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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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one year tourist visit to UK

I am a NZ citizen (born in UK) and hold a lapsed British passport and a current NZ one. My wife was born in NZ and has a current NZ passport. Can we apply for a 1 year visa to visit UK as tourists? if ...
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Why does a UK-US-UK ticket not cost the same whether booked in the US or UK? [duplicate]

Why does a UK-US-UK ticket not cost the same whether booked in the US or UK? I have both US and UK credit cards, so it doesn't matter to me, but it seems absurd that the LGW-TPA-LGW ticket I just ...
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I booked a self service appointment for my UK Visa but I didn't upload all my documents by accident and I can't go back and add more [closed]

I booked a self service appointment for my UK Visa but I didn't upload all my documents by accident and I can't go back and add more. One of the most important documents is missing and if it isn't ...
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UK Visit Visa Refused [duplicate]

My mother applied for visit visa application and an interview was conducted and finally visa was refused. I am attaching refusal and interview. Please guide me how can I satisfy ECO that he grants ...
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Previous Visa Refusal/Filed under wrong Category in another country

I am looking for a tourist visa for UK and whiling filling online application, they are asking whether Visa for any other country was ever refused. 4 years ago, I had applied for US work Visa but I ...
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VAT refund at Luton

I missed the chance to drop the envelope off after security pass as we were rushing for our flight with 2 children. If I return to the UK in a few months time and drop the envelope, will I still get ...
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Multimodal routing in the UK - what sites/tools?

When routing for non-driving travel around the UK (though a Europe-wide answer would be very interesting), is there a tool that allows a sensible mix of public transport and walking (possibly with ...
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Will my fiancee require another UK visit visa?

My fiancee (US citizen) was refused entry to the UK in November 2018. She obtained a visit visa May 24 2019 which she used to travel to the UK from August 2-August 21 2019. She plans to visit again ...
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Indian Female doctor in Saudi Arabia seeking UK general Visit Visa

I'm an Indian Female doctor working in Saudi Arabia and planning to travel to the UK for my PACES examination. I would like to know the list of documents needed to make a general Visit Visa ...
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UK Visitor Visa application question

I was refused a UK visa last year September and I am applying again. I answered yes when I was asked if I have ever been refused a Visa to the UK but I don't understand the next question: "Give ...
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UK tourist visa- Validity start date and end date for (6 months family and tourist visa)

Please share your experience. I am planning to apply UK family and tourist visa (6 months visa). Lets say on the application form my intended Entry date in UK is 15 NOV 2019 and Exit date is 05 DEC ...
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Can my boyfriend, who lives in the UK and has a Polish passport, visit me in the USA?

My boyfriend would like to come to visit me in the US. He is currently living in the UK and holds a Polish passport. What are the steps we should take?
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Duration outside the UK [duplicate]

I’ve been going to the Uk frequently, for how long do I have to stay outside the United Kingdom in order for them not to think that I’m a frequent visitor the next time I visit?
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Keep your passport option when applying for UK visa

I have applied for a tourist visa for the UK at Madrid visa application centre. I have paid for the "keep your passport" option, so I can keep my passport while the application is being processed. ...
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UK visiting visa after refugee claim [closed]

Before 3 months i crossed to canadian border from the US and ask for asylum then after one week i cancel it and went back to my country with removal order from Canada I'm now planning to sit for an ...
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Will I get UK tourist visa? [closed]

My intended date of travel to the UK was this weekend. I mentioned the date in all documents along with tickets, but I haven't gotten my visa yet. It's been 6 working days and I understand it takes 15....
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U.K. visitor visa denied for being unable to confirm provenance [duplicate]

My partner recently got refused a U.K. visitor visa thinking that he has not got access to these funds even though he provided bank statements dated back to 6 months, an employment letter, a salary ...
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Entering U.K. with expired passport but valid BRP and valid passport of other nationality

So I am returning from a trip to Germany to the U.K. on September 10, but my Peruvian passport expires on September 7. My biometric residence permit is valid through the next three years, but because ...
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Can I leave Heathrow (Toronto to Delhi via London) without a transit visa? [duplicate]

I am traveling back from Toronto to Delhi via London. I have a 9 hour 40 mins layover at Heathrow. 11:50am arrival and 9:30pm departure. I have a temporary visa for Canada and an Indian nationality. ...
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UK Tier 4 Student Visa - Empty Envelope Returned

I am in a bit of a bind with my UK Tier4 Student Visa and I am looking for some advice or if anyone has gone through something similar. Today my UPS return package arrived that supposedly contained ...
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Does an Irish VISA WARNING count as “refused entry at the border of any country other than the UK?”

I am trying to apply to extend my U.K visa but I am unsure if I need to write about my Irish VISA WARNING. I got a Visa warning last year when I arrived by ferry to Dublin. I did not know I needed a ...
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How can I do appointments together and should I fill application form separate or same form? [duplicate]

I want to go uk with my husband and child but I didn’t t do same day appointment. How can I do appointments together and should I fill application form separate or same form?
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Can I keep 5 x 8ml liquid in its original package to carry in my hand luggage?

While passing through the security checks at Heathrow Airport, passengers are requested to put their liquid into plastic bags provided. I want to carry the below package (5 x 8ml bottles of cologne) ...
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How to get from London Heathrow Airport to Whitley Bridge by train?

What would be the best way to get from LHR to Whitley Bridge by train? First time in the UK. Thanks!!
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Enter UK with an expired H1B Visa [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen residing in the USA. I have an expired H1B visa with an approved I-797 until 2021. I am planning to travel from USA to India with a stopover in London (intend to get my H1B ...
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Bank statement UK visa [duplicate]

I will be apply for a short term study visa but my fathers bank statement which I will be using doesn’t show any activity in the past 6 months other than a deposit of 3,000 USD which he got out of an ...
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DS-160 Immigration Law Violation Information for UK Banned Person

I work for a global company and need to travel to US with a B1/B2 visa; however, I do not actually know what to answer for below question: "Have you ever sought to obtain or assist others to obtain ...
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Tracking a UK visa application

How can I get the contact of UK visa center with the address: VFS services USA, UKVI scanning hub 80 broad street floor 6 new York 10004 to ask for information about my visa application?
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End Date and Start Date of Travel History for UK Visitor Visa Application

I am currently in process of applying for visitor UK Visa. In the world travel history, they asked to list all countries that had been visited in the past 10 years. I visited Hong Kong from Jakarta ...
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UK visa refusal and false identification

I am a student and I was refused a visit visa by the UK under requirements paragraph V4.2 of Appendix V because I sort of exaggerated my monthly expenditure which didn’t tally with a financial ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...