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Creative Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Creative Visit Visa is for amateur and professional artists, entertainers and musicians (and their personal and technical staff) who wish to visit the UK to undertake permitted unpaid creative activities for a period of up to 6 months. The Creative Visit Visa is a sub-category of the Standard Visitor route, which is a route...

Permitted Paid Engagement Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Permitted Paid Engagement (PPE) Visit Visa is available to certain professionals and experts who wish to visit the UK in order to undertake a paid engagement relating to their expertise and occupation.   The Permitted Paid Engagement Visa route does not lead to settlement in the UK and all visitors must make a separate...

Science and Academia Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Science and Academia Visit Visa is for scientists, researchers and academics who wish to visit the UK to undertake permitted unpaid science or academic activities for a period of up to 6 months or, for certain academics, for a period of up to 12 months. The Science and Academia Visit Visa is a sub-category of the Standard...

Business Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Business Visit Visa is for individuals who wish to come to the UK for the purpose of carrying out a permitted short-term unpaid business activity. The Business Visit Visa is a sub-category of the Standard Visitor route, which is a route for persons who wish to visit the UK for a temporary period of up to 6 months.   The...

Study Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Study Visit Visa is for individuals who wish to come to the UK for a period of study, an elective relevant to a course of study abroad or a period of research (or research tuition) that will last up to 6 months. The Study Visit Visa is a sub-category of the Standard Visitor route, which is a route for persons who wish to...

Tourism, Leisure and Family Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Tourism, Leisure and Family Visit Visa is for individuals who wish to come to the UK for a short-term stay for the purpose of visiting friends and/or family or for a short holiday. The Tourism, Leisure and Family Visit Visa is a sub-category of the Standard Visitor route, which is a route for persons who wish to visit the...

Marriage or Civil Partnership Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Marriage or Civil Partnership Visit visa is designed for individuals who wish to visit the UK to marry or form a civil partnership, or give notice of a marriage or civil partnership, in the UK. The route does not lead to settlement in the UK and all visitors must make a separate application, even when travelling as part of...

Sports Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Sports Visit Visa is for amateur and professional sportspersons (individuals and teams), technical or support staff of sportspersons and sports officials who wish to visit the UK to undertake permitted unpaid sporting activities for a period of up to 6 months. The Sports Visit Visa is a sub-category of the Standard Visitor...

Work-related Training Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Work-related Training Visit Visa is for overseas graduates from medical, dental or nursing schools, employees of overseas companies or organisations and employees of overseas based training companies who wish to visit the UK to undertake permitted unpaid work-related training activities for a period of up to 6 months. The...

Religious Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Religious Visit Visa is for overseas religious workers who wish to visit the UK to preach or undertake pastoral work, unpaid, for a period of up to 6 months. The Religious Visit Visa is a sub-category of the Standard Visitor route, which is a route for persons who wish to visit the UK for a temporary period of up to 6...

Private Medical Treatment & Organ Donation Visit Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 01/02/2024
The Private Medical Treatment and Organ Donation Visit Visa is for individuals who wish to receive private medical treatment, act as an organ donor or be assessed as a potential organ donor to an identified recipient in the UK. The Private Medical Treatment and Organ Donation Visit Visa is a sub-category of the Standard Visitor...

A Guide to Marriage and Civil Partnership Visit Visas

Posted by: Alexandra Pease on 20/07/2022
In summary, Appendix V of the Immigration Rules provides for 4 types of Visitor including Standard Visitor: for example  Tourism and Visiting Family, Permitted Paid Engagement Visitor, Transit Visitor and Marriage/Civil Partnership Visitor. This article will focus on those seeking to come to the UK to marry or form a civil...