I am in UK on a Business Visit Visa for 6 months. I want to invite my cousin who studies in Germany to the UK.
Should I ask her to apply for a "Family Visit Visa" or a "General Visit Visa" ?
I do not have UK Citizenship.
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I don't think the Family Visit Visa is an option for 2 reasons, based on the published eligibility requirements.
Reason 1: Ineligible family relationship
The list of people who can be visited under a Family visa is given as:
A cousin is none of those things.
Reason 2: Ineligible residency status
The family member being visited must be one of:
You're not a British citizen, and I don't think being in the UK on a short-term visa yourself counts as being "settled in the UK". The other 2 options are presumably not relevant either.
If it's just a simple visit then General Visitor visa appears to be the correct one.