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United Kingdom Visas

The following individuals can enter the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man without a visa: British Nationals (whether they have the right of abode in the UK or not) of the following categories: British citizens, British Overseas Territories citizens, British National (Overseas), British Overseas citizens, British protected persons & British subjects.

Citizens of Commonwealth countries who have the right of abode in the United Kingdom under the Immigration Act 1971: European Union citizens & Citizens of non-EU member states of the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) and Switzerland.

Citizens of the following countries and territories are visa-exempt for stays in the UK of up to 6 months (or 3 months if they enter from the Republic of Ireland): Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominica, Timor-Leste, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco,  Micronesia, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau,  Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu & Vatican City.

Visitors entering the UK, the Channel Islands and/or the Isle of Man who do not qualify for one of the visa exemptions listed above have to apply for a visa in advance through the UK Visas and Immigration at a visa application centre.

All visitors must apply by registering an online account (except citizens of North Korea who must apply in person at the British Embassy), fill in the application form, pay the fee and attend an appointment at a visa application centre.

Family members of EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who are not covered by one of the visa exemptions above can apply for an EEA Family Permit free of charge (instead of a visa).

Visitors applying for most types of UK visas (including a visitor's visa and an EEA Family Permit) are required to submit biometric identifiers (all fingerprints and a digital facial image) as part of the visa application process. However, diplomats, foreign government ministers and officials and members of Commonwealth Forces are exempt from the requirement to submit biometric identifiers. Applicants who have obtained a new passport and are merely requesting a transfer of their visa vignette from their old passport to their new passport are not required to re-submit biometric identifiers. In addition, applicants who are travelling directly to the Channel Islands or Gibraltar without passing through the UK or the Isle of Man are exempt from providing biometric information. Children must be accompanied by an adult when their biometric identifiers are taken. Biometric identifiers may be shared with foreign governments. Biometric identifiers are destroyed 10 years after the last date a person's fingerprints and digital facial image were captured.

Most visa applications are decided within 3 weeks.

Visitors entering the UK, the Channel Islands and/or the Isle of Man who do not qualify for one of the visa exemptions listed above have to apply for a visa in advance through the UK Visas and Immigration at a visa application centre.

All visitors must apply by registering an online account (except citizens of North Korea who must apply in person at the British Embassy), fill in the application form, pay the fee and attend an appointment at a visa application centre.

Family members of EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who are not covered by one of the visa exemptions above can apply for an EEA Family Permit free of charge (instead of a visa).

Visitors applying for most types of UK visas (including a visitor's visa and an EEA Family Permit) are required to submit biometric identifiers (all fingerprints and a digital facial image) as part of the visa application process. However, diplomats, foreign government ministers and officials and members of Commonwealth Forces are exempt from the requirement to submit biometric identifiers. Applicants who have obtained a new passport and are merely requesting a transfer of their visa vignette from their old passport to their new passport are not required to re-submit biometric identifiers. In addition, applicants who are travelling directly to the Channel Islands or Gibraltar without passing through the UK or the Isle of Man are exempt from providing biometric information. Children must be accompanied by an adult when their biometric identifiers are taken. Biometric identifiers may be shared with foreign governments. Biometric identifiers are destroyed 10 years after the last date a person's fingerprints and digital facial image were captured.

Most visa applications are decided within 3 weeks.

UNITED KINGDOM visa service & travel information

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United Kingdom Visas

The following individuals can enter the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man without a visa: British Nationals (whether they have the right of abode in the UK or not) of the following categories: British citizens, British Overseas Territories citizens, British National (Overseas), British Overseas citizens, British protected persons & British subjects.

Citizens of Commonwealth countries who have the right of abode in the United Kingdom under the Immigration Act 1971: European Union citizens & Citizens of non-EU member states of the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) and Switzerland.

Citizens of the following countries and territories are visa-exempt for stays in the UK of up to 6 months (or 3 months if they enter from the Republic of Ireland): Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominica, Timor-Leste, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco,  Micronesia, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau,  Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu & Vatican City.

Visitors entering the UK, the Channel Islands and/or the Isle of Man who do not qualify for one of the visa exemptions listed above have to apply for a visa in advance through the UK Visas and Immigration at a visa application centre.

All visitors must apply by registering an online account (except citizens of North Korea who must apply in person at the British Embassy), fill in the application form, pay the fee and attend an appointment at a visa application centre.

Family members of EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who are not covered by one of the visa exemptions above can apply for an EEA Family Permit free of charge (instead of a visa).

