DECLARATION: In order to ensure the information is correct and up to date, there may be changes which we are not aware of. And different countries have different rules for the visa application. It is always a good idea to check the latest regulations in your country. This page just gave some general information of the visa application.
You must have a passport or travel document to enter the UK. It should be valid for the whole of your stay.
You must be able to show that:
Depending on your nationality, you'll either:
You can check if you need a visa before you apply.
If you do not need a visa, you must still meet the Standard Visitor eligibility requirements to visit the UK. You may be asked questions at the UK border about your eligibility and the activities you plan to do.
You must apply for a Standard Visitor visa online before you travel to the UK.
A Standard Visitor visa costs £100 for up to 6 months. The earliest you can apply is 3 months before you travel.
If you visit the UK regularly, you can choose to apply for a long-term Standard Visitor visa instead.
Once you've started your application you can save your form and complete it later.
If you're applying with family members, each person must have their own application and pay the fee. They need to attend their own appointment at a visa application centre.
You can apply on behalf of your partner and child, if they cannot apply for themselves.
You must provide certified translations of any documents that are not in English or Welsh.
As part of your online application, you need to book an appointment at a visa application centre. Allow time to attend your appointment, as the visa application centre could be in another country.
The visa application centre may keep your passport and documents while processing your application.
Once you've applied online, proved your identity and provided your documents, you'll usually get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks.
You can check to see if you can get your visa decision faster - this depends on what country you're in.
It's currently taking 6 weeks on average to get a decision on Standard Visitor visas. Find out visa decision waiting times.
You'll get an email or a letter containing the decision on your application. This will explain what you need to do next.
NOTICE:Should your application be denied, the organizing committee cannot change the decision of visa officer, nor will ICMMGH engage in discussion or correspondence with the visa application center on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee CANNOT be refunded when the VISA application of individual being denied.