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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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Applying UK visa along with my husband and my husband sponsoring my trip

We have already filled the UK visa application form and done with our biometrics. I wanted to know if we can send documents together? In the above thread i read we need to menton GWF numbers of ...
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3-4 months stay in UK on visitor visa

I live in the UK and over the last 10 or so years I have had relatives from various countries visit me here for duration of up to a month or so on a standard 6-month visitor visa. I know that (...
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Where can I contact the shipping department of VFS - New York scanning hub?

I applied for a UK standard visitor visa. I sent my application myself using USPS with a return shipping label from USPS inside the package. I was informed by VFS that they cannot send back my ...
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How to help someone from Turkey obtain a 3 week tourist visa to visit the UK with a letter of invitation

I am inviting a friend from Turkey to visit me in Scotland this August/September and would like to know how to improve the chance of the visa being accepted. The main sticking point is likely to be ...
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British Army Invitation to assessment center from Jamaica

I'm a Jamaican and was recently invited to the army assessment center. What type of visa should I apply for and what documents I'm going to need?......I'd also like to know the length of stay I should ...
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Apply for ESTA while in the US on expired J1 visa

Currently on my grace period in the US. Is it possible to apply for an ESTA in Canada (drive through the border) and get a few months more in the US? Would there be any issues in entering Canada and ...
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Incoming debit transactions in statements

In my bank statement there are a few incoming transactions such as 800 or 1000 or 2500 apart from my monthly salary. These amounts are mine which my friends have paid back to me as I have paid for ...
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UK Visitor Visa refusal on false information in the application [on hold]

My friend's mother have made an application 13 years ago for visitor visa but she hasn't got any information about it. so she didn't put it in the application as application didn't let her go forward ...
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UK visa goes to VAC first or home directly?

I applied for a UK visa from Munich and opted for the courier service to deliver the passport to my home. I got the email on Friday (7th of June) that my UK visa application has been dispatched with ...
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US Visa requirements if applying in Italy as a refugee

My boyfriend and I want him to travel to the US but he needs a visa. He has a current passport from Sierra Leone but is currently in Italy on refugee status. Is it possible for him to apply for a ...
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Appointment flexi for visa Visa uk

My husband and I didn't get the same appointment, I choose a flexi appointment. Can we go together for the visa?
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UK tourist visa refused twice [duplicate]

I have been refused UK visa twice, reasons being; 1.I have no sufficient funds to fund my trip Even though my sponsor who is my long time friend and who had invited me had indicated in the invitation ...
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Acquisition of Standard visa for British Army Assessment [closed]

I am employed as a contract staff in a financial institution in Ghana and have an invite from the British Army to come for assessment. I have a sister legally resident in the UK. My monthly commission ...
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Do I have to pay for the appointment and biometrics

After paying the visa fee, I proceeded to book an appointment and biometrics but I don't know if filled that section wrongly because I got the appointment but I have to pay for it an amount that is ...
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UK standard visa without bank statement [duplicate]

My sister is a British citizen. She has invited me to see her family in the UK and has sent all required documents. She is able to bear all my expenses as she works as architect and her job is well ...
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UK Visitor Visa for my son who is 1 years old - address needs to be at least 2 years long

I am applying for visitor visa to the UK. I will be travelling with my wife and my son who is 1.5 years old. I started filling the application form using the standard visitor visa form. In the ...
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How to process a UK Visa if the owner of the business died

We own a business but it is named after my dad who just passed away this year. My mom, my siblings and I are the ones who are managing it at the moment. The transferring of names from my late dad to ...
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My sister will sponsor her place for my stay in UK,what should my sister show of proof for my UK Visa?

I am currently applying for a UK Visa and my sister has been working there for 2 years now. She said she will sponsor my STAY ONLY in her rented house. I will be the one to buy the plane ticket and ...
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Standard UK visit visa - new application form - long term visit visa selection issue

Can anyone please share a printscreen of the payment option (where you choose longer term visa) for UK standard visit visa for family visit for 2 years. I filled in the form until the application ...
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Can an unemployed person get a UK Visa? [duplicate]

I am currently unemployed and is helping on my family's business.They give me money but not monthly and when they give it is in bulk( like for instance they will give me a big money that is worth for ...
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How to understand inconsistency in UK visitor visa forms regarding pre-booked flights and accomodation? [closed]

For at least the last 4 years, every time I get a UK visitor visa I've seen something in the fine print about, "flights etc are not required"... yet because of various contradictory statements ...
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UK visa can I use same email for two different applications?

I am trying to process visa applications for my parents. I have completed their applications and booked an appointment for my father. However I am unable to book an appointment for my mother using the ...
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Best strategy for UK visa for a school trip (travelling alone or accomanpied child)?

I'm a teacher from a school in mainland Europe trying to arrange a trip to the UK with a Russian student who already has an accompanied child visa for the uk. I recognise you have have up to 2 ...
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UK Visitor Visa Refuse at the border [closed]

I was refused at the border in Heathrow Airport on the 18th May because I did not book a return ticket as I intend to continue my journey to Europe and then homeward (Malaysia) thereon. I wanted to ...
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If I don't travel on a UK visit visa and it expires, will it hurt my chances of getting a visa in the future?

