Why Choose the UK?
Spectacular panoramic vistas
Enthralling historical heritage
Remarkable artistic treasures
Delightful gastronomic adventures
Thrilling sports spectacles.
Explore the UK with a Tourist Visa – Stay up to 6 Months Planning a holiday or a visit to family and friends in the UK?
The UK’s Standard Visitor Visa welcomes you, serving as the go-to choice for most visitors. This visa consolidates several previous visa categories:
- Family Visitor
- General Visitor
- Child Visitor
- Business Visitor, including academics, doctors, and dentists
- Sports Visitor
- Entertainer Visitor
- Prospective Entrepreneur
- Private Medical Treatment Visitor
- Approved Destination Status (ADS).
Details of UK Tourist Visa
Obtaining a UK tourist visa is a streamlined process that involves scheduling an appointment at VFS to submit your documents. This procedure typically spans 3-4 weeks, granting you the opportunity to stay in the UK for up to 6 months under the visitor visa.
The standard UK visitor visa accommodates the following purposes:
- Visiting friends and family in the UK.
- Leisure and tourism activities in the UK.
- Medical visits to the UK.
- Engaging in non-business activities.
Required Documents for UK Visitor Visa:
Necessary personal documents, including a valid passport and recent passport-sized photographs. Financial particulars, such as six months’ worth of bank statements. Detailed travel plans and history, outlining travel experiences over the past ten years. Proof of adequate funds to cover airfare to and from the UK. Confirmation of your intent to depart the UK at the end of your visit, including information about your arrival and departure dates.
UK Visit Visa Requirements
To fulfill the UK tourist visa requirements, ensure that you apply for the visa at least three months prior to your intended travel date.
Once obtained, this visa grants you a stay of up to six months. If your purpose is private medical treatment, you can prolong your stay by paying additional fees. Similarly, if you’re attending an academic program, you can also extend your stay.
UK Visit Visa Fees Effective from 29 March 2019,
The UK Tourist Visa fees are as follows:
Short-term (Single or Multiple entries, up to 6 months) – £95
Long-term (Valid for a maximum of 2 years) – £361
Long-term (Valid for a maximum of 5 years) – £655
Long-term (Valid for a maximum of 10 years) – £822.
Frequently Asked Questions.
What Are the Requirements for a UK Visit Visa?
Your current passport should be valid, with at least three months validity beyond your planned return date from the UK, and it must contain at least one available visa page. You must demonstrate sufficient financial capability to cover your living expenses during your stay in the UK. This can be proven through bank statements from the preceding six months or pay slips from that period. Proof of accommodation is essential. Provide documentation that indicates your place of stay in the UK. It’s important to note that you don’t need to make full payments for accommodations in the UK to secure a visa. Submit a comprehensive itinerary for your trip, outlining your plans and activities in the United Kingdom. Tuberculosis Test Results are mandatory for citizens of certain countries applying for a UK visa. For visas allowing a stay of over 6 months, you must provide biometric information. If relevant, include an invitation letter for a visa to the UK. If you plan to stay with a friend or family member, the host must be a British citizen or a legal resident of the UK. Ensure you include the receipt confirming full payment of the visa fees.
What duration of bank statements is needed for a UK visit visa?
You are required to provide bank statements covering the previous six months or pay slips from the corresponding time frame.
What is the process for applying for a UK visit visa?
- Determine your eligibility for a tourist visa.
- Complete the online questionnaire.
- Compile the necessary documents.
- Schedule an appointment.
- Attend the interview.
Which documents do I need for a UK Tourist Visa application?
- Two recent passport-size photos.
- Your valid passport with at least one blank page.
- Evidence of financial capability to cover living expenses in the United Kingdom.
- Information regarding your stay in the United Kingdom.
- Itinerary outlining your trip details.
- Record of previous travels.
- Information about your residence in your home country.
- Contact information of your current employer.
How Can Reliance Immigration Assist You?
Reliance Immigration Services comprises a group of skilled and dedicated professionals equipped with contemporary expertise in the immigration sector. Our commitment at Reliance is to provide you and your dear ones with the utmost potential for a successful visa application, ensuring that your migration aspirations transform into reality.
Reliance Immigration is a reliable destination for all applicants seeking to apply for a UK Visit Visa.