Questions tagged [standard-visitor-visas]

This is 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. This visa was created by the Immigration Act 2014 and has existed since April 2015. The 'Standard Visitor Visa' is a subset of the more generic UK 'entry clearance'.

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UK Visa correspondance from immigration

I am an applicant from India who is trying to apply for UK Visitor Visa on priority from VFS Global. My application was received successfully but I received this very distressing email from the ...
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Bank Statements for Visitor Visa appointment to the UK [duplicate]

I have an upcoming trip to the UK from India and have scheduled the Visa appointment on priority. I have the jitters before the interview primarily because of my bank statement. My circumstance is as ...
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My wife and I are applying for UK PLAB 2 visa - is it better to apply to travel together or to book separate exam dates?

My wife and I are medical doctors in our country and we have a five-month-old son. Both of us have to take PLAB 2 in 2022, we have the option to book the exam on the same day and leave our child with ...
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How long to book a quarantine place if using test to release scheme

I booked a self-isolation place for 10 days for my trip to the UK. Due to some circumstances, my plans are postponed by 5 days. I made some bookings in UK after my 10 days isolation was supposed to ...
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Refused visa from USA. Letter is lost but so what can I disclose for New Zealand visa?

I applied for a USA visitor visa back in 2018 but was refused. I lost the refusal letter but didn't read it thoroughly and now I don't remember the reason of the refusal. Now I am planning for a ...
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Should I upload UK Visitor Visa Document Checklist to VFS before my biometrics appointment?

I am trying to finish my UK visitor visa in the U.S. The instruction about the visa document checklist is very confusing. On VFS, it says to upload the checklist and documents can only be uploaded ...
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American marrying British fiance in Gibraltar on UK tourist visa

I am a US citizen in the UK on a tourist visa wanting to marry my British fiance. I did not get a Marriage Visitor Visa prior to this trip because we had not been planning on getting married, but we ...
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Sponsorship for UK visa [duplicate]

I am a Ghanaian studying in Ukraine and I am applying for visa to visit my uncle in the UK. My dad is sponsoring, so I provided his bank statement. Do I also need to provide my personal bank statement ...
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After refusals should I apply again (UK visitor visa) [duplicate]

Is there any way to visit my partner and my first newborn? I have not seen her for a long time. I have 5 refusals for "Visitor Visas" and she can't come to algeria as borders are still ...
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Is it possible to apply for Visa extension of a Nigerian visitor in the UK?

I am UK citizen and I have a girlfriend who is Nigerian visiting me in the UK. Can I apply for visa extension as a partner for her. Not ready to marry
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UK visitor visa reconsidering after Pap how long new decision will take?

I have applied for a UK visitor visa on 24th May 2021 and received a refusal on 1st June and I sent ECO a Pre-action protocol letter and he sent me reconsidering letter on 7th June. How long the new ...
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I want to travel to the UK to meet my boyfriend for the first time. Do I mention him on the application?

I met my boyfriend online last April and we have been in a long distance relationship for over a year with texting and video calling every single day, I adore this man and all we want is to meet each ...
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Need clarification on applying for UK Visitor Visa from a Red list country

The GOV.UK visitor visa advice for applicants from Red list country states that: If you’re applying for a visitor visa Your application decision may be delayed if you’re applying from a red list ...
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Planning to visit my girlfriend in UK, what should I fill in the relationship status?

I am planning to visit my girlfriend in UK. She left for UK in Sep 2019. I was supposed to visit her during April 2020 but due to Covid-19, could not travel. When I applied for my visa in 2020, I ...
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UK visa and regular income

So I applied for UK visa with a regular income of 129,429 . However , when I was paid it reflected in my account statement has 129,400 . I am worried that this little difference mine cause trouble ...
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My adoptive father got refused UK visitor visa

My friend adoptive father's application has been refused: You have applied to visit the UK for 3 days to visit your son. You state your named son is currently in the UK as a student. You have ...
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How likely is it that my wife will have her UK Visitor Visa refused? [closed]

Context: I live in the UK; she does not. I am a British citizen. She is a Kazakh national living in Kazakhstan. She has visited the UK three times in the past: once in 2018 for one month; once in 2019 ...
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Can foreign tourists arrive in the UK from amber list countries?

Current UK guidance reads: "You should not travel to amber list countries or territories for leisure purposes." I assume however that this is talking about UK citizens travelling TO amber ...
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Travelling to UK from India via Srilanka (Tourist Visa)

I need to join my spouse who is studying in UK and I am currently in India. UK added India to the red list countries list - whcih means from India flights are very less and also I need to be in hotel ...
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Is it futile to apply for UK Visitor Visa if country is added to red list

Does it make sense to apply for a UK visitor visa if your resident country has been added to the red-list? What are the chances for getting a visa in such cases? Has anyone here applied in such ...
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Reason for rejection [duplicate]

My in-law applied for UK visit visa with his wife and only son. He is self employed and employed part time with a Korean company. And also employed freelancer with another company in Nigeria. He ...
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When to reapply after UK refusal [duplicate]

My cousin UK visit visa was refused with her one year old son and husband. The reason for her refusal is that she said they are traveling to visit her uncle and they will be spending 21 days. The Eco ...
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Error in UK visa application

Can someone help me out. Someone filled a United Kingdom visit visa online application form for me. He didn't confirm from me if I was refused visa by any country and he put No. He just submitted the ...
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Can a non-UK citizen marry in the UK on a visitor visa?

