The standard visitor visa is for those who wish to visit the UK for travel or holiday, see family and friends, for private medical treatment or for business purposes including attending conferences or taking part in sports or creative events.
The applicants must satisfy the Home Office that they are a genuine visitor by meeting the below general requirements.
The UK Visit Visa allows individuals to meet family and friends, undertake permitted business activities, seek investment for proposed business, study up to 30 days, take part in exchange programmes or educational visits, pass through the UK in transit, get private medical treatment or convert civil partnership to a marriage.This visa however does not permit to undertake paid or unpaid work, live in the UK for long periods of time through frequent visits, enter into a marriage/civil partnership or give notice for the same or claim public funds. The standard visit visa can be applied for 6 months, 2, 5 or 10 years if the applicant wishes to visit the UK regularly;however can only stay a maximum of 6 months on each visit.
Our Immigration lawyers at City Legal have immense experience in handling visit visa applications from all over the world. We have dealt with numerous visit visa refusals and obtained successful outcomes further to resubmissions. It is better to obtain legal assistance prior to the initial application. Our experience ranges from dealing with issues relating to ECO not being convinced that the applicant will return back to allegations of fraudulent documents submitted with the application. We are a multi award winning law firm and pride ourselves in being approachable, innovative and always going that extra mile to make sure our clients receive the individual attention they deserve. Our Immigration team maintains a high reputation and is committed to provide clear, transparent and reliable advice to our clients.