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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Moving to the UK & being self employed?

Could I, as an international, move to the UK and start working there self-employed, as a freelancer in the IT sector, for example? Or even start a company in the IT sector, with a few employees? My ...
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I have a UK tourist visa. Can I apply for a NiN as an EEA family member?

I'm married to a Spanish national in Ireland, where I have the Treaty Rights card. I've recently got a UK tourist visa, which is still valid for 4 months. Since we are planning to move to the UK next ...
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Are UK Home Office email addresses case sensitive?

I have this email ID for priority visa application: Tier4priorityservice@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk Is this case sensitive?
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Tier 2 ICT dependent visa for the new born baby in UK

I am looking for a clarification in regards to visa (Tier 2 ICT dependent visa) for our baby. Please note that I hold an Indian passport and currently working on Tier 2 ICT visa in UK (which is valid ...
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Going to work overseas for 6 months and study a language

I have ILR. I want to go to China to do an internship for 6 months and, while I am there, I am also enrolled to do a language course. I will be getting a student visa to enter China. So will this be ...
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International student in USA with CPT part-time work authorization can work remotely for a UK company?

Can an international student studying in the USA with CPT part-time work authorization, work remotely for a firm in the UK? It is possible or one needs the UK work visa as well? If the UK firm offers ...
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the UK Family permit condition (EEA citizen traveling with non-EEA spouse)

How to prove my EEA spouse is, in fact, traveling with me to the UK? I submitted an application to the visa4uk website to get a Family Permit for myself. How do I prove that the EEA citizen is ...
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Residence Card, proving dependency and health insurance

My husband and I have been in the UK for more than a year studying a masters. My husband just got a job and has Italian passport (I am a non-EU), therefore i was thinking of applying for a residence ...
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Does my husband need to get the “registration certificate as a qualified person” for me to apply for a EEA family permit?

My husband and I were studying for a Master's in London. Now my husband got a job in London. I have a Uruguayan passport. My husband has both Uruguayan and Italian passports. I am going to my home ...
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Entry visa at Calais border for UK Accompanying EU spouse

i am new to this site but i hope i get the answers i need. My wife is polish national . I am accompanying her to UK visa Calais I have payslips , bank statement , contract of employment , probabtion ...
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Genuine Student Rule for Tier 4 Applications

Does it hurt a Tier 4 applicant's credibility if their spouse is already a UK resident?
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EU citizen going to work in the UK. Can my Chinese girlfriend come with me and possibly work in the UK?

I'm a Dutch citizen currently self-employed and living in China. From March 2018 I'll be working full-time as an employee for a UK company in London. Is it possible for my Chinese girlfriend to come ...
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Tier 4 Visa application

I am planning on applying for a Tier 4 visa to do a Master's degree in medicine in the UK. Will two previous UK visit visa refusals have a negative affect on my application? My husband is a resident ...
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Moroccan PhD student participating in science research in the UK for unpaid work. What type of visa do I need?

I am a PhD student living in Morocco. I found an internship research program in the UK lasting 12 months. It is an unpaid position. I want to know which type of visa do I need? Thank you
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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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“Marriage is not subsisting” - How to defend something like this?

My wife's visa application got refused based on immigration rules 319C(d) and (e), which are: (d) The marriage or civil partnership, or relationship similar to marriage or civil partnership, must ...
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Getting Tier2 visa in UK

I am an Indian citizen and I have already an exempt visa since I am working for an international organisation, I need to know what would be visa process if I want to switch job here in UK? Do I need ...
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What are the ILR eligibility criteria for children born outside of the UK who have not finished 5 years of stay in the UK?

I am going to be applying for my ILR in the coming days. I have a 2-year-old daughter who is not born in the UK. My lawyer has told me that she is not eligible to apply for ILR until she finishes 5 ...
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Entering UK with Two different Visas?

Earlier this year I received a multi-entry Business Visitor visa for the UK which is valid until 15 Nov, 2017. I went there for a business meeting that was successful and therefore I've received a ...
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I made a mistake in choosing the type of visa I applied to and it causes to the risk of being banned from the UK

I'm Russian, living in Russia. My boyfriend is Italian and lives in London, UK. We've been together for 2.5 years. In December, 2016, I got a 6 month standard visitor visa with a purpose of attending ...
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U.K. Student visa application declaration

I went for my visa appointment today and the office did not ask me to sign any paper. In my printed visa application, I forgot to sign the declaration on page 2 and 10. But when I remembered after 1-2 ...
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EEA Citizen planning move to UK -Can my Non-EEA partner move with me along with our EEA citizen child?

Dual citizen of Finland and Zambia currently residing in Zambia, planning to move to UK. I would like my partner, a Zambian citizen, along with our child, who is also dual citizen of Finland and ...
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U.K. Student visa refusal

I was given 30/30 and 10/10 points for the application but was refused because it says there has been no evidence of support from my parents for me to travel because I'm under 18. However in the visa ...
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Changing jobs from UK tier 2 to UK tier 2

I have given 1 month notice, so by my calculations HMRC will give me ~90-100 days to stay in the UK. While this happens I'm waiting for my new employer to organise the job suitability test and get the ...
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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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Multiple visas, want to switch jobs and countries

I have two visa right now one is Tier 2 from UK and other is blue card from Germany, I haven't been to Germany yet. The problem is after joining in UK I am thinking that the job is not good fit for ...
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Can I take the TB (turberculosis) test for the UK visa outside of my home country?

