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Questions tagged [standard-visitor-visas]

The single consolidated UK visa type that covers all aspects where a person comes to the UK for tourism, visiting family/friends, job interviews, business trips, some forms of academic research, some forms of volunteer work, and group travel. It is uniformly multiple entry.

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Documents for UK visa

I’m intending to apply for a U.K. Standard Visitor visa for me and my wife . My wife works for a multi national company and I run my private business. This is our third years of marriage and we do not ...
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UK visa refused due to length of previous stay (paragraph 4.2) - what to do? [duplicate]

That was thw refusal letter i got .. been traveling to the uk since 2011 and all through my travel history have never stayed this long.. i own my company an i stayed dis long cause of marital issues.. ...
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H1B worker in United states, what documents are required “Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel.” uk visa

I am Indian citizen, living in USA on H1B work visa. My whole family is in India, I am living alone in United States. I am applying for UK standard visitor visa short stay. What documents should I ...
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I have received the following email from UK Visas and Immigration. Please help me out! [duplicate]

I have submitted 4 applications on 5th april at VAC,Lahore, Pakistan and received this email for all 4 of us... Dear Customer, Your UK visa application has been issued. PLEASE DO NOT GO ...
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tracking UK visitor's visa application

How should I track my UK Visitor's visa application status from Karachi, Pakistan? It has been 8 working days already and I have not received any notification as yet. Should I call Gerry's and find ...
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How to proceed with applying for UK Standard Visitor Visa for my family if primary is applying later

Me and my family are planning on taking a vacation to the UK soon (end of June '19). Two of my children are US citizens so they do not need visas, but me, my wife, and my oldest son are all Indian ...
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Can I apply for a UK visit visa from a country other than my own?

I am a Pakistani currently visiting the United Arab Emirates. Can I apply for a visit visa to the UK from here? Edit: I am in the UAE on a visit visa.
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Is there anything we could add or change to this cover letter for a UK Standard Visitor Visa?

Please see Standard Visitor Visa for US Citizen (I've forgotten my details!) TL;DR U.S Girlfriend refused entry to UK in Nov 2018 due to belief she'd overstay her 6 months in the UK but have made big ...
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I was refused a visa..want to reapply soon cause have already pay for my ticket fee..and i dont want to make a mistake again [duplicate]

I was refused a visa to visit the UK today and i was planning in reapplying very soon cause i had already booked a ticket The decision they made include *i have refused your application for a visit ...
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can my 15-year-old brother leave the UK to go back to his home country without being accompanied by the stated accompanied person in his UK visa? [duplicate]

My younger brother, who is 15, is going to visit me in the UK with my dad as the adult accompanying him. But my dad is only going for two weeks and my brother will go back 2 weeks after him. They are ...
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Do I need to physically mail in my passport for UK visa?

I’m trying to apply for a UK visa and I have a few questions...my trip is for May 15th and I don’t want to spend thousands on applying for an expidited visa. Any help would be great, thx!
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UK standard visit Visa application for child travelling with parents [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani national living in Pakistan. I intend to apply for standard visit visa for UK for me, my wife and minor daughter. Can I use my login ID for filling online application forms and is ...
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Query regarding UK visa Application Dependent Details?

I am filling the UK visa form for family visit. In form they have asked about Dependant details [Does anyone rely on you for financial support? Include both those travelling with you and those who are ...
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Confirming biometric appointment availability before paying

How can I check biometric appointment availability in Kolkata for a UK visa before paying? I am an Indian.
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Visa advice for minor person wishing to enter the UK unaccompanied [duplicate]

My name is Tom and I am turning 18 in 6 months. I want to go to London in the first week of May but on my visa it's written only valid if accompanied by my mother. So my question is that if a get ...
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Query regarding UK Visa Online Application Visa Sub Type Category option is not showing?

I am filling inline application for UK visa and following issue is coming.As you can see in the picture visa sub type category is not showing. Because of it is not creating the application. Please ...
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Return to UK after having been refused entry years ago

So I was turned around from Heathrow airport in 2012 after customs stopped me and asked me what my plans were in London. I told them I was there to Dj...they then asked me if I was making any money. ...
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Does applying for a UK Visitor visa from a country where I don't have a residence permit reduce my chances of getting visa?

I am a non-EU citizen, having a student residence permit from Czech Republic. At the moment I am doing an internship in Switzerland (CERN). Since the internship is less then 90 days, I can stay in ...
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Did USCIS resume its biometric service for UK visa?

Service has been suspended since Mar 29th. It looks like all the new applicants are allowed to reserve appointment with USCIS for biometrics (see: Steps after appointment booking from USA for UK visa, ...
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Steps after appointment booking from USA for UK visa, vfs global registration confusion?

Hi i submitted my application for uk visit visa for myself and my wife. I booked the appointment and then it took me to a page where it asked me to download files and register with our visa ...
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would like a 10 year visitors visa for UK [duplicate]

my daughter and grandchildren reside in UK ( all British nationals). I would like a 10 year visa as I visit them twice a year
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Can we show stock options granted by employer as proof of funds for UK visa?

I have submitted applications for UK standard visitor visa for me, my wife and 2 children. I have bank statements to show as proof of funds and also payslips for proof of income. I have stock ...
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Can I consider pets as “evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel”?

I have applied for standard UK visitor visa's for me and my wife and children. I have elderly parents staying behind, but they do not live with me and are not dependants, nor did I list them as such ...
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Do I need to upload the same documents for all family members on VFS Global site after UK visa submission?

