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Visa requirements

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Visa requirements

Hello. Not sure if this is the right place to ask this question . I hold jordanian passport. I am coming from overseas in middle east to go to Canada via LHR airport. I will have visa to Canada but do I need a visa to UK as well if I am only staying in airport and going transit to Vancouver in Canada. Appreciate any advice. Thx

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1. Re: Visa requirements

Check this website.

https://www.gov.uk/transit-visa

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2. Re: Visa requirements

Why not look at the relevant website?

https:/…direct-airside-transit-visa

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3. Re: Visa requirements

You can check this here https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa

I think the answer is that you do not need a UK transit visa as long as you stay airside, but check it *carefully* for yourself.

https://www.gov.uk/transit-visa

https:/…direct-airside-transit-visa

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4. Re: Visa requirements

I don't think you'll need a visa, but I'll double check with my partner later if you like. He works for immigration at Heathrow.

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5. Re: Visa requirements

According to the information provided by BA, you do not need a DATV: britishairways.com/travel/…

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6. Re: Visa requirements

@neilsolaris I would appreciate that. Thx to all.

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7. Re: Visa requirements

Just to clarify, I am coming on British Airways from Dubai to LHR, then changing airplane to British Airways going from LHR to Vancouver. My stop over will be around 2 hours. I would think that BA will ship my luggage to Vancouver directly from Dubai and I will not need to claim my luggage in LHR.

Edited: 04 April 2014, 09:47
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8. Re: Visa requirements

My partner said, as a Jordanian, you don't need a visa to transit at Heathrown on your way to Canada.

Edited: 04 April 2014, 19:54
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9. Re: Visa requirements

@neilsolaris much appreciated, thx

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