Questions tagged [uk-visa]

uk-visa tag should be used with questions concerning visas of various types for visiting the United Kingdom (the island of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and several other islands in the region).

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UKVI language requirement for tier 2 visa

According to UKVI website, most of the Tier-2 visa applicants(including me!) should sit for an IELTS exam. I have already taken both academic and general exams in a test centre that is on the list of ...
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Can I visit the United Kingdom as a tourist while my UK marriage settlement visa is pending (if using keep my passport option)

I am a US Citizen and travel to the UK often (usually 1 week trips) to see my girlfriend (now Spouse) and visit our clients in London. Since getting married, we want to live in the UK (intention is ...
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Fiance visa with prior relationship problem

I am a law abiding British citizen who got married couple of years ago in Bangladesh which was a arranged marriage. Currently estranged my wife and have been for over one year. My wife lives in ...
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Impact of Scottish Independence on Expats [closed]

What will happen to expats (Indian working on Tier 2 General UK Work visa) residing in Scotland if Scotland becomes independent post brexit ?
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UK spousal extension visa with a US visa overstay

My husband (Brazilian) had his UK spousal visa approved in 2017 and we've been living here since. We're now applying for his extension and there are new questions on the form asking if he's lived in ...
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Uk tier-4 dependent, proof of transfer for new funds available

My dependent submitted the online application fee for her tier-4 dependent visa(applying at the same time) and attached a bank statement that has 25% less amount of what was actual required to show ...
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With a valid schegen visa (French),, Can I apply for tier-4 UK visa, from any of the application center in schegen country?

While applying for UK visa, It is required to choose the application center. But there isnt much about for Long term tier-4 visa, from where can we apply for UK visa and where we cant. With a valid ...
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Student stipend falls short for the UK fiance Visa

My fiance is about to apply for a fiance Visa in order for her to come to the U.K. and marry together. However, I am currently a student and have a stipend of about 16K pounds per annum which falls ...
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Can I apply for UK visa from outside of France if I have a recepisse?

I am enrolled in French master and currently I am an Erasmus mobilty student in Austria Vienna as the art of French master program. I only have a recepisse(temporary extensiin) with me from French ...
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Moving to Wales from Canada - I am a British citizen by descent. My husband and child are Canadian citizens [closed]

I am a dual citizen with the dream of moving back to the UK- with my husband and child who is under 2 years old. My husband works remotely and I am currently not working as I have been at home with ...
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Money earned “in the UK” for family visa with regards to remote work

I am in the process of bringing my long-term girlfriend to the UK as a partner. We currently live together in her home country and according to the financial requirement detailed guide section 5.2: ...
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I would like to ask about EEA permit

I would like to ask about EEA permit. I am holding a Indian passport and married to EU national. this aug 2019 my 2 years visit visa got refused. Can I still apply for EEA permit in Dubai? like to ask ...
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Company Secretarial and Governance jobs - UK

I'm working in Tier-2 (ICT) visa category, and spouse is in dependant visa (eligible to study/work). She is a qualified Company Secretary, acknowledged by ICSI India. Currently in London, preparing ...
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Can I travel outside UK with new US passport without first updating BRP?

I am a US citizen living in the UK on a Tier 1 visa. I've just submitted a passport renewal application because my US passport expires soon, and assuming there are no hiccups in that process, I should ...
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Can a non visa national rent in the UK?

I understand landlords are required to undertake right-to-rent checks, to check their tenants have the right to stay in the UK. I am currently renting a house on the basis of my Tier 4 student visa. ...
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I want to get a family of a settled person in uk visa

I’m 17 years old somali girl. I live in somalia I have done my igcses with the help of my aunt who lives in uk and now she wants me to go to uk to her so that I can live with her but we both don’t ...
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Will being diagnosed with ADHD make getting a UK Visa a lot harder?

