VISA TO THE UNITED KINGDOM- PROCESS, PROCEDURE & REQUIREMENTS

  • DO INDIAN CITIZENS NEED A VISA TO VISIT THE UK?
    Yes, Indian nationals require a valid visa to enter the UK.

  • HOW DO I KNOW WHICH UK VISA I NEED?
    The type of visa you require will be determined by the nature/purpose of your visit.

  • WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMONLY APPLIED FOR UK VISAS BY INDIAN CITIZENS?
    The following are the two most commonly applied UK visas.


FOR A BUSINESS & TOURIST VISIT

For A Business Visit – UK Business -Visa 
Processing time:10-15 days
Validity6 Months
Stay period6 months
EntryMultiple Entry
Price13999/-
For A Tourist Visit – UK Tourist -Visa 
Processing time:10-15 days
Validity6 Months
Stay period6 months
EntryMultiple Entry
Price13999/-

STAMP THAT FACT

Although the UK is a large country covering about 93,600 square miles, nowhere in it is more than 75 miles from the sea.

WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR APPLYING FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM VISA?
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WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR AN UNITED KINGDOM VISA?

 

 

  • Passport

 

          * Valid for 6 months beyond the last intended date of departure

          * Should contain at least 2 blank pages

  • OTHER DOCUMENT

*Personal Covering letter stating the purpose and duration of the trip in the UK. For Self-Employed, the cover letter should be provided on the letterhead.

*Original Personal updated bank Statement for last 6 months with seal & sign of Bank officer.

 *Personal Income Tax Returns or Form 16 for the last 3 Assessment years. (ITR)

*Supporting Financial Documents such as Fixed Deposits, Property Investments, Other Investments, etc.

  • IF VISITING FRIENDS OR FAMILY

*Invitation/Sponsorship letter.

*ID & Address proof of the Inviter. (If being sponsored; financial documents).

*Bank statements and IT documents of the sponsorer.

  • FOR BUSINESS VISA:

*Covering Letter from Indian Company – Covering Letter on Indian Company letterhead signed by an authorized signatory for the applicant whose visa is to be applied with seal & sign providing trip details. (This is applicable only to employed applicants)

*Invitation Letter from UK Host/Inviting Company on its letterhead stating the purpose of travel and duration of stay.

  • If Employed:

*Leave Sanctioned Certificate from the Employer; Last 3 months’ salary slips with company seal and sign; Employee ID card/Visiting card.

  • If Self-Employed:

*Copy of Business License ie Registration certificate or MOA or Partnership Deed etc; Company updated bank statement; Company Income tax returns.

  • If Sponsored:

*Sponsorship Letter; ID Proof; Bank financial documents of the Sponsor.

  • If Retired:

* Pension book/statement; Retirement letter.

  • If Student:

* Bonafide Certificate; School/College ID.

  • For Minor:

*NOC from the parent/non accompanying parent; Parent’s Id proof.

STAMP THAT FACT

The UK is linked with the European continental land through the Channel Tunnel.  At a distance of 21 miles, this road is the second-longest underground tunnel. It connects the city of Dover (England) and Calais (France).

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STAMP THAT FACT

UK has only 15 National Parks but they cover 8% of British land.

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DO I NEED A VISA CONSULTANT TO APPLY FOR MY UNITED KINGDOM VISA TO STAMP THE PASSPORT?

 

  • On Stamp The Passport you can choose between applying for the UK Visa yourself or doing it with the help of one of our expert consultants. Listed below are the advantages of working with our expert consultants.

 

No.ProcessDone ByDone By
1Visa Application Form FillingCustomerSTP Consultant
2Application Form review
3Documents verification
4Prepared cover letter
5Customized Cover LetterX
6On Call AssistanceX
7Mock InterviewX
8Travel AssistanceX

 

WHAT ARE SOME THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND THROUGH THE PROCESS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM VISA APPLICATION?


  • Additional documents may be required & must be submitted promptly & quickly if possible

  • Make sure to check the visa requirements for the type of visa you are applying for, as different visas have different requirements.

  • Carefully review the terms and conditions of the visa, including any restrictions or limitations on your stay.

  • Make sure to follow the application process carefully and provide all required information and documents.

  • United Kingdom Visa application approval/rejection and processing time are all under the sole discretion of the immigration office & no one else

  • United Kingdom Visas issued under visit/business/transit/tourist purposes are not eligible to work in the United Kingdom

  • United Kingdom Visa application fees along with the service charge is non-refundable if visa gets rejected
     

  • Fees may vary due to currency rate fluctuations.

STAMP THE FACT

London has four UNESCO world heritage sites: Tower of London, Maritime Greenwich, Westminster Palace which includes Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret’s Church as well as Kew’s Royal Botanic Gardens.

WHAT ARE SOME OTHER KINDS OF UNITED KINGDOM VISAS?

For Students – UK Student Visa For Work – UK Work Visa For Transit – UK Transit Visa
Processing time:10-15 days Processing time:10-15 days Processing time:10-15 days
ValidityUp to 5 years ValidityUp to 5 year ValidityUp to 6 months
Stay periodUp to 3 months. Stay periodUp to 3 months. Stay period48 Hrs
EntryMultiple. EntryMultiple. EntryMultiple.

FAQ's

 

  1. What are the different types of UK visas?

There are several types of UK visas, including:

  • Tourist visa

  • Study visa

  • Work visa

  • Family visa

  • Business visa

  • Settlement visa

 

  1. Can I apply for a UK visa from outside the UK?

Yes, it is possible to apply for a UK visa from outside the UK. However, the specific requirements and process may vary depending on the country in which the application is being made.

