Visitor Visa

Visit Visa Application

You can come to the UK as a Standard Visitor:

► for tourism, for example on a holiday or to see your family and friends

►for certain business activities, for example attending a meeting

►to do a short course of study

►to take part in research or an exchange programme as an academic

►for medical reasons, for example to receive private medical treatment

You cannot:

do paid or unpaid work for a UK company or as a self-employed person

live in the UK for long periods of time through frequent visits · claim public funds (benefits)

do a course of study that lasts longer than 6 months

marry or register a civil partnership, or give notice of marriage or civil partnership. You’ll need a Marriage Visitor visa instead.


You can apply for a long-term Standard Visitor visa that lasts 2, 5 or 10 years if you need to visit the UK regularly over a longer period.

You can stay for a maximum of 6 months on each visit.

Extending your stay as a visitor:

You cannot switch from a Standard Visitor visa to another type of visa. You can only extend your stay for specific reasons, for example needing further private medical treatment.

If you want a visa to do something other than visiting, for example work or longer-term study.

How SBA Solicitors can help you?

SBA Solicitors will ensure that your chances of getting your visa UK are high and for that, we assign an expert solicitor who assesses the entire situation along with requirements and eligibility. We assist with completion and compiling of applications and documents and will navigate you through the immigration maze making the whole process clear and concise.

We will help you decide and take you through the best option and category for you.

We assist with:

Document check service

  • We help you prepare the Letter of Representation in which the details of your case and its merits will be listed
  • Liaise with the Home Office and British High Commission from start to finish
  • Completion of the full application from start to finish with one to one advice service to ensure you are happy with every part of your application.
  • 24/7 contact and updates on your matte

Contact SBA Solicitors on 0161 302 7905

We are friendly and professional and work diligently to provide our clients with a service that is second to none.

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