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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What visa would my girlfriend need to live in the UK with me? [migrated]

My Girlfriend has completed her bachelors degree and we are currently looking at her coming to do her masters. However, I am torn between Fiancée visa or paying for the masters the apply for spousal ...
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Any distinction between UK Visa sticker and UK Entry Clearance sticker?

I previously posted a different question pertaining to my Kazakh wife, visiting here in the UK. Sorry for asking multiple questions. We are wondering though, why she was issued a yellow "Entry ...
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How does an employed but unmarried person show further proof of ties at home for US visa application? [duplicate]

I plan to visit the USA tourism by myself for 9 days, for which I require a B1/B2 visa. Statistically, my country has over 75% of rejections for B1/B2 visa applications. My profile is as follows. ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak?

My wife (a Kazakh national) is visiting in the UK on a Standard Visitor Visa, staying with my family. She arrived on Feb 1st. Her original intention was to stay for approximately 3 months, until April ...
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Canada TRV for conference (mexico visa rejection in the past)

i want to apply to a visitor visa for attending a conference, however i heard that visa rejections from other countries would harm my application? so i had one tourist visa rejection from mexico 3 ...
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UK visa application processed: no visa, no refusal letter

I just got back my passport. When I opened the package, it contained only my passport with absolutely nothing else in it, and not even a refusal letter was sent to my email (I checked my spam, main ...
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Applying with minors for UK Standard visit visa [duplicate]

I am applying for the UK standard visit visa. I have filled my application and also entered details of my children traveling with me (it suggested that they still need to have separate applications ...
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Showing evidence for informal savings

in our country people save money in informal, interest-free savings circles called ballot committees. these are run by housewives, students, office workers, shopkeepers, even high-society ladies. Each ...
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USA refugee travel document to travel to UK

I am planning to visit the UK on a USA travel document but there’s nowhere I am able to find information about visas: I’m a Zimbabwean but using a USA refugee travel document do I need to apply for a ...
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Visiting the UK after Tier 5 YM

I am on a YMS from Canada for 2 years, that expires in April. I am planning to fly out to another country in Europe the day before it expires. I would like to travel around Europe for several weeks ...
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UK visit visa refused due to unexplained deposits, how to address. complex statement

I had applied for UK visit visa for purpose of General Medical Council registration, how ever I did not mention some recent deposits in my account. The first bank account statement is in your own ...
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Does visitor status to Canada require an outgoing flight?

My girlfriend (British Citizen) will be flying to Canada from the UK on an eTA and requesting visitor status from the border official. She plans on possibly applying to extend her visitor status at a ...
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UK Visa for Freelancer Tuition Teacher

I need some help regarding a UK Visitor visa. I am a private tuition teacher at an institute and we provide classes to under graduate students for various subjects and competitive exams, we are a ...
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UK Standard Visa - Bank Statements

I will be traveling with my wife to UK in May 2020. I had a query pertaining to my bank statement. I have a full time job and the statement clearly shows deposits of my salary every month . However, ...
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Indian Citizen applying for UK visa from UAE

I am Indian citizen currently working in UAE and mother of 2 children. I am planning to visit my sister in UK along with my kids. My husband is not traveling with me, i am applying Standard Visitor ...
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Do UK visa documents not in English or Welsh have to be translated officially?

I am applying for a visa for my family in Russia to come to the UK. All the documents they provide will be in Russian, therefore they will need to be translated into English. The GOV visa page states:...
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Can my wife use my bank statement to apply for a UK standard vistor visa?

I am British citizen living abroad with a Yemeni citizen wife, I want to know if I can use my bank statement for her application and want to know whether the fact that I'm British myself would make it ...
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UK visitor visa refused. Tax return and business account not considered as proof of income [duplicate]

My parents' visitor visa was refused and here is the full scenario. My father is self-employed and hence earns yearly profit and doesn't draw a monthly salary. He doesn't have regular deposits in any ...
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I have a valid UK Visitor Visa that had main reason as “family visit.” May I use this visa for a job interview?

I applied for, and was granted a UK visitor visa (MULT) valid from December 2019 to June 2020. The main reason for the visit was family visit and I used the visa already last Christmas to visit family....
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Can I reenter UK on a Standard Visitor Visa granted for a job interview

I applied for, and was granted a UK Standard Visitor Visa (MULT) valid from October 2019 to April 2020 (6 months validity) This was for a job interview (Company A),I visited the UK in October and ...
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Visa question: How much do you earn from this job in a year?

I do not know how to answer this question. Ask me what I earn as salary in a year or what? Because I am the General Manager of my own company.
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Does a Zimbabwean traveling with a United Nations laissez-passer need a visa to visit UK?

I am a Zimbabwean with a United Nations laissez-passer (UNLP). Using the UNLP, do I need a visa to visit UK?
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Short term Study Stamp [duplicate]

I’m currently in the UK with an American passport . I’ve been here for 4 and a half months and I’m on a short course with a short course stamp that is until March . I have to travel for 4 days to ...
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Self Employed (Schengen Visa) - Company Bank Statement Necessary?

I am planning to apply for a Schengen tourist visa from Azerbaijan. I'm self employed, I have company registration papers, ITR. My question is, is it mandatory to attach a company's bank statement ...
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Should I attach both my bank account statements for Schengen visa?

