Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 FCO connection time
  2. 2 Paris gtg in October?
  3. 3 Day in Dublin with Private Guide
  4. 4 Will July 23 Become England's Independence Day?
  5. 5 Daytrips/Excursions from Frankfurt
  6. 6 Amsterdam Hotel
  7. 7 Trip Report Long Train Runnin' through the Alps (Switzerland 2016)
  8. 8 Dolomites October 14-18
  9. 9 8 days in Madrid/Sevilla/Granada
  10. 10 Switzerland itinerary help
  11. 11 Bel Canto restaurant, Paris
  12. 12 Berlin and chocolate lovers
  13. 13 Norway Itinerary
  14. 14 Trip Report London - Lakes - Hadrian - Traquair and more...
  15. 15 First time Germany Frankfurt to Munich 2 weeks
  16. 16 Eagle's Nest weather, Germany
  17. 17 Any details on the explosions at the Istanbul Airport?
  18. 18 Charles Degaulle question
  19. 19 Edinburgh to Bath - what is best option? train or plane
  20. 20 Pompeii luggage storage
  21. 21 Departure Tax in UK
  22. 22 Family of 4 in a couchette from Venice
  23. 23 Tuscany Region - Public Transportation or Rental Car?
  24. 24 Train Help
  25. 25 First time in Italy
View next 25 » Back to the top

Visa for UK Entry with Criminal Record

Jump to last reply

Help.

My husband has a criminal record from 1996 for which he spent just a little more than 3 years incarcerated. He has no felony or misdemeanor convictions after this.

We are going to Paris. Next week. My husband commented that he now wants to take the Eurostar from Paris to London. As we only have a week, there is no way to get a visa prior to arrival. Is it possible to enter the UK with an old criminal record if the person has not gotten a Visa beforehand?

Will they ask? And if they do and he tells them he has an old conviction, is there a chance he will still be able to enter the UK?

Do they have access to US criminal records at the UK border?

We will have return tickets to France on the Eurostar as well as return tickets to the US. We will have a hotel in London and plenty of money to finance the 2 days we want to spend there.

Please, only constructive answers...we are not trying to break some sort of rule. I have not been able to find anything definite on whether or not he will be able to get into the UK. All of the websites say you do not need a Visa if you are from the US, but you may want to consider getting one if you have a criminal conviction...but nowhere does it say that if you have a conviction and no Visa, you are not getting in...we would like to try to avoid spending the money if he is not able to enter the country.

Any advice would be great...

38 Replies | Jump to bottom | Closed to further replies

This topic has been closed by the moderators to further comments.

Advertisement