I want to permanently move over to the UK in 6-12 months from New Zealand. I don't really know if I'm going to go for the skills shortage visa, or 2 year youth mobility scheme visa. I have heard ...
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British national living in EU with non EU spouse

I am living and working in Austria and tend to visit the UK twice a year with my British children and non EU wife who is permanently resident in Austria. We normally apply for eea family permit valid ...
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Change of place of birth name on UK BRP card

The government has changed my place of birth city name from "Gulbarga" to "Kalaburagi". I recently got my passport renewed and got the place of birth name changed to "Kalaburagi". However, my BRP ...
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UK spouse visa priority service

My wife lives in Nigeria and is applying for a spouse visa as I am British and live in the UK. She has been refused a UK visa in the past, but later got a tourist visa, which is still valid. Will ...
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Canadian Spouse Working Remotely for US Company while in UK

I (American) will be transferring to the UK for a 2 year work assignment in January (from the US) and will be on a Tier 2 visa. My spouse (Canadian) will be coming with me through a Tier 2 spouse visa....
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Does time in the UK on a Marriage Visa count towards 5 years continuous residence for ILR?

I'm a UK citizen, and my wife is a non-EEA citizen. She will be applying for ILR (Indefinite Leave to Remain) on the 5-year partner route. My question is about when the 5 year continuous residence ...
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Indian national holding 'Tier 2 General UK' Visa applying for Schengen Visa from within UK

Can an Indian holding a 'UK Tier 2 General Work Visa' (working in Glasgow, Scotland) apply for a Schengen Travel/Tourism Visa from UK? Also, is there any stringent requirement of completing certain ...
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Length of time for getting the result of a Spouse Visa Application

How long does it need for the Spouse Visa to be issued, IF i have a previous UK, USA Visit Visas refusals because I was not able to show ties to my country? Is it going to be as average from 1 to 3 ...
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Do I need to notify UKVI I've renewed my US passport?

I've just moved to the UK on a Tier 1 Exceptional Promise visa. It's good for the next 5 years, but my US passport expires in a few months. Once I've renewed my US passport, do I need to notify UKVI, ...
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Can I change from standard service to priority service after application? UK

I've submitted by T5 temporary worker (GAE) visa extension application using the standard service. Is there any way I can change this to the priority service? When I was applying, the website said you ...
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UK Standard Visit Visa for On-site Interview

Hie everyone, I live in Malaysia and just had my work permit approved here (I am African). I recently graduated and have been invited for an on-site interview by a Software Engineering company in ...
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How long between UK Tier 5 GAE visa?

I'm currently in the UK on a Tier 5 Temporary work visa (Government Authorised Exchange). My sponsor has indicated that they want me to stay an extra year but I'm having problems with visa options as ...
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UK Tier 4 Visa UCSIS/Biometrics Help

I posted a similar question in the travel section, however this is super urgent so possibly someone can help me over here... Basically I had an official appointment at a UCSIS Application Center, ...
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How can I switch from a Tier 4 Visa to EU Pre-Settled Status in the UK?

I am currently resident in the UK on a Tier 4 Student Visa in a non-EU passport. I was recently granted simplified naturalisation in an EU country on the basis of my ancestry. Thus, I now hold dual ...
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The necessary English skills to get a work-permit UK visa, for a postdoc position

I am a quality-oriented recent graduate PhD in Chemical Engineering at from University of Tehran, Iran. During my PhD I passed two sabbatical periods at University of Waterloo in Canada for 8 months ...
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EU pre-settled status validity question

I am an EU national, I came to the UK in June 2018 and I have a full-time job since June. I am planning to apply for EU pre-settled status. will I get pre-settled status for 5 years from the date of ...
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UK - Tier 2 Unique case. 4 Days travel into UK - Can i face ban or any other consequences?

