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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Appointment date

Anybody tell me when uk embassy give interview date after online payment does it give days or months because in shenen visa we xcal select date but for uk there is no online reservation by the ...
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Applying for UK Visit Visa

I've been having a lot of trouble with applying for a uk visit visa. Background is that I'm an Indian expat, living in Qatar. Single. My parents and my sister also live in Qatar. My Dad and I have ...
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Visa usa c1/d transit [duplicate]

I have flight my flight conection in florida , im no us resident but have c1/d visa can i pass the immigration to take my third flight for a trip less than 29 days with my c1/d visa
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Can I reduce the money to be spent during my visit to the uk for that was why I was denied visa [duplicate]

I was refused a uk visitors visa because the money I stated to be spent on my travel was higher than my last salary received. And also I’m a continuing student and gave no documentation on next ...
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UK visa refused! Re-apply? Appeal? Or Judicial Review? What are my options [duplicate]

June, 2019, I applied for UK visit visa and my visa was refused. The reasons doc is attached below, Point 1: They can see I have salary deposit but ask for inter bank transfers detail. I have ...
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Help with UK visa from Oman

We are hoping my boyfriend can travel from Oman to the UK on a standard visitor visa. It'd be for around 2 weeks, his father would be financing it, he is studying in Oman but is originally from Egypt. ...
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How do I apply for a visa for my 2 year old son?

Have already submitted my visa application, only then I was told my 2 years son need his separate own application. How do I submit it and do I have to send evidence documents twice? And also do I pay ...
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No specific reason for UK visa refusal [duplicate]

My UK visa refusal letter came back without a specific reason for refusal that I can rectify the next time am applying and for the record I don't see any reason for refusal coz I provided both my ...
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applying for a uk visa with Italian residence permit card

I am an Indian passport holder and I have an italian residence permit card which is going to be expire on the 25th of September. No doubt I am going to renew my documents but I want to visit the UK ...
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Bank statement and biometric date [duplicate]

I am applying my UK visit visa and i have maintained good bank balance since a month which is enough for my trip. $6000 CAD and my trip cost $$2200 as i have my relatives for accommodation. My ...
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How do I prove to them the source of income in my brother’s account [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visitor's visa. My cousin sent me an invite to attend his graduation. I’ll probably stay in the UK for 15 days with my cousin. My brother stated in the sponsorship letter he’ll take ...
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Proof of home address for UK visa

I live in a plate owned by my father but the property deed is too old and I found it's was with my father name and mother . I already sent my application so I'm a native in the country which I ...
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Mistake on visa application [duplicate]

On my visitor visa to the UK application form,the question “have they always had the same nationality?”which is under parent details I put No instead of Yes..and I have already paid and submitted my ...
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UK visa Evidence of permission to be in country

Applying UK tourist visa- Need help for "Evidence of Permission to be in the country".I am on H1b visa which is valid for next one year. First two page of petition (I797) and recent I94 should be good ...
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UK visit visa rejection [duplicate]

My name is Abbas and I am from Pakistan. I have visited the UK in 2010 on a general visit visa, and again in 2013 on a study visa. I got married last year with a British girl who stayed with me in ...
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UK tourist visa - Home Address

1) I am renting house currently . I am renting same apartment on monthly basis hence I dont have long term signed agreement however I can share last 6 months Rental statement. It has appropriate ...
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Indian citizen applying for UK visa from US

My mother in law is an Indian citizen residing in US. Can she apply for a UK standard visa from US?
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apply for visit visa less than 3 months from Egypt

Please, I want to apply for a visit visa to for my husband to see me in the UK (am a student and my visa valid until the end of February 2020). I want him to be with me in my PhD viva and graduation,...
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3-4 months stay in UK on visitor visa

I live in the UK and over the last 10 or so years I have had relatives from various countries visit me here for duration of up to a month or so on a standard 6-month visitor visa. I know that (...
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Where can I contact the shipping department of VFS - New York scanning hub?

I applied for a UK standard visitor visa. I sent my application myself using USPS with a return shipping label from USPS inside the package. I was informed by VFS that they cannot send back my ...
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How to help someone from Turkey obtain a 3 week tourist visa to visit the UK with a letter of invitation

I am inviting a friend from Turkey to visit me in Scotland this August/September and would like to know how to improve the chance of the visa being accepted. The main sticking point is likely to be ...
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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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Apply for ESTA while in the US on expired J1 visa

Currently on my grace period in the US. Is it possible to apply for an ESTA in Canada (drive through the border) and get a few months more in the US? Would there be any issues in entering Canada and ...
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Incoming debit transactions in statements

In my bank statement there are a few incoming transactions such as 800 or 1000 or 2500 apart from my monthly salary. These amounts are mine which my friends have paid back to me as I have paid for ...
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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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US Visa requirements if applying in Italy as a refugee

My boyfriend and I want him to travel to the US but he needs a visa. He has a current passport from Sierra Leone but is currently in Italy on refugee status. Is it possible for him to apply for a ...
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UK tourist visa refused twice [duplicate]