  1. Is it possible to get a UK visa for permanent residence?

Yes, it is possible to get a UK visa for permanent residence. The specific requirements and process can vary depending on the individual circumstances of the applicant.

 

  1. What documents do I need to apply for a UK visa?

The specific documents required for a UK visa application can vary depending on the type of visa and the individual circumstances of the applicant. However, common documents include a passport, proof of financial support, and evidence of ties to the applicant’s home country.

 

  1. Can I extend my UK visa?

Yes, in some cases, it may be possible to extend a UK visa. The specific requirements and process for extending a visa can vary depending on the type of visa and the individual circumstances of the applicant.

 

UK Visa (Tourist)

  1. What is the UK Tourist visa?

The UK Tourist visa, also known as a Standard Visitor visa, is a type of visa that allows individuals to visit the UK for up to six months for tourism, visiting friends and family.

 

  1. How do I apply for a UK Tourist visa?

To apply for a UK Tourist visa, you can apply online through the UK government’s visa application website. You will need to provide personal information, travel details, and documentation such as a valid passport, financial information, and proof of accommodation.

 

  1. How long does it take to process a UK Tourist visa application?

The processing time for a UK Tourist visa application can vary depending on the country you are applying from. On average, it takes around 15 working days to process an application.

 

  1. Do I need to have a return ticket to enter the UK on a Tourist visa?

No, you do not need to have a return ticket to enter the UK on a Tourist visa. However, you will need to demonstrate that you have enough funds to cover your stay and return travel.

 

  1. Can I bring my family with me on a UK Tourist visa?

Yes, you can bring your family with you on a UK Tourist visa. They will need to apply for their own visa and demonstrate that they have enough funds to cover their stay and return travel.

 

 

UK Visa (Business)

 

  1. What is a UK Business visa?

A UK Business visa is a type of visa that allows individuals to enter the United Kingdom for business-related activities such as attending meetings, conferences, and negotiations.

 

  1. How long can I stay in the UK with a Business visa?

The length of time you can stay in the UK with a Business visa will depend on the type of visa you are applying for. Most UK Business visas allow for stays of up to six months.

 

  1. What documents do I need to provide when applying for a UK Business visa?

When applying for a UK Business visa, you will need to provide a range of documents including a valid passport, proof of your business-related activities in the UK, and proof of your financial means. 

  1. Can I apply for a UK Business visa while I am already in the UK?

Yes, you can apply for a UK Business visa while you are already in the UK, as long as you are in the UK on a valid visa or leave to remain. 

 

  1. Can I extend my UK Business visa?

Yes, you can apply to extend your UK Business visa if you are already in the UK and your visa is still valid. However, the decision to grant an extension will depend on your circumstances and the reasons for your extension request.

 

 

UK Visa (Work)

 

  1. What is a UK work visa?

A UK work visa is a type of visa that allows non-UK citizens to come to the UK and work for a specific employer or in a specific job.

  1. How long does it take to get the UK to work visa?

The processing time for a UK work visa can vary depending on the type of visa and the country you are applying from. On average, it can take between 2-8 weeks to receive a decision on your application.

  1. What are the requirements for a UK work visa?

The requirements for a UK work visa will depend on the type of visa you are applying for. However, common requirements include:

  • Proof of a valid job offer from a UK employer

  • Proof of qualifications and experience relevant to the job

  • Proof of sufficient funds to support yourself while in the UK

 

  1. Can I bring my family with me on a UK work visa?

Yes, in most cases, you can bring your family members (spouse/partner and children under 18) with you to the UK on a dependent visa.

  1. Can I apply for permanent residency in the UK on a work visa?

Yes, It may be possible to apply for permanent residency in the UK on a work visa, depending on the type of visa you have and the length of time you have been in the UK. 

 

UK Visa (Student)

 

  1. What are the requirements for a UK student visa?

You must have a valid acceptance letter from a UK educational institution, proof of financial support, and proof of English language proficiency.

  1. Can I work while studying in the UK on a student visa?

Yes, you are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during term-time and full-time during holidays.

  1. Can I bring my family with me to the UK on a student visa?

Yes, you can apply to bring your spouse or children under 18 with you. They will need to apply for a dependent visa.

  1. Can I extend my student visa after it expires?

Yes, you can apply to extend your student visa as long as you are still enrolled in an educational institution.

  1. Can I change my course or institution while on a student visa?

Yes, you can change your course or institution as long as you inform the UK government and meet the requirements of the new course or institution.

 

UK Visa (Transit)

 

  1. What is a UK Transit Visa?

A UK Transit Visa is a type of visa that allows individuals to transit through the UK on their way to another destination.

  1. How long can I stay in the UK with a transit visa?

The period of time you can stay in the UK with a transit visa depends on the type of transit visa you have. A Direct Airside Transit visa (DATV) allows you to transit through the UK without leaving the airside area of the airport for up to 24 hours. A Visitor in Transit visa (VIT) allows you to leave the airport and stay in the UK for up to 48 hours.

 

  1. What are the documents required for a UK transit visa?

A valid passport, proof of your onward travel, and proof of financial support are the main documents required for a UK transit visa. Other documents may be required depending on your individual circumstances. You can visit (STP Link) to know more

 

  1. Can I extend my UK Transit Visa? 

No, you cannot extend a UK Transit Visa. If you need to stay longer in the UK, you will need to apply for a different type of visa.

 

  1. Can I apply for a UK Transit Visa online? 

Yes, you can apply for a UK Transit Visa online through the UK government’s visa application website.

 

 

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