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 quickly can I withdraw funds from my bank account after being granted a UK visit visa?

3 days after applying, I received my UK standard visitor Visa a few days ago. Now I need those funds I showed, to book my flight tickets and other stuff. How quickly can I withdraw funds from my ...
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Do documents in Danish need to be translated for UK standard visa?

So I am applying for a visa for my mom so that she can visit family in the UK. We live in Denmark. The gov.uk website states that all documents that are not in English or Welsh must be translated (no ...
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UK visit visa refusal based on Finances

I was recently refused a UK Standard visit visa For two reasons. 1.in the online application I answered the question do You have any income or savings? No!(Mistake no1) because I Had also stated I ...
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How should I answer the following 'income and expenditure' question on the UK standard visitor visa application?

I am a Pakistani citizen living in Denmark, who will be travelling to the UK on the 26th of September to help my daughter settle in for university. I will be returning to Denmark on the 29th of ...
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Overstayed in the UK 10 years ago, left voluntarily, no exit stamp or record

I was issued a UK Student visa in 2009, but due to unfortunate circumstances I overstayed in the UK for about 2 years. In the year 2014, I left the UK voluntarily. There was no exit stamp on the ...
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Importance of Tax certificate in UK Visa visit visa application in Nigeria

My friend want to apply for UK visit visa. But he doesn't have certificate. Could it affect his visa application
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European border for tourists

When are European borders expected to be open for non-European tourists? I am planning to travel at the end of October.
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How long does it take to get your passport back from UKVI, NY when you cancel an on-going UK visitor visa application from USA?

I have applied for a UK visitor visa from USA and completed my bio metrics appointment at an application support center (ASC). I have sent my passport and supporting documents to UKVI processing hub ...
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I-539 filed; decision pending while Green card application interview is also pending

In March 2020, my wife traveled on her valid B2 visa to USA to visit me while her green card application was pending. In April 2020, we received an update from NVC that my wife's documents have been ...
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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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Is it worth reapplying UK Visitor visa (self employed)?

I have applied for UK visitor visa and got refused with the below 2 reasons: I am a self-employed Legal document writer (similar to Property Solicitor) applied from India along with 2 dependants - my ...
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Cancellation of visit visa at the airport

My visit visa to the UK was cancelled on two reasons: not having enough cash at hand and disclosing to visit family and friends whereas it's not stated in the application form. I made an appeal on ...
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Documents required for visiting Canada for an onsite job interview

I want to visit Canada for an on-site job interview in a tech company. I am currently in Bangalore, India. I already gave my resignation notice at my current job as a software engineer, and I am still ...
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How to get a leave letter for unemployed for UK visa?

I am applying for UK visa, I have all the requirements needed like Sponsor letter, my bank statements as well as bank statements and payslips of my sponsor. His proof of ownership for the place where ...
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UK Visitor Visa: Is the fact me and my girlfriend are planning to get married in her country good evidence she will leave again [closed]

I am a UK citizen and my long-time girlfriend is a Russian citizen. She has visited the UK once before a year ago on a visitor visa for a month. In around 6 months we plan to get married in Russia, ...
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Can Kazakhstan nationals transit through Turkey now that entry to their citizens has been suspended?

My wife, from Kazakhstan, is looking for ways to get back to her home country after visiting me in the UK. She has recently been granted a visa extension until July 31 due to an inability to travel ...
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Seeking feedback on my cover letter for UK standard visitor visa application [duplicate]

I am scheduled to apply for a UK visitor visa on 13 July and have stated that I plan to stay for the whole six months. I've decided to include a cover letter to explain the circumstances of my request....
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How strict are the requirements for extensions of UK visas due to COVID-19? [closed]

This is a followup to my question originally asked here: UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak? As stated there, I am a British national, ...
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Uk visit visa Host

Am yet to reapply for my UK visa after refusal,What are the required documents needed from a host in the UK who is not my sponsor but only providing accommodation for Uk visit visa ??
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UK Visitor Visa for PLAB exam expiring and exams cancelled due to COVID [closed]

I'm currently in my home country. I applied for the visit visa in February and was granted a six month visit visa. I was planning to travel in third week of March for the exam when things locked down ...
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UK visa refusal twice visit [duplicate]

Can I apply for a UK standard visit visa (family visitor) after a 2-year interval of a UK visa refusal to attend British Army Assessment?
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My girlfriend lives in the UK and I want to be able to come and leave as I please for next 3 years—which visa should I get?

I am a US citizen. Standard visitor visa seems like it's not long enough. I would like to come and go as I please. I would like to add I'm currently in the UK, have been here for 3.5 months. I will be ...
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Uk visa refused as self employed

How Do i mitigate my UK visa refusal, though i attached my company registration documents, income tax returns, invoice and receipts. Second paragraph was a mistake as i did not state anything like ...
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Multiple Bank statement [duplicate]

While applying for a UK Visa in Nigeria with my wife and kid, can we submit 4 bank statements? One of the statements is our joint business account, the second is my salary account from my part-time ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak?

