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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Can I reuse the certificate of sponsorship after Tier 2 general visa refusal if the COS status is still “assigned”?

I made an application for UK Tier 2 general visa as I had a valid CoS and other documents as well. I failed to provide UK NARIC report for proof of English language. So, the decision was refusal for ...
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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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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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UK Tier 4 student visa for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship receivers - scholarship amount is enough to show sufficient funding

I am a citizen of Tajikistan, currently finishing my undergraduate degree in Istanbul, Turkey. I was accepted into the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for 1 year in England/ Birmingham and 1 year in Italy....
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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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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 tuition fee Refund

I am planning on paying the tuition fees for my MSc at a UK university. I want to confirm if I will I get a refund if I get refused for a UK student visa.
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EEA Brexit wife of British national

I am the wife and mother of British passport holding husband and son. I am Indonesian. We live in Spain, I have residency in Spain. With Article 10 I could enter UK with husband for free, no visa. Now ...
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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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My fiance's dad and grandmother were born in the UK. Would he qualify for a visa based on his dad's place of birth?

My fiance's dad was born in Cambridge (UK) while his dad was in the US airforce and his mom was a local (UK born). Would he qualify for a visa based on his dad's place of birth and grandmothers? His ...
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UK Spouse visa for my wife and daughter

Am naturalised British citizen since 2007 having lived there 2000-2018. Since Dec 2018 am on overseas work stint and non resident in UK.When my contract ends in December 2021 I plan to return back. In ...
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Will multiple UK visits/visas affect my next Tier 4 visa application?

I am a US citizen/passport holder currently nearing the end of my tier 4 student visa (sep '19- feb '21) for my MA, this is after I studied in the UK with 6-month visa stamp during my undergrad (jan '...
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Romania travel visa requirements on UK work visa

Respected Community, I have a query regarding my entry requirements to Romania from the United Kingdom. I am an INDIAN passport holder living in United Kingdom on a UK Tier 2 general work visa (now ...
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Can I have a UK tier 2 visa and a French dependent residence permit at the same time?

I will be moving to the UK on a tier 2 visa and my spouse will be working in France. My question is can I have the UK tier 2 visa as well as a dependent French visa at the same time?
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Very soon, my PhD starts in UK but UK visa center in Paris is closed. What should I do?

I am a non-EU citizen, currently residing in France. I am supposed to start a PhD on december the 1st in UK. I completed the VISA application and paid all the realted fees (NHS + application fees) ...
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Can a tier-4 holder in the UK do crypto trading?

Title, really. I'm a tier-4 visa holder in the UK and I'm wondering if I can trade crypto.
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As an international student in France, can I apply for UK's tier-4 Visa (for a PhD) from Paris?

I have received a PhD offer from an English university. I am currently living in France with a student residence permit (titre de séjour étudiant). My residence permit expired on August 2020 but I ...
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Traveling to Europe on UK biometric resident permit (BRP)

Can an Indian National working in UK on Tier 4 general visa use the biometric resident permit (BRP) card to travel to European (Schengen) countries w/o applying for a seperate visa?
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EEA Family Permit for a UK/EEA dual national residing in EEA state

This question is going to be quite specific, but to cut a long story short, i'm a UK-EEA national residing in the EEA state of which I hold citizenship - apparently rendering me unable to use the EEA ...
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UK Spouse visa: implication of not applying for extention?

I currrently live in UK as a spouse with leave to remain residence permit which is expiring in May 2021. Due to personal reasons, we have decided to move from UK. So I will not be applying for a ...
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Father's approval for UK Tier 2 dependent visa for my 2-month old baby

I am the main tier 2 applicant, I have a two-month old baby. He is my dependent. I live inEgypt, my husband lives in gulf. We are not divorced but he is absent from our life. He included in marriage ...
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Guaranteed rejection of citizenship application if non-dom status claimed on a previous Tier 2 work visa?

How does claiming a non-domiciled status by origin in the UK while on a Tier 2 work visa affect future naturalization application? Is rejection guaranteed due to past claim of non-domicile (and hence ...
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UK Home office - Lost Landing Card

I applied for Subject Access Request as I had a minor immigration problem with the officer before the last time I entered the Uk. They speculated that I was trying to live in the UK through frequent ...
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Explaining My Work Permit in TRNC for UK Visa

I am citizen of Turkey but moved to Northern Cyprus 7 months ago. I am going to apply for 2-years visitor visa for the UK in February 2019 to sit a medical exam. When i was in Turkey, I had my 6-...
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Which visa should my aunt send for me to live in UK?

