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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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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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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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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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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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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Self employed US citizen looking to reside in the UK for at least 1 year

Can a self employed (Coach, I work via the internet, from any location) US citizen get a long-term visa for the UK? -Scotland specifically. For at least 1 year? And if so, what is the procedure? I ...
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Tier 4 bank statement requirements

I would like to know the bank statement requirements for a U.K. study visa. Are they the same as a visit visa? Should the statement show stability and source?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the valid document for expired BRP?

What is the valid document to have when we apply for new BRP?
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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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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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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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Applying for a UK spouse visa, how long should we say we are going to stay?

I'm French, working in the UK. My wife is Chinese, living in China. We have been doing long distance relationship, now we are married and she is going to apply for the spouse visa (EEA family permit) ...
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UK family permit for my wife to accompany me to visit our son in London

I'm a British citizen living in Nigeria, married to a Nigerian woman. We've been married for over 20 years, and have two 2 sons, aged 20 and 17. The 17-year-old is studying for his A levels in London. ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 2 visa refusal reasons

I had recently made a visa application which was rejected stating that I had not provided a english language certificate from UK NARIC. I have been assigned points in all other categories (Attributes ...
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UK tier 2 visa - Unfair treatment of applications

I was recently refused a UK tier 2 (General) category visa because I had forgot to send a english language proof certificate with my application. I completely understand the reasons for refusal. ...
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Contract Role or Tier 2 in United Kingdom - UK - Which is easier?

I am a Non-EU experienced Software Engineer, and I am planning to move to London for work. I do know that my two options are either Tier 2 or contract roles. For Tier 2: I am a Mid-Senior Software ...
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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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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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