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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Procedure of uk visa appointment [closed]

Do I have to pay fee first or take a appointment First for uk visa? if I am applying from Pakistan.
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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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Marriage on standard visitor visa [duplicate]

Can I marry a british citizen while I am in UK on standard visitor visa though rules say I can't?
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Can you book a one-way ticket to the UK on a visa?

My mother in law has a 2 year visa for the UK. She is planning to visit her family in the UK from Turkey on a 1 way ticket. Is this possible? She would like to decide once she is here in the UK when ...
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UK Long Term Standard Visa no longer an option?

Apparently we can no longer apply for a long term visitor visa? The .gov site channels you automatically to the 6 month visa. I've tried going through the older Visa4UK site as well, and it doesn't ...
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UK visa: applying between jobs

I'd like to apply and travel to UK for vacation between my jobs (i.e. quitting current job and want to visit UK before starting the next one). What document should I produce that says: "employment ...
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UK visitor visa from Lahore Pakistan

This a procedural question but very confusing , kindlh help if anyone knows People who are applying for UK visitor visa from Lahore Paksitan are they going to scan the documents And also take the ...
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Can a visitor on a UK Standard Visitor Visa have an educational visit at a state school?

I have come across the below extract from the immigration rules on the UK government's official page. The extract is from the article "VISITORS APPENDIX 3. PERMITTED ACTIVITIES FOR ALL VISITORS". Link ...
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UK Visit Visa Guidance - Amount to show in Bank Statement

I have been reading many questions and thought to ask a particular question regarding my plans. I have been invited by a company in UK to attend a course, they will be covering the Hotel Expense + ...
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Applying for UK Standard Visitor Visa for my daugher less than 2 years old

I am applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa for my daughter who is less than 2 years old. I am stuck at this page of the form: Previous address history You must provide the addresses that you have ...
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UK Visa site problems( visa sub type not showing)

I am filling online application for UK visa and the following issue is coming. As you can see in the picture visa subtype category is not showing. Because it is not creating the application. Please ...
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UK visa application checklist about family members remaining in home country

On the checklist for the UK visa application, there's a provision stating the following: Additional Information: Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel. I was ...
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Unemployed wife for the uk visa

I Will be travelling soon To the uk with my hubby and baby girl but i dont have a job or any bank account. My husband Will provide for our vacation. Can this be an issue ?
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UK visa from USA - Shipping address

I'm sending my passport and supporting documents to the UK consulate for a standard visit visa. I'm planning to use my own UPS account. Which address should I mail the packet to? The consulate ...
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Visit Visa for my mother

I am a doctor working in the NHS. I want to apply for a visitor visa for my mother. She is staying alone and manages her livelihood by the income from our agricultural land. She is not maintaining ...
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UKVI helpline Question

I called UKVI helpline and inquired about my application. They said its concluded and a decision has been made, and relevant department will contact you once ready for delivery. Anybody knows how much ...
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Please Help - Misinterpreted question in UK Visa Form “how much money are you planning to spend” for a sponsored applicant

I plan to go to the UK for a business trip with my employer bearing all the expenses during the trip. So, What to answer the following question : How much money are you planning to spend on your ...
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Can i get US visitor visa as a dual nationality holder (iran and germany)?

I am going to apply for a US visitor visa from germany with my german passport, I am also a citizen of Iran and i have the Iranian passport would i be able to get the visa or i will be subjected to ...
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TLS visa center ukvi mup product

what exactly is this UKVI service MUP product and why it is asking for another €66.88 after I have paid my visa fee? I am applying in the Netherlands thank you
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UK Visitor Visa sponsored by Company [duplicate]

I'm currently applying for a UK visitor visa with business purpose. I've provided the invitation letter from the company in the UK (which is actually the headquarter company of the company I work ...
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UK visa Application Q : Main purpose of travel ? And Travel Dates Question? [closed]

This my parent second visiotor visa application of 6 month. The first 6 month got approved in Dec 2018, now submitting another one, at that time my sister had medical degree graduation which was ...
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Applied for a UK visa as a family, but received status on only one applicant. Is this common? [closed]

We applied for a standard visitor visa for the UK as a family of 4. Today I got back my passport with the Visa approved - I am the primary applicant. But we didn't get the other 3 passports. For mine ...
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uk visit visa application dependent question?

i stay at parents home with them but i am INdependent financially at home as i do my job and earn income, me and my parents are applying uk visit visa and father will be paying the trip cost of ...
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Bank statement for UK short term study visa

I'm an Egyptian medical student and I'm planning to undertake a medical elective for 6 weeks in the UK. I have a specific question regarding the bank statement that I'm going to provide in the visa ...
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UK Tourist Visa Issues limited time remaining

I am a permanent resident of the US. My family was supposed to travel to the UK for a holiday on May 13th 2019. My biometrics was scheduled for April 5th at my local application support center (Austin)...
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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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Was planning to visit family in the UK for 2 weeks; what can I do about this refusal? [duplicate]

