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Immigration Lawyers Online provides expert immigration professionals to assist you in obtaining a visit visa for the UK. The relevant legislation and policy for visit visas contain eligibility criteria designed to prevent overstaying and therefore getting a visitor’s visa can be a difficult task.

Get our smooth and fast visitor visa services:

If you are a foreign national and looking to visit your family members living in the UK, you can contact us. Immigration Lawyers Online have experienced solicitors that have specialist experience and knowledge for the visitor visa application process. Even if you have all the required documents or you fulfil the eligibility criteria, your application may be rejected. Our dedicated team of solicitors provide the relevant legal information and professional expertise to our clients. Our expert caseworkers analyse the case and draft a strong application to maximize the chance of visa approval.

  • Family visitor visa:

If your loved ones or family members live in the UK and you meet all eligibility criteria requirements, you can visit the UK for up to six months on each occasion. The family visitor visa is applicable for applicants from outside the European Economic Area EEA and Switzerland. Immigration Lawyers Online has a team of visit visa specialists who assist and provide the best chances to secure a family visitor visa in the UK.

  • The short-term family visitor visa allows visitors/applicants to stay for up to 6 months in the UK.
  • You may also apply for a long-term visit visa to the UK for up to 2, 5, or 10 years. The applicant must demonstrate an ongoing need to visit the UK and is allowed for up to 6 months on each visit.

Standard categories to apply for a visitor visa:

Immigration Lawyers Online provides swift support to get visitor visa under these standard visitor visa categories:

  • General visitor and Tourism visa:

You intend to spend time in the UK for leisure purposes only and do not intend to do any business or professional activity.

  • Child visitor visa:

If your child is less than 18 years of age, you can apply for a child visitor visa for up to 6 months.

  • Business visitor visa:

Professionals such as doctors, dentists, entertainers, business icons, or academics can apply for a visitor visa to attend a conference, training, participation in events, run a business, and for other work purposes.

  • Sports Visitor Visa:

You may apply under this category to attend an event, relevant activity, or for a personal appearance.

  • Entertainer Visa:

For musicians, artists, and entertainers to visit the UK to participate in a concert, competitions, charity programs, and festivals, etc.

  • Private medical treatment visitor visa:

For this particular type of visitors visa, you must submit a letter from a private medical practitioner outlining the treatment, duration and costs of treatment that you require.

  •  Visitor transit visa:

When you are visiting your family members in countries other than the UK and you have to pass from the UK, you can apply for a transit visa for up to 48 hours before leaving for another country.

  • Marriage and civil partnership visitor visa:

This visa is applicable for those individuals who are entering into a marriage or civil partnership in the UK with a view to return to their country after the ceremony.

Document to Provide:

You have to provide a valid travel identification document or current passport which is valid for the duration of your stay in the UK. You are also requested to provide proof of relationship to any family members you intend to visit in the UK. Also, you must provide evidence of your financial and personal living circumstances in your country of residence. If you are under 18 years of age you will also require a signed letter from your parent or legal guardian. Our Immigration Experts are happy to discuss the evidential requirements with you in more detail and advise on which documents are beneficial to your case.

Under what conditions I am eligible for visitors visas?

As part of a visit visa, an applicant states their intention to visit the UK and return to their country at the end of the proposed stay. This means you must return to your country of residence prior to the expiry of your stay. You must also be self-sufficient or have reasonable financial support from family and friends during your visit to the UK. Immigration Lawyer Online paves your path for visa application approval process.

Do you want to check your eligibility? Click here to check your eligibility criteria by visiting our free online UK visitor visa eligibility assessment tool.
Can I extend my visitor visa?

The general visitor visa is valid for a duration of up to 6 months. This duration is extended only in special circumstances. You have to pay £190 fee to extend a visitor visa for 11 months if you require medical treatment, or for 12 months if you require more time for educational research. Please provide details of your case on our contact page or complete the questionnaire below for more details.

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