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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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UK Visitor Visa multiple sponsorship - requirements of sponsors' invitations to stay, and UK citizen but not UK resident sponsor

I (British) and my partner (Ethiopian) live in Ethiopia and are applying for a visitor visa to visit my family in the UK. I have assumed I would be the sponsor, and that I would get invitation ...
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Am I eligible for transit without visa at Heathrow Airport? [duplicate]

I will be traveling from Chicago to Copenhagen on 15th December with an overnight layover at Heathrow airport (Terminal 3, American airlines). I'll be reaching UK at 10:45 pm and will be leaving the ...
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UK Visa for Algerians [closed]

I am Algerian, I teach English at high school and I want to ask about the process of applying for a UK Visa from Algiers. I would like to spend few days there.
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Unemployed; applying for a tourist visa sponsored by my British friend from Scotland

Is it possible for me to get a standard tourist visa as an unemployed person? I live in the Philippines and my friend of almost 4 years wants to sponsor me for a visa. What documents do I need to ...
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One of my friends deposited £42 into my account that he had borrowed previously. Will it affect my UK visa application?

One of my friends deposited £42 in my account that he had borrowed previously. Will it affect my UK visa process? It shows in my bank statement. Is the entry clearance officer only concerned about ...
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Goods from Germany, sent to U.K. address, VAT refund when leaving EU with them

I will buy some items online from Germany but have them sent to a UK address. I will be in the U.K. for a visit and shopping. Can I claim VAT refund for the German purchase? The retailer will ...
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Was refused in UK, should I replace my passport? [closed]

My entry was refused in London. I was just visiting for 20 days from Italy where I'm visiting too. They sent me back to Italy. Now I would like to know if is better to get a new passport here before I ...
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How much do you have in savings (GBP)? UK Visitor visa [closed]

I put the balance confirmation of my two savings account plus the amount in the fixed deposit account. Will it be an issue?
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Applying for a UK visitor visa from Australia [closed]

I am a Russian citizen currently living in Australia on a temporary working visa. I want to visit my boyfriend in the UK and I have some concerns about my application. First of all, I'm unemployed. I ...
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Can I travel to UK as a cabin crew after being refused entry to Ireland?

I was in Ireland from 2014-2016 with a student visa. But I was refused entry to Ireland at the immigration after traveling. The reason was that my attendance was lower than 80%, and I didn't have ...
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Is this an entry ban?

I got an entry refusal but I would like to know if it is an entry ban. The letter states: You have sought leave to enter the UK as a visitor. However you have admitted that during your ...
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I didn't meet requirements under paragraph V4.2 (a) (c) (e) Appendix V, what does it really mean? And what's the next step to take in reapplying [duplicate]

I was refused tourist visit visa because I didn't meet requirements under paragraph V4.2 (a) (c) (e) Appendix V, what does it really mean? And what's the next step to take in reapplying.
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On street parking in the UK [closed]

This is more a question about UK parking etiquette, couldn’t find a more suitable SE Site. In the UK, I’m getting a car, but parking where I live is very limited. At the same time, about 5 minutes ...
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Indian citizen traveling to Dublin Ireland - Visa question

I have a UK short term standard visitor visa issued in USA (I am an Indian national) and I'm traveling to Dublin Ireland via London (and I don't have a Ireland visa). Will I be allowed to board the ...
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Will my boyfriend have any issues at UK border? [closed]

My boyfriend plans to come visit me in the UK next year. He is from the US so no visa required. He will be staying with me for 4 weeks in the UK. First 2 weeks, then we will travel Europe for around 3 ...
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UK Visa application for conference - Self employed

I am self employed and my Company is sponsoring my trip to attend a Business Conference in London; I have a good personal bank statement that meets the standard - regular income and savings. My ...
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Transit UK-visa for a Russian with EEA residense permit [duplicate]

Does a Russian citizen with a permanent residence permit in EEA-country need a transit UK visa? A citizen changes flight in Stansted airport, stays there for just 5 hours, same day. He travels to the ...
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Do I need all my previous passports for UK visit visa?

I'm currently living in Germany as an expat and I'm planning to visit UK in a couple of months. My question is do I need all my previous passports along with my current one for the application? Will ...
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Double entry visa

My wife is a Chinese national and we have an 11 year old son. We came back to the UK for our son to go to school. My wife has a double entry visa, as we havn't applied for a spouse visa yet, as we are ...
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Documents required for UK tourist visa for Algerian of French spouse

I am Algerian resident in Algeria, I want to apply for a tourist visa to UK with my wife of French nationality (possess French passport as well as French N.I.C ) but she resides in Algeria. What are ...
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Can a son in Kuwait sponsor his mom in India for a UK visitor visa?

I am working in Kuwait, and my mom, dad and my younger brother are living in India. My mom wants to visit the UK on her own, and I am happy to sponsor her trip. However she is unemployed and has no ...
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UK Visa before 3 months before intended date if it is an extended vacation?

I am an Indian Citizen, currently living in Canada(PR). I am traveling from Vancouver to Bombay on 17th Jan, 2020. My return flight is on March 5 from Bombay. I am stopping in UK for 5 days and my ...
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EEA refusal travelling with my brother who is Finnish national

I have been refused twice applying for EEA family permit, I am a Nigeria national, I was refused based on the points. 1 the ECo states I didn't provide evidence of financial circumstances and ...
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Is my friend from Egypt with a Schengen visa allowed to visit the UK?

I've been living in the UK for 11 years. I want to know if it is possible that one of my friends who is from Egypt but is working in Europe for the past nine years and has a Schengen visa is allowed ...
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Can travel agents get an earlier visa appointment?

