United Kingdom Visa Information
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Passport valid for whole period of the visit to the UK required by all
1. nationals of EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein,
Monaco, Norway and Switzerland with a valid national ID card.
Note: (a) A passport is not required for travel between Great
Britain and Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle
of Man. (b) Passengers transiting the UK destined for the Republic of
Ireland are advised to hold return tickets to avoid delay and interrogation.
VISAS : Required by all except the following:
(a) nationals listed in the chart above;
(b) nationals of Commonwealth countries (except nationals of Bangladesh,
Cameroon, Fiji, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Maldives,
Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda
and Zambia who do need a visa);
(c) nationals of American Samoa, Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Bonaire,
Brazil, Chile, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Curacao, East Timor, El Salvador,
Federated States of Micronesia, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe,
Guam, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR), Iceland, Israel, Korea (Rep),
Liechtenstein, Macau (SAR), Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mexico, Monaco,
New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Norway, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto
Rico, Reunion, Saba, St Eustatius, St Maarten, San Marino, Switzerland,
Tahiti and her Islands, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Vatican City and Venezuela;
(d) those in transit, provided arriving and departing by air within 24
hours and holding all necessary onward documentation.
Note: Direct Airside Transit visas are required by the following countries,
even if not entering the UK or changing airports during transit: Afghanistan,
Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Belarus, Burundi, Cameroon, China
(PR), Colombia, Congo (Dem Rep), Côte D'Ivoire, Ecuador, Eritrea,
Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Macedonia,
Moldova, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda,
Senegal, Serbia & Montenegro, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan,
Tanzania, Turkey, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Uganda, Vietnam
Note: (a) Entry clearance is required for nationals of the following
countries who intend to stay in the UK for more than six months: Australia,
Canada, Hong Kong (SAR), Japan, Korea (Rep), Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore,
South Africa and the USA. (b) Nationals not requiring visas are advised
to be in possession of either a return ticket or, if arriving on a one-way
ticket, proof of sufficient funds to accommodate and support themselves
for the duration of stay.
Types of visa and cost: Standard visit, student and visitor
in transit: £36. One-year visit: £60. Two-year visit: £70.
Five-year visit: £88. 10-year visit: £150. Direct Airside
Transit: £27. Fees are usually payable in the local currency and
are subject to variation in both price and method of payment. Enquire
at nearest High Commission/Embassy. Visa fees are not refundable.
Validity: Visit visas: Six months, one year, two years,
five years or 10 years; all visit visas are valid for multiple-entries
within the period of validity. Visitor in Transit visas are not required
by those continuing their journey to a third country by the first connecting
aircraft within 24 hours, provided possessing confirmed onward travel
documentation (except nationals of those countries listed under (c) above).
Those in transit to another country, who will remain in the UK for no
longer than 48 hours, will need a Visitor in Transit visa. A visit visa
is required for any transit stay over 48 hours.|
Application to: Nearest British Consulate (or Consular
section at Embassy or High Commission); see Contact Addresses section.
Application requirements: (a) Passport valid for entire
visit. (b) Two recent passport-size photos (some nationals may require
three photos). (c) Completed application form (some nationals may be required
to fill out an additional form). (d) Fee (postal applications must be
accompanied by bank draft, postal or money order only). The supplementary
documentation required will vary depending on the type of application,
but in all cases it is advisable to also provide: (e) Evidence of funds
(bank statements or pay slips). (f) Letter of invitation (if applicable).
(g) Evidence of sponsor’s funds (if applicable).
Working days required: Dependent on nationality of applicant.
Applications usually take between one and 10 working days. Applications
that are referred to the Home Office may take up to 13 weeks.
residence: Enquiries can be made at nearest British Consulate,
Embassy or High Commission
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