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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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Dual Chinese/British travelling from China to Europe via third country - What non EU countries are suitable?

I am British my wife is Chinese. Our kids hold passports for both countries. Last year we used method three from here to travel to visit family in the UK. Dual Nationality Thread Last year we ...
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Return to UK as a tourist on multi entry business standard visitor visa

I hold a multi entry 6 month UK business visa (Standard Visitor Visa) and have already returned from the UK after the business trip. The visa is still valid and I would like to return as a tourist. ...
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Can I enter the UK for 24 hours from a Schengen area, holding an Indian passport?

I am travelling to Poland and Netherlands, flying on the 25th June, holding a Schengen business visa. For the weekend, can I plan to go to the UK (just Sunday)? I am not planning to stay overnight. ...
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Indian citizen applying for UK visa from US

My mother in law is an Indian citizen residing in US. Can she apply for a UK standard visa from US?
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UK visa upload process: forgot to upload support letter

I forgot to upload the main document of my UK visa application (support letter) and have submitted all uploaded document via TLS service. Is there any way to add the document (e.g. pay onsite in the ...
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Would UK visa ban affect Ireland student visa application [duplicate]

I was refused a UK visit visa for my graduation in the UK last year and also penalized with a 10 years ban. The reason for the penalty was that I over stayed my previous visa by one day and I failed ...
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Visa Family Permit

Good Morning. I am writing to you to ask you about entry to the UK to visit my wife's sister. I am from Yemen and I am married to a Polish citizen. At the moment I live in Germany and I have a Family ...
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apply for visit visa less than 3 months from Egypt

Please, I want to apply for a visit visa to for my husband to see me in the UK (am a student and my visa valid until the end of February 2020). I want him to be with me in my PhD viva and graduation,...
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UK Visa application money

I'm applying for an UK visa, and there is a question, I don't know what to write: What is the total amount of money you spend each month? Include living costs, money given to dependants, rent or ...
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Questions about CBP and also UK immigration

I'm going to visit my fiancee in the USA for 16 days next month. We got engaged last time I was over in May 2019. Now, we still use the term boyfriend/girlfriend (don't know exactly why, just do. ...
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Is transit Visa required at London and Dublin? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Canada with layovers at London and Dublin ( Mumbai - London - Dublin - Canada) with British Airways. I have an Indian passport and Canadian Student Visa. Both the layovers are below ...
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Periodic bleep in train station

I've been travelling recently and at multiple stations there have been speakers emitting a bleep every second. (For example Stansted Airports station). Is there a reason for this?
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UK Visa checklist are all fields required

I am applying for a standard visitor UK visa. After submitting the application I received a document with the checklist for the documents required. Are all supporting documents listed in checklist ...
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Financial proof short term student UK visa [duplicate]

I'm doing a gap year to learn english in London. I'm accepted in an accredited school (for 8 month) and i have sufficient funds to go (my parents will pay for me) My Father has a new bank account ( 1 ...
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3-4 months stay in UK on visitor visa

I live in the UK and over the last 10 or so years I have had relatives from various countries visit me here for duration of up to a month or so on a standard 6-month visitor visa. I know that (...
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Refused UK short term student visa [closed]

My son is a student of the Aeronautical Technical Institute at Forli in Italy. Every year the school organizes a scholars summer camp in the UK to improve their English. We applied to that summer ...
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Where can I contact the shipping department of VFS - New York scanning hub?

I applied for a UK standard visitor visa. I sent my application myself using USPS with a return shipping label from USPS inside the package. I was informed by VFS that they cannot send back my ...
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How to help someone from Turkey obtain a 3 week tourist visa to visit the UK with a letter of invitation

I am inviting a friend from Turkey to visit me in Scotland this August/September and would like to know how to improve the chance of the visa being accepted. The main sticking point is likely to be ...
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UK visa travel history [closed]

From my country, you can enter two neighbor counties with the national identity card. I have entered those countries several times over the past 10 years since my family lives there. Sometimes I cross ...
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UK visa application same day transit

I'm currently applying for UK standard tourist visa and have a problem. In the past, I transited non-EEA country (entered and left the country the same day). When I tried to enter that information, ...
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British Army Invitation to assessment center from Jamaica

I'm a Jamaican and was recently invited to the army assessment center. What type of visa should I apply for and what documents I'm going to need?......I'd also like to know the length of stay I should ...
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Entering the UK whilst pregnant?

Is it possible to be refused entry at UK passport control, if I am visiting the UK for 3 weeks to celebrate our wedding (to my UK husband)? I worry that they will think I am attempting to move there ...
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Can I visit the UK as a tourist before my Student Visa starts?

