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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 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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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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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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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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