United Kingdom

Visa Types

The different UK visa types

We aim to provide individuals seeking a UK visa to visit, stay, work or reside in the United Kingdom with the necessary guidance and support. Various visa categories cater to different groups of individuals, depending on their purpose for traveling to or residing in the UK and their unique situations.

Visitor Visa

Visitor and Tourist Visas are short-term permits for stays up to 6 months in the UK. These visas prohibit work and require proof of departure plans and financial self-sufficiency. For frequent UK visits, consider the 2, 5, or 10-year Standard Visitor visa.

Family Visa

A Family Visa is required for those wishing to reunite with UK-residing family members for over six months. This visa category applies to spouses, civil partners, fiancés, parents, grandparents, children, and other relatives. It enables applicants to join their UK-based family members as dependents.

Skilled Worker Visa

The Skilled Worker Visa enables skilled professionals to work in the UK, typically for up to 5 years, with some flexibility. This visa is designed for those in key sectors and industries. The exact duration depends on your specific situation and the details in your Certificate of Sponsorship.

Global Talent Visa

The Global Talent Visa offers a pathway to UK Permanent Residence for those excelling in science, engineering, humanities, and the arts. This visa is for individuals recognized as world-leading or internationally acclaimed in their respective fields.

Other Visa Types

Global Business Mobility Visa

If you are an overseas company aiming to deploy employees in the UK for positions that cannot be filled by local workers, you may find one of the Global Business Mobility Visa pathways suitable for your needs. These visas facilitate international business operations in the UK.

Temporary Worker Visa

Individuals with temporary job placements in the UK require a visa permitting their employment and up to a 2-year stay, subject to eligibility. Moreover, Temporary Worker Visa holders have the option to apply for an extension of their visa to prolong their stay in the UK.

Innovator Visa

International entrepreneurs can pursue their business dreams in the UK through the Innovator Visa. To qualify, secure an endorsement from an approved organization and have at least £50,000 for investment. This visa fosters innovation and economic growth, allowing entrepreneurs to actively participate in their ventures within the UK’s dynamic business landscape.

Investor Visa

United Kingdom is renowned for its exceptional security, education, and overall quality of life, making it an enticing destination for ambitious foreign investors and their families. For those looking to establish themselves in the UK, the Tier 1 Investor Visa allows investments starting at £2,000,000 in UK companies.