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UK visit visa denied for lack of financial proof. Should I reapply, claiming my uncle as a sponsor?

You need your bank statements. Since you are decently employed with an ongoing work visa for Japan, suddenly switching to saying your uncle will pay for everything and still not showing your own ...
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Visiting the UK as unmarried couple

If you are both just visiting the UK, the authorities will not be very bothered by what your relationship to each other is. They are really only concerned about whether you will both leave at the end. ...
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I have two passports from the same country with a different name spelling. Issues when traveling?

If you mean the US CBP officer would find it abnormal that you don't have an exit stamp from wherever you are coming from, then the easy answer is: they won't: Many countries don't stamp on exit (US ...
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Should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa?

As others have already explained, there is no general requirement to enter through the country that issued the visa. In fact, if you are travelling to several Schengen countries at once, you are ...
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Visiting the UK as unmarried couple

I think your issue might be that you're misusing a critical term. "Sponsor" is a specific term that has nothing to do with who is paying for a trip, and since neither of you currently hold a UK visa, ...
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UK visit visa denied for lack of financial proof. Should I reapply, claiming my uncle as a sponsor?

The UK immigration service will refuse you on absolutely anything they can, so I suggest including the following information in addition to what you already provided: The bank statements you plan to ...
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Problems with Mexico visa document (SAE) for Ukrainian citizen with U.S. student visa

According to this page: http://visasmex.com/files/SAE_eng.pdf an electronic authorisation is valid for 30 days from date of issue. Hence it seems you cannot apply for this authorisation more than 30 ...
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What happens to Ukrainian overstaying 90 days in the EU?

The 90/180 day rule presently does not apply to Ukrainen citizens and 3rd country residents who have stayed in Ukraine, but the Directive 2001/55/EC, which allows Ukrainian citizens and 3rd country ...
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Can a Ukranian citizen with a C1D visa transit two stops within the USA?

There is no "1 day" limit, travel should be 'reasonably expeditious': Transit (C) visas are nonimmigrant visas for persons traveling in immediate and continuous transit through the United States en ...
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Missing a flight because applied for UK visa and do not have my passport

As I understand it, you applied for a UK visa and you want your passport in order to make a flight to Switzerland. You have several options... Strawman option: try to contact the British mission ...
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Is there luggage reclaim before passport control for a transit at CDG, Paris?

No. You will need to go through passport control in Paris and enter the Schengen zone, collect your bags, and re-check them in at the EasyJet counter, and exit the Schengen zone again. EasyJet does ...
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Should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa?

There is a corner case here not covered by the previous answers where it's NOT acceptable to arrive in a different member state... A visa shall in principle be annulled by the competent authorities ...
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Can a person that has been refused entry to a Schengen country, re-enter to other Schengen country, if no visa is required?

You can most likely enter. A ban is distinct from a mere entry refusal and would only be imposed if you did something serious like using a forged passport, lying to get a visa or working illegally (...
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Visiting the UK as unmarried couple

IMHO the important point here is whether your girlfriend meets the eligibility criteria for a visa in her own right or not. If she does, there’s really little need to prove your relationship. Just ...
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Non-EU citizen, UK ILR, and Irish visa

Yes it is a bit odd & annoying that they allow visa-free travel with UK visit visas but not with permanent residency alright but not much that you can do about it. The best place for info is ...
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Changing dual citizenship status between ESTA applications

You should declare the Ukrainian citizenship because you have to complete the application truthfully. If anyone ever asks you about the discrepancy between the two applications, explain just as you ...
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Missing a flight because applied for UK visa and do not have my passport

Like many countries, Ukraine allows you to hold two valid international passports simultaneously, provided you can give justification. Being without your passport because you are applying for a visa ...
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Passport validity requirements for a EU resident (but not a EU citizen) to travel within Schengen

Even if there are general rules on which documents are accepted when entering or leaving the Schengen area, it is up to each member state to decide which documents are recognized and required for a ...
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Is a visa needed during a luggage-free transfer at Stansted (London, UK)

As to the visa part of the question: This UK govt site is a self-check for UK visas. Entering your friend's info (citizen of Ukraine, coming to the UK on her way to somewhere else, and presuming the ...
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Can I travel to EU states with a Bulgarian Blue Card?

No, I don't think you can use your EU blue card to do either of these. I could not find any special rights to enter other EU countries in the Blue Card directive. But the introduction does contain ...
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Ukrainian passport renewal

All state services related to passports (and much more) can be done on the Web site of the State Migration Service Of Ukraine, https://dmsu.gov.ua/ Basically, requests to issue/renew both the ID and ...
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What is the cost of Japanese visa for Ukrainians?

As long as you are Ukrainian and apply in Ukraine, it is free. According to the Embassy of Japan in Ukraine website: 4. 査証手数料について ウクライナ人の査証申請については無料です。他の国籍の方の査証申請手数料については,在外公館又は外務省にお問い合わせ下さい。 This ...
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Ukrainian biometric passports

Ukraine is not on the list of countries and effective dates and “If you submit your application in person at a visa application centre (VAC) that offers biometric services before the date the ...
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Ukrainian biometric passports

There is no way to know for certain until it happens and the Canadian government decides to update requirements, however, for an educated guess only: Since citizens of Lithuania and Poland who have ...
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Best way to obtain a Schengen visa for Ukrainian citizen in Canada

Depending on the dates of your trip (in particular, if your mother in law will be in Canada for the entire 90-day period preceding her arrival in the Schengen area), the consulate in Canada should ...
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Best way to obtain a Schengen visa for Ukrainian citizen in Canada

You are supposed to apply at the embassy or consulate for your permanent residency (which is in the best position to process the supporting documentation), and you are supposed to apply at the ...
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Problems with Mexico visa document (SAE) for Ukrainian citizen with U.S. student visa

Since you have a valid US visa, you do not need a Mexican visa or electronic authorization to visit Mexico. Starting May 1st, 2010, all foreigners, regardless of their nationality, visiting Mexico ...
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Ukrainian with permant German residency, do I need a visa for the UK?

Yes https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y Permanent residency status elsewhere in the EU does not allow Ukrainian citizens to enter the UK without a visa.
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Ukrainian citizen traveling to U.S.A with a connecting flight in Helsinki

The question, it it's a real question, might be lacking sufficient details (such as connecting flights being not in a single ticket?), but here is the official information (there is also Russian and ...
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