I'm from Pakistan and I applied for a UK visitor visa for a company trip that got cancelled. However, my visa application was successful and I now have a valid 6-month visit visa to the United Kingdom....
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Priority UK visa application after refusal [duplicate]

As described in another question, my SO recently got their visa refused under article 3.6 . A commenter mentioned that the expedited visa process for a new application might not be worth it, because ...
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Can a child enter the UK with his older brother even though his brother is not the person listed to accompany him on his visa? [duplicate]

My mum, little brother and I plan to travel to the UK but my 15 year old brother’s visa states that it’s only valid if accompanied by my mother. Unfortunately my mum cannot travel any longer for ...
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Do we take all supporting documents to ACS-USCIS biometric screening for UK Visa

We understand at the ACS center here in US they are going to do the biometeric screening, but are confused if we are to take all supporting documents with us? I have searched the site here and unable ...
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UK visa refusal due to wrong record from 9 years ago

I'm helping my significant other (who lives in another country) to apply for a visitor visa to the UK. They have never been here, but they got refused once before almost 10 years ago (something about ...
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Anyone with experience for UK visit visia priority service while having past visa refusal [duplicate]

I need my passport back in 10 days. Will the priority service help I only have one US visa refusal but excellent travel history (5 Schengen visas, 1 UK visa, 6 other visas) What do you think
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how can I change TLS appoinment from UK Premium Time appointment to a regular one, please? [closed]

Someone has made a mistake by requesting a Premium Time application. How can we change the appointment to a self service (normal)one
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UK standard Visa applying as family [duplicate]

I am from Pakistan and like to apply for UK visitor visa with family of 4. While making seperate application at gov.uk, and filling financial detail for family, it is not possible to write N/A as it ...
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Visiting my spouse in UK [closed]

I am a Jordanian citizen working as a civil engineer in Jordan. I met my British wife in Jordan whilst she was studying Arabic in my country. We travelled to 5 countries together - including Schengen ...
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Shipping UK Visa Applications

I am an Indian Citizen applying for a UK visitor visa from the USA for myself and my family. Do I need to ship each application separately or can I send all of them together? Thanks for the help.
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Can I get a a UK visitor visa if I'm a student and I'm unemployed?

I've been reading this forum and trying to learn as much as I can from other questions. But I still feel like I need to post my questions here. I'm a 19 years old Equatorial Guinean girl studying in ...
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Can my Serbian girlfriend apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa and stay for the whole 6 months?

I am a UK national and have a girlfriend who was born and lives in Belgrade, Serbia. I have visited her over there for a period of 5 days, but now we see that for her to come to the UK she must ...
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UK visa application - questions about Schengen entry

There is a question regarding travel history to Schengen Area in UK Visa application form. How many times have you visited the following places in the past 10 years? Australia Canada New Zealand USA ...
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Procedure of uk visa appointment [closed]

Do I have to pay fee first or take a appointment First for uk visa? if I am applying from Pakistan.
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Retired Parents - Apply Visitor Visa

my husband is currently on ICT tier 2 and I will be joining him shortly. I would like my parents to accompany me when I travel to the UK. Hence I would like to apply visitor visa for them A little ...
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Marriage on standard visitor visa [duplicate]

Can I marry a british citizen while I am in UK on standard visitor visa though rules say I can't?
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Can you book a one-way ticket to the UK on a visa?

My mother in law has a 2 year visa for the UK. She is planning to visit her family in the UK from Turkey on a 1 way ticket. Is this possible? She would like to decide once she is here in the UK when ...
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UK Long Term Standard Visa no longer an option?

Apparently we can no longer apply for a long term visitor visa? The .gov site channels you automatically to the 6 month visa. I've tried going through the older Visa4UK site as well, and it doesn't ...
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UK visa: applying between jobs

I'd like to apply and travel to UK for vacation between my jobs (i.e. quitting current job and want to visit UK before starting the next one). What document should I produce that says: "employment ...
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UK visitor visa from Lahore Pakistan

This a procedural question but very confusing , kindlh help if anyone knows People who are applying for UK visitor visa from Lahore Paksitan are they going to scan the documents And also take the ...
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Can a visitor on a UK Standard Visitor Visa have an educational visit at a state school?

I have come across the below extract from the immigration rules on the UK government's official page. The extract is from the article "VISITORS APPENDIX 3. PERMITTED ACTIVITIES FOR ALL VISITORS". Link ...
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UK Visit Visa Guidance - Amount to show in Bank Statement

I have been reading many questions and thought to ask a particular question regarding my plans. I have been invited by a company in UK to attend a course, they will be covering the Hotel Expense + ...
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Applying for UK Standard Visitor Visa for my daugher less than 2 years old

I am applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa for my daughter who is less than 2 years old. I am stuck at this page of the form: Previous address history You must provide the addresses that you have ...
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UK Visa site problems( visa sub type not showing)

I am filling online application for UK visa and the following issue is coming. As you can see in the picture visa subtype category is not showing. Because it is not creating the application. Please ...
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Unemployed wife for the uk visa

I Will be travelling soon To the uk with my hubby and baby girl but i dont have a job or any bank account. My husband Will provide for our vacation. Can this be an issue ?
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UK visa from USA - Shipping address

I'm sending my passport and supporting documents to the UK consulate for a standard visit visa. I'm planning to use my own UPS account. Which address should I mail the packet to? The consulate ...