Outline of the Visitor Visa

UK Standard Visitor is the visa category for our customers who want to come and visit the UK either for holiday, leisure, visiting family and friends or receiving a private treatment. Under this visa category, visitors do not encounter any recourse to public funds or get a work permit. There are many types of Visitor Visas that are mentioned and explained in more details in the relevant sections.

  • Family Visitor visa
  • General Visitor visa
  • Child Visitor visa
  • Business Visitor visa involves visas for academics, doctors and dentists
  • Sports Visitor visa
  • Entertainer Visitor visa
  • Prospective Entrepreneur visa
  • Private Medical Treatment Visitor visa
  • Approved Destination Status (ADS) visaVisitor Visa Types

When you are coming to the UK for a business visit, you should be aware that you are not able to do paid or unpaid work while you are in the UK. To illustrate, you can visit your customers, you can attend a meeting, a conference or an event. You can study for the short term provided that it is not the main reason that you come to the UK. Provided that you are in the UK with any type of Visitor Visa, you cannot claim a civil partnership or marry. You cannot dwell in the UK for long periods of times despite being permitted a long term visitor visa. It is also important to note that you can get asked questions concerning your financials and purpose of visit at the border by the police officers and they can refuse you at the border despite your visa. Such things can happen although it is quite rare.


Anyone who can confirm sufficient funds within financial means the costs of the journey to the UK, costs of the stay and costs of the journey out of the UK alongside with a confirmation of activities to be involved in the UK which abides by the Visitor Rules can apply for a visitor visa.


Hawflein Immigration with an experienced team is more than willing to help you along from the very beginning till you enter the UK. In case you are in need of more assistance, you can get our consultation as you are in the UK. Please contact us for more details and free initial consultation.

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