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UK Tourist Visa: How To Apply, Visa Requirements, Documents Checklist And All You Need to Know

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UK tourist visa

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UK tourist visa usually has short stay with a period of 180 days and visa expires in 180 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for visa and a total of 9 documents are required. Find UK tourist visa application & requirements.

Get UK tourist visa

  • The visa application process involves fill in the application form, print out your form and book an appointment from the consulate depending on the availability.
  • On the day of the appointment, the applicant has to carry all the original documents for submission and for the biometrics.
  • Post the appointment, it usually takes 14 working days for the consulate to process the visa.
  • The visa copy will be attached to your passport.

Applicant required

Max Stay: 180 days

Visa Expires: 180 days

short Stay

UK tourist visa requirements & documents checklist
9 documents required for UK tourist visa

Visa Application Form

Complete application form for UK

Passport Photo

Photo must be no older than 6 months

Passport

Original Passport or Travel document of applicant's country with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.

Previous Passport

Provide a previous passport of applicant's country if any.

Residency Proof

Legal residence in applicant's country you are applying from, e.g, visa or residence permit. Confirmation of legal residence, if you are not a national of the country in which you are applying or your right to reside there is not included in your passport. Residence permit should be valid for at least 3 months after departure.

Proof of Funds

Proof of enough money for your stay and to leave UK, such as β€’ personal bank statements β€’ Pay slips from employer β€’ Tax records

Current Details

Employed: β€’ A letter from your employer on company letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. β€’ Current bank statement of the latest 6 months β€’ Income Tax Return (ITR) β€’ Original pay slips Self Employed: β€’ Include a copy of your business license β€’ Company bank statement of the latest 6 months β€’ Income Tax Return (ITR) Student: β€’ Submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. β€’ No Object certificate from School or University. Retired: β€’ Submit proof of your retirement fund. Yes.

Travel itinerary

Travel itinerary is travel reservation to and from applicant's country in your name, not a ticket. Embassy recommends not to purchase hotel and flight tickets until visa is approved. So don’t risk your money, time and effort by buying actual tickets. Get best hotel and flight itinerary within minutes for any country visa.

Accomodation Bookings

Hotel reservation(s) in UK for the duration of your visit. Embassy recommends not to purchase tickets until visa is approved. Don’t risk your money, time and effort by buying actual tickets. Get hotel bookings for any city in the world within minutes for visa purposes.
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UK Tourist Visa: Types, How To Apply, Visa Requirements, Documents Checklist, Fees And All You Need to Know in 2023

Travelling to UK? Get UK visa requirements and application. UK offers 3 types of visas to tourists. Citizens of 125 countries can visit UK visa free. People of 4 countries can get visa online. Citizens of 108 countries need to obtain a visa before visiting. Tourist visa has a maxiumum stay of 180 days. E-visa has a maxiumum stay of 180 days. Visa Free has a maxiumum stay of 180 days. UK is part of Europe with main city at London. Its Developed country with a population of 65M. The main currency is Pound Sterling. The languages spoken are English.
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