Applicants do not need to have friends or family in the UK in order to visit the country. A Visitor visa allows applicants to travel to the UK purely to visit the country for up to six (6) months. The UK is extremely diverse in its landscape and people and has a wealth of culture, history and scenic beauty that can be discovered and explored.
All applicants in this category must prove to the UK Immigration Authorities that they can financially maintain and accommodate themselves in the UK without recourse to public funding or working. They can show however that they have assistance from family member(s) living in the UK.
To qualify for a Tourist visa, applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be visiting the UK for leisure.
To qualify under a Visitor visa category there are basic requirements which must be met. Applicants must only visit the UK for a maximum of six (6) months, show that they will be able to financially support themselves (if necessary with the support of friends and family) and meet the cost of their onward journey. They must not take up any paid or unpaid employment in the UK.
This visa entitles holders to visit the UK for up to a maximum of six (6) months allowing them to experience life and culture in the UK. They may be allowed multiple entries to the UK during this six (6) month period.
To see a full listing of our fees and services, Tourist Visitor Visa processing times and application costs please visit our FAQ page.