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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to get a UK work visa to work remotely for a US company?

I’m working for a small remote tech company that is not on the UK registered sponsors list (being a US company). We have one employee who works in the UK and has “settlement” (permanent residence) ...
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Resigning from Tier 2 sponsorship and switching to Tier 4

I was in Tier 2 sponsorship visa and a university offered me PhD scholarship. I resigned from the office and the HR said that my sponsorship will also be invalidated from the last day at my work (...
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Re-apply for UK tier 4 student visa

I applied for a UK Tier 4 General Student visa. My bank statement had my name handwritten in English and not printed, as my bank had to write it down and stamp twice, since my information on the bank ...
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UK job offer - Non EEA with EEA spouse

I'm a Mexican national married to a German. We have two kids with dual nationality and have lived in Mexico since we got married five years ago. I have a job offer in the UK and we are planning to ...
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Missed UK entry clearance valid until date. What now?

It's a bit of a strange (stupid) case: I was granted an entry clearance for a UK Tier 1 visa (applied from South Africa). For numerous reasons (some medical), I couldn't travel before the "Valid until"...
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How can I pay NHS surcharges for children born in the UK? [duplicate]

I have been in the UK on a Tier 2 visa since April 2015. How can I pay NHS surcharges for my children who were born in the UK? My children have never travelled outside of the UK, so I haven't applied ...
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EEA family member visa for my non-EEA wife

My wife and I are going for a vacation to the UK this summer. I am a Norwegian citizen, my wife is a non-EEA citizen here on a family reunion visa and we live in Norway. She has a residence card, but ...
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Visa type for an internship in UK

I am a student and I have an unpaid four-month internship in the United Kingdom. My parents will support me during my stay. I don't have a certificate of sponsorship, I only have the contract. I ...
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What is the safest route to marry your beloved (British citizen) in the UK?

I am an Indian and I have been in a relationship with a British citizen for the past two years. We have never met but we are very serious about getting married by the end of this December. I want ...
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Canadian wife of British citizen, trying to move to Scotland

My husband and I were married last year, while he was in Canada on a vacation visa and, as we do not wish to live apart forever (our relationship was a long distance thing with him visiting me for a ...
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Can I send an EEA national certified copy of passport instead of the original for an EEA Family Permit?

I'm an extended family member of an EEA national (Italy). We are partners, we currently live together in Uruguay with our son. She's accepting a job offer in the UK and we are relocating. My son is ...
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EEA National registration certificate number [duplicate]

My civil partner is making an application to move to the UK and be with me. I live in the UK and I have an Italian passport. I am self-employed but I don't have an EEA National Registration Number. I ...
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EEA National Sponsor: EEA Family Permit Online Application

I'm almost through filling the EEA Permit. I have answered every question regarding the applicant's employment, income as N/A. My doubts are in the EEA national section and sponsor's details: Are you ...
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How to correctly apply for an EEA Family Permit for me and my son?

My life partner is an EU citizen (Italian passport); she was born in Uruguay and we live together with our son (one and a half year old) in Uruguay. We are relocating to Newcastle upon Tyne because ...
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EEA Family Permit Application employment questions

I have been filling the online EEA FP to join my wife in the UK. I have obtained several General visit visas to visit her on a regular basis before we got married. For these General visas, I have ...
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Supporting document as photos TLSContact: EEA Permit

I am applying for the EEA family permit, based on being a spouse of EEA National among the supporting documents is the Marriage certificate and printed photos during the stages of our relationship and ...
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Can I land in Dublin and drive up to start my worker visa in Northern Ireland?

I am an American moving to Northern Ireland on a Tier 2 visa. On our official move date, do I need to land in Northern Ireland (UK) or can I land in Dublin and drive up? My concern is getting through ...
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UK Ancestry Visa

I am trying to find the UK Ancestry Visa on the UK.GOV website. Is it a Right of Abode certificate of Entitlement Visa? Step by step where to go would be helpful
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EEA family permit application

I am a Filipina and my partner is French. We are unmarried, but we have been living together for 2.5 years now. He will start to work in London in April. I am travelling with him with a standard ...
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Can I work for a US company (paid in USD) and live in the UK as a dependent of my spouse's Tier 2 General Visa?

My husband and I are US citizens. We are finishing a 5 year visa (Tier 2 ICT) through my work, where he was a dependent. I've negotiated a job back in the US with my company (will start in about a ...
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I am an Australian on a Tier 2 visa in UK, is a temporary work trip in Paris ok?

I work in a London office of a company that was bought by a French company. They would like me to go over to Paris for 3 weeks (to meet the team etc). I am Australian, with a Tier 2 visa. Will I be ...
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Employer: access to decision date of unrestricted certificate of sponsorship

The UK Visas and Immigration authority contains several guides in its website destined for visa sponsors. There are in particular 12 user manuals about the sponsorship management system (SMS). ...
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How much of the conversation needs to be sent?

I am a british citizen and my wife is american- we wish to do a spouse visa soon. I know that for the spouse visa we need to show that we have been in contact and we have many different platforms ...
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A “sole trader” - what kind of UK visa & with what requirements?

What visa for for a non-EEA sole trader? Is it Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa? If so, do you need at least £50,000 investment funds when you apply for the visa or can you earn it afterwards and show them?...
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Relocating to the UK with spouse

My mother- and father-in-law are permanently relocating to the UK. My father in law is a British citizen, and has resided in the US for the past 20+ years. My mother in law is a US citizen. It is to ...
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Visa application

My son is a British citizen through his dad. I would like to know the requirements to apply for a visa to be with him in the UK, the amount I would also need in my bank account when I apply for the ...
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Surinder Singh route

I am British living in the UK. My husband is a non-EU citizen living in Germany with 3 year resident permit. I want to know the exact way for the Surinder Singh route. I’ve just recently found about ...
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UK long-term (2 or 5 yr) visitor visa chances for business, 6months visa already there

I am expecting to visit UK several times in next 2.5 years, staying for a period of 3 days to 6 months on any visit. I am employed in EU, for this whole time, with a contract. All my travels are paid ...