UK Visa: How to apply and Obtain? Procedure, Documents required, Validity, Cost, Benefits 11

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Procedure to apply for a UK visa

  • Find out what kind of visa you should apply for and what paperwork you’ll need to do it.
  • You must determine whether you require a visa and what kind before submitting an application. You might not need a visa to enter or transit through the UK depending on your nationality.
  • You must pay the healthcare surcharge if any, and the cost of your visa in order to submit your application on GOV.UK. You will be given a reference number that begins with GWF once your fees have been paid. Please keep this in mind as it will be useful if you need to change anything about your appointment or visa application.
  • You will need to apply and pay separately for each dependent that you want to accompany you to the UK.
  • You must present identification documentation and proof of your eligibility when you apply.
  • You will be directed to the VFS Global website to schedule an appointment at a Visa Application Center once you have completed and paid for your visa application on GOV.UK. This appointment will allow your biometric data (fingerprints and pictures) to be taken.
  • Submit the document.
  • The appointment for your visa application must be kept. You are not allowed to send a substitute.
  • You’ll receive a letter or email letting you know the outcome of your application. It will detail what you must do following that.

Document required

  • You might need to fill out the form depending on the type of UK visa you’re applying for.
  • Two Photos must have been taken in color within the last six months.
  • Must have valid passport
  • pay stubs from the same time period or the most recent six months’ worth of bank statements.
  • Must have proof of accommodation in the UK
  • Send in a travel itinerary that includes all the details on how and what you intend to do while visiting the UK. Include your travel dates, destinations, meeting schedule, booked tour, and festival schedule.
  • Medical insurance should be submitted.

What is the validity of a UK visa?

  • If you visit the UK frequently, you may decide to apply for a long-term Standard Visitor visa. It is valid for 2, 5, or 10 years. A maximum of six months may be spent there per visit.

What is the cost?

What are the benefits of a visa?

  • Successful applicants may travel to the UK for up to six months in order to execute the authorized business activity.
  • attend trade shows for promotional purposes only as long as the visitor is not making a direct sale;
  • If you’re getting private medical care, for example, the common visitor visa may also let you enter the UK.
  • Visa holders are permitted to bring dependents.




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11 thoughts on “UK Visa: How to apply and Obtain? Procedure, Documents required, Validity, Cost, Benefits

  • Luther

    Hi I am a Filipino and I am enrolled in a short-term course in UK. CUrrently we are on an online class. But I need to be in UK by MArch 14-31 for my practical and written examinations. May I ask what type of visa should I apply? How long is the process and how much is the fee. And also may I know if a representative can submit the documents on my behalf?

  • Bingar Egidius Situmorang

    We would like to apply UK visa extension in Jakarta as previous visa already expired. We plan to travel to UK in July 2022 to attend my son’s graduation. What are the documents we need to prepare? Is the place to apply UK visa still in VFS?

  • Lan

    My parents would like to come UK to attend my graduation ceremony from 25 Jun to 20 July
    My father is working as a journalist (contract till 2025) and my mom is retired.
    They are living at Quang Ngai (home).
    May I ask if they can apply for urgent visiting visa
    Many thanks

  • daniel fatigati

    I am starting university at St. Andrews in Scotland and have booked to fly out August 189. I have yet to recieve my visa or my passpoert returned. I applied July 25 2022 from Toronto office. Could some one provide some information as to status. My trn is 100025670900003 and GWF number is GWF066222328.

    Please can someone please let me know status of application and my passport.
    Thank you
    Daniel Fatigati

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  • Phùng Thị Trâm Anh

    xin chào !
    Tôi đã đăng ký xin visa du lịch Anh online, do sơ xuất tôi đã ghi nhầm địa chỉ email.
    Làm thế nào tôi có thể liên lạc với VFS Vương Quốc Anh tại Hà nội để trao đổi thông tin ?

  • Aji

    I am currently studying (MSc – one year program) in the UK with my student visa. I want my wife and child to join me. what visa category do I have to go for? and the website.

    I will appreciate your prompt response