I have been refused UK visa twice, reasons being; 1.I have no sufficient funds to fund my trip Even though my sponsor who is my long time friend and who had invited me had indicated in the invitation ...
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Acquisition of Standard visa for British Army Assessment [closed]

I am employed as a contract staff in a financial institution in Ghana and have an invite from the British Army to come for assessment. I have a sister legally resident in the UK. My monthly commission ...
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Do I have to pay for the appointment and biometrics

After paying the visa fee, I proceeded to book an appointment and biometrics but I don't know if filled that section wrongly because I got the appointment but I have to pay for it an amount that is ...
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UK standard visa without bank statement [duplicate]

My sister is a British citizen. She has invited me to see her family in the UK and has sent all required documents. She is able to bear all my expenses as she works as architect and her job is well ...
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UK Visitor Visa for my son who is 1 years old - address needs to be at least 2 years long

I am applying for visitor visa to the UK. I will be travelling with my wife and my son who is 1.5 years old. I started filling the application form using the standard visitor visa form. In the ...
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How to process a UK Visa if the owner of the business died [closed]

We own a business but it is named after my dad who just passed away this year. My mom, my siblings and I are the ones who are managing it at the moment. The transferring of names from my late dad to ...
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My sister will sponsor her place for my stay in UK,what should my sister show of proof for my UK Visa?

I am currently applying for a UK Visa and my sister has been working there for 2 years now. She said she will sponsor my STAY ONLY in her rented house. I will be the one to buy the plane ticket and ...
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Standard UK visit visa - new application form - long term visit visa selection issue

Can anyone please share a printscreen of the payment option (where you choose longer term visa) for UK standard visit visa for family visit for 2 years. I filled in the form until the application ...
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Can an unemployed person get a UK Visa? [duplicate]

I am currently unemployed and is helping on my family's business.They give me money but not monthly and when they give it is in bulk( like for instance they will give me a big money that is worth for ...
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How to understand inconsistency in UK visitor visa forms regarding pre-booked flights and accomodation? [closed]

For at least the last 4 years, every time I get a UK visitor visa I've seen something in the fine print about, "flights etc are not required"... yet because of various contradictory statements ...
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UK visa can I use same email for two different applications?

I am trying to process visa applications for my parents. I have completed their applications and booked an appointment for my father. However I am unable to book an appointment for my mother using the ...
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Best strategy for UK visa for a school trip (travelling alone or accomanpied child)?

I'm a teacher from a school in mainland Europe trying to arrange a trip to the UK with a Russian student who already has an accompanied child visa for the uk. I recognise you have have up to 2 ...
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UK Visitor Visa Refuse at the border [closed]

I was refused at the border in Heathrow Airport on the 18th May because I did not book a return ticket as I intend to continue my journey to Europe and then homeward (Malaysia) thereon. I wanted to ...
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If I don't travel on a UK visit visa and it expires, will it hurt my chances of getting a visa in the future?

I'm from Pakistan and I applied for a UK visitor visa for a company trip that got cancelled. However, my visa application was successful and I now have a valid 6-month visit visa to the United Kingdom....
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Can a child enter the UK with his older brother even though his brother is not the person listed to accompany him on his visa? [duplicate]

My mum, little brother and I plan to travel to the UK but my 15 year old brother’s visa states that it’s only valid if accompanied by my mother. Unfortunately my mum cannot travel any longer for ...
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Do we take all supporting documents to ACS-USCIS biometric screening for UK Visa

We understand at the ACS center here in US they are going to do the biometeric screening, but are confused if we are to take all supporting documents with us? I have searched the site here and unable ...
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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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how can I change TLS appoinment from UK Premium Time appointment to a regular one, please? [closed]

Someone has made a mistake by requesting a Premium Time application. How can we change the appointment to a self service (normal)one
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UK standard Visa applying as family [duplicate]

I am from Pakistan and like to apply for UK visitor visa with family of 4. While making seperate application at gov.uk, and filling financial detail for family, it is not possible to write N/A as it ...
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Visiting my spouse in UK [closed]

I am a Jordanian citizen working as a civil engineer in Jordan. I met my British wife in Jordan whilst she was studying Arabic in my country. We travelled to 5 countries together - including Schengen ...
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Shipping UK Visa Applications

I am an Indian Citizen applying for a UK visitor visa from the USA for myself and my family. Do I need to ship each application separately or can I send all of them together? Thanks for the help.
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Can I get a a UK visitor visa if I'm a student and I'm unemployed?

I've been reading this forum and trying to learn as much as I can from other questions. But I still feel like I need to post my questions here. I'm a 19 years old Equatorial Guinean girl studying in ...
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Can my Serbian girlfriend apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa and stay for the whole 6 months?

I am a UK national and have a girlfriend who was born and lives in Belgrade, Serbia. I have visited her over there for a period of 5 days, but now we see that for her to come to the UK she must ...
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UK visa application - questions about Schengen entry

There is a question regarding travel history to Schengen Area in UK Visa application form. How many times have you visited the following places in the past 10 years? Australia Canada New Zealand USA ...