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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How long is the passport validity for UK Tier 4 Student Visas?

I am an American and will be traveling to the UK for university (not certain because of the pandemic) in the middle of August, and my passport is set to expire in the middle of December. This leaves ...
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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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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 on February,2019 to sit a medical exam. When i was in Turkey, i had my 6-...
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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 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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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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Marrying an EEA national on a standard UK visitor visa

If I go to UK on visitor visa, am I allowed to marry an EEA national and apply for a residence card?
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applying uk global Talent visa for self and dependents

What is the process of applying for the UK global Talent visa for self and dependents? I know the details about the global talent part but what I cannot find is how the application process works for ...
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If I have a UK residence card, can I move to Italy?

If I have a UK residence card, as it has almost no requirments for me to obtain, with my husband being Italian, can we move to Italy permanently?
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Dependent visa for unmarried partner EU/Canada

I am looking to relocate to Europe (preferably Spain/Germany) or Canada, visa sponsorship for me shouldn't be an issue as my company has offices in all these locations. But I am worried about my ...
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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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J1 visa tax exemption: does 2 months as camp counselor affect exemption period?

an answer would be great but pointers to information would also be greatly appreciated: I'm from the UK currently in the US on a J1 visa doing research. Roughly 10 years ago I was in the US on a J1 ...
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Can an individual with a UK Tier 4 Visa pitch to VC firms?

I am working on a startup idea with an individual who is on a UK Tier 4 Student Visa. According to the Home Offce, such visa holders may not engage in a "business activity" including by: ...
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Will my non EEA wife get British citizenship when I get mine?

I'm an EEA national who's been living in the UK since 2016 and I brought my non EEA wife here in 2017. We both have pre-settled status and I'll qualify for settled status in 2021. At that point, will ...
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Transferring large amount of money into a bank account for a spouse visa [duplicate]

If the financial requirement for the spouse visa sponsor is 18,600 GBP a year, does it matter if my bank statement have an overdraft every month of the 6 months I am issuing the statement for? And is ...
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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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Will the Norway have no deadline to call family members to uk?

I am unable to find the qouted text from UK GOV website about Norway and UK after brexit. I have heard Norwegians will be able to call family members after brexit in case the relationship existed ...
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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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Will my parents get residence card on visitor visa to Uk?

Can my parents obtain a residence card after entering the UK on visitor's visa?
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Is Appendix 2 for sponsors who have settled in the UK only?

In my Spouse VISA application i found out that there is Appendix 2 that i have to fill and it says Use the appendix 2 (financial requirement form) to tell us how you meet the financial requirement ...
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What steps need to be taken for my non-EU spouse (Lebanese) to move with me to the UK (I am a British Citizen). Details below

Here are the facts: I am a British Citizen My wife is Lebanese - she has a 5 year residency permit in Germany. We have been living in Germany since 2016 She has been working and paying taxes etc ...
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Sponsorship form for Spouse visa

Do I have to fill the Sponsorship SU07 form to apply for the spouse visa or is this form only for applying for the citizenship ?
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Appendix 2 for UK Spouse visa

Do I still have to fill Appendix 2 of VAF4 (financial requirements) for UK spouse visa if i am applying in 2020 ?
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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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Why are the British visa fees so expensive?

My wife and I are preparing to travel back from Japan together to the UK. Documentation itself isn't easy, but we check all the boxes. My question is, why are the costs for this so expensive? ...
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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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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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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 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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Whether I will be allowed to enter Europe with year long Schengen Visa when my UK BRP is expiring in 50 days

I am an Indian working on Tier 2 Visa in UK. My BRP is valid till 26th April, 2019. I have Schengen Visa which valid until December, 2019 and I got this visa in London itself. I am planning for a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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