Visitors applying for most types of UK visas (including a visitor's visa and an EEA Family Permit) are required to submit biometric identifiers (all fingerprints and a digital facial image) as part of the visa application process. However, diplomats, foreign government ministers and officials and members of Commonwealth Forces are exempt from the requirement to submit biometric identifiers. Applicants who have obtained a new passport and are merely requesting a transfer of their visa vignette from their old passport to their new passport are not required to re-submit biometric identifiers. In addition, applicants who are travelling directly to the Channel Islands or Gibraltar without passing through the UK or the Isle of Man are exempt from providing biometric information. Children must be accompanied by an adult when their biometric identifiers are taken. Biometric identifiers may be shared with foreign governments. Biometric identifiers are destroyed 10 years after the last date a person's fingerprints and digital facial image were captured.

Most visa applications are decided within 3 weeks.

Visitors entering the UK, the Channel Islands and/or the Isle of Man who do not qualify for one of the visa exemptions listed above have to apply for a visa in advance through the UK Visas and Immigration at a visa application centre.

All visitors must apply by registering an online account (except citizens of North Korea who must apply in person at the British Embassy), fill in the application form, pay the fee and attend an appointment at a visa application centre.

Family members of EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who are not covered by one of the visa exemptions above can apply for an EEA Family Permit free of charge (instead of a visa).

Visitors applying for most types of UK visas (including a visitor's visa and an EEA Family Permit) are required to submit biometric identifiers (all fingerprints and a digital facial image) as part of the visa application process. However, diplomats, foreign government ministers and officials and members of Commonwealth Forces are exempt from the requirement to submit biometric identifiers. Applicants who have obtained a new passport and are merely requesting a transfer of their visa vignette from their old passport to their new passport are not required to re-submit biometric identifiers. In addition, applicants who are travelling directly to the Channel Islands or Gibraltar without passing through the UK or the Isle of Man are exempt from providing biometric information. Children must be accompanied by an adult when their biometric identifiers are taken. Biometric identifiers may be shared with foreign governments. Biometric identifiers are destroyed 10 years after the last date a person's fingerprints and digital facial image were captured.

Most visa applications are decided within 3 weeks.

Transit Visas

There are two types of transit through the United Kingdom under the United Kingdom Transit Rules — the airside transit and the landside transit. Notwithstanding the lists below, in general, even persons from 'Direct Airside transit visa exempt nationalities' require a transit visa if transiting though the UK to other parts of the Common Travel Area including Ireland.

Airside transit:

Available only at London Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport and Manchester Airport.

Available only to those passengers arriving and departing by air to an international destination other than Ireland on the same day.

Available only to those passengers not leaving the airside zone of the airport and not passing through immigration control.

Concerns those passengers that would normally require a visitor visa to enter the United Kingdom but who either hold a Direct Airside Transit visa, a passport of a transit visa exempt country or who hold direct airside transit visa exemption documents.

Direct Airside transit visa exempt nationalities; Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar, Mauritania, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Suriname, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo,  Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Venezuela & stateless persons holding UN Convention 1954 travel documents and refugees whose original nationality is exempt.

Landside transit:

Available only to those passengers arriving and departing by air by 23:59 the next day who require passing through immigration control and leaving the airport building only for transit purposes.

Concerns those passengers that would normally require a visitor visa to enter the United Kingdom but who hold a Visitor in Transit visa or landside visa exemption documents.

Transit visa exemption applies where travellers:

Arrive and depart by air, and the onward flight must be confirmed, must depart the same day, have proper documentation for their destination (including a visa for the destination country if necessary), and fulfil any one of the below conditions:

Have a valid visa for Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the USA, whether or not traveling to or from those countries.

Have a valid Australian or New Zealand residence visa.

Have a valid Canadian permanent resident card issued on or after 28 June 2002

Have a valid uniform format residence permit issued by an EEA state under Council Regulation (EC) number 1030/2002.

Have a valid Irish biometric visa endorsed BC or BC BIVS.

Have a valid uniform format category D visa for entry to a state in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Have a valid USA I-551 permanent resident card issued on or after 21 April 1998.

Have an expired I-551 permanent resident card issued on or after 21 April 1998, accompanied by an I-797 extension letter.

Have a standalone US Immigration Form 155A/155B attached to an envelope.

Have a valid Schengen Approved destination Scheme (ADS) group tourism visa where the holder is travelling to the country that issued it or holds a valid airline ticket from the Schengen area, provided the holder can demonstrate they entered there no more than 30 days previously on the basis of a valid Schengen ADS visa.

E-visas or e-residence permits are not acceptable for airside transit unless the airline is able to verify it with the issuing country. Nationals of Syria who are holders of US B1/B2 visas are not exempt.

E-visas such as those regularly issued by Australia or e-residence permits are not acceptable for landside transit.

Health

Mandatory tuberculosis testing for a long term UK visa

 
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