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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U.K. visitor visa denied for being unable to confirm provenance [duplicate]

My partner recently got refused a U.K. visitor visa thinking that he has not got access to these funds even though he provided bank statements dated back to 6 months, an employment letter, a salary ...
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How can I do appointments together and should I fill application form separate or same form? [duplicate]

I want to go uk with my husband and child but I didn’t t do same day appointment. How can I do appointments together and should I fill application form separate or same form?
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Do immigration officers have access who paid for your ticket?

I always ask my friend to help me book my flight through his expedia account. We use his credit card for booking. But the receipt in expedia is under my name. Do immigration officers have information ...
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UK - Unique tier 2 case. 4 Days travel into UK - Can i face ban or any other consequences? [on hold]

I was issued UK WP from India in Oct 2012 and BRP card was valid till 24th Oct,2017. In July 2017 as per my employer i had to move to Denmark and WP from Denmark was issued in Month of July, 2017. My ...
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Do my parents need a visa to UK if I am French and travelling with them?

I went to the official website to check if my parents need a UK visa and things are not quite clear... I am a French citizen, neither of my parents are, but both have a 10 year residence card ...
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End Date and Start Date of Travel History for UK Visitor Visa Application

I am currently in process of applying for visitor UK Visa. In the world travel history, they asked to list all countries that had been visited in the past 10 years. I visited Hong Kong from Jakarta ...
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UK visa refusal and false identification

I am a student and I was refused a visit visa by the UK under requirements paragraph V4.2 of Appendix V because I sort of exaggerated my monthly expenditure which didn’t tally with a financial ...
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Itinerary issue , will my uk tourist visa get rejected?

I’ve applied for uk tourist visa recently but the travel agency I used was careless and wrote wrong sur name of my flight bookings and booked a hotel in Luton while my itinerary says I’ll be ...
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Schengen Visa Audits

It's a very straightforward question: Does anyone know whether embassies and consulates of Schengen Member States perform audits on visas they issued? Do they ever go through the applications in ...
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Can I attend a short training course for medical professionals on a UK standard visitor visa?

What category of visa do I need to come to the UK to attend a short training course, training being for licensing exam? There will be no patient interaction, we practice on dummy heads and teeth. Will ...
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UK Family Visitor Visa Refused, Need advice if to reapply

We have recently applied for a UK family visit visa for our uncle who is 65 years old. Visa applied in New Delhi and refused. We are baffled by the statement that ECA/ECO have received the bank ...
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Mother's Visit Visa Refused, 'visit her some other country' [closed]

My mother applied visit visa in March and refused. I sent PAP and application was reconsidered and interview was conducted. Now ECO said that you can visit each other some other country. I am refugee ...
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How to fill in a UK visa application form if you have no surname on your passport?

i do not have a surname in my passport how to fill up Given name? and Family name? in my uk visa application form?
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Inviting parents immediately after you land UK first time [closed]

I will be travelling to UK next week and I want to invite my parents. So can I send invitation letter immediately within a week. I will be staying in apartment with three months of agreement. But ...
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Declaring a visitor to the UK as my “girlfriend” - effect on getting a Visitor visa?

I have a Serbian girlfriend who I have visited in Belgrade 4 times now and she is planning a trip to the UK for her 2 weeks vacation in 2 months from now (more details here). When applying for this ...
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What are 'speed codes' used to compose UK immigration refusal notices

I read about Speed Codes on this article. UK visa refusal on V 4.2 a + c (and sometimes 'e') When refusing a UK standard visitor the ECA's who will use 'speed codes' to compose the refusal ...
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Does my daughter need consent from both parents?

I currently live in Canada with my wife. I had applied for a visitors visa for my 11 year old daughter, who lives in Egypt, about a month ago. I was sent a letter online by CIC today stating that a ...
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Uk Visit Visa Rejected, Should i reapply?

I'm a student from Pakistan I was willing to attend GopherCon UK 2019 I had purchased a ticket. I had provided all of the required documents. My visa was refused due to a lack of financial evidence. I ...
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Can I sponsor my Serbian girlfriend for a 2 week visit on a Standard Visitor visa if I have been with my employer for less than 6 months?

I am about to apply for my girlfriend from Serbia to come to the UK on a Standard Visitor visa for a 2 week trip. She owns her own apartment in Belgrade, also has a stable job there where she has ...
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Visa refued for not disclosing 12 years old Rejection from Uk [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visitor visa, I thought I had all my document straight forward disclosing all required information. When it came to question have you been rejected Visa, I was wrongly adviced by ...
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UK Visitor visa extension

I had a query related to UK visitor visa extension. My mother in law got UK visitor visa from 5th April to 4th October 2019. She traveled to UK on 6th April and traveled back to India on 18th May (...
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Business visa for UK; duration to apply for [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK visa for business meetings. I'm expecting repeat visits so it makes sense to ask for a longer term visa eg 2 years. On the other hand, if I ask for a 2 year visa the fee is more (...
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Travelling to London with a Misdemeanor [duplicate]

We are travelling from the USA to the UK/Scotland/Ireland for a family wedding/ tourism in November 2019 (for 2 weeks). My husband was convicted of Assault,Family Violence in 2017 (misdemeanor). He’s ...
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UK visiting visa for a 3 year old child

I applied for a UK visit visa for my self and 3 children. 2 of my children have travelled with me to the uk previously. My youngest has not. We did our biometrics on the 20th June 2019. On the 10th ...
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Change of purpose of UK visit After Getting the UK Standard Visitor Visa

