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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How much money do you have in savings - UK Visitor visa , Could I show mutual funds and Stock market investment as savings?

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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How do I re-apply for a tourist visa after a 320 (7a) tourist visa refusal? [closed]

I was after a response for this question when a tourist visa was refused for my partner under deception. I could not find any useful advice or stories of success, so now I have one. After 3 years, my ...
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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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Visitor visa- visa length options [duplicate]

Am trying to apply for a long term standard visitor UK visa from India for my mother. I have completed till the Declaration section. But till here no where i found any option for the visa length (6 ...
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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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Intended stay in UK

I visited the UK on a Visitor Visa last year, My intended stay was 5 days and my Visa was issued for 6 months, for some reasons i changed my plan and i stayed for 3 months without breaking any of the ...
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UK visitor visa validity

Good day. I have a question regarding the validity of a visitor visa please: for instance, your visa expires on November 20, 2019 and you plan to visit on November 8 to 15, will you be allowed entry ...
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Should I apply for a UK visa to attend an onsite business meeting at a new job?

I'm a software developer working remotely from Nigeria and I started working with a UK company this month after being unemployed for 6+ months. The company is planning an onsite meeting of everyone in ...
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UK Visitor Visa financial documents

My mom wants to apply for a UK visit visa to come visit me in England! My mother is a Moroccan citizen and she is unemployed but she own the house she lives in with my dad and sister, and has £9000 ...
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How can I know the status of my UK Visa before receiving my Passport [duplicate]

I have applied for UK visitor Visa two weeks ago and I have received this email: Your UK visa application has been processed. Please contact TLS at pos.tlscontact.com/kbp_en/index.php/contact if ...
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Using parent's property and will as evidence of assets

Here are the questions regarding showing evidence of asset/property which is parent's name: In my visa application, Can I provide evidence of assets which are in the name of my parents? If the ...
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Does brother-in-law count as immediate family member for UK visa? [duplicate]

In the online visit visa application for the UK, I have to add immediate family members. My sister's family lives there. Do I have to add her husband too as an immediate family member?
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How to apply for a UK visa when the person isn't living in their home country

I've been looking into visas and I've seen so much information about denials it's freaked me out a little. My boyfriend is Egyptian and is currently studying in Oman, where his mother and father are ...
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UKVI ECO made several mistakes on my visa decision. Update: Decision was overturned and visa was granted [duplicate]

Visa type: Visit (family) Timeline: Biometric: sept 17 Concluded: October 6 Passport ready for pick up: October 15. Outcome: Denied I applied for a month's visit visa to visit my family - (my ...
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the effect of Visas refusals on UK Spouse Visa application [closed]

Do previous UK Visitor Visa and United states Visa refusals affect UK spouse Visa application in the future if all the requirements of the spouse Visa have been provided ? PS: the reasons for refusals ...
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Which UK Visa for attending a short training course?

I have just completed college and do not yet have a job. Now I am planning to attend a short training for 5 days in the UK. The trip would be of around 10 days as I also plan to visit some places ...
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UK Tourism Visa from USA, with US visa expiring in 2 months

I want to apply for a 6-month tourist visa to the UK. I live in the US on the H1-B visa. My H1-B visa expires in January 2020. I will renew my H-1B in January, but need to get the UK visa before ...
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UK visit visa for parents and employment letters from independent children

Need an advice for UK visit visa. As my parents applying for visa and only mum is financialy dependant on my dad. I have 2 brothers both are working and we havent shown them in dependants and they ...
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Proving remittance from friend for a UK Visit Visa [duplicate]

I am preparing to apply visa for my parents. My dad have income coming in from business but his account is usually low with balance which shouldn't be problem though. But in may and june I have sent ...
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Help re-applying after Uk visit visa refusal [duplicate]

My refusal letter states that I provide more information on where my monthly expenditure of £200 comes from, I though did explain in my application letter that I am a student and all my support comes ...
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Can I bring my poor neighbor to the UK as a visitor? [closed]

I am from India, and I grew up in childhood with a poor neighbour of mine, of the age of my parents. They took very good care of me, our economic disparity notwithstanding. Now I am working in the ...
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Translating Lease Contract for UK Visa

I want to apply to visit my wife in UK. I am Jordanian with a Hungarian residence permit, and I want to submit my Lease Contract for my UK visitor Visa. The contract is written with two languages, ...
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Residence Permit translation

Do i have to translate my Hungarian residence permit to apply to UK visitor Visa? Do i need to provide them with my family book translated or my marriage certificate translated ?
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Do I need to pay the package transmission fee (Canadian visa)?

I submitted biometrics at a Canadian ASC (not VAC) in the US and I received a letter asking me to submit the passport to a VAC. (In particular, I paid a biometrics fee of 85 CAD) This page says to ...
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With a short term C type visa, is the allowed duration a six month stay or the visa expiry date? [duplicate]

With a short term C type visa, is the allowed duration a six month stay or the visa expiry date? Because the duration of stay is 180 days. I entered the UK on September 27; my visa will expire on 12 ...
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About duration of stay in UK

In short term C type visa Overstay is the allowed duration a six month stay or the visa expiry date? Because the duration of stay is 180 days. I entered UK at September 27; my visa will be expire 12 ...
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Applying UK Visit Visa Application from AU

I am a Bangladeshi Citizen. I came to Australia on visit visa (600) on August. I want to know if I can apply for a UK visitor visa from Australia. The problem is I don't have any documents with me ...
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Visa options to hold seminars in the UK

What visa options are there to bring a team of people + speaker over from Malaysia to hold seminars and workshops in the UK? Is it possible for me as an individual to sponsor them to come over? What ...
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Visitor visa UK - two applications from different countries

I want to apply for the UK visitor visa along with my mom however my mom lives in India and i work in USA. I have some concerns for this: Can my mom and I apply to UK visitor visa together from two ...
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Previous travel evidence required

I am stuck in progressing the visitor visa profile of my parents as it is not letting me go to next step. My parents have never travelled overseas yet and they have no history of travel. The online ...
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Can a US citizen live and work remotely in the UK for a month?

I am a US citizen. I run my own software company that serves US citizens so I am essentially self-employed. I would like to visit London for fun and work on my US-based company while living there for ...
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Will a US visa refusal affect my UK visa application?

I am applying UK standard visitor visa with family, but 2 years ago my US visa was refused. I have visited UK few years ago and Europe also. I have a good traveling history but later I tried to apply ...
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Can I enter the UK without my husband if we said we'd travel together in our visa application?

My husband and I along with my kids will be traveling to London to attend a wedding ceremony. We will travel on different dates 10 days apart. So do we need to mention our traveling dates different on ...
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Child dedication can be a Reason for visiting visa petition for USA

My sister has filed immigration visa petition for me in USA. Now I want to visit my son and family in USA along with my spouse on a visiting visa. But the Consular officer has rejected my application ...
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What is the Cancellation fee for UK visa application? [duplicate]

What are the charges of cancelling the UK visa application? I haven't done the biometrics yet in fact not even booked the appointment, just submitted the application on gov.uk website and done the ...