Euro Touch supports people who move to the UK and manages individual, families migration, and offers corporate immigration strategies. We advise our clients on all aspects of nationality and UK work permit law. We provide friendly, comprehensive, up-to-date UK immigration services for work permit applications that cater to our client's individual needs
What Is Uk Tourist Visa / UK Standard Visa / UK Visitor Visa?
If you are looking for a short-term visit to the UK, you will have to apply for a standard visa. UK standard visa is also known as UK visitor visa or UK tourist visa. It s a short stay visa that permits the visitor to stay up to six months in the UK. This short-term period can be used for leisure/tours, small business meeting, friends or family visit, and other reasons. UK standard visa is replaced small business visa, tourist visa, academic visit visa, etc., if you are looking for UK standard visa, Euro Touch, will be the best Travel Consultants in UAE to assist you in your travel planning.
There are different types of UK standard visas depending on the duration you want. Normally following are different types of standard visitor visas and duration of stay allowed respectively:
- Short term standard visitor visa for 6 months
- Standard visitor visa for a medical reasons for 11 months
- Standard visitor visa for academics for 12 months
- Two-year long term standard visitor visa for 6 months per visit
- Five-year long term standard visitor visa for 6 months per visit
- Ten-year long term standard visitor visa for 6 months per visit
HOW TO APPLY FOR UK VISITOR VISA?
You can submit your application for a UK tourist visa only from outside of the United Kingdom. You can apply 30 days prior to your travel as the earliest time to apply. These are the major steps in applying for UK standard visa or tourist visa:
- Check your eligibility to apply for the Tourist visa
- Submit the online application form
- Collect required documents
- Take an appointment
- Attend the visa interview
WHAT ARE THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR UK TOURIST VISA?
Most and primary importantly you must holder of a valid passport or travel documents during the entire period of your visit. Also, you need to prove that;
- You will leave the UK at the end of your visit
- You are able to support yourself financially during the whole period of your stay.
- You have enough funds for your retuning or onward journey
- You must prove to them that you will not extend your visit continuously and will not try to make the UK your main homeland by successive visits.
Eligibility may differ according to your purpose of visit. If you are visiting to study, you will also have to;
- Prove that you have been received an offer to study in any of the UK accredited institutions
- The course you are supposed to study is not more than the period of six months
If you are planning to study a course which is more than a 6-month period, you will either need a UK Short-term Study Visa or UK Student Visa. Or if your purpose of the visit is private medical treatment, you may be required to prove that;
- Your medical records that demand private treatment in the UK
- Your consultation arrangements have already been fixed
- You are able to manage your complete treatment expenses or You have enough funding source
- You will be leaving the UK once your treatment is completed.
- You are not having any disease that is dangerous to public health.
WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR UK VISITOR VISA?
As per the UK government visa criteria, you need the following documents with you to apply for UK standard visa/tourist visa/visit visa.
- UK visa online application form VAF1A
- Valid passport with blank pages
- UAE valid residence visa (if you are from UAE)
- Three recent photographs with white background
- Six-month bank statement and proof of you have enough funding for your living cost
- Details of accommodation
- Complete travel itinerary
- Biometric information
- Tuberculosis test result
- UK visa invitation letter (if applicable)
- Visa fee payment proof
DURATION OF UK VISIT VISA PROCESSING
In normal cases, a UK visitor visa application takes 14 working days to process. But it mainly depends on the prompt of the document submission and meeting visa eligibility criteria. Approaching an established and well-experienced team can help you well in getting your visa successfully approved.
We provide all kinds of UK Visa services in UAE with utmost care. As our motive is the satisfaction of our clients, we respect and undertake the responsibility of processing UK tourist visas/UK standard visas/UK visitor visas. Start planning your UK trip with Euro Touch, the top travel consultancy in UAE. Contact us at +97152 7592184 or send a message to email@example.com for any query. Our expert team is ready to assist you.
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