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As to your question #1: Yes, you do need to show proof of provenance of all funds that'll support the trip. One of the applicant's jobs is to convince the ECO that the funds to be used for the proposed trip were legitimately obtained, whether by the applicant or by the applicant's sponsor(s). Otherwise, the ECO can conclude that the funds were not obtained ...


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It's a little hard to find exact information as to what the rules were 2 months ago (i.e. November 2021) since the rules change frequently. However, this article published on 1st Nov '21 suggests that quarantine was required only if not double-vaccinated: Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland? If you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine ...


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They are for personal use, and you are starting your round trip with them. It will be fine.


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You can break this down into different questions: Are children under 18 holding French passports allowed to visit the UK for a week without a visa for leisure purposes? Yes - there's nothing special about them being under 18 and the standard post-Brexit rules apply: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/visiting-the-uk-as-an-eu-eea-or-swiss-citizen Getting them a UK ...


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From https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/children-travelling-to-the-uk: Every day thousands of children arrive at the UK border, many return from holiday with their family or with family friends. The safety and welfare of every child is of utmost importance to us and sometimes we may ask a few questions if an adult is not the child’s parent, or has a ...


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Home country real property is relevant to a visa application because it's a tie between the applicant and the home country. Ties to the home country are used by visa examiners as a proxy for assessing whether the applicant will leave the UK and not overstay. The applicant's ownership share of this property will be diminished because she is only one of ...


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Based on the link (quoted below) supplied by @mlc, Italy does not require a visa to enter for a UK Travel Document (Blue or Red) holder. Therefore you can fly to Italy, where you will enter the Schengen Area and then take an internal Schengen flight to Germany. UK Travel Document - Consolato Generale d'Italia Londra. Holders of 1951 Geneva Refugee ...


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Italy and Germany are both in the Schengen Zone: Italy has no authority to require visa for certain nationalities, while for COVID-19 pandemics there can be provisions for additional screening or or flight ban from origin (which is not your case, as the flight is scheduled). Once you cross the Italian border you are crossing the general Schengen border, so ...


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It is hard to advise without more specifics. A Japanese citizen with funds but no job would be treated differently from a Syrian citizen in the same economic situation. Right now tourist travel is severely restricted because of the pandemic. It will matter how prevalent various COVID strains are in your country of residence. By the time that is over, both ...


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If you feel that you have to prove your ties to your home country, then how about the visa "dudes"? if you aren't sure, for sure they won't be as well. Recently and due to the many wars around the world, the financial position itself does not seem enough to prove ties. Many rich people, for example from Syria, applies for tourist visas then never ...


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Your leave to remain and relevant entry clearance (visa, residence permit) are no longer valid once the Home Office decides to cancel your permission to stay (previously curtailment) and you leave the United Kingdom and Ireland. Therefore, you should not attempt to use your British residence permit. From the Immigration Rules: 20A. Leave to enter or remain ...


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Since rules are changing often, the best would be that you check the following page: https://covid19travel.com/#United Kingdom ... and subscribe to change alerts.


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The uk.gov page you cite says a countersignature is required "...if your appearance has changed and you cannot be recognised from your existing passport." This is your application. You must examine the older and the newer photos and your current appearance, and make a decision about how to proceed: If you think you're still recognizable as the ...


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My experience in Europe and Canada is that even the professionals don't go nearly as far into the nostrils as the ones collecting samples in e.g. China. It's more nasal than nasopharyngeal (if throat sample is not used). In any case, you can look at the instruction guide for home PCR tests provided by the UK government. Tests from other providers may be ...


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LHR has internal transfer path where you can transfer between terminals without crossing the UK border. I've transferred from T3 to T2 before without any passport control in between. Follow the purple "Connections" signs, they should take you to a bus that goes between the terminals.


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I have used ExpressTest (one of the companies listed on Heathrow's website) several times, for arrival and departure from the UK, and it worked fine for me each time. They sent the number to put on my passenger locator form by email shortly after booking, and it was accepted by the government website. (For completeness, I have used their Heathrow drive ...


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I paid for the Fit for Flight tests and got the certificates for the way to Italy and my return to the UK. But Ryanair didn't once check these on the way out because they were in a rush and on the way back they just wanted proof of a negative test, which I showed them the fit for flight certificate. The border force for both Italy and the UK have all your ...


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Yes, this is a common format residence permit, issued by Estonia (EST-HO-05004) since 2018. Since 2020 with a new design (EST-HO-07001): Also does it allow me to transit in the UK without having to apply for a UK Transit Visa? Yes, if then first 3 conditions listed below are fulfilled the fourth condition is fulfilled You’ll need a visa to pass through ...


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