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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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Private tutor job for UK skilled worker visa

Can private tutors working in tuition centres (a licenced sponsor) apply for the UK skilled worker visa?
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Getting dutch residence permit while I'm working in UK

My partner and I are both working in the Netherlands (We are non-EU citizens) and I'm thinking to leave the Netherlands and work in UK and my partner continue her work in the Netherlands. Can I apply ...
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UK youth mobility visa to spouse visa

I'm Canadian and getting married in Canada in 5 weeks. My fiance is British. The plan was to go to the UK right after the wedding (I don't normally need a visa to come for up to 6 months) and apply ...
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Passport invalidated during the UK visa application process

I started the application process for a Global Talent Visa to work in the UK one month ago. Following the prescribed procedure, I used the app to scan my passport and update the data on the ...
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My boy was born in London went to India with passport only for 2 months. Now I need to apply for his visa. Does he need to maintain fund and TB test?

My boy was born in London. He went to India with passport only for 2 months. Now I need to apply for his visa. Does he need to maintain fund and is a TB test required while applying?
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UK Skilled Worker Visa Refused

I recently applied for a UK Skilled Worker visa and mistakenly used the wrong language test results (normal IELTS, not UKVI). I'm aware it's a mistake one should not make. Naturally, my application ...
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Residence in Belgium, Work in UK?

I'm (about to be) on a spouse residence visa in Belgium after doing MA and PhD here. I am a non-EU citizen. What I am wondering is whether it will be possible to reside with my partner in Belgium and ...
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As a Canadian citizen and Italian Resident, do I need a visa to carry out remote contractual work for a UK company?

Are there any visa requirements as an Italian resident who would be working remotely from Italy but for a UK company? The work would be part-time and of a consulting nature. If so, I would appreciate ...
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Partner visa application and passport expiration

My spouse is currently in the process of applying for a partner visa, and she has been asked about the validity of my certificate of sponsorship for a skilled worker visa, which is valid for five ...
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Skilled Worker Visa UK: working occasionally in the EU

Does a UK Skilled Worker Visa confer any formal status for the holder occasionally traveling to the EU to work? Would it cause any legal trouble to try?
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Enquiry about refusal of UK visa, is it an entry ban?

I have a problem regarding a visit visa I applied for a visit visa in Feb 2017 and it was refused and the refusal letter was not good. My future application is at risk of being refused for up to 10 ...
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Travel Outside UK Whilst on Garden Leave & Waiting for New Visa Decision

I am currently on garden leave and have a Tier 2 work visa through September 13. My current employer will notify the Home Office that my job has been terminated by September 23. Fortunately, I have a ...
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Work Visa Refusal

I was denied a UK visa because the IELTS result I submitted doesn't contain a UKVI unique reference number. I just got my NARIC Result. I would like to know if I can still reapply for a UK work visa ...
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Visit visa for UK rejected in 2018 for insufficient funds. Will that affect work permit permit visa when I apply in 2023?

I applied for visit visa in 2018 and got rejected not sure why. Now I am trying to apply for workpermit visa and want to check if that rejected visa will affects my application for workpermit. It's ...
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UK Visa refusal due to other refusals

Is there anyone whose UK visa was refused due to his/her past visa refusal of Schengen or other countries? In Dec 2022, my French visa was refused on basis of "risk to public security/public ...
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English Requirement for UK Spousal Visa Extension

My wife is looking to extend her spousal visa for the first time. She is enrolled on a university course and is due to complete her studies in June 2023. Her current visa expires in early August 2023. ...
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Definition of "visit"

I am an expat living in an EEA country and currently applying for a marriage visa to the UK. In the visa application, they ask me about the last three visits I made to each country of the EEA over the ...
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Can I apply for my UK ancestry visa while working in South Africa for a UK company, or do I need to live in the UK?

I have a remote job in SA working online for a UK based company. Can I apply for my UK ancestry visa from SA?
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Teaching Assistant Visa under age 26

I want to be a teaching assistant in the UK and therefore apply for the skilled worker visa. On the UK website (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/skilled-worker-visa-eligible-salary-if-youre-...
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What insurance company have I subscribed to when I paid health insurance as part of my Skilled Worker Visa to the UK?

I have applied for a Skilled Worker Visa to the UK. As part of it, I paid years' of health insurance. Who is my insurance company now? I need this to report to my home health insurance company. ...
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Is Tier 2 dependent possible for recent civil partnership? (UK Visa)

I have been offered a job in London to work for an A-rated sponsor. The company has attorneys that made applications for a Skilled Worker (my case) and Skilled Worker dependent (my partner's case). We ...
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Entering the UK as a visa-free visitor while work visa in in progress

I will soon start a job in the UK under a "skilled worker visa". Unfortunately, the visa process takes longer than anticipated, but my future employer is okay with delaying my start date as ...
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Frequent visits to the UK

I would like to apply for a student visa in UK. Unfortunately, I've been to UK on 2018, 2019 & 2022 for 180 days. I need to provide 3 recent details previously in UK. Will this matter affect my ...
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Do you have any children applying with you?

I mistakenly answered YES, where the question was asked if " Do you have any children applying with you? Meanwhile, My partner is not with me in the UK, she's not applying anytime soon. I have ...
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visa entry date later then CoS working date

What if my approved valid date (the date I am allowed to enter The UK) on skilled working visa (UK)is 2 months later than the working date on CoS(certification of sponsorship)? The value date on ...
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US citizen, spouse of UK Citizen. Can I work two jobs, one in the US and one in the UK? Forecasting potential problems

Getting all my ducks in a row for moving to the UK next spring. I will be entering the UK on a spousal visa, which grants me the right to work in the UK. I am currently employed for a multi-national ...
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Can I work remotely for my US Company on a dependant visa in UK?