I am planning to apply for a Tourist Schengen Visa Application (Hungary) from Azerbaijan. I have a question regarding my bank statement. I am self-employed, I have a registered software company, my ...
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Two passports for travel between Russia, the UK and the Netherlands

I am a citizen of Russia. Our regulations allow us to have two valid Russian passports (for travel to other countries) at the same time. Currently I have two valid Russian passports: passport #1 ...
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UK Visa for a school trip refusal [duplicate]

Im a student at my final year here in JC (Singapore's equivalent of high school). I'm a foreign student on a full board scholarship here in Singapore. I have been selected to embark on an English ...
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UK tourist visa refused , any idea? [duplicate]

I didn't demonstrate any significant strong personal ties to my home country.
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Mentioning US visa refusal in UK visit visa application

I am asking too many questions recently so bear with me :D. My wife was refused L1B-blanket few years ago. She will be mentioning it in her application. I need advice on what details to provide in "...
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UK visitor visa - Cash inflow in account

Me and wife are planning travel to UK for tourism. We both are financially independent and have required documents to provide evidence of ties to home country and necessary financial capability. In ...
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Proof of friends relationship for a Canadian visitor visa [duplicate]

I’m applying for a visitor visa to see a friend. I have my letter of invitation. But at the questioner ask me about proof of relationship what can I submit? After you reply you will be visiting any ...
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Flying to Scotland with Irish Visa

I'm planning to go to Ireland for a work conference and applied for an Irish single entry visa (I'm Green Card Holder and having Refugee Travel document). Please let me know if we can visit Scotland ...
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Getting into and staying the UK for 6 months or less as an American [duplicate]

If I am an American and want to come to the UK for an extended visit, have plenty of money saved, and plan to be a "tourist," do I require a return ticket, or can I just buy a one-way ticket? I have a ...
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UK tourist visa - Marriage certificate

I am from India, planning to travel to UK for tourism with my wife. I read somewhere that laminated documents cause issue. Our marriage certificate is laminated. Will it be fine with VFS while ...
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UK tourist visa - Different PNRs in same flight for me and Spouse. Both of us should submit both tickets for visa? [duplicate]

Me and my wife are applying for UK tourist visa. We have different PNRs for same flight on same day for onward journey. In return journey it is same PNR. When we will provide flight details proof for ...
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VFS Global attached old payslips instead of the latest payslips

I submitted my visit visa application for Bahamas at a VFS office here in India. I took my last 6 months payslips as one of the proofs of income with me and while collecting the documents the ...
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i have mentioned in my Uk Standard Visa that my spouse will be travelling with me, but now she is not able to travel

I have mentioned in my Uk Standard Visa that my spouse will be traveling with me, but now she is not able to travel and we are not applying for her Visa. Would this impact my application?
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Is it bad to have accommodation changes when being interviewed by UK airport immigration

My boyfriend had his UK visitor visa application accepted which was a huge relief, and I have since booked small trips within the UK for when he comes. We put down on the application that he'd be ...
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Should I get a UK visitor visa anyway?

I am a US citizen coming to the UK and Ireland for 3 months in mid-March. I will work for my US company remotely and have a letter from them that I will still be employed to bring with me. I will just ...
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Family of settled person/citizen visa for UK (above age 18) [duplicate]

Hope y'all doing great? I have a couple of questions I got a 6-month visit visa in November (Expires May). I am using 2 months on my first visit which ends in January and will be back home shortly. ...
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Cash basis salary for uk visa

I changed job from private limited company to sole trader and they are paying in cash ? Can a cash basis payslips bhe approved for UK visitor visa ?
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Proof of Relationship when Visiting a Friend in Canada [duplicate]

So far I have been able to come thru with Documentation until I arrived at this one :- Proof of Relationship, I am going to visit a friend , after the tour, I am returning home. How Can I show the ...
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Does UK Standard Visitor Visa require proof of all the addresses you lived in for past 2 years

While filling the UK Standard Visa form, I was asked to enter all the addresses I have lived in past 2 years. I am living at my current address since 16 months, I have the tenancy agreement to show ...
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UK Visit visa for family [duplicate]

UK Visit Visa for Family. I want to apply for uk Visit/Tourist visa along with my wife and kids, Must i Apply for everyone separately? or is there a way to apply together just one application for the ...
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How much money do you have in savings - UK Visitor visa , Could I show mutual funds and Stock market investment as savings? [duplicate]

I was asked to enter "how much money do you have in savings" while I was filling my UK Visa form. I have entered the amount I current have in my Bank Account. I have also invested in mutual funds and ...
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What document should i give under 'documents showing where you live' for UK visa from India, if i dont have tenancy agreements, deeds etc?

I live with my uncle and aunt in a rented house but the rent agreement is not in my name. Although this address is the address in my passport, i am not sure what document should i give for 'documents ...
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Travel itinerary for Japanese visa

Hey am from Uganda and am planning for a travel in japan on a visitor visa and among the document asked are the travel itinerary and personal tax return . How best can I prove my travel itinerary when ...
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UK visitor Visa while traveling in a different country than resident country

I'm planning to visit the UK next February, and I'm currently in Serbia, soon to travel to Bosnia. I'm a Sri Lankan citizen, and I will be in Bosnia for tourism with visa-free entry, and without a ...
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UK Visitor Visa multiple sponsorship - requirements of sponsors' invitations to stay, and UK citizen but not UK resident sponsor

I (British) and my partner (Ethiopian) live in Ethiopia and are applying for a visitor visa to visit my family in the UK. I have assumed I would be the sponsor, and that I would get invitation ...
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UK Visa for Algerians [closed]

I am Algerian, I teach English at high school and I want to ask about the process of applying for a UK Visa from Algiers. I would like to spend few days there.

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