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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Change of name in visa granted?

My passport has the given name: Numaan Muneer No surname I was granted visit visa to the UK today , it states my name as Muneer Numaan, is that a problem?
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Is the UK tourist visa on a damaged Indian passport valid if I get a duplicate passport reissued?

I have applied for the UK tourist visa from Bangalore, India where VFS Global (company that provides several visa processing services like collecting documents and sending them to the UK Consulate) ...
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UK visa application: How to declare shareholding and dividend?

I am applying for a UK standard visitor visa from Pakistan. My wife is a British citizen who moved here permanently earlier this year and we both work and live here full-time. We are planning on ...
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Should I select 'I live with family' in UK visit visa application since I live with my sister?

I am applying for UK Visit Visa from Canada and my parents are back in Pakistan. Should I select 'I live with my family' option for my home address as I am living in Canada with my sister in her house?...
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UK Visit Visa Refused [duplicate]

My mother applied for visit visa application and an interview was conducted and finally visa was refused. I am attaching refusal and interview. Please guide me how can I satisfy ECO that he grants ...
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Previous Visa Refusal/Filed under wrong Category in another country

I am looking for a tourist visa for UK and whiling filling online application, they are asking whether Visa for any other country was ever refused. 4 years ago, I had applied for US work Visa but I ...
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Philippines citizen working in Romania do I need a visa to go to Italy?

I'm a Filipino citizen working here in Romania. The question is if I want to travel to Italy do I need to get a visa? What are the requirements for a visa and in the airport?
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Have you ever applied to enter or remain in Canada? Does being in the express entry pool for Canada count as an application?

I am about to apply for a visitor Visa to Canada, I am in the pool for express entry so I am not sure if that qualifies as a formal application. Has anyone in the pool said no to this question and ...
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Will my girlfriend's estimated cost of trip, which is no longer accurate, affect her SVV application to the UK?

My girlfriend has applied for a SVV to the UK and stated the total estimated cost of her trip would be 1400 USD (about 1,082 GBP) for a three-week stay. This is because flights about a week ago were $...
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Do you have savings, properties or other income, for example from stocks and shares?

I am preparing to apply for standard visitor visa for a visit to the UK for 5 days for myself and my wife. I am working in a Government Organization for last 8 years and my wife is a housewife and ...
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What is the difference between uk visa sticker and entry clearance

Last year I applied for UK standard visitors Visa and was successfully issued, with Visa written at the top of the sticker which has the resemblance of the schengen Visa. Fast forward this year, in ...
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UK visitor application question

I was refused a UK visa last year September and I am applying again. I answered yes when I was asked if I have ever been refused a Visa to the UK but i don't understand the next question "Give more ...
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How to fill in a UK visa application form if you have no surname on your passport?

I do not have a surname in my passport. How do I enter 'Given Name' and 'Family Name' in my UK visa application form?
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is Invitation mandatory for Canada or Russian Federation? [on hold]

How compulsory is it to have a visit invitation when applying to a nation like Canada or Russia ? I have wanted to visit either of the two, but I do not have an understanding of how the processes are ...
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Duration outside the UK [duplicate]

I’ve been going to the Uk frequently, for how long do I have to stay outside the United Kingdom in order for them not to think that I’m a frequent visitor the next time I visit?
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Can I consider pets as “evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel”?

I have applied for standard UK visitor visa's for me and my wife and children. I have elderly parents staying behind, but they do not live with me and are not dependants, nor did I list them as such ...
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U.K. visitor visa denied for being unable to confirm provenance [duplicate]

My partner recently got refused a U.K. visitor visa thinking that he has not got access to these funds even though he provided bank statements dated back to 6 months, an employment letter, a salary ...
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How can I do appointments together and should I fill application form separate or same form? [duplicate]

I want to go uk with my husband and child but I didn’t t do same day appointment. How can I do appointments together and should I fill application form separate or same form?
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I think either DHL or UK Visa and Immigration or TLSContact lost my passport. What do I do now?

I and my wife applied for UK Visa on July 18th from The Netherlands through an agency called TLSContact. On 4th of August, we got an email saying that the decision has been made. On 7th of August I ...
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Do immigration officers have access who paid for your ticket?

I always ask my friend to help me book my flight through his expedia account. We use his credit card for booking. But the receipt in expedia is under my name. Do immigration officers have information ...
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Do my parents need a visa to UK if I am French and travelling with them?

I went to the official website to check if my parents need a UK visa and things are not quite clear... I am a French citizen, neither of my parents are, but both have a 10 year residence card ...
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UK Family Visitor Visa Refused, Need advice if to reapply

We have recently applied for a UK family visit visa for our uncle who is 65 years old. Visa applied in New Delhi and refused. We are baffled by the statement that ECA/ECO have received the bank ...
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End Date and Start Date of Travel History for UK Visitor Visa Application

I am currently in process of applying for visitor UK Visa. In the world travel history, they asked to list all countries that had been visited in the past 10 years. I visited Hong Kong from Jakarta ...
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UK visa refusal and false identification

I am a student and I was refused a visit visa by the UK under requirements paragraph V4.2 of Appendix V because I sort of exaggerated my monthly expenditure which didn’t tally with a financial ...
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Itinerary issue , will my uk tourist visa get rejected?

