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How to correct a passport stamp in the UK?

Call the Border Force (phone numbers to each Heathrow terminal at the bottom here) and explain the situation in perfect detail, including that the school won't enrol her without the proper entry stamp....
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Dual Citizen: CA+USA Travelling to States for non academic school, do I need a student visa?

If you are a US citizen, regardless of what other citizenships you might have, you can enter the US and do whatever you want, for as long as you want, without any kind of visa. Just renew your US ...
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Should I hide my travel history to the UK when I apply for an Australian visa?

No one here can predict how the Australian visa office will act in a particular case. Your UK immigration record attaches to you as an individual, not to your passport. Thus, holding a passport ...
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My profession is written "Unemployed" on my passport. Will it have a bad influence on getting a student visa?

Probably not. At most it represents what you were doing at the time you applied for a passport. For future reference your profession does not have to be the job you have now, but your normal career. ...
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With a Canadian student visa, can I spend a night at Vancouver before continuing to Toronto?

You'll clear immmigration and become a temporary resident at your first port of entry into Canada. You told us that you would be entering at Vancouver, so this is where immigration will take place. ...
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Confused about visa question: "Voluntarily elected to depart the UK" ? Yes or No?

No No The second part is for when: You have overstayed and left on your own accord (ie, were not deported) and/or At the immigration check point - you were inadmissible and have voluntarily decided ...
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Should I hide my travel history to the UK when I apply for an Australian visa?

As Joe Malt wrote in a comment The general advice on Travel.SE is to be completely upfront and honest on visa applications. A slightly complicated travel history may cause some difficulty, but if ...
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Is it recommended I enter the US only in the city where my university is situated?

Is it recommended that I enter US in the city my university is located and then fly to visit my relatives, or is it okay to enter a different state? Do not worry about it if you are a bonafide ...
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Should I hide my travel history to the UK when I apply for an Australian visa?

You should not omit it. Yet, you don't need to say which college you went to. You can simply say, "date1 - date2 : UK with student visa" and "date3 - date4 : UK with student visa". If asked, you ...
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I withdrew money after I was granted UK tier 4 student visa and now I am wondering if it will cause any problems when I reach UK?

What they're worried about is what we call "funds parking", which is a scam applicants use against VIUK to appear richer than they really are. They borrow money, park it in the bank account ...
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Can having a second wife affect my Australian visa processing/stay?

As jpatokal's answer noted, Australian migration law does not recognise multiple relationships. This does not mean your other wife cannot come to Australia. However, for the purposes of migration ...
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Can having a second wife affect my Australian visa processing/stay?

Australia does not recognize polygamy, and neither do its visas. The student visa conditions for bringing a partner are all about a partner (singular), not plural. So your options are to apply with ...
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US Visa with British Passport

You need an F-1 visa for Independent study and a J-1 visa for exchange study. You will apply for it after having been admitted to the university and received an I-20 (for F-1) or DS-2019 (for J-1) ...
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Can I attend a short course in UK using the visitor visa granted when I applied for a study visa?

You applied for a short-term study visa under Paragraph A57A of the Immigration Rules, but the consulate issued a class "C" visa under Appendix V of the rules. This may or may not be a mistake from ...
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What should I put down for "Reason for refusal"?

Reasons for Refusal: My refusal letter suggested that I was unable to satisfy the ECO that I met the requirements of paragraph(s) V4.2 and V4.3 of Immigration Rules Appendix V. They know what it ...
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Short term study visa refusal for a US citizen

Rule #1 of visa applications is don't lie on visa applications. The UK short-term study visa application asks whether you have been granted any UK visas in the past ten years; so even if you apply ...
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Re-enter period before visa expires

There is no time limit to re-enter other than your visa expiry date. Having left during your post-study period, on re-entry you will need to satisfy Border Force officials that you are returning for a ...
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My uk visa was denied

You’ve been refused under A57 https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-part-3-students with a number of points raised as to why you do not qualify. The ECO does not believe you’...
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Are there discount tickets in Bremen for PhD student in Germany?

There are typically no discount tickets for students in Germany. As student, you get a 'Semsterticket' together with your matriculation documents after payment of your semester fee. This ticket ...
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Schengen visa, insurance, flight refunds after cancellation because of COVID-19

Insurance premium You can cancel the insurance at any time before the coverage begins. The company website says Before the beginning of coverage, ... you can request a full refund at any time. Visa ...
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Do i need to show my Canadian study visa refusal to the UK embassy for study visa?

You should disclose any relevant information, including any prior refusals. Your Canadian refusal may make it more difficult to get a UK visa, but consider the alternative. Canada and the UK share ...
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Casual Khmer language classes or language exchange in Siem Reap?

While not exactly casual, there's an organization called "Learn Khmer Language - Siem Reap" that's specialized in teaching the Khmer language to foreigners. The organization seems to be ...
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Can i come in 3 months earlier before my term start in Canada?

The way Canadian student entry works is like this. Thre is technically no such thing as a 'student visa'. When you apply to be a student in Canada you will receive: An introductory letter stating ...
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Dual Citizen: CA+USA Travelling to States for non academic school, do I need a student visa?

You do not need a visa. Furthermore, you cannot get a visa, except perhaps in a situation where your US citizenship may be in doubt and you need to travel urgently. Because you have an expired US ...
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Difficult situation with german student visa

Stay 90 days or less by leaving early. As you point out, a bad idea from your viewpoint because the trip is already booked. Stay 90 days or less by leaving in between, to a country which allows easy ...
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F1 visa even for a three-week course?

The fact that determines whether you need the student visa or can travel on a tourist visa is whether the course offers academic credit. If the course offers credit toward an academic degree, then you ...
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Travel to UK with USA criminal record

The US shares criminal records with several other countries, including the UK. UK border officers will be able to access your US criminal history. You should disclose the criminal conviction on your ...
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Can I attend a piloting class as a tourist in Australia?

The "electronic authorisation" for EU citizens you describe in your question is actually a visa for the purposes of Australian law - eVisitor (subclass 651). The Department's website lists the ...
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Norway - Why do all the school children wear red jumpsuits?

A month ago would have been the time of Russefeiring. The russefeiring traditionally starts on around 20 April and ends on 17 May, the Norwegian Constitution day. Participants wear coloured overalls, ...
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