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Questions tagged [standard-visitor-visas]

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.

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UK visitor visa requirements for a self-employed father and employed mother visiting their son in the UK? [duplicate]

My parents intend to visit my brother, who is working in the UK (living in his own property). I too plan to accompany my parents. At present, my parents and I live together in the Middle East. I am ...
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Number of invitations at once

Can I invite two different people at once to the UK, two different friends in the same year? I invited a friend already and I want to know if it is possible to invite another while the first one is ...
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How do I answer these financial questions on UK visa form? [duplicate]

I am being sponsored by my father and he will pay the full cost of my trip. He will pay 6000 towards a trip that will cost 3000. How do I answer the following questions: 1- What is the cost to you ...
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Dates of travel in the UK visit visa application

I am applying for a 2-year family visit visa for my parents. Should I enter the date of leaving for 6 months or will it be for 2 years since they will be allowed a maximum of 6 months per stay? What ...
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How are days of stay calculated for a UK visa?

My arrival in Heathrow is in September 23. So, is September 23 counted as day 1 already?
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Do I have problem if my travel date is just 9 days after my visa appointment?

I have already submitted my UK visa application. I have an appointment at the visa application center on the 24th August 2018. Unfortunately, in my application details, I mentioned that the ...
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No option to “choose a service” on the “pay” section of gov.uk

I am applying from Saudi Arabia and as you can see in the image below, there is no option to pay by visa or cash or anything. I tried 3 different devices and 3 browsers on each but this 'glitch' ...
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Visa form asks what countries I've visited: does that include my home country?

I'm applying for a UK visa and the form asks, "Have you visited any other countries in the past 10 years?" Do you have to list visits to your home country if you are applying from abroad?
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UK visa application, travel history before appointment

I'm filling in my application for a UK standard visit visa. The question I have is about travel history. Currently I'm not in the country I want to have the interview in. I intend to travel twice ...
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How do I apply for a UK standard visit visa for a 2-year-old child? [duplicate]

My husband holds a UK business visa and asked me to apply for a visit visa. I have filled in my application and entered my uncle's address under the question of where I plan to stay. I am trying to ...
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Documents supporting a visa application [duplicate]

What if I just opened my bank account this month, and I'm planning to travel to the UK in December and visit my family for six months? Is it possible to get a visa if I present that bank statement ...
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Does a group travelling to the UK apply for their visas together or individually?

My wife, two friends and I are planning to travel together to attend a wedding in the UK. Can we apply for our visas together or does it need to be done separately. What documents are needed?
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Extending Visa type or applying again for standard Visa C type(UK)

Good day I have MUlt C type standard visa uk for 6 months from April 18 till 05th Oct 18. I am studying in Sweden.Meanwhile for attending in a UN conference on behalf of my university it needs i go to ...
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Visit visa for the UK. Currently unemployed but I have sufficient bank balance [duplicate]

I'm a Pakistani, currently unemployed. I want to visit my brother, who lives in England and can sponsor me. I have enough bank balance to support myself too. I'm single and unemployed. Is it possible ...
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Visitor visa refusal on deception [duplicate]

UK visa refusal on deception, the pages are shown below:
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My UK standard visit visa application was refused for lack of intention to leave the country

I applied for a UK standard visit visa to the UK. I have lived legally in the UK for about 6 years while studying. I applied to extend my stay but was refused, so I appealed under article 8 of the ...
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How do I apply for a visa for my elder sister to care for me after my surgery? [duplicate]

I am having abdomen surgery in September and I would need my sister to take care of me as my husband is working full time and will not be able to take too many days off. My sister has her own house ...
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UK visit visa extension before entering the UK

My parents have a UK visit visa, which expires on November 11, 2018. They have never entered the UK. Is it possible to extend the visa under such circumstances?
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Is a transit visa required to pass through Bangkok Airport?

I have a flight from Bangalore, India to Manila, Philippines via Bangkok. It’s with the same airline (Thai Airways) but I will have to spend 10 hours in the airport at Bangkok for the connecting ...
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Can I invite a friend to visit me in the UK?

How long I need to live and work in the UK to be able to send an invitation to my friend from Algeria to visit me? Do I need any qualifications to send an invitation? Right now, I have only been in ...
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UK family visit visa refused because I have more family in the UK than in my home country [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visit visa with my mother to visit my sisters and other family relatives and to attend a cousin's wedding. My application was refused as you can see in the refusal letter. Can ...
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Online bank statement for a UK visit visa

I'm applying for a UK visit visa. I have an account in a UK bank. Should this bank statement be stamped by the bank? And is it accepted as an online paper? Because it takes time to deliver to my ...
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Do all members of my family need separate UK visit visa applications?