REASONS FOR REFUSAL You have applied for a visa to visit the UK. In deciding whether you meet the requirements of Appendix V: of the Immigration Rules for visitors (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/...
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UK visa procedure

I am Indian resident and applying for UK visitor visa from India. Previously, I had applied for the same type of visa at same place. During last time, I submitted all my original/copies of required ...
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Documents for UK visa [closed]

I’m intending to apply for a U.K. Standard Visitor visa for me and my wife . My wife works for a multi national company and I run my private business. This is our third years of marriage and we do not ...
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UK visa refused due to length of previous stay (paragraph 4.2) - what to do? [duplicate]

That was thw refusal letter i got .. been traveling to the uk since 2011 and all through my travel history have never stayed this long.. i own my company an i stayed dis long cause of marital issues.. ...
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H1B worker in United states, what documents are required “Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel.” uk visa

I am Indian citizen, living in USA on H1B work visa. My whole family is in India, I am living alone in United States. I am applying for UK standard visitor visa short stay. What documents should I ...
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I have received the following email from UK Visas and Immigration. Please help me out! [duplicate]

I have submitted 4 applications on 5th april at VAC,Lahore, Pakistan and received this email for all 4 of us... Dear Customer, Your UK visa application has been issued. PLEASE DO NOT GO ...
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tracking UK visitor's visa application

How should I track my UK Visitor's visa application status from Karachi, Pakistan? It has been 8 working days already and I have not received any notification as yet. Should I call Gerry's and find ...
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How to proceed with applying for UK Standard Visitor Visa for my family if primary is applying later

Me and my family are planning on taking a vacation to the UK soon (end of June '19). Two of my children are US citizens so they do not need visas, but me, my wife, and my oldest son are all Indian ...
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Can I apply for a UK visit visa from a country other than my own?

I am a Pakistani currently visiting the United Arab Emirates. Can I apply for a visit visa to the UK from here? Edit: I am in the UAE on a visit visa.
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Is there anything we could add or change to this cover letter for a UK Standard Visitor Visa?

Please see Standard Visitor Visa for US Citizen (I've forgotten my details!) TL;DR U.S Girlfriend refused entry to UK in Nov 2018 due to belief she'd overstay her 6 months in the UK but have made big ...
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I was refused a visa..want to reapply soon cause have already pay for my ticket fee..and i dont want to make a mistake again [duplicate]

I was refused a visa to visit the UK today and i was planning in reapplying very soon cause i had already booked a ticket The decision they made include *i have refused your application for a visit ...
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can my 15-year-old brother leave the UK to go back to his home country without being accompanied by the stated accompanied person in his UK visa? [duplicate]

My younger brother, who is 15, is going to visit me in the UK with my dad as the adult accompanying him. But my dad is only going for two weeks and my brother will go back 2 weeks after him. They are ...
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Do I need to physically mail in my passport for UK visa?

I’m trying to apply for a UK visa and I have a few questions...my trip is for May 15th and I don’t want to spend thousands on applying for an expidited visa. Any help would be great, thx!
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UK standard visit Visa application for child travelling with parents [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani national living in Pakistan. I intend to apply for standard visit visa for UK for me, my wife and minor daughter. Can I use my login ID for filling online application forms and is ...
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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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Confirming biometric appointment availability before paying

How can I check biometric appointment availability in Kolkata for a UK visa before paying? I am an Indian.
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Visa advice for minor person wishing to enter the UK unaccompanied [duplicate]

My name is Tom and I am turning 18 in 6 months. I want to go to London in the first week of May but on my visa it's written only valid if accompanied by my mother. So my question is that if a get ...
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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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Return to UK after having been refused entry years ago

So I was turned around from Heathrow airport in 2012 after customs stopped me and asked me what my plans were in London. I told them I was there to Dj...they then asked me if I was making any money. ...
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Does applying for a UK Visitor visa from a country where I don't have a residence permit reduce my chances of getting visa?

I am a non-EU citizen, having a student residence permit from Czech Republic. At the moment I am doing an internship in Switzerland (CERN). Since the internship is less then 90 days, I can stay in ...
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Did USCIS resume its biometric service for UK visa?

Service has been suspended since Mar 29th. It looks like all the new applicants are allowed to reserve appointment with USCIS for biometrics (see: Steps after appointment booking from USA for UK visa, ...
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Steps after appointment booking from USA for UK visa, vfs global registration confusion?

Hi i submitted my application for uk visit visa for myself and my wife. I booked the appointment and then it took me to a page where it asked me to download files and register with our visa ...
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would like a 10 year visitors visa for UK [duplicate]

my daughter and grandchildren reside in UK ( all British nationals). I would like a 10 year visa as I visit them twice a year
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Can we show stock options granted by employer as proof of funds for UK visa?

I have submitted applications for UK standard visitor visa for me, my wife and 2 children. I have bank statements to show as proof of funds and also payslips for proof of income. I have stock ...