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The purpose of a ‘leave letter’ is to help demonstrate ties to your home country and a compelling reason to leave the UK at the end of your visit. The options you have if you no longer have employment to return to include a) defer your trip until you have a new job and can get a leave letter, or a contract showing a confirmed start date; or b) prove other ...


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If you are not working then it doesn't make any sense to have a "leave letter". There is nobody to give you one. It is not necessary. Of course you have very little chance of getting a visa while unemployed.


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As the UK has no exit checks, it depends on the circumstances of departure as to when any notice of action against you is given. If you have come to the attention of the UK immigration authorities while still in the country, you will be issued paperwork at that time. If you leave voluntarily, you will not be issued further paperwork during your departure (as ...


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Have the cameras recorded your plate? If you've driven into the Congestion Charging zone there's no way to find out if your vehicle's number plate was recorded or not, other than wait to see if you get a letter or fine through the post. https://www.theaa.com/driving-advice/driving-costs/congestion-charge If you are unsure, I would suggest paying the charge ...


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You will still have to finish the 14-day self-isolation requirement. The UK GOV exemption rules state: Exemption rules From 10 July 2020 you will not have to self-isolate when you arrive in England, if you: are travelling or returning from one of the countries with travel corridor exemption have not been to or stopped in a country that’s not on the travel ...


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In the UK, the road sign with a white 'C' in a red circle denotes a toll or charge for entering a particular area or crossing a bridge (the 'C' sign is not the only type, but is the most common -- in London, you may also need to pay the Ultra Low Emission Charge, signposted by signs saying 'ULEZ' in a circle, depending on the emissions certification of your ...


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From https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-travel-corridors Returning to England before 10 July 2020 If you return to England from an exempt country before 10 July 2020, you should follow the rules that apply on the date you arrive in England.


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This map shows the Congestion Charge zone. If you have driven inside the zone the Automatic Number Plate Recognition system (ANPR) in force will most likely have identified the car you were driving. The main page for TfL London's Congestion Charge can advise you on how to pay the charge. These are the rules for when to pay: 1.11 Paying the Charge - payment ...


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Immigration uses a process where they assume that you intend to permanently immigrate to the UK, seek employ or go on the dole... and then, allow you to present data that proves otherwise. That’s why proof of ties to your home country is so important. For instance suppose you are running a serious political campaign for a seat in your state legislature. ...


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If you are ordinarily resident in the UK you might not be able to apply in Kuwait. However, once you have a valid visa, you may enter from wherever you wish. There are many reasons why you might wish to do that - a lack of direct flights, for example, or a multi-stop itinerary. It's commonplace and won't raise an eyebrow anywhere. (Thanks to @MarkJohnson for ...


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If you have a look at the charging zone map you might be able to rule it out if you were nowhere near. If you were using a satnav, it should have warned you that you were approaching a toll road. Please be aware that there is also a much wider Ultra Low Emission Zone that operates 24-7 in London. If you were driving a newish rental car that should not be a ...


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For now (at least until 2021), you're safe to use your Bulgarian ID card to travel to England. If you're a visitor/tourist/newcomer, the government is intending to stop accepting ID cards from new arrivals later on (I can only assume it will be from 1st January 2021 - end of transition period, or from 1st July 2021 - after EU Settlement Scheme application ...


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