I planned a trip to Europe the month before my student visa starts but wanted to stop in the UK for 2 weeks before I continue traveling through Europe. Would I be allowed to enter the UK as a tourist ...
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Incoming debit transactions in statements

In my bank statement there are a few incoming transactions such as 800 or 1000 or 2500 apart from my monthly salary. These amounts are mine which my friends have paid back to me as I have paid for ...
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When taking a flight from Belfast to London do you need a photo ID? [duplicate]

When taking a flight from Belfast to London do you need to present a photo ID (driving license/passport) and do you go through passport control? Does this change if you are not a British or Irish ...
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Do you need identification to take the ferry from Belfast to Liverpool? [duplicate]

When taking the ferry from Belfast to Liverpool do you need identification?
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UK Visa Tier 4 (Early Entry and Biometrics) [closed]

So my girlfriend currently in the US, is starting university in the UK in September on a tier 4 student visa which has not yet been completed as I understand you cant complete until 90 days before. ...
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Biometric Signature not match with passport signature

I make a mistake in biometric process. I did my bank account signature in biometric screening which is different from passport signature. Otherwise I did all documentation and finger scanning. Does it ...
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Travelling 8 months after stop indicator flag

I traveled to the UK on October 18th 2018 and my name got flagged on the border officer's computer. Here's why: I was a student 5 years ago but did not complete my studies, therefore my visa was ...
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Which visa is applicable to me? Visitor or Short Student Study Visa

I am in the Yacht sailing fields and currently finished my first season (10 months) here in India. I saved some money to take up a short competent crew course with RYA (Royal Yachting Association UK). ...
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Is it possible to pay to stay at a scouting campsite in the UK?

There are a lot of scouting campsites in the UK, some that list quite reasonable rates for an overnight stay while backpacking or cycle touring. However, are these only available to large groups, ...
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UK visa goes to VAC first or home directly?

I applied for a UK visa from Munich and opted for the courier service to deliver the passport to my home. I got the email on Friday (7th of June) that my UK visa application has been dispatched with ...
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After an 87 day stay in the USA, can I return for a long weekend? (ESTA)

I've searched through existing questions, but none seem to mention my specific situation, so I wanted to see if anybody has some experience with the following situation on an ESTA visa. From March ...
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Is Director of One Person Company considered as employee or self-employed for UK Visa purpose? [closed]

I am applying for UK Visitor Visa for 2 years for my business visits. I am registered as a One Person Company and therefore a bit unsure if I should fill the application form as Employed or Self-...
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Family permit unmarried partner

I just got a 6 months EU family member visa to the UK. We will be going to the UK in October for a month, but my partner will leave early because he needs to go back to work. Will this affect me when ...
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UK visa cancellation [closed]

I did my online application made the payment and set up an appointment. Two days before the appointment I realised had few errors on my application so I cancelled it and reviewed that cancelation ...
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UK Spousal Visa Refused [closed]

I was in the UK for seven months. I arrived in UK with my husband (who is a British citizen) on August 11, 2018 after our wedding on August 4,2018. We applied for the Spousal Visa on January 1, 2019. ...
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Do I need to travel to the UK to renew my Kenyan passport?

I'm a dual Kenyan citizen living in Ireland. I lost my Kenyan passport that I got in 2010 last year when moving house. I wanteed to apply for a new one as I'm travelling abroad this December. I heard ...
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What is the maximum duration my parents could stay here in the UK if I sponsored their visit?

What is the maximum duration my parents could stay here in the UK if I sponsored their visit (from India)? I would like for them to stay for at least 3 months. Is that possible?
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Tackling questions on travel history for visa applications

I am due applying for a UK visa and I have learnt one of the questions is travel history. I have two questions. 1) How does one report the following travel history, for example? Went to Croatia ...
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Focal skin peeling on palms, fingerprints can be uncertain; will this be an issue for UK visa? [closed]

I have cleared the interview for a software organization in Durham, UK and they have given me the COS (Certificate of sponsorship). My doubt is I have a benign skin condition called keratolysis ...
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Taxi Services at Didcot

I am traveling to Didcot this week. I am taking train from London and arriving at Didcot very late at night (around 10-11 PM). I want to go to the Harwell campus. There is no public transport ...
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Confusion about off peak timings of London trains

I have off peak return ticket from London to Didcot Parkway. Screenshot is attached. I am not sure what timings are allowed on this ticket. I checked this question, according to which travel ...
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Helper’s UK visa refused [closed]

I have just received a refusal from uk embassy in Philippines for my helpers visit to the uk with me and my 3 kids later this month. I am travelling on my own with my kids, 7, 3 and 1 and will need ...
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UK tourist visa refused twice [duplicate]

I have been refused UK visa twice, reasons being; 1.I have no sufficient funds to fund my trip Even though my sponsor who is my long time friend and who had invited me had indicated in the invitation ...
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Can i travel alone within the eu with my article 10 family permit from italy?

I would like to go on holidays without my eu family member, i use to travel alone with my residence card from italy but am not sure of this particular permit(article 10)
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What happens if flight issues delay my arrival to the UK by less then 24 hours with a Tier 2 Visa?

I have a Tier 2 Visa that expires on June 2nd. This is my initial trip in my opening 30 day window and due to weather delay's in the states, I might arrive on June 3rd. Do I have options to explain ...
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Acquisition of Standard visa for British Army Assessment [closed]

I am employed as a contract staff in a financial institution in Ghana and have an invite from the British Army to come for assessment. I have a sister legally resident in the UK. My monthly commission ...
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What is the rationale for requiring payment “in cash in euros” when applying for a UK visa at the Pyongyang embassy?

The UK government has a specific page on applying for a UK visa from North Korea on which they state the following: the correct visa application fee, in cash in euros [...] You must pay ...
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Traffic law UK, pedestrians

The following scenario has happened almost every day to me during my time in London, UK: I'm walking straight and am about to cross a street that goes orthogonal to my direction, without a traffic ...