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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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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Document required for 5 day UK tourist visa applying from from india [closed]

I am a retired person. I am visiting the UK on my way to the USA. What documents should I attach for UK visa? I have a 10 years USA visa. I have already filled in the form.
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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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Inviting fiance to UK for a visit

After reading a number docs and forums I'm still unsure how to write invitation letter for my fiance's visa application. We are engaged but we do not have any intention to get married in UK. We only ...
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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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Proof of CZK funds for a visitor visa to Canada

I need to submit bank statements for a visitor visa to Canada. Since I live in Prague, Czech Republic, all my transactions in the statement as well as the account balance info are in CZK (in Czech ...
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Unemployed; applying for a tourist visa sponsored by my British friend from Scotland

Is it possible for me to get a standard tourist visa as an unemployed person? I live in the Philippines and my friend of almost 4 years wants to sponsor me for a visa. What documents do I need to ...
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I didn't meet requirements under paragraph V4.2 (a) (c) (e) Appendix V, what does it really mean? And what's the next step to take in reapplying [duplicate]

I was refused tourist visit visa because I didn't meet requirements under paragraph V4.2 (a) (c) (e) Appendix V, what does it really mean? And what's the next step to take in reapplying.
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Indian citizen traveling to Dublin Ireland - Visa question

I have a UK short term standard visitor visa issued in USA (I am an Indian national) and I'm traveling to Dublin Ireland via London (and I don't have a Ireland visa). Will I be allowed to board the ...
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UK Visa application for conference - Self employed

I am self employed and my Company is sponsoring my trip to attend a Business Conference in London; I have a good personal bank statement that meets the standard - regular income and savings. My ...
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Do I need all my previous passports for UK visit visa?

I'm currently living in Germany as an expat and I'm planning to visit UK in a couple of months. My question is do I need all my previous passports along with my current one for the application? Will ...
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Can a son in Kuwait sponsor his mom in India for a UK visitor visa?

I am working in Kuwait, and my mom, dad and my younger brother are living in India. My mom wants to visit the UK on her own, and I am happy to sponsor her trip. However she is unemployed and has no ...
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I-94: a half an hour overstay

My I-94 expiry date was as of yesterday and I crossed a border between Canada and USA today at 0:30. I entered Canada from USA by land (I’m Canadian PR). My trip records obviously show that I’ve left ...
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UK visitors visa needed fast for badly injured family member

My wife is Thai and with me in the UK on a settlement visa. I have suffered a catastrophic back injury which is life changing. My wife is not coping well being alone and having to look after 2 young ...
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Do we mention a girlfriend in UK visa application [duplicate]

I have another question regarding the UK visa application process. We are hoping so he can come on holiday for 3 weeks in January. Do we give the information that I am his girlfriend? Of course, I ...
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Standard UK visit visa long term visit visa selection issue - new application form

I'm applying for a long term standard UK visitor visa from India. I have completed till the Declaration section, but till here no where I found any option for the visa length (6 months, 2 years, 3 ...
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South African with Irish Stamp 4 Travelling to the UK, do I need a visa?

I am married to a citizen of the Czech Republic. I currently hold a South African Passport and am residing in Ireland with a temporary Stamp 4 permission until 02/2020 while my 5 year residency is ...

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