You may wish to visit the UK for leisure, business or medical treatment.
The Standard Visitor visa has replaced the:
- Family Visitor visa
- General Visitor visa
- Child Visitor visa
- Business Visitor visa, including visas for academics, doctors and dentists
- Sports Visitor visa
- Entertainer Visitor visa
- Prospective Entrepreneur visa
- Private Medical Treatment Visitor visa
- Approved Destination Status (ADS) visa
You would need to fulfil the following requirements:
- You are visiting for vacation or to visit friends and family
- You are visiting for business or to take part in a creative or sports event
- You visit to receive medical treatment
- You live outside the EEA
- You are going to leave the UK at the end of the visit
- You can support yourself and your dependants
- You can pay to return to your country
You may need to provide such information as address where you will stay and travel history.
You may apply to extend your visa in certain circumstances.