My wife (a Kazakh national) is visiting in the UK on a Standard Visitor Visa, staying with my family. She arrived on Feb 1st. Her original intention was to stay for approximately 3 months, until April ...
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Flying to India - visa and country closure

I intend to travel to India on 20th July. My current visa runs out on the 7th July so I'd obviously need to apply for a new one. Can I do that before my current one expires?
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Quitting job to visit my UK boyfriend for longer

So, I’m in a long distance relationship with a guy from England, we’ve been together for a little over a year now. He visited me here in the States for 2 weeks in April 2018, and I visited him for 2 ...
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What UK visa does a Pakistani citizen with a US Green Card need?

I am a US Green Card holder and a Pakistani citizen. I am planning to go Pakistan via the UK, staying for 5-6 days to visit my cousins. Which visa do I need and what is the process?
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Check biometrics appointment availability before paying for UK visa application in USA

Is there a way for me to check a biometrics appointment availability before paying for a UK visa application in the USA? I have applied for a Schengen visa and depending on the approval/rejection of ...
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UK visa application processed: no visa, no refusal letter

I just got back my passport. When I opened the package, it contained only my passport with absolutely nothing else in it, and not even a refusal letter was sent to my email (I checked my spam, main ...
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Documents for Standard Visitor Visa UK

I have read somewhere in the uk government web-page that every document that I send with my application for visa should be original and not a copy. But there is a problem because there are some ...
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UK visit visa refused due to unexplained deposits, how to address. complex statement

I had applied for UK visit visa for purpose of General Medical Council registration, how ever I did not mention some recent deposits in my account. The first bank account statement is in your own ...
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UK Visa for Freelancer Tuition Teacher

I need some help regarding a UK Visitor visa. I am a private tuition teacher at an institute and we provide classes to under graduate students for various subjects and competitive exams, we are a ...
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UK visa application after earlier refusal

I intended to travel to the UK for the PACES/MRCP exam back in May 2016. My visa was refused because of inadequate funds in my account and low salary. I was doing a fellowship in cardiology at that ...
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Standard Visitor Visa - one-entry vs. 2, 5 or 10 years

Is there a difference in how to apply for a multiple entry visa to the UK vs. for one specific entry? I’m a British citizen, applying for my 6 year old who is Bolivian. We will apply for his passport ...
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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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Any distinction between UK Visa sticker and UK Entry Clearance sticker?

I previously posted a different question pertaining to my Kazakh wife, visiting here in the UK. Sorry for asking multiple questions. We are wondering though, why she was issued a yellow "Entry ...
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How does an employed but unmarried person show further proof of ties at home for US visa application? [duplicate]

I plan to visit the USA tourism by myself for 9 days, for which I require a B1/B2 visa. Statistically, my country has over 75% of rejections for B1/B2 visa applications. My profile is as follows. ...
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41 working days no decision made yet by UKVI for visit visa

I had my biometric on the 24th of october 2018 from New york, My wife and daughter in Nigeria had theirs on 1st of November. they both got their visas on the 13th of November and have since gotten ...
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Canada TRV for conference (mexico visa rejection in the past)

i want to apply to a visitor visa for attending a conference, however i heard that visa rejections from other countries would harm my application? so i had one tourist visa rejection from mexico 3 ...
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Applying with minors for UK Standard visit visa [duplicate]

I am applying for the UK standard visit visa. I have filled my application and also entered details of my children traveling with me (it suggested that they still need to have separate applications ...
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Showing evidence for informal savings

in our country people save money in informal, interest-free savings circles called ballot committees. these are run by housewives, students, office workers, shopkeepers, even high-society ladies. Each ...
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USA refugee travel document to travel to UK

I am planning to visit the UK on a USA travel document but there’s nowhere I am able to find information about visas: I’m a Zimbabwean but using a USA refugee travel document do I need to apply for a ...
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Visiting the UK after Tier 5 YM

I am on a YMS from Canada for 2 years, that expires in April. I am planning to fly out to another country in Europe the day before it expires. I would like to travel around Europe for several weeks ...
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Does visitor status to Canada require an outgoing flight?

My girlfriend (British Citizen) will be flying to Canada from the UK on an eTA and requesting visitor status from the border official. She plans on possibly applying to extend her visitor status at a ...
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UK Standard Visa - Bank Statements

I will be traveling with my wife to UK in May 2020. I had a query pertaining to my bank statement. I have a full time job and the statement clearly shows deposits of my salary every month . However, ...
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UK visa application: what visa type to select for a conference?

I am a student in the USA on an F1 visa. I need to attend a conference in England and wanted to know the procedure to apply for the visa. Since I am in the US, when I start using the visa portal on ...
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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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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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