I was issued UK WP from India in Oct 2012 and BRP card was valid till 24th Oct,2017. In July 2017 as per my employer i had to move to Denmark and WP from Denmark was issued in Month of July, 2017. My ...
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Change employer while in UK Tier 2 Visa

I'm working in the UK under a Tier 2 visa. I've been offered a better job, and already the new employer provided a certificate of sponsorship. However they need a quick start, and the star date (also ...
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My Language Certificate was not included in my UK visa application. Can it be rejected for this?

I uploaded all documents to the VFS Global platform, and according to the checklist I had to bring only two documents to the biometric appointment: my passport and my language certificate, so I did, ...
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Newborn Permission to Stay in UK

I am on a Tier 2 Visa working in the UK, my wife and two kids are on the Tier 2 dependant visas. We had a new baby 3 weeks ago and we got her passport, and want to travel outside the UK. How I will ...
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Am I just considered a tourist, and am I able to leave and return to the UK while on that free tourism visa?

I'm a young (20) Canadian visiting the UK, and staying with a family free of charge in exchange for babysitting their children for about three hours a day. They provide me with pocket money, but no ...
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UK Settlement VISA - Questions

My UK settlement VISA got confirmed few days back and I have to go to UK for the Bio-metric testing. I have few questions related to this particular category of UK settlement VISA.My spouse is a ...
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On a UK Tier 2 Visa, can I have a 2nd job outside the country?

Hi all & thanks in advance for reading. My question is basically summed up in the title, I have read the gov.uk information regarding holding a 2nd job and understand that I could work in the ...
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Spouse Visa UK, does the spouse need to intend to reside in the UK for a spousal visa application?

It is unclear to me whether someone applying for a UK spouse visa needs to intend to reside in the UK for the duration of the visa. My spouse, in order to fulfil a contract for funding their education ...
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UK visa for plab

I'm planning to take the plan 2 exam in sept. While applying for the visa I wasn't sure if I would be able to satisfy the immigration officer that I'll be back. I'm unemployed for 11 months as I took ...
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I am Self Funded applying for Tier 4 Student Visa, how to avoid rejection?

I am from India applied for MSc in the UK, received an unconditional offer letter from the university and CAS Letter is going to be issued within a few days. Regarding bank statements, everywhere it ...
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Address on Ancestry Visa application

I am applying for ancestry visa and it is asking for my address. My passport/id say my old address but we have recently moved and not updated out ids yet. Should I keep my old address on the ...
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UK Spouse Visa(extension) - other incomes

We'll soon be applying for an extension to my partners spouse visa. I recently started an online business (April this year) and it has started to generate money, only in the £100s. I remember I had ...
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My UK tier 2 visa got refused, the visa office states that I didnt send UK naric english language assessment letter, but I uploaded it

I had submitted my visa through vfs global for UK tier 2 and after 15 days I got a refusal letter stating the refusal reason as "You have not provided any confirmation from UK NARIC that your degree ...
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UK Spouse Visa - Both partners working overseas

I am married to a British citizen. My spouse moved to my home country (non-EU) after our marriage. I have been employed in my country for the last 10 years, and my spouse has also established ...
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Working in United Kingdom after 1 year of post Graduate Study Possible for Asian country students

I am an Indian, and I am planning to apply for a British university course. Will I get the opportunity to get work after that because I will rely mostly on loans from the home country. In order to pay ...
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Correcting wrong photo in old granted UK tourist visa

I'm applying for a new visa to the UK. Previously, I've had two visas to the UK granted, and have never had a visa application rejected. 8.5 Years Ago... My first visa, issued roughly 8.5 years ago, ...
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Addition of evidence for a fiance visa

When we made the visa application we could not submit an English test. This was because we live on north Cyprus and the tests are held only once every six months. We explained this in the visa and ...
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Tier 1 Investor Visa UK on a suspended sentence

What are the chances for an individual who committed a white-collar (Financial Fraud) crime and was offered settlement to get an investor visa (Tier 1) for the UK? The settlement is almost fully (90%)...