I live in the UK as a British citizen. My girlfriend lives in Switzerland (not as a Swiss citizen.) She has a UK visitor visa that was issued 13/11/2019 and expires 13/11/2021. Can she come here to ...
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UK travel days with quarantine

Good day. Please I want to confirm if I want to visit the UK for 7 days then I need to quarantine for 10 days. On the application form, it asks for how many days do I intend to stay in the UK. Should ...
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Questions regarding UK Visitor Visa in 2021

I am an Indian citizen, planning to visit my friend in UK during April-May 2021. I have couple of questions that I would like to ask. I would have to self-isolate in UK for 10 days, Where do I need ...
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Are you allowed to work for your employer on a UK Visitor VISA

I am planning to visit my friend in UK. I am an Indian citizen and working for a company in India. Due to Covid-19, I am working from home since Mar 2020. When I visit UK, can I continue working for ...
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Do I need to get my bank statements stamped for UK Standard Visitor Visa during Covid-19

Last year, I applied for UK Standard Visitor Visa and I submitted my bank statements with stamps from my bank. I also submitted my salary slips stamped by my Employer. I got the visa issued but ...
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Bank statement for visitors visa [duplicate]

Can a unemployed student who is not working used his guardian's or parents' bank statement from his own country or the unemployed student must have his or her own bank statement? Even when the sponsor ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa [duplicate]

Once a visa is issued, is there a time limit on when it has to be used by, i.e. How soon do you have to enter the UK after issue.
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Uk visitor visa sponsored by boyfriend? [duplicate]

So my boyfriend and I met online and we’ve been dating since April 2020. We haven’t met yet because I’ve been working in the US as an au pair. I was supposed to go home to South Africa in July and he ...
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I was banned from UK for giving false information

I am a Nigerian, I was banned from UK for 10 years 12 years ago for stating that I haven’t applied before and used a wrong date of birth in my previous passport. I lied because I was a teenager when I ...
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minimum Solvency requirements for a visa to the UK. a 90 day visa is required [duplicate]

I have a friend from Russia who wants to visit the UK on a 90 day visa. what is the minimum amount she needs to prove her solvency
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UK visit visa refusal - Not sure how to proceed [duplicate]

I am wondering if someone can help with this visit visa refusal my Indonesian girlfriend received today This is a second refusal letter. The first one was refused because we didn't include any proof ...
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Can I visit the UK for tourism if I originally applied to receive it for business travel? [duplicate]

I'm going to apply for UK standard visitor visa with an business invitation. The purpose of visit is Business related. What i can see with UK standard visitor visa i can do lots of activities normal ...
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Is Flight Booking Is a Must For Uk Visit Visa? [duplicate]

i want to know do i have to attach a flight booking confirmation with my uk visit visa application? Is there any rules that can reject my visa if i wont attach flight reservation before getting my ...
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How to explain income from an unregistered business when applying for UK Visitor visa? [duplicate]

I’m a student, my parents and other relatives send me money, but I also have an online clothing store I started this year. Because it’s online and upcoming I haven’t registered it. Should I explain ...
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Applying again to visit UK, long term visit visa

I had a UK 6 month visit visa last year which was expired on February 2020. On my previous application I mentioned that I wanted to visit London but after getting the visa I travelled to Manchester 2 ...
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UK Visitor Visa Refusal [duplicate]

I applied for standard visitor Visa with a sponsor from my fiance, but my Visa was refused with this reason below: You have applied for leave to enter to visit the UK for 21 days for tourism. You ...
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Which documents better to provide for my uk visitor visa? [duplicate]

I am currently a high school student and also part time employed in my country. I would like to apply for a UK standard visitor visa. Should I provide verifications for both school and work, or is it ...
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Can I apply for a UK visitor visa while I am on ICT visa in the UK?

I am currently on an ICT work visa in the UK which is ending soon, but I want to spend some more time with my boyfriend in the UK before going back to my home country, India. Can I apply for a visit ...
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UK Visit visa got refused wrongly when should I re-apply? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer and working as a full-time freelancer since November 2018. I have long-term clients who pay me on monthly basis milestone. It just like a work from home job as well. I applied ...
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Do I need proof of relationship with sponsor to the UK [duplicate]

I’m applying for a visitors visa, my uncle is a UK citizen and he’s sponsoring, the thing is I don’t have pictures of us together because he travelled when I was little, and we don’t really chat on ...
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Do documents in Danish need to be translated for UK standard visa?

So I am applying for a visa for my mom so that she can visit family in the UK. We live in Denmark. The gov.uk website states that all documents that are not in English or Welsh must be translated (no ...
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UK visit visa refusal based on Finances

I was recently refused a UK Standard visit visa For two reasons. 1.in the online application I answered the question do You have any income or savings? No!(Mistake no1) because I Had also stated I ...
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How should I answer the following 'income and expenditure' question on the UK standard visitor visa application?

I am a Pakistani citizen living in Denmark, who will be travelling to the UK on the 26th of September to help my daughter settle in for university. I will be returning to Denmark on the 29th of ...
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Importance of Tax certificate in UK Visa visit visa application in Nigeria

My friend want to apply for UK visit visa. But he doesn't have certificate. Could it affect his visa application
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European border for tourists

When are European borders expected to be open for non-European tourists? I am planning to travel at the end of October.
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Overstayed in the UK 10 years ago, left voluntarily, no exit stamp or record

I was issued a UK Student visa in 2009, but due to unfortunate circumstances I overstayed in the UK for about 2 years. In the year 2014, I left the UK voluntarily. There was no exit stamp on the ...
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I-539 filed; decision pending while Green card application interview is also pending

In March 2020, my wife traveled on her valid B2 visa to USA to visit me while her green card application was pending. In April 2020, we received an update from NVC that my wife's documents have been ...

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