers returning to the UK can be reduced to 5 with a covid test under the "Test to Release" scheme. Looking at the list of ...
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UK visa application: How to explain that I have several employers?

I'm a doctor applying to a UK visa for an examination. I am employed by the university hospital in my city but I also work in several private hospitals where I earn several times the salary I receive ...
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Obtaining a UK Visitor visa for a disabled student's mother as live-in assistant [duplicate]

I am from Iran. I am a Master's student at City university of London. Although my student visa is approved, I am still in my country because I have a physical disability called Cerebral Palsy, and I ...
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Uk visitor visa sponsored by boyfriend? [duplicate]

So my boyfriend and I met online and we’ve been dating since April 2020. We haven’t met yet because I’ve been working in the US as an au pair. I was supposed to go home to South Africa in July and he ...
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I was banned from UK for giving false information

I am a Nigerian, I was banned from UK for 10 years 12 years ago for stating that I haven’t applied before and used a wrong date of birth in my previous passport. I lied because I was a teenager when I ...
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minimum Solvency requirements for a visa to the UK. a 90 day visa is required [duplicate]

I have a friend from Russia who wants to visit the UK on a 90 day visa. what is the minimum amount she needs to prove her solvency
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UK COVID Test-to-release programs starting date

The UK has recently announced a test-to-release programme. Details are available on: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel I currently have travel ...
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UK visit visa refusal - Not sure how to proceed [duplicate]

I am wondering if someone can help with this visit visa refusal my Indonesian girlfriend received today This is a second refusal letter. The first one was refused because we didn't include any proof ...
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Travelling to Delhi from Berlin with transit in London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen traveling to Delhi via the UK. I have a Permanent Residence in Germany along with US and Canadian visas. Do I need a transit visa as the ticket is issued by British Airways and ...
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can a non EEA / EU citizen with a current, valid right to work uk visa enter schengen countries for holiday? [duplicate]

is it currently possible to enter sweden for a non EU / EEA citizen with a UK work permit visa? this is for a short holiday. edit: the type of visa is a work permit / residence visa, not a temporary ...
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Can I visit the UK for tourism if I originally applied to receive it for business travel? [duplicate]

I'm going to apply for UK standard visitor visa with an business invitation. The purpose of visit is Business related. What i can see with UK standard visitor visa i can do lots of activities normal ...
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Is Flight Booking Is a Must For Uk Visit Visa? [duplicate]

i want to know do i have to attach a flight booking confirmation with my uk visit visa application? Is there any rules that can reject my visa if i wont attach flight reservation before getting my ...
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UK car rental: protections against charges for damage, that was pre-existing and renter had no chance to discover at checkout?

I recently rented a car in the UK (from a major chain). When I returned the car, the inspection found three pieces of minor interior damage, and I’m now getting charged £100 for these as “change of ...
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EEA family permit delayed [closed]

I applied for EEA Family permit from italy and i have permesso di soggiorno, but I didn’t received my passport yet (44 days) while they said in my appointment 3 to 4 weeks! I contact with home office ...
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How to explain income from an unregistered business when applying for UK Visitor visa? [duplicate]

I’m a student, my parents and other relatives send me money, but I also have an online clothing store I started this year. Because it’s online and upcoming I haven’t registered it. Should I explain ...
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Can I as EU citizen visit the UK in December and January? [closed]

I live in the Netherlands and have a Dutch passport. My partner (not married) lives in England and has a British passport. I would like to know what is possible and impossible regarding visiting my ...
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Biometrics for a second UK partner visa [closed]

I had a partner visa back in 2014 for the UK. We stayed there for 10 months and then returned back to Australia. We would like to move back to the UK, but I'm not sure if I need to do biometrics again....
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Applying again to visit UK, long term visit visa

I had a UK 6 month visit visa last year which was expired on February 2020. On my previous application I mentioned that I wanted to visit London but after getting the visa I travelled to Manchester 2 ...
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Should my father tell on visa application that he lived in the UK illegally?

My father went to the UK a long time ago on a 6 month visit visa. But, he ended up staying and working there for about 10 years. The Home Office had taken his biometrics, but in 2008, he left the UK ...
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UK Visitor Visa Refusal [duplicate]

I applied for standard visitor Visa with a sponsor from my fiance, but my Visa was refused with this reason below: You have applied for leave to enter to visit the UK for 21 days for tourism. You ...
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UK tax on an amber painting coming from abroad

Unsure if this is in the right section of Stack Exchange but, I have a family member coming to the UK (from outside of the EU) in the near immediate future. They will be bringing a painting with them ...
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I want to travel in Uk with my spouse

I am interested about some informations. We are a new couple and we want to travel in Uk for honeymoon from brussel by train. My wife is EU citizen. Can we travel in UK together with marriage ...
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Which documents better to provide for my uk visitor visa? [duplicate]

I am currently a high school student and also part time employed in my country. I would like to apply for a UK standard visitor visa. Should I provide verifications for both school and work, or is it ...
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Can I apply for a UK visitor visa while I am on ICT visa in the UK?

I am currently on an ICT work visa in the UK which is ending soon, but I want to spend some more time with my boyfriend in the UK before going back to my home country, India. Can I apply for a visit ...
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UK Visit visa got refused wrongly when should I re-apply? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer and working as a full-time freelancer since November 2018. I have long-term clients who pay me on monthly basis milestone. It just like a work from home job as well. I applied ...
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UKVI checklist not signed

I've applied for an EEA Family permit for my 2 minor kids, but I went for biometrics and documents scanning,by accident forgot to sign the checklist document. Will this affect our application ...
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Do I need proof of relationship with sponsor to the UK [duplicate]

I’m applying for a visitors visa, my uncle is a UK citizen and he’s sponsoring, the thing is I don’t have pictures of us together because he travelled when I was little, and we don’t really chat on ...
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Flying from London to Copenhagen?

I need to travel from London to Copenhagen for a job interview. It is likely that they will hire me, so it's not just for the interview, I would fly and remain there indefinitely. Since the UK banned ...
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How up to date do bank statements need to be for a UK Visa reapplication? [closed]

So a month ago I applied for a UK visa, I was declined due to a simple mistake that I have now rectified around an invitation letter not specifying the dates. All my forms and supporting documents are ...
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Buying a sim card for two weeks (in the UK) for Australia

I am travelling from UK to Australia and my UK cell-phone provider (giff-gaff) doesn't support roaming. I will be quarantined in a hotel for two weeks and need to have a sim-card during the quarantine....
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UK international travel restrictions November 2020

Regarding the latest international travel restrictions, the UK government has said that all international travel is banned, unless for 'legitimate' reasons. Obviously a holiday etc would be off the ...
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Cash Deposit in bank account [duplicate]

I received a rejection for my UK visa application. The letter in part says: You have stated that you are employed by Al Majal Alarabi Group as an Electrical Engineer and that your total monthly ...
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Can I travel to Mexico to enter the USA as a British Citizen

I am a British citizen who is trying to enter the USA to visit my girlfriend in Boston. Would it be possible for me to fly from the UK to Mexico, reside there for two weeks (working remotely from an ...
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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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