I want to know if I can do the TB test for UK visa application outside of my country of origin. I am currently in Hong Kong but I am from South Korea. Can I take the test in an approved clinic in ...
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UK Short Term Study Visa

While applying for UK short term study visa for a period of three months, I came across this question: "Total Monthly Income from savings, properties or other income, for example from stocks and ...
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Tier 2 dependent child and ILR

We have a child born in UK. We have applied for her Tier 2 dependent visa and she has a valid Tier 2 dependent visa till end of July-2018. Now we have our ILR but it takes few months to get my child ...
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Is the exchange rate on the date of my application for UK spouse visa what the ECO takes into account or which rate?

I have 80,000$ in my bank account but unfortunately they are oscillating around the £62500 limit for the spouse visa. Sometimes it's 62800, other times it plummets to 61500. So I'm asking, does the ...
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Tier 2 visa refusal

I received my refusal letter after applying for Tier 2 visa for the second time and the wordings are as follows: On 26/04/17 your previous application for an Entry Clearance under Tier 2 (General) ...
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What happens if I have two visas?

I got two job opportunities one from UK and another from Germany. For UK I needed exempt visa which I got easily but somehow I got confused and applied for blue card visa too for Germany. Last night ...
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UK Tier Four Student Visa, Common Wealth Question Answered Incorrectly

I submitted my application to the UK tier 4 student visa 1 day ago online. I am a Chinese national and currently reside in Canada as a student with a valid visa. There is a question in the ...
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Job possibilities for dependent exempt visa

I got a job offer from UK who is sponsoring me exempt visa to me and my wife. Since its an exempt visa I need to know the possibility of my wife working there and if she be also relieved from tax like ...
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How long would it take to get residence permit in UK [closed]

I will be moving to the UK in August with Tier 2 long term visa. I'm an Indian passport holder. How long would it take for me to get a residence permit?
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How far apart should my bank statement date be and my application for spouse visa UK?

I am preparing for my UK spouse visa application. Is there a minimum amount of time between me printing my official bank statement from the bank and submitting my application? I know I need to prove ...
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Applying for UK short-term study visa from another country of origin

I am a Ukrainian citizen, studying in Poland on a D-type visa that expires in September 2017. As well I am holding a residence permit in Poland that expires in August 2018. I was qualified for Erasmus ...
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I need my husband passport if I'm applying to a Tier 2 General Dependent Visa for UK?

I need my husband passport if I'm applying to a Tier 2 General Dependent Visa for UK? My husband already got his Tier 2 and He have his GRP but his passport expired, Can I apply to the visa only with ...
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UK visa for parent of EU citizen

It's come to my notice that getting a dependent visa for a parent of an EU citizen for the UK is very difficult. Does anyone have any knowledge in this matter? I am a Portuguese citizen and would like ...
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Can a Non EU that obtained the UK residence card for marriage remain in UK working in the case his EU wife return to EU?

I want to ask if it is possible for a non EU with an EEA residence card to remain in UK working after that the EU partner returns to her country (EU country different from UK). I wonder if the Non EU ...
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Can I ask a EEA family permit in Italy for a second time, 2 months before my current one expires? [closed]

I have a EEA family permit that expires at the end of August. As I need to return to Italy in July, and I will be there 3 weeks, I want to take advantage of that and ask for the EEA family permit ...
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Someone know how is the process and processing times for the European passport return service?

I want to apply for the Registration certificate with my partner. We are married and one is EU and the other is non EU. The Family permit will be expired in 1 month, but we need to travel back and ...
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Tier 2 UK visa + Chevening scholarship [closed]

I am currently applying for a tier 2 visa. At the same time, I have applied for Chevening scholarship and shortlisted to the interview phase. Will that reduce my visa application chance? In addition, ...
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Is a UK FLR (M) Extension Visa added to the existing time, or started from now?

I'm a UK citizen, and my wife is a non-EEA citizen. She is applying to extend her spouse visa via FLR(M). Her current spouse visa expires in January 2018. Our question is, would the extension be ...
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Can the Registration certificate (QP) replace the residence card application of a non EU married with an EU and holding an EEA FM visa?

I am a non-EU citizen married to an EU citizen, holding a EEA FP visa for 6 months. As I want to remain here with my spouse, I need to ask for the residence card. My spouse works for an Italian ...
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UK visa IHS payment

I'm traveling to the UK from the US to work. I already have my visa. I'm filling out visa applications for my kids. During the visa application process you have to prepay the Immigration Health ...
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Tier 2 dependent visa

Hi all my immigration expert buddies, I am a doctor by profession and staying in the uk in tier 2 spouse visa with work permit ( restricted, no training facility ) for the last 3 months. I got a job ...
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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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Is there a 180 days rule on UK ICT Short Term (1 year) Visa?

Can anyone help me out with this scenario: I left UK on 25th Nov 2016 I might be landing in UK on 21st May 2017 (i.e. 178 days) This travel is for about 3 months, ending 19th August 2017 (i.e. 90 ...
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Can my family apply for another UK visitor visa before their current one has not expired?

I am trying to get my family to the UK for a 2-month stay with me. They have got their visa last week, however, due to some unforeseen circumstances, they are now only able to travel towards the end ...