Want to travel to the UK for a short while?
Getting approved for a visitor visa is absolutely necessary to travel. Whether you’re looking for one due to medical reasons, touring, or building your career beyond national borders, each purpose is critical to availing a visitor visa. Individuals can come to the UK on a temporary basis for up to a total of six months.
As a busy individual in the 21st century, you may not have the time to look over the intricacies of applying for a visa yourself. Or perhaps you simply seek the unparalleled peace of mind our immigration lawyers are able to provide. We have years of experience helping individuals from diverse backgrounds get approved for short-term travel by the embassy!
What Is The UK Standard Visitor Visa And Who Should Apply?
Non-EEA nationals who wish to come to the UK for leisure purposes can apply for a standard visitor visa, which is valid for six months. Leisure covers family visits, tourism and sightseeing, and the UK standard visitor visa is both a general visitor visa and a tourist visa, combined.
Individuals who wish to enter the UK for short-term business reasons, for example to hold meetings, attend conferences or events etc, should apply for the general visitor visa, which is valid for six months.
the standard visitor visa will also allow you to travel to the UK to receive private medical treatment etc. The Home Office website will provide you with the information you need, to check whether you need a visitor visa for travel to the UK.
If you are not an EEA or Swiss citizen, you could make an online application, via the gov.uk website, in order to get a standard visa. Be aware, however, that the rules can prove confusing and do have some exceptions.
The Home Office website will provide you with the information you need, to check whether you need a visitor visa for travel to the UK.
What Documents Do I Need to Produce, to Prove that I am Eligible for the UK Visitor Visa?
Non-EEA citizens who apply for a UK visitor visa must establish that they are eligible by satisfying the following requirements and providing supporting documentation:
You have the funds to support yourself and cover the cost of your housing and all incidental expenses for yourself and any dependents during your stay, without having recourse to public funds.
Documents You May Need To Provide:
Knowing what you need to prove is not the same as understanding the process, its demands and the documents you need to produce. The Home Office is inflexible when it comes to immigration rules and many visas are refused because applicants have failed to submit the necessary supporting evidence. AIL will help you to understand the application process and ensure that you have prepared all the documentation you need to make a successful application. We recognise that the visa requirements for UK travel can be complicated and bewildering, but we are always available to offer you any guidance or help you need.In order to get your visa application approved, you will have to provide details of your current and previous passport numbers, or other forms of valid travel identification. If any document is not in English or Welsh, you will also have to supply a certified translation. You may be asked for one or more of the following documents:
In summary, there is no limit to the type and amount of supporting evidence which you can use to prove your eligibility and support your case with the Home Office. The team at AIL is here to help you put together a comprehensive and detailed application. Our immigration lawyers have years of experience in the field and are fully-qualified to guide you, and maximise your chances of being successful and getting your visa approved.
UK is home to various mesmerizing architectural sites, natural wonders, and bustling communities.
Each year, thousands of people visit the UK from other countries. No matter where you’re from, qualifying for a visitor VISA in the UK is one of the easiest ones to get approved for. While there is a lot of paperwork and documentation involved, we take care of all the technicalities so you don’t have to. Most applicants can stay in the country for up to 6 months. That said, people visiting the UK to receive healthcare treatments may be able to stay longer.
Activities permitted under visitor VISA guidelines include:
Need more details?
Contact SMK Immigration Lawyers at 0 20 8577 4101 and tell us what kind of VISA you’re applying for. We will book a consultation to answer your questions and provide greater clarity on the best ways to achieve your traveling goals.