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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Can I get UK visitor visa using personal loan? [duplicate]

I have to write my Plab 2 exam in UK. I don't have any bank balance and properties the only choice i have is applying for the personal loan. I have my booking confirmation for my plab 2 exam and loan ...
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I applied visitor visa for my parents and it got refused. I have attached the refusal letter.what can I do. Need help [duplicate]

I am the financial source which mentioned in the refusal letter . I provide my parents 50 pounds each month which reflects in my account.i am planning to provide my bank statement also. Secondly , I ...
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Do I need to mail my original US green card along with the UK standard visitor visa application to UKVI?

I submitted my UK standard visitor visa application, and required to submit the following: Original passport Evidence of funds Evidence of US residency I've scanned and submitted all three online. ...
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Is hotel confirmation needed at UK immigration?

I have a question regarding travelling to the UK from Germany. I am an Indian passport holder who has a blue card and a permanent job. I applied for my UK visitor visa from Germany where I said I plan ...
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How can I prove source of my savings which I accumulated from my old job. UK visitor visa

i am applying for a UK visitor visa but has a problem with funds I have enough savings for the trip but this money came from my previous job. I have been a housewife for 3 years now. I still have the ...
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Applying for a student visa after receiving a rejection for a visitor's visa in the UK

I applied in June for a UK visitor's visa to attend a conference. This was my first time applying for a visa to the UK so I asked for help from a family friend who runs an immigration consulting firm. ...
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UK visitor visa on F1-OPT (STEM) - Need help with travel history

I really need some help filling up the form for the UK visitor visa. A quick background: Came to the US from India in August 2019 on an F1 visa Travelled to India in October 2020 for 3 weeks, and ...
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Can I change my visa status from accompanied to unaccompanied

Hey guys well what happened was I am a student at another country while my family stays in Nigeria. We all planned a vacation to London and due to the fact that my siblings and mum got their passports ...
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Does my Moroccan fiance with Spanish residency need a visa to come with me to visit family in England

I am a British citizen with Spanish residency living with my Moroccan fiance who also has Spanish residency, living in Spain. What is needed in order for us both to visit my family in England for a ...
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Need advice applying for UK Visitor Visa with mother from Pakistan

Hope you all are doing well. I have two questions: I want to travel with my mother to visit my aunt in UK. But people say that my chances will improve if I apply alone first. What do you guys think? ...
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I am an active member of the Communist Party of Greece, will I have trouble visiting the US?

I am a member of the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Greece and I would like to visit an old friend in California, will I have some sort of trouble over there? I plan on staying for 3 ...
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Canada Visitor Visa from USA (H1B)

We are going on a cruise in September and we came to know that it will require Canada Visitors visa. We live in the USA on H1B. We did apply for the Canada visa and completed biometric on August 1st. ...
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How can I bring my mother to UK for visit [closed]

Hi I’m British and my wife on spouse visa and we due a baby on November how can I bring my mother in law for visit ?
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UK Tier 2 visa expires on last day of work contract. Can I leave and immediately return as a visitor to arrange my move out of country?

I am a US citizen and have been working in the UK on a Tier 2 visa for a number of years. My contract with my employer has the same end date as my residence permit's "valid until" date. As ...
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Bronze Service Package for UK visa

I have applied for UK visitor visa from USA. I was forced to buy bronze service package in order to proceed for biometrics appointment. There is no clear instructions as to once the appointment is ...
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UK Standard Visa - Monthly Savings [duplicate]

Please bear with me on this one... I have read somewhere that regardless of your savings for trip, the ECO also looks at your monthly spendings or how much you save per month out of your income. for ...
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UK and Schengen Visa rules - order of applying

I'm traveling to the UK and Schengen this winter and must apply for both visitor visas. It will be the UK first, then the Schengen area. It will be more convenient for me to apply for the Schengen ...
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Schengen Visa: Tourist or Visitor

I am a Non-Euro citizen, traveling to France and Switzerland for Tourism for 15 days. My entry and exit flights are from France. My stay in France is for 6 days And stay in Switzerland is for 9 days. ...
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What kind of UK visa to apply for?

Good morning, I am a software engineer from Pakistan with over 20 years of experience. I have a friend in the UK, who along with some partners, wants to create a startup. He has recommended me for ...
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Is Express Entry Pool Submission visible to IRCC Officer Processing Visitor Visa?

So I want to apply for Express Entry in future, I currently have visitor visa in processing. Would my entry to Express Entry pool potentially jeopardize, my current application as the visa officer ...
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Self employed, I'm applying for a UK visa from Ghana [duplicate]

My business registered in April 2022. I use my savings account for my savings.my father will sponsor my trip. Do I have the opportunity to be granted UK visitors visa since I don't have business bank ...
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Which national identity card number should I enter in a UK Student Visa application as an Indian UAE resident? [closed]

I am an Indian citizen resident in the UAE, and I am currently applying for a student visa in the UK. What ID number should I enter on the visa application form: my Emirates ID or my Aadhar Card? Will ...
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Modify application for visa or visa itself to add 1 day

My mother-in-law (From the Philippines) has applied for a 6 month VISA to UK. and in our invitation letter we specified a date in August until February 2023 (it was few days shorter than 6 months). ...
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Can I use the E-gates at UK airport with new citizenship, having had a previous visa refusal on a prior citizenship?

