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Old 01-21-2013, 10:05 AM
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I am on H1B and I booked tickets to India through Heathrow for 1/26/2013.

One of my friend just told me that I now need a visa even for Direct Air-side transit at London Heathrow airport.

Has anyone traveled after 13th December 2012 through heathrow?

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Do you have a valid unexpired US visa stamped in your passport? If not, you will need a DATV for UK transit.
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I am traveling from US to India and don't need a visa to India.

For the return part, I will have a valid US visa.

My H1B visa stamping expired in September, though I also have a valid B1/B2 on my passport.

I checked UK immigration and apparently they have new rules starting 12/13/2012.
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What is the new rule and where is it published ? The rules for DATV have been there since 2004 (or 2003 may be).

You need a valid Visa for US, Australia etc. if you are transiting through UK no matter which direction you are travelling. So , the mere fact that you do not need a visa for India does not exclude you from this requirement.

On the brighter side, since you have a valid B Visa (I am guessing it is not expired yet) , you will NOT need a DATV. It does not matter what your status in US is or how you will be entering to US, all it matters is if you have a valid US visa .

I have travelled on AP without having a valid H1 visa. However, I had a valid B1 visa (courtesy my earlier employer) in my passport and I did not need a DATV.
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Thank You.

This makes it so much more simple for me.
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Yes, my B1 is valid through Oct, 2017
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Do we need to send a passport photograph as there is space on the form or that is taken care off during biometrics?
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