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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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Would my infant daughter born in UK need a TB screening test to return to UK?

My daughter was born in UK in Fenruary 2018. She left UK on 25 April 2018 with her mother to go back home to Pakistan. I am now applying for her visa to join me in March 2019. Would she need to get ...
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EEA family permit form - how to answer when/where did you first meet if we met online?

On the EEA family permit form it asks: When did you first meet X? Where did you first meet X? I don't understand what to answer here because we first met online on the internet. Or do we have to ...
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UK tier 2 extension processing time (applied within UK)?

Anyone know how long it takes to receive an extension to a Tier 2 general visa? This was submitted from within the UK. They say it could be 8 weeks from your biometric appointment. But does it ...
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UK visa for non-EEA child of British mother

My wife and I are living in Brazil and intend to immigrate to the UK. We are trying to figure out what is the best way to obtain a visa for our child so she can move with the family. My wife is a ...
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What is the best time-interval to send follow-up email to a prospective employer in UK?

I have been offered a job in UK by a company which is in the process of acquiring a sponsorship license right now. So I would be able to get a tier 2 visa and work there. I understand that the ...
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How to correct a mistake made on EEA FP already submitted application

I made a mistake on the application form. I forgot to write my husband's National Insurance number which he has never used to work in the UK. He only applied for it earlier this year. I have already ...
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Do we need photos for UK Tier 2 Dependent Visa for a 2 month old baby?

While I am in the UK on Tier-2 General Visa I gave birth to a baby. As I am planning to travel to India, I need to apply a Visa for my baby. I have filled in the application form. The only documents ...
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BRP for change of name and passport still with maiden name

I need to change my Biometric residence Permit (BRP) to my married name, however my passport with my maiden name is still valid (I renewed only last year). Can I apply for the change of name in the ...
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EEA FP cover letter. Final touch down before submission

Below is the cover letter my husband drafted for the EEA FP. Please, I need advice on what to add or change.  Datexxx Dear Entry Clearance Officer  Declaration by the EEA National that ...
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What documents are required for the EEA family permit?

I am a newbie here. My husband, an EU national (Italian), and I, non-EU (Nigerian) are planning to move to the UK from Italy, with our children (EU nationals). We have been married for 8 years, since ...
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My UK Tier 2 visa was refused, the visa office states I did not send a letter from UK NARIC, but I did. What should I do?

I had submitted an application for a Tier 2 visa on August 24th 2018. On September 12th, I got an email from the UK decision centre, asking me to submit within 10 working days a letter from UK NARIC ...
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IHS payment problem

Yesterday I submitted my online application and booked my biometrics appointment. I then paid my IHS fee online via PayPal. They (PayPal) sent me an email of payment confirmation but the black ...
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How to stay in the UK after the exchange program?

I'm going as a university exchange student to the UK (to Bradford University) for 6 months. The program I'm participating is the Erasmus+. The visa I'm applying for is a short-term student visa. ...
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UK Work permit / Separated Status [duplicate]

I am applying for a UK work permit. My marital status is "Separated" (I am in the process of getting a divorce from my wife). Will this status impact my application for a Work Permit to UK?
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UK citizen living in EU returning to U.K. With spouse

My UK citizen son has lived in Poland for 2 years with his non-eu wife of 2 years. He has been offered a job in the UK - what visas will they need, to return together to U.K., please?
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Can I pay visa fees directly

I am intending to apply for a UK spouse visa on the 1st of November but my wife cannot pay the fee with her card. In Tunisia, my country, it has a closed economy; we can't pay online for anything. I ...
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Can I convert the UK Standard-Visitor Visa to a Fiancee Visa?

I've found a lot of conflicting information regarding this on StackExchange and other websites together and I'd like to know if anyone knew anything definite about this. I am from the United States of ...
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Ancestral visa application

When applying for a UK Ancestral Visa on Visa4UK it comes up with Visa type and I select Settlement - what should then be selected under Visa Sub type?
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Entering the UK as a visitor, 5 years after tier 4 visa was curtailed

I am hoping someone can assist me, as I am unsure of what to do in this situation: I was a student in the UK 5 years ago. I rushed into the decision of studying abroad and chose a course that was ...
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Spouse visa category and IHS payment

I applied from Nigeria for a settlement visa to join my wife in the UK who is a British citizen and my sponsor and meets the financial requirements. All supporting documents have been submitted with ...
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Am I eligible for a UK Ancestry Visa if my British grandparent was born outside the UK?

I am asking this question for a friend who is an Australian citizen. I have read through the eligibility documents and it seems as though she is not eligible to go through the Ancestry Visa route but ...
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Form for child born in UK to Tier 2 parents

I am on a Tier 2 (General ) visa and my daughter was born in May 2018 in UK. I tried to obtain a Tier 2 dependant child visa for her using the form https://visas-immigration.service.gov.uk/product/pbs-...
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is a Senior Web Developer position under Tier 2 shortage occupancy?

I've just been offered a Senior Web Developer position in the UK at a company who are a Tier 2 General A rated sponsor. I was wondering if I am able to apply under shortage occupancy so I can pay the ...
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Tier 2 (General) Visa - Maintenance (and accommodation) requirement

I have recently applied for my tier 2 (General) visa as a main applicant along with dependent - spouse and dependent - child visas. My sponsor has not sponsored maintenance. I have more than ...
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Can I be paid for work I did outside the UK while visiting on a tourist visa?