My mother made an application for a UK visit visa. We are four siblings and we all are travelling with her. Is it necessary to make separate application for all of us, or is only one enough? My mother ...
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Entering the UK as a visitor (then leaving) before the start date of a Tier 4 visa

I've seen some similar posts regarding entering the UK as a visitor then re-entering, but I haven't seen any ones from recent and thought I'd ask since I'm in a situation like it now. I am a US ...
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Is UK visa required for US citizen with an old felony conviction? [duplicate]

Does a US citizen/passport holder traveling with me to the UK for an 11-day vacation need a visa? He has a non-violent felony conviction from 25 years ago. He did do jail time.
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Visitor visa refusal. What are the chances of reapplying? [duplicate]

I hope someone can shed some light on this. My brother in law applied for a visitor visa along with his wife and daughter as dependents (separate applications). However, my brother-in-law's visa ...
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How can I improve my UK visitor visa application after one time refusal? [duplicate]

I have recently been refused a general visitor visa to the UK to travel there for 15 days and am planning to reapply soon, if possible. By the way, I am from Vietnam. In my application I stated that: ...
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Getting a UK visitor visa for my girlfriend

As the title states, I'm looking to get a visitor visa for my girlfriend for our trip in August. I know it's late, but the trip wasn't planned very well. Regardless, I'm planning on paying for the ...
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PLAB 2 visit visa refusal with refugee status

I have been refused a UK visit visa to take the PLAB 2 exam for the third time and it's so frustrating. Let me briefly explain my case for better understanding. I'm an Afghan refugee residing in ...
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“Who invited you to the UK?” on visa application to attend academic conference [closed]

For a student attending an academic conference, these guidelines specify that a standard visitor visa for business must be applied for. However, the visa application includes a question "Who invited ...
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UK Visa application from the US

My wife and I are applying for UK Visitor visa from the US. I have two questions. The ASC appointment date we got is 3 weeks from now; can we do an early Walk In? Going through forums, I see USCIS ...
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UKVI ECO made a mistake on my visa decision

The UKVI ECO made a mistake while converting my salary to GBP and ended up using the wrong conversion to judge my visa application and I was denied base on that error caused by the ECO who handled my ...
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UK standard visit visa refused under V4.2 a) and c) & V4.3 a) and c) [duplicate]

I need help understanding what they ask of me. This is my second refusal in a month. Let me give you the background story to the whole process. Last April 2017, after visiting Thailand with my then ...
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When applying for a UK visa, how do I explain the US parole stamp on my passport?

In 2014, I worked on a cruise under a C1D visa, which was valid for 5 years. However, I resigned early from the cruise line, which made me have a parole stamp on my passport saying "DT Removed Under ...
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Can an F-1 visa holder apply for a Schengen visa in the UK? [duplicate]

I come from China. I am currently studying in the USA to pursue a bachelor's degree on an F-1 visa. I will have short-term study abroad in the UCL this August. Can I apply for a Schengen visa in the ...
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UK Visitor visa refused, despite lots of evidence [duplicate]

I have done some searching on this forum and found some really good advice. I am attaching a copy of the letter and my thoughts on it. Here's hoping that someone could interpret this visa refusal ...
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UK visit visa. Travelling together, one applicant uses priority service. What are the effects?

My family and I applied for a visit visa to travel to the UK together. Because of his job, my dad used the priority service and the rest of us used the standard one. Is there any chance our ...
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UK visitor visa; misinterpreted friends and family in the UK question [closed]

I have attended my appointment so this might be too late to ask but people may have the same question as mine. So i will be visiting the UK with my family for a holiday and visiting my UK boyfriend. ...
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refused visitor visa how can we prove he is genuine and will return home [duplicate]

My fiance applied for a UK visitor visa in December and was refused on paragraph 4.2 (a) and (c). We want to reapply, but how can we prove his circumstances have changed and that he is a genuine ...
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Changing UK visa appointment date [closed]

I am applying for a UK standard visitor visa from Egypt through TLScontact Cairo Visa Application Centre. I booked my appointment for 28 June 2018. I have some personal circumstances that will ...
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UK Visitor Visa - Financial Dependents

My brother-in-law and my sister are planning to visit the UK for a holiday. They both are full-time employees and on their day-to-day work my sister doesn't depend on my brother-in-law financially. ...
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With a two-year visitor visa for the UK, how soon can I re-enter after a visit?

I am an Indian citizen and I have a two-year visitor visa to be with my son, who is a UK citizen. I visited the UK on January 1st, 2018 and will leave on June 30th, 2018. When can I enter the UK again ...
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How to explain the source of funds transfered to my bank account for a UK visa? [duplicate]

I am a student intending to apply for a 6-month visitor visa. I have monthly savings of about £200 for the last 6 months, which I mentioned in the application, and it's reflected on my bank account. I ...
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Original Permesso di Soggiorno for UK visit visa?

I know this question has been asked a million times with a million variations. But I never read anything regarding my query. I am applying for a UK visit visa from Italy. I am an Indian national, so ...
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UK standard visitor visa online form [duplicate]

Do you have savings, properties or other income, for example from stocks and shares? Should I put my payroll account balance here from work (which is also my savings)? All of my money is in payroll ...
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Can I still visit the UK if my UAE work visa expires shortly after I enter?

My UAE work visa is about to expire on September 30 of this year, but my UK tourist visa is still valid until November. Can I still travel to the UK in September?
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Visiting UK shortly before Tier 2 application

I'm planning on (or rather, my employer is planning on) making a Tier 2 application for me to work in the UK. They already have the certificate of sponsorship and all that's left is for me to show up ...
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How to send the UK visa application in the USA?

Which courrier to use? Do I have to use this VFS Global for the return shipping label, or for both delivery and return? VFS Global costs $70 for the round trip and I'd like to avoid that if possible. ...
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Reapplying for UK Visit visa [duplicate]

My husband and his mother opened a joined account and his mother transferred huge amount from her personal account into that joined account. This happened in April and my husband with me and our ...
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Student applying UK tourist visa [duplicate]

I am a Indian citizen on student visa in Germany and want to visit the UK for 2 day. What documents and translation will be needed for tourist visa?? Edit Can you please tell me what documents I ...