I submitted applications for UK standard visitor visa for me, my wife and 2 children. The GWF numbers linking their applications to mine (the primary) are clearly mentioned in the applications. We ...
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Long Term UK visit visa for my wife/myself and justification?

i am in US on F1 visa and i am employed full time. I am applying for UK visit visa for 2 years and i am applying for 6 months for my wife. I have studied and lived in UK in my past and i have good ...
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Can I travel to the UK unaccompanied on an accompanied visa, if I have my mother's passport and letter giving permission? [duplicate]

My visa says 'Only valid if accom by' my mother's name and passport number. I am not in the same country as my mother so I cannot travel with her but she can send me her passport and written letter, ...
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visitor visa required documents

I am Indian citizen, currently pursuing my masters from the University of Terame, Italy. I want to visit my brother in the UK. He is working there for the last 4 years. He is sponsoring me for my ...
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6 months visitors' visa validity…as the dates on the visa, or from the date of entry into the UK? [duplicate]

Our relatives in the Philippines have just been given their visitors' visas for coming to the UK, but the starting date is given (on the visas) as 27th March, rather than 29th April as given by them ...
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Accommodation with relatives on UK trip. Are they bearing cost of expenses?

I am applying for a standard tourist visa to the UK from India. It is a holiday trip with my wife and 2 kids. We will be staying with my cousin and his family who is a British citizen for more than 30 ...
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Uk refusal for today, what should i do? [duplicate]

What can i do now? It was denied because of my account overflow and now we fix it and re-applied this is what i got.
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UK standard visitor visa employment letter

I am a Chinese citizen who plans to apply for a UK standard visitor visa in China to attend a conference in the UK in July 2019. I just finished my first job contract, which is at a U.S. university, ...
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UK refusal on my family visa [duplicate]

I applied for my family to visit the UK and they were refused because she stated in the form she is going for 10 days and she didnt provide her account so no prove of her daily circumstances and also ...
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Can I use my wife's savings bank statement for UK Visa?

I am applying for a standard tourist visa to the UK from India. It is a holiday trip with my wife and 2 kids. I am the main financial provider and will be submitting my bank statements and payslips. ...
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UK visa refusal For PLAB 2 [duplicate]

I had applied for a visit visa (business) to appear for my PLAB 2 exam on 21 June 2019. I had to attend practice classes from an academy in Manchester for which I had attached the invitation letter; ...
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how to fill another income or savings section in UK visa application

After filling income details there a question "Do you have another income or any savings?"- I have a savings account which has all my savings from my salary and mostly from bonuses, both are recorded ...
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Length of visit for 2 year UK tourist visa

I am planning to apply for long term tourist visa for my mom and I wanted to know how long can she stay in UK if granted a 2 or 5 year visa. And if it's 6 months, then can she come back by making an ...
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Can i use PayPal account statment for a UK Visitor Visa?

I am working as an online freelancer-ebay seller-and i intend to apply for a UK visit visa as i want to visit london. All the money that i make through Ebay is transfered to my PayPal account, PayPal ...
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UK Standard Vistor Visa Clarifications - Filling form for my wife and two children

I am an Indian citizen applying for a Standard Visit visa (tourism) for my wife and 2 children (aged 15 and 9). I already have a Type-C 2 year visa. Some questions I needed clarity on for the ...
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Reentering UK with a Standard Visitor Visa

I am applying for a Standard Visitor Visa as I am going to an academic conference in the UK. My question is that I am considering going back for leisure purposes, but no definite plans yet. Both ...
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UK visitor Visa for child with mother

I am applying for a UK visitors visa from Pakistan with my 8 year old son. I completed the online form and it is directing me towards payment. Do I need to complete my form, pay for my visa and then ...
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Do I need to carry photograph for UK visa interview?

It's a standard UK visa for a US green card holder.
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UK visitor visa refused twice

I recently applied for a UK standard visitor visa to attend PLAB 2 exam. However my visa got refused twice. The first time was due to a large deposit in my bank statement, which I clarified was from ...
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Can I change my travel date earlier from what I put in my application? [closed]

I just got my UK Standard Visitor visa, valid March 14-Sep14 2019. In my application, I intended to travel on May 23 - June 5, 2019. Can I still change my travel dates to earlier dates than my ...
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Applying for UK VISA - TLS UKVI MUP PRODUCT

I am applying for UK VISA from Italy (Pakistani National). On the TLS Website, it says UKVI MUP PRODUCT charge of €65.87. Do we know what this is? And how to take it off? As previously when i applied ...
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Applying for UK Visit Visa - Pakistani Nationals [duplicate]

My cousins live in Italy and have permanent residency. They have Pakistani passports. They came to the UK in 2013 with his full family. However they want to come to the UK this year. When they applied ...
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Applied for a UK standard visitor visa as a couple but didn't receive any confirmation email from UKVI

I and my husband have applied for standard UK visitor visa from Pakistan. But we didn't receive any confirmation email from UKVI upon submitting our bio metrics as last time I received the mail from ...
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A No-EU student on Schengen Visa to travel UK

I am a schengen study visa Holder, I wish to visit UK for tourism, am I allowed to apply for a UK tourist visa on being a German student visa?
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Can I hire people in UK to work for a few days, while I myself being on Standard Visitor visa?

I am visiting UK for an exhibition where we are presenting our product. During the exhibition days (2 days), we wish to hire a local UK resident event assistant on an hourly basis for those 2 days. ...
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I was denied a UK visitor visa due to not providing evidence of US residency

I sent a copy of my permanent resident card with my application. What further evidence can I provide to re-apply? I also sent a savings account statement, pay stub, hotel, and flight reservations. ...
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Completely illogical reasons for refusal of UK visitor Visa, what to do? [duplicate]

I am utterly shocked of what I am seeing here: Reason 1: I have sent a family tree proving that I and my cousin are related, he's from the family household so technically my father is his uncle and I ...