I work remotely as a software developer, and am going to visit the UK for 6 months (just by showing my US passport upon entry for a tourist visa since I have never been to the UK before). I have ...
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Right to work for Non EEA spouse of German in UK

We moved to the UK nearly three months ago. I'm Mexican and my wife is German. She just started working in a full time job and I'm about to apply for my residence card. The Home Office says that in ...
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Visa requirements for children born abroad

just looking for info as I find the Uk gov website confusing regarding visas for children born abroad and I cannot find anything specific relating to my situation. I am a British Citizen not by ...
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UK spouse visa questions

I intend to apply for UK spouse visa. My wife is English; she is exempt from financial requirements: she's on Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). I've ...
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Marriage visitor visa for US citizens with children

Obviously I can come in and out of UK as I have done so in the last 7 years. I have entered UK for multiple times and my longest stay was a month. I and my partner would like to get married and since ...
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EEA Family Permit : Previous passports

My wife is about to apply for an EEA Family Permit to join me. She is missing one of her previous passports. Is it mandatory to submit all her previous passports? what should we do if all previous ...
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Proof of your dependency if you’re dependent on your EEA family member

I am a Dutch national living in the UK. My wife is from Asia. She is about to apply for an "EEA family permit from outside the UK" to join me. When we look at the "Documents you must provide", there ...
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UK Tier 5 Visa and cancellation of previous Tier 4 visa

I am now under a Tier 4 Visa expiring on 29 Jan 2019. I need to go back to Canada to apply for a Tier 5 YMS in September. However, I would like my Tier 5 to start only on the 1st of January, to get ...
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Can I apply for a family visit visa to stay with my husband in the UK before applying for a spouse visa?

I am a Tunisian and my husband is British. We have been living in Tunis since we got married in July 2017. My husband has been offered a job in the UK (one-year contract) and I plan on applying for a ...
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Settlement visa processing times

I was hoping someone could help. My wife and I applied for a settlement visa, she is an American citizen and I am a British citizen. The visa is for her to come settle in the UK. Her biometrics were ...
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Family Permit for under 21 child non-EEA citizen

I am a Portuguese national. Currently, working and living in the UK. I have a non-EEA son under 21 that lives outside of EU. I want him to join me in the UK. As far as I understand he can apply for ...
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Short term student visa UK interview

I am applying for a short-term student visa for the UK. It is a European exchange student program (Erasmus). This Friday I have an appointment at the visa application center. Do I have to attend an ...
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EEA Family Permit Application question

I am a Dutch national, my wife is from Asia. I moved to the UK 4 weeks ago. Just completed 1 month in the UK. I don’t have my National insurance number yet. My jobcentre appointment is on 27 July. ...
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EEA Family Permit - EEA National registration certificate number [duplicate]

My wife is making an EEA Family Permit application to move to the UK. She is doing the application through visa4uk.fco.gov.uk. My wife is from Asia. I live in the UK and I have a Dutch passport. I am ...
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Address for an EEA family permit

I am a Polish citizen. My husband is Egyptian. We live together in Egypt. I have never been to the UK. We are refilling application on the visa4uk website and one of the questions made us a bit ...
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Paying health surcharge on Tier2 extension. Should I pay the full 3 years?

I am in the process of submitting my application to extent my Tier 2 General Visa. I have the COS, which is 3 years. I came to the UK in 2014, so I have to do my settlement before the end of the 6th ...
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What is my country of permanent residence for UK visa purposes?

I am filling out a UK student visa application, and it asks for my "country of permanent residence," but it does not provide a definition for this term. I currently reside outside of my country of ...
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Does a bank letter for a UK Tier 4 visa require one to disclose their exact balance?

One of the UK Tier 4 visa requirements is to provide financial evidence demonstrating that one can fund the cost of their studies and living expenses in the UK. According to Section 227 (iii), one may ...
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About UK visa / residence card

I have Italian nationality. I came to England in March 2016 and I regularly go to work. My father came to England today, without a visa because he came with a residence card of a family member of an ...
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Tier 2 visa extension

I am currently on a Tier 2 general visa that expires on 14 July 2018. I am planning to submit my application for visa extension tomorrow. On the website they state that the new visa could take up to ...
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UK spouse visa financial requirement

I am a UK citizen married to an American citizen and we would like it if my wife could come and live in the UK with me. I have just finished a degree in Biomedical science and wish to pursue a PhD, ...
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UK spouse 5-year route without settlement

My wife is at the end of her second 2.5 year spousal visa. We have the option to apply for settlement under the 5-year route. We are only planning to stay in the UK for another 2 years. Can we apply ...
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How to gain additional points on the CoS (Tier 2 UK)

I am an Australian speech pathologist who has been offered a permanent full time position with the NHS. I am currently sitting on 40 points for my application for CoS although have been rejected ...
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UK Tier2 ICT resignation query

I am in UK on a Tier 2 ICT (Intra company transfer) visa ? I need to resign and after the last working day until I leave UK, how much time do I have in between? I mean, after last working day how long ...
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I am a non-UK EU citizen, arriving in the UK before Brexit. Does it matter whether my non-EU spouse joins me before or after Brexit?

I am planning to move to the UK. I am a non-UK EU citizen and I will be a researcher funded by a grant (the grant is coming not from the UK). I am arriving before January 2019, i.e. before Brexit. My ...
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Is it possible for a UK Citizen to apply for his non EU wife and child to come to Britain but apply from outside Britain?

I see only examples of applicants already living in Britain. My husband is planning on registering his British Citizenship (South African mother who was born in England) from within the US. Assuming ...