I've had an issue twice now with opportunities for a trip in two or three weeeks but not being able to go due to unavailability of visa appointment slots. The specific cases were trying to get a ...
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Got refused for a UK visa. Think they might have incorrectly interpreted bank statements

Last month I started working as a software engineering contractor for a company in the UK and I was invited over for an onsite meeting which holds for a period of 1 week this month. I applied for a ...
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Can I leave UK without the person that is on my visa? [duplicate]

I’m a minor 17 and I’m from Peru. I have requested a visa for the UK for a short-term study less than 6 months and I didn’t realize that they wrote in there only acc by/ father/. I’ll be entry the ...
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Bombay to San Francisco via Amsterdam and London [duplicate]

My flight is from BOM to SFO and have 2 layovers first 1 hour 10mins in Amsterdam (Schengen State) and second at London Heathrow (Non Schengen State). My question is will I need any transit visa ...
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UK visitor visa from Germany - translation of Aufenhaltstitel (residence permit)

I am a non-EU citizen and I am going to apply for a British visa from Germany, where I live now. The official guidelines are clear about supporting documents: they should be either in English or ...
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pesticide spraying on planes, on landing or take off

I recently saw that on landing in UK from a 3rd world country a spray was done in the plane on before the landing. My question is not why it is done, but on timing of it. If UK is worried about germs ...
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Do I need a visa to enter the UK?

I am Egyptian, living in Belgium. Me, my wife and our children want to travel to the UK to visit my sister for 2 or 3 days. We will depart from Belgium as my wife and our children hold a Belgian ...
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How long is an incomplete UK visa saved on Gov.UK site

I started my application for a UK visa about 30 days ago, but will only be able to submit it in 3-4 weeks (missing some information at the moment). How long is my partially complete visa saved on the ...
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Ban under v3.7 appendix 320 7A UK

I applied for a visa to the UK in NOV 2016 and I got refusal under v3.6 (320 7A) because Uk immigration officer said in refusal letter that I made deception because I submitted 1 document that was my ...
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How to prove a relationship when my unmarried non-EU partner travels to the UK with a 'Family member of an EU citizen' residence card?

My partner is Chinese, I am British, but we both live in the Netherlands. He has a "Residence card for a family member of an EU citizen" which we obtained even though we are unmarried because we had ...
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I want to reapply to UK visa from Nigeria [duplicate]

Good day , I was refused to united kingdom twice about 7 years back and then I was sponsored by my uncle both two times that was refused, I need help from the house for more enlightenment on how to ...
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UK visitors visa needed fast for badly injured family member

My wife is Thai and with me in the UK on a settlement visa. I have suffered a catastrophic back injury which is life changing. My wife is not coping well being alone and having to look after 2 young ...
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Do we mention a girlfriend in UK visa application [duplicate]

I have another question regarding the UK visa application process. We are hoping so he can come on holiday for 3 weeks in January. Do we give the information that I am his girlfriend? Of course, I ...
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Reapplying as an Unemployed [duplicate]

I want to know if I can reapply after visa refusal on a different account which is based on unemployed.. Since I put part time worker in the previous application would my new status in my new ...
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Standard UK visit visa long term visit visa selection issue - new application form

I'm applying for a long term standard UK visitor visa from India. I have completed till the Declaration section, but till here no where I found any option for the visa length (6 months, 2 years, 3 ...
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Can I get Schengen visa before getting UK visa if flying from UK?

I will be moving to the UK in the month of March 2020 and I will be getting my UK visa in February. I am planning to travel to Austria (Europe) from London in the month of April 2020. I want to ...
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What is within the towers of Tower Bridge?

I see that both towers of London's Tower Bridge have multiple floors but my searches do not show anything specific about how their floor space is used. Is it all accessible for tourists? Or does it ...
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South African with Irish Stamp 4 Travelling to the UK, do I need a visa?

I am married to a citizen of the Czech Republic. I currently hold a South African Passport and am residing in Ireland with a temporary Stamp 4 permission until 02/2020 while my 5 year residency is ...
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tourist visa UK

My Canadian girlfriend and my 5 month old daughter are coming to the UK. I know they can stay for 6 months and then have to leave the UK. Is it possible for the 3 of us to go to Germany for a holiday ...
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Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel?

I'm an Indian trying to visit the UK for vacation and I'm currently a student in the US on F1. I'm being asked to provide Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel. ...
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Intended stay in UK

I visited the UK on a Visitor Visa last year, My intended stay was 5 days and my Visa was issued for 6 months, for some reasons i changed my plan and i stayed for 3 months without breaking any of the ...
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UK Visa Refusal-Right to appeal-Glaring mistakes by the Visa Officer [duplicate]

A friend of mine applied for UK Visa and it was refused. On examining the reasons for refusal it is clear that the Visa Officer has made mistakes. For instance, at one Paragraph the visa officer ...
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American European living in UK. Lost EU passport. Can I travel on American passport within EU?

My concern is that re-entering the UK with my american passport will log me into the system as a tourist instead as my current resident status. Does this mean I need to re-enter the UK when I get my ...
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US fiance returning to UK following earlier 6 month stay

I am a UK citizen. My U.S. citizen fiancé travelled to the UK in: May 2018 (10 days) July 2018 (9 days) And then returned in Feburary 2019. 3 February – 30 July (6 months) She had ...
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Who should write the invitation letter (UK)?

I have a short term study visa to live in the UK for six months. I am letting a house here from a colleague. My girlfriend is coming to visit me, and she is going to stay here. In this scenario: Who ...
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Should I apply for a UK visa to attend an onsite business meeting at a new job?

I'm a software developer working remotely from Nigeria and I started working with a UK company this month after being unemployed for 6+ months. The company is planning an onsite meeting of everyone in ...

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