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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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%)...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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When UKBA say exchange rate for savings of £62500 has to match the amount in £ on the date of the application…what does it mean?

When UKBA say exchange rate for savings of £62500 has to match the amount in £ if the savings are in foreign currency, on the date of the application...what does it mean? Is it the date I submit my ...
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EEA Family permit no longer valid after a divorce and got a 6 months stamp on the border. Any advice on what to do next?

I am a Turkish citizen was married to an EU (Estonian) citizen and got a divorce in Edinburgh (where I live ) couple of months ago. I am currently based in the UK(been living and working here since ...
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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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I accidentally submitted an unsigned Tier 4 Visa Application. What should I do?

I had two applications and only one was signed. I submitted the unsigned visa application. I am already on purchased priority service processing. It has been two days since my passport was submitted ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Uk Residence permit for a non-EEA and what documents to submit

I'm from Africa but married to an EEA who lives and works in the UK. I'm about to apply for a residence card as I'm currently in the UK with him on an EEA family permit visa. I would like to know If I ...
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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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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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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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UK Immigration - is it legal to work remotely from UK as a dependent of a spouse holding a Student Visa

My wife and I are US citizens. My wife has been accepted to study abroad as an undergraduate for 1 school year (September'16 - May'17) in London, UK under PBS Tier 4 Student Visa. I intend to travel ...
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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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VFS Global: GWF Reference Number not recognized?

I'm applying for UK fiance visa, have booked appointment on visa4uk website but can't seem to register with VFS Global online using my GWF number. Instead, they generate an 11 digit number that starts ...
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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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UK Visa : Maintenance requirement of Family member of a Tier 2 Migrant

Me and my wife (both India citizen) are planning to migrate to Belfast. I will be migrating under tire 2 skilled migration Visa, the employer in Belfast will provide me the required sponsorship ...
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UK Ancestry visa - what is 'UK Sponsor' that dependents have to supply?

I applying for a UK Ancestry visa and my wife is also applying. The official immigration channel has advised us to apply for the following visas: Main applicant Reason for visit- Work Visa type: Non-...
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Difference in name in degree certificate and passport Uk tier 2

in all of my academic certificates my surname has been abbreviated (only the initial as been used), where as my passport contains my Name and surname in full. Ex: Academic documents FirstName L ...