My husband's company is moving him to the UK on a Tier 2 visa, which will qualify me for a dependant visa to go over there with him. I am trying to figure out if I can still work for my US company and ...
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Rights for spouse of skilled worker in the UK

I am an EU citizen (non-Irish) with a non-EU spouse, currently living within the EU. Here my spouse has very similar rights to myself: they can work in any type of job without needing a special visa, ...
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Does my spouse need to prove knowledge of English for a UK dependent visa under skilled worker application?

I will be applying from India for a skilled worker visa for the UK. My spouse will be applying as a dependent. Does my spouse need to prove her knowledge of English for her visa? If yes, which tests ...
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Do I need a stamp for the leave to enter in the UK under Tier 5 GAE?

I am an EEA national and have a Tier 5 GAE visa valid for the UK. The question is whether I need a stamp indicating the “leave to enter” with dates on my passport, to activate my visa, or not. For ...
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Should I add my newborn (born to UK partner in UK) as a dependent on my visa application

I'm applying for a partner visa (to my British citizen husband) I had started my application while pregnant so didn't declare the child as he didn't have a birth date. Now he is born, I've put on the ...
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UK family visa for Irish national moving from Ireland to UK

I am an Irish national living in Ireland and will be moving to the UK for work, spouse is non-EU and does not require visa to enter the UK if she is staying less than 6 months. Should my spouse apply ...
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Leave and enter the UK during a Tier 5 GAE Visa

I am struggling to find information on this scenario. I have applied for a Tier 5 GAE UK Visa, for a duration of a year. Suppose that the visa duration is from January to December. Suppose that I need ...
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If someone gets a startup visa to the UK can their spouse work?

I can't find any information https://www.gov.uk/start-up-visa/your-partner-and-children is mum on this.
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UK Tier 2 visa - Naric certificate didn't scanned by VFS but they signed checklist

I am a nurse applying for a UK Tier 2 visa and I have all of the necessary supporting documents. I chose to upload the documents myself through the VFS portal, but due to the large file size, I ...
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UK Decision Making centre requesting Additional information/Documents

I am applying for UK Student Visa ( Priority) and had given my Biometrics and documents for scanning on 13th of December. On 14th I received an email from the UK Decision Making Centre requesting '...
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I paid the NHS surcharge. Am I now handled like an "ordinarily resident person"?

I am an EU citizen who is living in the UK on a visa and plans to stay there for several years. On applying for the visa I payed the NHS surchage for the duration of the stay. Question: Am I now ...
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Why the question "Has UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) agreed to certify your maintainance?"

I living and working in the UK under a Global Talent visa. My partner is currently applying for a dependant visa and, on the online application form, is asked the following question: Has UK Trade and ...
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Validity of UK Skilled Worker Visa if employment contract is of one year

I recently got an offer in an UK Institute for one year and I will need to apply for the Skilled Worker Visa. I am an Indian citizen. My question is: How many years of Skilled Worker Visa I will get ...
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How do I apply for an ancestry visa with my family?

We are a family of three (two adults and one newborn). I intend to apply for an ancestry visa based on my grandfather's birth in the UK. Do I need to fill in a separate application for my husband and ...
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Mentioning my partner on my UK visa as applying with me, but then she never applies

I am currently applying for a UK visa. My partner is planning to join me in future as a dependent but this is not certain. The online application form in the section "People applying with you&...
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Can I apply for UK Visitor visa from the USA on a B1/B2 visa?

I am an Indian Citizen on a B1/B2 visa visiting my son in the US. After visiting my son, I want to travel to the UK on a visitor visa. Can I apply for the UK visitor visa from the US?
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Does work stay in Germany count as travel history for UK work visa?

I am applying for the UK skilled worker visa and I need to fill out the travel history for myself and my family. I have been staying in Germany on a long term work visa for the last 1-3 years. Shall ...
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The 'UK Immigration: ID Check' app takes photos of me. How are they used and what could go wrong?

I am applying for a UK visa and I am using the 'UK Immigration: ID Check' app to verify my identity. Question: The app takes several photos of me. How are these used? I am asking because I am ...
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How can I apply for UK family/partner visa having pre-settled status?

I need to apply for a visa for my wife from Bangladesh. I am living in UK from 2019 and have pre-settled status under the EU settlement scheme. I came from Italy and I have permanent resident of Italy....
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UK Skilled Worker Visa application - Is my job on the shortage occupation list?

I'm looking to submit my skilled worker visa application. My job title is Teacher of Spanish, French and English. The shortage occupation list for education states that teachers of foreign languages ...
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Can you apply for UK citizenship while there on a tourist visa?

My son (7yo) has a right to British citizenship, but we need to be in the UK in the autumn/winter and I'm worried about applying and it not coming through in time. Can you apply for a visa and ...
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Will getting UK student visa cancel my current Tier 2 ICT visa?

Background: I am working in UK on ICT Tier 2 Visa which is ending on 31st August. But, I am planning to join university on 14th or 21st September. I can apply for Student visa 3 months prior to start ...
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5 Year Visit visa while 2 year visit visa has 10 months?

My parents visit visa to uk for 2 years has still 10 months left in it. Can i apply for 5 year visit visa right now. As in future our financial scenario will be changing.
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UK IHS surcharge incorrect question

I'm applying UK ICT partner dependent visa for my spouse. I'm the main applicant and I'm still outside UK. We are planning to travel together. In IHS page, it is asking us to enter my visa expiry date....
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