I am from Ethiopia, living in Saudi Arabia with my parents. My father's stepsister lives in the UK and she is a British citizen. My question is: Can she send me a visa to live with her forever (not ...
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I receive childcare vouchers from my employer in UK but my Tier 2 general visa says “no public funds”. What are the implications?

I have a Tier 2 general visa with note that I have no access to public funds (NRPF). As part of my employee benefits I receive childcare vouchers from my employer which are deducted pre-tax. My ...
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At what point in the application cycle does the UKVI service-standards timeline begin for visa applications made from within the UK?

For visa application made from within the UK, the UKVI's service standards on processing times is as follows: Processing time: 8 weeks, for Customers applying to remain on a temporary basis including ...
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Entering UK on US passport with different name to the BRP

My wife and I visited the USA. I am a Uk national resident in the Uk. My wife is a US national living with me in the UK on a BRP. My wife lost her US passport and had to apply for a new one. The only ...
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Should I join UK for a job, or should I stay in Germany? [closed]

I am currently getting 80K in my current position, will be 90, or maybe 100K next year. I have an offer from the UK for 55K to 60K including a bonus. I feel comfortable in Germany, but the language is ...
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NHS debt and Tier 4 visa

I have been visiting the UK to take a few short courses ( On short term student visas) once a year and I would go to my GP to perform some blood tests every now and then. They never charged me as they ...
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UK Clean Slate policy

I am a US citizen and had few minor immigration problems one time when I tried to enter back in 2018 but they let me in after all. Last year in 2019 I tried to enter again and they let me in with no ...
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Can you apply for UK Tier IV visa from outside your home country?

I'm trying to apply for a UK tier IV visa to start on a PhD course starting in October. While the UKVI office is taking applications, there are no visa application centers open (or any date given to ...
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Seeking asylum as a Pakistani citizen

So. The situation here is a little complicated but I would really appreciate it if someone gave me some advice on what to do. I know a lot of people read the words 'Pakistani citizen seeking asylum' ...
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Living in the UK as US spouse of pre settled EU citizen - which of the various visa options is right for me

I am from the US. My German spouse works in the UK and has the EU settlement scheme pre settled status. What do I need to move to the UK permanently and live (not work) there? Various pages on the ...
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UK Work Visa requirements for US citizen working for EU branch of US company

Recently I have transferred to an EU branch (Netherlands) of a US based company. I am a US citizen with a US passport. As part of the transfer I was sponsored and approved for residency/work permit ...
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Locked down in UK - spousal visa application?

I am a US citizen and my wife is a UK citizen. We have been married since 2016 and been living and working abroad together since then (not US either, have never used spouse visas). She recently moved ...
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What UK Visa Is best for my Girlfriend? [duplicate]

My Girlfriend has completed her bachelors degree and we are currently looking at her coming to UK to live with me or do her masters. However, I am torn between Fiancee visa or paying for the masters ...
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Does overstaying on a previous visit result in automatic refusal?

I have previously held a student visa in the UK in which I overstayed for less than 30 days (7 days). This overstay occured less than 1 year ago and I left voluntarily and with my own funds. I now ...
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10 years UK ban, now married to UK national, can I apply for a spouse visa?

I’m a Nigerian. I applied for UK visa in 2016 through an Agent and I was placed under V3.6 because the agent made a mistake in my company registration letter. Then I applied for the UK visa again in ...
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Visa or not visa uk 2020

I would like to know if people need visa to stay more than 3 months in the UK during the transition period. My friend is planning to travel there for 6 months. He is spanish.
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Can I apply for UK tourist visa after EEA family permit refusal?

I applied for my wife for EEA family permit as an extended family member of my EU nation father. however got refusal because of low family income. I want to know can i apply for a UK tourist visa for ...
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Dependent Child can sponsor wife for UK family visa?

My father has Italian nationality and is living in pre-settled status in UK. I am nearly 30 of age, and I received pre-settled status as a dependent child under EEA regulation 2016. My baby received ...
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Probability of UKVI issuing me a visa

I studied in the UK on a tier 4 visa September 2019 but, due to course difficulty and unsuitability, I had to withdraw from the course on January 2020 and my visa was curtailed. I am now planning to ...
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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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Can I apply for a visitor visa for UK while on a Working Holiday Visa within the country?

I am a Canadian, on a working holiday visa in the UK. The expiry of my working holiday visa is April 25th. Can I apply for a visitor visa to activate when my working holiday expires? What is the ...

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