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To renew your UK passport, you should follow the instructions on this website. You are likely to be able to renew your passport online, meaning you submit your passport photo online, and post your old passport to the UK passport agency. Alternatively, you can renew your passport when you come back to the UK, providing you'll be in the UK for over three weeks....


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The European Commission published its Notice on Travelling Between the EU and the United Kingdom Following Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU in November 2018 and most recently updated it July 2019. It states that: In view of the uncertainties surrounding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement, persons who plan to travel (for private or ...


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The US customs declaration form explicitly prompts visitors to declare only those items that will remain in the US. You therefore do not need to declare the ring. If they search you, you'll ask them to do it in private (away from your girlfriend) and tell them that you're giving it to her and she's going to take it back to the UK. You won't be able to ...


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As a UK Citizen, you are eligible for Transit WithOut a Visa when transiting through Australia, provided that you meet all of the following criteria: will arrive in Australia by aircraft have a confirmed ticket to leave Australia to travel to a third country by aircraft within 8 hours of arriving have valid travel documents to enter that country ...


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You'll be flying on an ESTA if you're a UK citizen. "Visiting friends and relations" is a standard category of visitor. The fact that you might at some point in the future have a marriage relationship is not at this stage an issue and I really don't see why it should be brought up by you or anyone else. If any question arises, you have a return ticket and ...


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They mainly want to ensure that you do not seek employment here, typically in menial tasks because employment screening is pretty good in skilled/technical areas go on the dole / seek public servi-- lol, nope, could not keep a straight face overstay The first one can be settled by showing you have skilled, well-paying employment back in the UK. The second ...


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One of the suggestions from this Feb 2017 article (which is excellent BTW) - is use a burner phone. can US border agents search your phone One way of doing this - would be to back up your messages (easy enough to do on a smartphone using an app to some cloud service provider OR to your SD Card) and then delete all messages on the phone. For space saving ...


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The visa waiver program allows you to do the things you could do on a visitor visa, which includes "Visit with friends or relatives". What you are actually doing is completely proper and permitted. You will probably not have any problems. Immigration officials must be quite bored with people from the UK visiting the US for a week or two. There will be ...


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An online search for "O/R" turned up a list of mostly irrelevant meanings, but one meaning seems likely to fit here: on request. It's possible that your parents asked for the stamps. In a comment, you ask Is there any practical reason they might want the stamp, other than as a souvenir? They might have thought that your presence in the UK had a bearing ...


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After some searching, I could not find an answer to this on the People's Republic of China Embassy to the UK website. But I was able to find this question in the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section of the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles: I have got a new passport but my valid visa is in my previous passport. Can I use the two passports to enter ...


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As long as the UK remains a member of the EU, you can do this. The Schengen area has a requirement that passports be valid for three months beyond the anticipated departure, but this does not apply to passports from EU or Schengen countries.


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The current version of the visit guidance does not contain the requirement "you’re not planning to stay or settle in the UK after your marriage or civil partnership" that is expressed on the public information page for the marriage visitor visa. That phrase is merely intended to underline that the visa is not intended for those who want to enter the UK for ...


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