I’ve applied for uk tourist visa recently but the travel agency I used was careless and wrote wrong sur name of my flight bookings and booked a hotel in Luton while my itinerary says I’ll be ...
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Schengen Visa Audits

It's a very straightforward question: Does anyone know whether embassies and consulates of Schengen Member States perform audits on visas they issued? Do they ever go through the applications in ...
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Does my daughter need consent from both parents?

I currently live in Canada with my wife. I had applied for a visitors visa for my 11 year old daughter, who lives in Egypt, about a month ago. I was sent a letter online by CIC today stating that a ...
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Can I attend a short training course for medical professionals on a UK standard visitor visa?

What category of visa do I need to come to the UK to attend a short training course, training being for licensing exam? There will be no patient interaction, we practice on dummy heads and teeth. Will ...
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Mother's Visit Visa Refused, 'visit her some other country' [closed]

My mother applied visit visa in March and refused. I sent PAP and application was reconsidered and interview was conducted. Now ECO said that you can visit each other some other country. I am refugee ...
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Query regarding UK visa Application Dependent Details?

I am filling the UK visa form for family visit. In form they have asked about Dependant details [Does anyone rely on you for financial support? Include both those travelling with you and those who are ...
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Visiting UK with family for tourism - I already have Business Visitor Visa

I have been issued a UK Business visit visa in the past and have been to UK without my family once, after that I applied again for a new Visa and got 6 Months Multiple Entry visa, I was supposed to ...
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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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Declaring a visitor to the UK as my “girlfriend” - effect on getting a Visitor visa?

I have a Serbian girlfriend who I have visited in Belgrade 4 times now and she is planning a trip to the UK for her 2 weeks vacation in 2 months from now (more details here). When applying for this ...
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Inviting parents immediately after you land UK first time [closed]

I will be travelling to UK next week and I want to invite my parents. So can I send invitation letter immediately within a week. I will be staying in apartment with three months of agreement. But ...
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Uk Visit Visa Rejected, Should i reapply?

I'm a student from Pakistan I was willing to attend GopherCon UK 2019 I had purchased a ticket. I had provided all of the required documents. My visa was refused due to a lack of financial evidence. I ...
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What are 'speed codes' used to compose UK immigration refusal notices

I read about Speed Codes on this article. UK visa refusal on V 4.2 a + c (and sometimes 'e') When refusing a UK standard visitor the ECA's who will use 'speed codes' to compose the refusal ...
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UK Visitor visa extension

I had a query related to UK visitor visa extension. My mother in law got UK visitor visa from 5th April to 4th October 2019. She traveled to UK on 6th April and traveled back to India on 18th May (...
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Can I sponsor my Serbian girlfriend for a 2 week visit on a Standard Visitor visa if I have been with my employer for less than 6 months?

I am about to apply for my girlfriend from Serbia to come to the UK on a Standard Visitor visa for a 2 week trip. She owns her own apartment in Belgrade, also has a stable job there where she has ...
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Query regarding UK Visa Online Application Visa Sub Type Category option is not showing?

I am filling inline application for UK visa and following issue is coming.As you can see in the picture visa sub type category is not showing. Because of it is not creating the application. Please ...
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Visa refued for not disclosing 12 years old Rejection from Uk [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visitor visa, I thought I had all my document straight forward disclosing all required information. When it came to question have you been rejected Visa, I was wrongly adviced by ...
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Travelling to London with a Misdemeanor [duplicate]

We are travelling from the USA to the UK/Scotland/Ireland for a family wedding/ tourism in November 2019 (for 2 weeks). My husband was convicted of Assault,Family Violence in 2017 (misdemeanor). He’s ...
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Business visa for UK; duration to apply for [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK visa for business meetings. I'm expecting repeat visits so it makes sense to ask for a longer term visa eg 2 years. On the other hand, if I ask for a 2 year visa the fee is more (...
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UK visiting visa for a 3 year old child

I applied for a UK visit visa for my self and 3 children. 2 of my children have travelled with me to the uk previously. My youngest has not. We did our biometrics on the 20th June 2019. On the 10th ...
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Change of purpose of UK visit After Getting the UK Standard Visitor Visa

I applied for a UK Visitor Visa and got my visa. I was going to participate in a two day training course at Cambridge University. But due to some issues with the course, I would not like to ...
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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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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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UK standard visitor visa REFUSAL for an unemployed mother [closed]

I am an Azerbaijani citizen and I had applied for a standard general visitor visa for my mother which just got rejected today (for 7 days). I have applied for a Tier 4 visa as well, and am still ...
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Is it possible for me to re-apply for UK Visa after been ban [closed]

I was banned from entering United kingdom back then in Nigeria before coming to settled down in Europe.... I have a wife and a baby here in France and I wish to go to UK on holiday with my family.... ...
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Can I use my uk standard visa (business visit) for transit visa another time? [duplicate]

I have recently attended a business meet using uk standard visa. I have a transit through uk (one day layover) next month, can I use the same visa to go out of airport for that one day?
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UK visitor visa sponsorship letter [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen applying for a visitor visa to UK for tourist purpose. I'll be accompanying my husband who will be visiting UK for business work for 1 week and he'll be sponsoring my trip (his ...