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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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How shall I apply for a UK Visa as Iranians with German residency?

I am living in Germany with my family (my wife and daughter) as we have residence permission. We are Iranian, and would like to visit the UK for the next school holidays in Germany. How can we can ...
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Transit visa for the UK [duplicate]

I am Indian resident and am studying in the Netherlands, I also have a permanent resident permit for the Netherlands which is valid until August 2020. I am going for a holiday to India in December ...
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Applying for UK Visa from USA (CA)

Help! I'm so confused and I can't seem to find the answers anywhere. I am applying for a UK visa, I have Green Card in the US. I've completed: application online paid the fee got my biometrics done ...
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I was given someone else's visa, stamped in my passport

I applied for a UK visa but I received it with the wrong stamp. Somebody else's visa is stamped in my Passport. What do should I do?
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Visa type for Military assessment UK

I just wanted to find out the visa I need to apply for when going for a military assessment in the UK and what supporting documents my sponsor back in the UK is to provide to aid my visa process.
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Past asylum seeker in the UK - can I now be a tier 2 dependent? [closed]

I went to the UK on a student visa and after it expired I did seek asylum, but left the UK before I got a decision. My husband wants us to relocate to the UK, he is a nurse and he will be sponsered ...
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Declaring visits to the United Kingdom

I am an Indian citizen with a valid short term standard visitor visa for the UK and have used it once to travel to the UK recently. Given this scenario, I am eligible to travel to Ireland under the ...
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UK tourist visa for Americans 180 days in / 60 days in

I'm an American entering the UK on a 180 day tourist visa. Are the 180 days (or less) consecutive days? Is it then 30 days out consecutive?
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Short term study visa - using property sale as proof of funds

I am planning to take a short course (about three months) at the university of Oxford. My father sold a property and he has £7-8000 in his bank account. He has bank statement for three months. If I ...
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Irish Short Stay visa waiver for Indian Citizen in the US

I am an Indian Citizen residing in the US. I have a valid short stay UK Tourist visa stamped in my Indian passport at the UK consulate in the US (No BIVS stamp), I am entering UK first and plan on ...
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UK tourist Visa wait times

Me and my wife are traveling to the UK from USA on Sep 18th. We have a biometric appointment with Seattle consulate on Aug 29th. In total there are roughly 13 business days before we travel. Looking ...
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Can I visit the UK and Ukraine on the same visa?

I am planning to visit the UK and Ukraine at the same time, is this possible with one visa or do I need multiple visas? If I take a Ukraine tourist visa which other countries can I visit?
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Why did Cardiff Bus give everyone a free ride?

On 23rd of August 2019, we took T9 Cardiff bus from Airport to City centre. The driver didn’t charge anyone any money. I even asked to make a cash payment and he very graciously said Since I know ...
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Entering UK for a short trip: is the EEA Family Permit the right choice?

My girlfriend is an EEA national (German) and I am not. We have both been living together and working in Germany for >2 years. We're now planning to take a short holiday (~4 days) to the UK and ...
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Schengen visa application was refused twice. Will this affect my UK visa application? [closed]

My schengen visa got refused twice. First time was in 2018 when I had an invitation letter from a university in Barcelona to attend a summer camp.Visa got refused for the very common 2 vague reasons “...
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How do I answer visa questions about my salary?

I have seen refusals stating the amount you stated is 3x,4x your disposable income. My mum-in-law would be responsible for my accommodation and maintenance in the UK. Does it mean she would be paying ...
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Applying visitor visa when sponsor visa extension has been applied

Can anyone suggest me if I can apply visitor visa for my mother stating me as sponsor, when my visa/BRP is expiring Sep 11th, and she is planning to come Sep 28th. I'm on ICT T2, and my visa extension ...
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Apply for UK visa with First Name Unknown?

What is the way to apply for a UK visa if your first name is unknown (FNU) in your passport and the field is mandatory. How should one go about applying for one?
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Change of name in visa granted?

My passport has the given name: Numaan Muneer No surname I was granted visit visa to the UK today , it states my name as Muneer Numaan, is that a problem?
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Is the UK tourist visa on a damaged Indian passport valid if I get a duplicate passport reissued?

I have applied for the UK tourist visa from Bangalore, India where VFS Global (company that provides several visa processing services like collecting documents and sending them to the UK Consulate) ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 [closed]

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 ...