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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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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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UK Long term standard visitor visa

This is related to the question regarding UK long term standard visitor visa. It was asked here before but the answer pointed to in the comment does not address the question. I want to know where in ...
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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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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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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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Can i use PayPal account statment for a UK Visitor Visa?

I am working as an online freelancer-ebay seller-and i intend to apply for a UK visit visa as i want to visit london. All the money that i make through Ebay is transfered to my PayPal account, PayPal ...
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Can I hire people in UK to work for a few days, while I myself being on Standard Visitor visa?

I am visiting UK for an exhibition where we are presenting our product. During the exhibition days (2 days), we wish to hire a local UK resident event assistant on an hourly basis for those 2 days. ...
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What will be the cost of trip for UK visa application calculated when there is a single booking for hotel and flight but cost is shared by the couple?

I’m applying for UK standard visa. I will be travelling with my husband and we are separately filling our applications. Since both of us are employed we will share the cost of the trip. Our hotel ...
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Does My Husband Need a Visa to Visit the UK?

I am German national staying in Germany planning to go visit UK for 2 days with my husband who has a Philippine passport with unlimited visa. Does my husband need a visa?
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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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When I enter the UK on a work visa, can my mother go with me on a visitor visa?

I have submitted my application for a Tier 2 ICT employer sponsored visa. While this is in process, can I start the standard visitor visa application for my mother who would be traveling with me and ...
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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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UK Standard Vistor Visa Clarifications - Filling form for my wife and two children

I am an Indian citizen applying for a Standard Visit visa (tourism) for my wife and 2 children (aged 15 and 9). I already have a Type-C 2 year visa. Some questions I needed clarity on for the ...
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Applying for UK VISA - TLS UKVI MUP PRODUCT

I am applying for UK VISA from Italy (Pakistani National). On the TLS Website, it says UKVI MUP PRODUCT charge of €65.87. Do we know what this is? And how to take it off? As previously when i applied ...
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Applying for UK visa. Can I add one more application to the same envelope?

Thank you in advance for your help with this matter! I've been struggling with the VFS website for days! So I created separate applications on the website for me, my husband, and my daughter. Then I ...
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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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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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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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Re-entering USA after short trip to Canada after visa expired

My J-1 visa will expire on the 14th of December 2018 and I am aware of the 30 day grace period however, I was planning to go to Canada for 4 days to visit my family friends for Christmas (during the ...
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How do I explain employment contract changes in UK visa application?

How do I explain my salary: my previous salary changed from basic fixed plus incentives fixed, to basic fixed plus commission unfixed (which can be higher or lower). For the first, I was paid in all ...
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UK visitor visa

I am a freelancer (makeup artist) based in Mumbai. I want to visit a friend in the UK for about a week. As a freelancer, what documents should I submit during the visa application process? Also, ...
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Applied for UK Visa in the US: Decision made but not shipped

I was hoping to travel to the UK on Wednesday, September 26, and applied for a general visit visa (since I'm an Indian citizen on a student visa in the US), and paid for the expedited 5-day processing....
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Rejection of UK Visitor Visa for V 4.2 (e) WITH Sponsor - pre-application advice requested

I am a UK citizen living in Colombia and intend to return to home with my Colombian girlfriend for a month over Christmas to visit family. My girlfriend is a student and from a modest Colombian ...
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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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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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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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Do I need to upload the same documents for all family members on VFS Global site after UK visa submission?

I submitted applications for UK standard visitor visa for me, my wife and 2 children. The GWF numbers linking their applications to mine (the primary) are clearly mentioned in the applications. We ...
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Accommodation with relatives on UK trip. Are they bearing cost of expenses?

I am applying for a standard tourist visa to the UK from India. It is a holiday trip with my wife and 2 kids. We will be staying with my cousin and his family who is a British citizen for more than 30 ...
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Applied for a UK standard visitor visa as a couple but didn't receive any confirmation email from UKVI

I and my husband have applied for standard UK visitor visa from Pakistan. But we didn't receive any confirmation email from UKVI upon submitting our bio metrics as last time I received the mail from ...
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How to explain allowance received without any document from employer?

We are reapplying for UK standard visitor visa for my sister. The refusal ground was about the proof of salary received. This time we are providing BIR 2316 Certification of Compensation Payment /Tax ...
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Sending UK visa application to New York

I filled in the online application for UK (Gibraltar, Overseas teritory) visa. I am a South African living in Falkland Islands. I did the biometrics locally in Falkland Islands and now have all ...
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Little Uk standard visitor Visa clarification

I'm a student and I intend to visit the UK in my spring's holidays. Do I have to write on my application form that the time when I'm willing to go on is indeed a public holiday for the whole ...
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Panama, Belize, Costa Rica or Honduras Visa from Pakistan

I'm a Pakistani national and trying to get a visa for Panama, Belize, Costa Rica or Honduras. How do I do this? Most of them don't have Visa services in Pakistan so where do we apply and what are the ...
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Does a pending application for a standard visitor visa affect an application to be registered as a British citizen, and vice versa?

If one applies for a Standard Visitor Visa and is rejected, could this have an impact on a citizenship application down the line? Or are the two considered on their individual merits? Also, is there ...
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Passport Received at Gerry but I haven't got any call for collection

Have any experienced delays while getting a call from Passport collection offices? I got an email from UKVI Abu Dhabi on Thursday, Jan 10th, 2019 that my application has been issued, then I got 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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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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Standard visitor visa uk

I am a 16 year old boy from Albania and I would like to visit my cousin in England who is a British citizen. I have read some information on the uk goverment web page but I am a bit confused with the ...
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Expiring Proof of Accommodation in Invitation for UK Visitor Visa

I'd like to invite a friend to the UK on a Standard Visitor Visa. We both hold Indian passports. I have a Tier 4 (General) UK visa and he is in a doctoral programme in France and has a Titre de Sejour....
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Long Term UK visit visa for my wife/myself and justification?

i am in US on F1 visa and i am employed full time. I am applying for UK visit visa for 2 years and i am applying for 6 months for my wife. I have studied and lived in UK in my past and i have good ...