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Accommodation for 17-year-old in the UK

The Youth Hostel Association of England and Wales explicitly says that anyone over the age of 16 is permitted to stay in their accommodation unaccompanied. If you tried to do this and failed there may ...
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Proof of funds without payslips for UK visitor visa application

One solution would be to get bank statements going back to prior to the withdrawal of the cash and provide those with the application, plus evidence of her employment at that time eg relevant tax ...
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Can I shoot short films on a tourist visa in the UK?

The legal answer to this is quite murky. But in practice, if it's just you and a camera shooting scenery in natural light, it's highly unlikely anybody would care, and in the unlikely event that they ...
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Visa applications to the UK - are they processed in your home country or sent to and from the UK?

From this list of the decision-making centres for UK Visitor visa applications from Russia, all seem to be in the UK. However AFAIK, passports are not actually sent there, instead the local Embassy/...
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I was denied entry in the UK - is my visa cancelled?

Is my visa cancelled? No. Your visa is not cancelled. You would have been given paperwork and the visa in your passport would have been stamped ‘Cancelled’ … or is my visa ok? Your visa is ok ...
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I was denied entry in the UK - is my visa cancelled?

I can understand this is stressful but to answer your question and for everyone else please refer to this document published by UK Govt here Inspection Border Controls This page 23 states what is ...
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I was denied entry in the UK - is my visa cancelled?

Your visa is NOT cancelled, so you can use it for future travel before it expires. Very few hotels will accept lone 17-year olds, however, so double-check that before trying again
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Demonstrating ties to home country in UK visit visa

Unfortunately I see zero probability of UKVI accepting an inheritance will as sufficient proof of ties. You do not need to be present in your home country (Pakistan, based on the reference to PKR in ...
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How to explain large deposit into my account?

The easiest way to do this is to include statements from your FD account and salary account. Either give statements from before you were given the severance, or starting after the severance was ...
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Can I travel to the UK with a child accompanied visa without the adult named on my visa but with the consent from that adult to another adult?

No. The conditions on your visa are what they are. I would also expect you'll be unable to board your flight to the UK with this condition and without your father coming with you. Note that it is not ...
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Entering the UK by air and leaving by train?

No, you will be fine, your exit will be recorded While the UK doesn't have routine physical exit checks, every transport company must send Advanced Passenger Information to UK Visas and Immigration. ...
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Applying for a UK visitor visa. Should I mention I was previously refused a Turkish visa 2 years ago on the application?

Do I need to mention this on the UK visa application? Absolutely yes.There is a specific question about all prior visa history in the application. Not disclosing a refusal would be a disaster if UKVI ...
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Why do Irish authorities check passports of those entering Britain?

There is a very long established legal relationship between the UK and the Republic of Ireland called the “Common Travel Area” which provides for internal travel between the 2 countries without a ...
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Question regarding multiple bank statements to submit for UK visa

should I be submitting just my salary account bank statements or should I submit both my bank accounts statements for the last 6 months? You need to provide both sets of statements so that UKVI can ...
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South Korea transit visa waiver program

According to this document, you are only allowed in Korea visa-free on your way back from Australia, if you only have an e-visa, and no label/sticker in your passport. If you have a label, you're good ...
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Can I submit an additional document after submitting the documents via self upload in TLS contact (UK visa)?

Update: When I was at the TSL for my biodata submission, I asked if I can submit these additional documents and it could. So they uploaded these additional documents on the spot for a fee of 50 euros. ...
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Can I take a desktop PC as a carry-on from USA to India (layover in UK)? What is the safest way to pack and carry it?

Strictly speaking, travelling with it is just a matter of packaging it for easy transport, and then hauling it on to the plane. There's nothing about it that would cause particular problems, since you ...
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Huge amount of funds transaction before visa application for PLAB 2

Have your father provide you with the supporting paperwork for the provident funds received into his account. UKVI doesn’t expect bank accounts to be static, see Should I submit bank statements when ...
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Details of the trip: where should I include it?

IIRC there is a section in the online application itself that asks about your proposed itinerary. You can also provide the information in your covering letter and/or the ‘additional information’ ...
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Document to prove a genuine relationship

I don't think you can just prove 'friendship'. Chat screenshots is not going to make it. A cover letter mentioning that you are close friends will be ok. You don't have to prove it. That being said, ...
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Refused entry into the UK

The key thing you absolutely must have, when attempting to enter the UK as a tourist, is a return ticket back to Malaysia with a specific date within the 90-day limit from the date of entry. You can ...
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Refused entry into the UK

I had someone who works for a law firm in London that said the longest duration that one needs after being refused entry is within 10 years That law firm person doesn't know what they're talking ...
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Refused entry into the UK

Assuming you want to travel to the UK for tourism, you do not need to apply for a visa. However, the UK government suggests that it might be prudent for you to get one anyway. https://www.gov.uk/check-...
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Refused entry into the UK

You'd be best to check the requirements using the UK Gov website as it varies depending on which country you are arriving from and your nationality: https://www.gov.uk/uk-border-control https://www....
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Applying for a UK visa for a honeymoon trip

Who's going to submit first, so the other one can mention the GWF (Global Web Form) in their application letter? Your future wife is the primary applicant in this scenario, so she submits her ...
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Visa UK - Unclear question in the application

Put yourself in the shoes of the ECO and keep it simple to understand. Your wife completes her application first as she is the primary applicant, hence the success of your application is dependent on ...
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