UK tourist visa
Last updated: April 4, 2021
US citizens don't need a visa for travelling to UK . The maximum duration of stay is 6 months. You can also find visa exemptions and useful tips from fellow travellers.
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Get UK tourist visa from USA
UK authorities can refuse visa-free entry to anyone who they believe is trying to enter for a purpose other than tourism. If you're planning to do paid or unpaid work, volunteer or get married, you need to get a visa before you travel.
Max Stay: 6 months
UK tourist visa requirements for US citizens
Standard travel documents like passport / national ID card will generally be sufficient
UK tourist visa visa exemption for US citizens
UK visa exemption
Must be in transit to/from visa country only and must have an onward ticket within 24 hours
Available at Heathrow airport only
Applicable Countries: All Countries
Exemption available for
Tourist or Business Visa (B1/B2)
Work Visa (L1/L2/H1/H4)
US Green card
Canada tourist visa
Canada student visa
Canada work visa
Canada permanent residency
UK tourist visa
UK student visa
UK work visa
UK permanent residency
Australia Tourist Visa
Australia Work Visa
Australia Permanent Residency
New Zealand Visa:
New Zealand Tourist Visa
New Zealand Work Visa
New Zealand Permanent Residency
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