Tourist visa for United-Kingdom in 2023
From 150 EUR full package
You need a UK Tourist visa if you wish to travel to the UK with the tourist purpose or to attend an event. UK Tourist visa is delivered for the period of 6 months, 2, 5 or 10 years. You can commit short touristic trips. You can not travel for more than 6 months per year.
General information on applying for a UK Visitor tourist visa.
If you want to visit UK with the tourist purpose, to attend an event, you need to apply for a UK Visitor visa. You can not visit the UK with a valid Schengen visa.
With a valid UK visa you can visit Ireland without an Irish visa (if you travel to Ireland from within the UK).
If you wish to visit friends or relatives in the UK, you need to apply for Guest visa (click here).
- How to get a tourist visa to the UK in 2021 for foreigners.
Choosing UK.Visas.Consulting for your British visa you get professional service tailored just for you.
Our Manager team has more than 10 years of experience in visa agency dealing with the most difficult cases of obtaining UK visas. We give honest advice and always evaluate your chances of obtaining a UK visa for free.
We take care about all paper work, we work distantly, you save your time!
What you can / can’t do with your UK tourist visa.
|Can do.||Can't do.|
|Take part in events.||Work for money and for free.|
|Attend course up to 30 days, if it is not the main reason of your trip.||Stay for a long time in the UK.(*)|
|Participate in exchange programs ( if you are under 18 y.o.).||Demand the benefits from the state.|
|Travel as a tourist.||Get married.|
(*) : UK tourist visa can be issued for 6 months, 2 years, 5 years and 10 years. Regardless of the duration of the validity of your visa, it is not allowed under the Visitor route to spend more than 6 months in the UK in a year when adding all trips together. This information is not clearly specified on the official web-site Gov.uk.
Service fees of UK.Visas.Consulting to get a Visitor tourist visa to the United Kingdom.
We are committed in the full preparation of your documents to apply for a British tourist visa:
- We conduct a detailed consultation in order to determine which documents are needed in your case,
- We fill out the visa application and take your appointment at the Visa Application Centre,
- We do a professional translation of all necessary documents into English,
- In certain cases, we electronically upload your documents. Or we provide detailed instructions with what documents you need in order to visit the UK Visa Application Centre.
After getting a decision on your visa, you personally pick up the passport from the visa centre, or get it with a courier service.
With UK.Visas.Consulting specialists, you will be sure that all the documents for your tourist visa to the UK have been prepared and submitted correctly!
For our UK Visitor visa, our service is a full packaged bundle, there is no hidden fee. You only pay what you see in the table under (excluding optional services).
|Cost of our service.||Cost of translation in English per document.|
|150 €||20 €|
Visa fees for a British Visitor tourist visa.
- How much does a British tourist visa cost.
Regardless of whether you use our service or apply yourself, you will need to pay a visa fee to the UK immigration services. The cost is stated in GBP on the website https://www.gov.uk.
The visa fee cost is not included in our service cost.
Depending on the desired length of your visa, you will need to pay for the associated visa fees cost on gov.uk.
UK.Visas.Consulting is not paying for the visa fees directly, we will assist you in this process.
|Type of visa.||Visa fees.|
|UK Visitor visa.||100 £|
These amounts are indicative. You can call us to know the exact visa fee cost at the date of your call.
In the case of refusal, or if the passport is withdrawn at the VAC before the decision is made, or the application is withdrawn after paying for visa fees using the biometric app, the visa fee can't be refunded.
UK tourist visa after refusal.
UK.Visas.Consulting is specialised in consultation for visa after refusal. If this is your case you can read here about visa after refusal or visa appeal.
Processing time of your tourist visa to the United Kingdom.
- How long does it take to get my UK tourist visa?
You should get a decision on your UK Visitor visa within 3 weeks, following your appointment at the Visa Application Centre, or the payment of the visa fees if using the biometric app.
You can check all official visa decision waiting time following this link : https://www.gov.uk/guidance/visa-decision-waiting-times-applications-outside-the-uk
How to check the status of a British tourist visa application.
During the consideration of documents for a tourist visa to England, you can track the status of your application on your gov.uk immigration account.
Required documents (mandatory documents and particular cases) when applying for a British tourist visa.
- What are the required documents for a tourist visa to the United Kingdom.
Each of our clients seeking a UK Visitor visa comes with their own story. For each case we give the right advice and prepare a list of documents adapted to your situation.
If you want a consultation to check your required documents for your visa, you can click the button under to reach for us.
Frequent reasons of refusals for a UK Visitor tourist visa.
Refusals might be based on:
- Insufficient financial requirements.
- Doubt in credibility of your documents.
- Doubt about the information in your application.
- Doubt about the reason of your trip.
Refusal of a British tourist visa is a psychologically very unpleasant moment, because with this visa, a person could have plans for a tourist trip, namely already purchased tickets, paid accommodation and booked excursions. You can read about getting a visa after refusal here.
Applying for a UK long-term Visitor visa 2, 5 or 10 years.
- How much time can i spend in the UK with a british tourist visa.
We advise applying for a UK long-term tourist visa for 2 years only after receiving several 6-month visas. We recommend applying for long-term visas to Britain for 5 or 10 years after obtaining a tourist visa for 2 years. We recommend additionally showing information about your plans to visit the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with short visits throughout the duration of your UK tourist visa.
Address of the nearest UK Visa Application Centre.
- How to submit yourself your application for a UK tourist visa.
We can work with visa applicants from all over the world. We will provide you with information about a visa application centre nearest to you to apply for UK visa. Or you can find yourself the nearest centre to apply for a UK visa, using this link https://www.gov.uk/find-a-visa-application-centre.
Where you can find the official information about UK visas.
You can find all necessary information on https://www.gov.uk.
Official names for this visa on GOV.UK
UK Standard Visitor visa / UK General Visitor visa / UK Child Visitor visa
All informations on this page about this visa have been last updated on : 17 March 2023
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