I applied for a UK Visitor Visa and got my visa. I was going to participate in a two day training course at Cambridge University. But due to some issues with the course, I would not like to ...
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UK standard visitor visa REFUSAL for an unemployed mother [closed]

I am an Azerbaijani citizen and I had applied for a standard general visitor visa for my mother which just got rejected today (for 7 days). I have applied for a Tier 4 visa as well, and am still ...
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Can I use my uk standard visa (business visit) for transit visa another time? [duplicate]

I have recently attended a business meet using uk standard visa. I have a transit through uk (one day layover) next month, can I use the same visa to go out of airport for that one day?
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Is it possible for me to re-apply for UK Visa after been ban [closed]

I was banned from entering United kingdom back then in Nigeria before coming to settled down in Europe.... I have a wife and a baby here in France and I wish to go to UK on holiday with my family.... ...
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UK visitor visa sponsorship letter [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen applying for a visitor visa to UK for tourist purpose. I'll be accompanying my husband who will be visiting UK for business work for 1 week and he'll be sponsoring my trip (his ...
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Implication of not disclosing visa refusal in first application

What's the implication of not stating a visa refusal In your first application but states your previous refusal in the new application? It wasn't stated for reason of refusal though. Thinking of ...
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What is the difference between uk visa sticker and entry clearance

Last year I applied for UK standard visitors Visa and was successfully issued, with Visa written at the top of the sticker which has the resemblance of the schengen Visa. Fast forward this year, in ...
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UK Visa For Fiance

I'm on a tier 2 general visa in the UK and I would like to invite my fiance to visit me for 3 weeks. Is it advisable to invite her on a visitor visa instead of Tier 2 dependent visa ? The reason I ...
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My son applied for UK Visa refused [duplicate]

My son applied for UK visa to participate in Student Formula sponsored by his Institute IIT Bombay which is top 1 Institute in India.He is studying 2nd yr, 3 more yrs to complete the course. I am ...
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UK Visa Application for Afghan Family holding Green Card

I have completed the UK visit Visa application for my self, wife and 3 children (6, years, 3 years and 2 years). I also paid the application fee and booked the appointment for Biometric at Spokane, ...
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Uk visa refusal on grounds of income [duplicate]

I was refused a visitors visa recently and want to reapply. We find this reason quite intangible in the sense that I was invited for an assessment and on the letter it states that I should be in the ...
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Missing a Last Name on UK Visa Application

I am super worried that I missed a name on UK standard visitor visa application. On the passport it has first-second-last name but I missed out the last name. However, other identity cards such as a ...
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Does my proof of funds for my UK visa need to be in a proper savings account? Can it be in a second checking account?

I'm considering going to the UK in the fall (from the US) for the creative person concession visa (similar to a visitor visa) and will need the typical £940 in "savings" 90 days before I arrive. I've ...
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Australian visit Visa refusal based on visa officer mistakes

I need suggestions about that my brother visa is refused for Australia. All the reasons that are written in the rejection letter do not belong to him. For example, he is not doing business, its ...
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Travel documents needed for UK visitor Visa for wife

I'm on a tier 2 general visa in the UK. I'm currently engaged and soon after my wedding, I'm planning to bring my wife along with me to the UK to stay with me for 3 weeks. She will then return to ...
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Receive UK visa vignette from a different visa centre

Is it possible to have the UK visit visa vignette be obtained from a different visa center? I applied for a UK visa (in progress in Sydney) but I'll be travelling next week to Schengen country and ...
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UK visa given with wrong dates

I have applied for a UK VISA 3 months in advance and have mentioned that my UK arrival date is 15th Sept 2019. I also mentioned that I intend to stay for 5 months. Thus my return date will be mid Feb ...
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I am going to the UK and applied for standard visitor visa - my wife is going with and I am the sponsor [duplicate]

Should my wife fill in a separate online application and if so how do I link the two? Mine as well as hers.
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UK Visa document upload at VFS global [closed]

I am an Indian expat staying in Oman and have completed the visa application at gov.uk for myself and family. After making the payment at gov.uk, I was directed to vfsglobal website where I needed to ...
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Appointment date

Anybody tell me when uk embassy give interview date after online payment does it give days or months because in shenen visa we xcal select date but for uk there is no online reservation by the ...
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Applying for UK Visit Visa

I've been having a lot of trouble with applying for a uk visit visa. Background is that I'm an Indian expat, living in Qatar. Single. My parents and my sister also live in Qatar. My Dad and I have ...
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Visa usa c1/d transit [duplicate]

I have flight my flight conection in florida , im no us resident but have c1/d visa can i pass the immigration to take my third flight for a trip less than 29 days with my c1/d visa
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Can I reduce the money to be spent during my visit to the uk for that was why I was denied visa [duplicate]

I was refused a uk visitors visa because the money I stated to be spent on my travel was higher than my last salary received. And also I’m a continuing student and gave no documentation on next ...
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UK visa refused! Re-apply? Appeal? Or Judicial Review? What are my options [duplicate]

June, 2019, I applied for UK visit visa and my visa was refused. The reasons doc is attached below, Point 1: They can see I have salary deposit but ask for inter bank transfers detail. I have ...
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Help with UK visa from Oman

We are hoping my boyfriend can travel from Oman to the UK on a standard visitor visa. It'd be for around 2 weeks, his father would be financing it, he is studying in Oman but is originally from Egypt. ...
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How do I apply for a visa for my 2 year old son?

Have already submitted my visa application, only then I was told my 2 years son need his separate own application. How do I submit it and do I have to send evidence documents twice? And also do I pay ...