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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Query regarding a question for UK visitor visa for Parents

I am applying a standard visitor visa for my parents and I have a query related to one particular question - "How much money do you have in savings (in GBP)?" My father is retired and my mother is ...
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Unemployed UK visit visa chances [on hold]

I am planning for a 5 days leisure trip to UK (Manchester and london). I am 24years old, and was a MBA student. Currently got an job offer commencing from October. The trip is sponsored by my father, ...
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Depositing a large amount of cash with evidence of selling landdeeds for UK standard visitor visa [on hold]

The case worker was not satisfied with the amount in the submitted bank account was sufficient enough to fund the trip. "I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am not satisfied ...
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If his mum owns the house is she also my sponsor on a UK visa?

I want to visit my bf in the UK with a standard visitor visa, he is my sponsor, he can easily pay for all of my expenses, but he lives with his mother and I'm going to stay at their house. Seeing as ...
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Applying UK Visitor Visa for my Parents

I am applying for a UK visitor visa for my Parents. Me and my wife will be sponsoring their whole trip as we both are working here in the UK. Questions in regards to filling in the forms: My father ...
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Cannot add Switzerland trip to travel history in my UK visa application

I'm filling my UK visa application and at travel history question I have added several countries to my application but am stuck at Switzerland. I visited Switzerland at 2012 but I cannot find it in ...
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UK tourist visa for my wife [duplicate]

My wife wants to travel to UK for two weeks as I was going on a business trip. She wants to apply for a tourist visa, can anyone please help me what are the documents she needs for applying for the ...
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Can I be the main source of fund for a UK visitor visa as a student? [duplicate]

I am an Egyptian university student. I would like to apply for a short-term UK visitor visa. I am a self-employed as a Freelancer-ebay seller-while being a student at the same time. My earnings from ...
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How much money is needed for a Canada visitor visa?

I would like to visit Canada for a birthday party of my nephews, but the agents are saying that the Canadian Embassy requires $8000 CAD in my bank account before I can get a visitor visa for Canada. ...
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Applying for UK Visa from USA (CA)

Help! I'm so confused and I can't seem to find the answers anywhere. I am applying for a UK visa, I have Green Card in the US. I've completed: application online paid the fee got my biometrics done ...
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UK tourist visa for Americans 180 days in / 60 days in

I'm an American entering the UK on a 180 day tourist visa. Are the 180 days (or less) consecutive days? Is it then 30 days out consecutive?
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Study visa 6 months [duplicate]

My father has garments shop but he never used his account to put savings into it. My brother in law is the sponsor for both my accommodation and any study expenses. If dont use my fathers bank ...
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UK tourist Visa wait times

Me and my wife are traveling to the UK from USA on Sep 18th. We have a biometric appointment with Seattle consulate on Aug 29th. In total there are roughly 13 business days before we travel. Looking ...
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Schengen visa application was refused twice. Will this affect my UK visa application? [closed]

My schengen visa got refused twice. First time was in 2018 when I had an invitation letter from a university in Barcelona to attend a summer camp.Visa got refused for the very common 2 vague reasons “...
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Change of name in visa granted?

My passport has the given name: Numaan Muneer No surname I was granted visit visa to the UK today , it states my name as Muneer Numaan, is that a problem?
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Is the UK tourist visa on a damaged Indian passport valid if I get a duplicate passport reissued?

I have applied for the UK tourist visa from Bangalore, India where VFS Global (company that provides several visa processing services like collecting documents and sending them to the UK Consulate) ...
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UK Visit Visa Refused [duplicate]

My mother applied for visit visa application and an interview was conducted and finally visa was refused. I am attaching refusal and interview. Please guide me how can I satisfy ECO that he grants ...
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Previous Visa Refusal/Filed under wrong Category in another country

I am looking for a tourist visa for UK and whiling filling online application, they are asking whether Visa for any other country was ever refused. 4 years ago, I had applied for US work Visa but I ...
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Philippines citizen working in Romania do I need a visa to go to Italy?

I'm a Filipino citizen working here in Romania. The question is if I want to travel to Italy do I need to get a visa? What are the requirements for a visa and in the airport?
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UK visitor application question

I was refused a UK visa last year September and I am applying again. I answered yes when I was asked if I have ever been refused a Visa to the UK but i don't understand the next question "Give more ...
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is Invitation mandatory for Canada or Russian Federation? [closed]

How compulsory is it to have a visit invitation when applying to a nation like Canada or Russia ? I have wanted to visit either of the two, but I do not have an understanding of how the processes are ...
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Duration outside the UK [duplicate]

I’ve been going to the Uk frequently, for how long do I have to stay outside the United Kingdom in order for them not to think that I’m a frequent visitor the next time I visit?
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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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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 do I enter '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 in 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 notice. ...
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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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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 ...