Standard UK Visit Visa

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If you are planning to visit UK for a short trip and you are the citizen of one of the Visa National countries (outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland) you would require the UK Visit Visa.

Standard UK Visit visa has replaced many of the previous visitor visa categories. You can visit the UK for leisure, business, study, visit family and friends, participate in sports and creative events, receive private medical treatment or just to explore the country for up to six months. You can not work in the UK or receive public funds.  You can not switch into any other visa category.

How long the UK visit visa is valid for: UK visitor Visa is usually issued for 6 months and it is multiple entry visa. If you are a frequent traveler with good travel/immigration history, you can be granted long tern visa (i.e one year, two-year, five year or ten 10 years. Even with longer visa validity you can only stay in the UK for the maximum period of six months, in one calendar year (Academic Visitors and parents of children at school can be exceptions)

You can apply upto 3 months in advance of your planned trip. Usually you will get the decision of your application within 15 working days. 

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