I'm a recently naturalised Australian citizen. I'm looking to travel to the UK with my wife for a holiday. My wife is an Irish citizen and Australian as well. 6 years ago I applied for an EEA family ...
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Sponsoring wife but not applying with her

We are Indian citizens, can I sponson my wife and children for uk visit visa as I am not applying with them. Or transfer money to her account and apply.
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Visiting visa for Nigeria

I am retired, age 73, I want to visit a friend in Nigeria. What alternative letter for NOC will I present since I don't work or school?
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Visiting UK with Germany residence permit [duplicate]

Do I need a visa to visit UK as a tourist if I live in Germany with temporary residence permit (Blue Card)? I'm a non-EU citizen.
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Am I likely to get a UK visitor visa? [duplicate]

I am a university student currently in my second year, and I wish to visit my partner, a UK national living outside of the uk in a separate country from my own. He's completely capable of sponsoring ...
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How do I indicate "visiting a family friend" in the UK Standard Visitor Visa application?

When applying as a minor for the UK Standard Visitor Visa, there is a question about "Private addresses in the UK" and the relationship with the person living at the private address. We are ...
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Can a child with accompanied visa travel back to home country with mother

My child visited me & my husband in the UK with accompanied visa. The adults accompanied was his grandparents. While returning to home country, instead of his grandparents(adults mentionedin his ...
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UK travel document for business owner

I'm applying for the UK standard visitor visa for the first time with my wife and kid to travel to the UK in the summer. I'm self-employed in India and own a business to prove the business and income ...
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Parents name different on passport UK visa

I'm in the UK on a dependent visa for the past 4 years and my parents are applying for their first UK visitor visa, I'm going to sponsor their application but there are discrepancies in my father's ...
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Can I use my spouses bank statement for UK tourist visa? My spouse is included on the application and will be traveling with me [duplicate]

We use one account that belongs to my spouse to carry out most transactions. Like rent and groceries and direct deposit. I am applying for a UK tourist visa from the US and would like to know if I can ...
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Housewife UK Visit Visa Finance Questions

I am applying for UK visit visa for my mother, which is a housewife with no income and no savings. My mother is living with my father, who is covering all her day-to-day expenses and will also be ...
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Is my 10 year multi-entry visit visa (to the UK) ending 2026 still valid if my Tier 4 visa expired in 2021?

I applied for a long-term visit visa to UK in 2016. I got the visa for 10 years, ending 2026. Subsequently, I got admitted to the University of Manchester for Master's in 2019. My Tier 4 student visa ...
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Can I mail my old passport with my US Visa for UK Visitor Visa?

My old expired passport has my US visa in it, which is still valid. I have a new passport that I intend to use when I travel to the UK. Since I am applying for UK Visa from the US, I need to submit ...
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Applying for wife's UK visitor visa after the trip is postponed

I was granted UK standard visitor visa to travel in January 2022 to visit my son valid from February-August. However, due to my younger daughter who is in school in India got sick in February and I ...
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Parents name change UK standard visitor visa

I'm in the UK on an FLR-M visa, and I'm planning to invite and sponsor my parents from India on a visitor visa, My parents have changed their names recently(last 2 years). They have made their ...
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UK Standard Visit Visa - "What is the total amount of money you spend each month?" [closed]

I am applying for a Standard UK Visit Visa and during filling in the application form I came across the question in the title but am not sure what this question refers to since it's not very clear. ...
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Dependent wife with no marriage certificate: UK visa

I'm applying for a visit visa to the UK for my wife and me, my wife is dependent on me so we will apply for 1 set of salary documents that is mine as I pay for everything in our household. The problem ...
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Wife applying for UK visa after husband got the decision?

I've applied for a UK standard visitor(priority) visa this week to visit my daughter who has ILR. I might get the decision in the next few days, but now my daughter wants her mum(my wife) to join me ...
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Housewife UK standard visa

I and my wife are planning to invite my wife's parents this summer, my mother-in-law is a housewife and never had a job, and no bank account as she is completely dependent on my father-in-law ...
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Name change UK visitor visa application

I'm filling out the form for a standard visitor visa for the UK, they have a question Are you now or have you ever been known by another name? I have changed my name years ago and all my documents ...
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Notary for translated documents UK standard visitor visa

I'm applying for a standard visitor visa application for a family member. They have a property in India and the original title deed is in the regional language, They have got it translated into ...
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Travelling to UK as visitor without minor son

I'm filling application for my parents to visit the UK on a standard visitor visa, they will be leaving my younger brother(15) home due to his school. He will be looked after by my aunt who lives next ...
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UK visa refusal, what are other documents can I provide to demonstrate whereabouts of family members?

I need help clarifying what other documents I can attach with my application to "demonstrate the whereabouts of any family members living in Pakistan"? I am confused: Should those documents ...
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Unemployed mother standard visitor visa UK

I'm gathering documents for my mother's UK standard visitor visa application. My mother is a housewife. She lives with my father and is fully dependent on my father for day-to-day expenses. My father ...
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Different names of parents in passport Proof of relationship UK visa

I am planning to apply for a standard visitor visa for my father, the problem is the name of my father in my passport and the name in his passport are different. We used to have a different surname ...
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When does UK visa ban start?

A friend was denied UK visitor visa in May 2012 as ECO could not link the cash in account to her company. In October 2012, she re-applied adding evidence like payslip and tax clearance which ECO found ...
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Duplicate documents if 2 people are travelling UK standard visitor visa? [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK standard visitor visa along with my wife who is a home maker and financially dependent on me for day to day expenses, should i upload my set of documents in with her application ...

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