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UK visa application form- standard UK visitor visa information

UK visa application form – online visa to the UK

UK visa application form, which form to use & where to apply. Application for short visits should be made online at most worldwide locations at the UK/VI outsourced this to a company called VFS global. Visit & short term visa stay – VAF1A -April 2015 you must only use this form if you are outside the UK & cannot apply online. Guidance on applying from outside the UK to visit or perhaps to transit, & this form can also be used  for  short term study & parents should use this form if the intend to visit their child on a (tier 4) child visit visa.

VAF1A-VISITOR – FORMS UK Visa application form

How long can I stay in the UK ?

A general visitor should not normally spend anymore than 6 months out of 12 in the UK.

What type of documents should I provide ?

  1. Passport
  2. Funds for the trip
  3. UK visa application form
  4. Evidence of assets & ties to your country of origin
  5. If visiting family & friends provide evidence
  6. Explain the purpose of the visit

Why do visa applications get refused & when can I re-apply ?

Most UK visas get refused because of lack of documents, a reason to return to your home country. You can apply immediately after a visa refusal as long as your circumstances has changed since the last application.

Whats the current processing time for UK visas ?

The general processing time in Thailand is 10-15 working days.

Can my Thai girlfriend come to the UK for a holiday ?

Anybody can apply for a holiday visa to the UK, the ECO will make a decision based on the UK visa application form & the supporting documents made at the time of the application. Applying for a UK visa from Thailand  you must use the online visa application form, book an appointment & submit the application online.

You will not require a TB Test in Thailand for a visitors visa this is only a requirement should you wish to settle in the UK. For further information & general guidance contact Thai Visa Express & get a free 30 minute visa assessment.

 

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Paul AslettView all posts by Paul Aslett
Qualified UK Immigration Consultant - OISC F200700163. Owner of Thai Visa Express - UK -Australia- Thailand Visa applications. Expertise UK visa immigration family migration visa applications - leave to enter & remain in the UK. My expertise is visas for Thai citizens to travel or settle overseas, currently living working in Thailand.