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United-Kingdom visa Requirements Visa required
Select the type of United-Kingdom visa application

State of Residence
Visa Type
Processing time (business days)
Consular price: $00.00
Service price: $00.00
Total: $00.00

To apply for visa online click
above and follow instructions.
Download, fill out and mail in
United-Kingdom visa application form
Mail all the paperwork to:


Return shipping options:

- I will include my own shipping
- I will pick up form TVP office
- $25+ I want UBER to return to me (only in SF, NY, CHI)
- $20.00 - FedEx Express Saver (3-4 days)
- $25.00 - FedEx Standard Overnight (afternoon delivery)
- $30.00 - FedEx Priority Overnight (morning delivery)
- $75.00 - FedEx First AM Delivery (guaranteed by 8.30AM)
- $49.00 - FedEx SATURDAY Priority
- $39.00 - FedEx (shipping time varies) to AK, HI
- $49.00+ - FedEx INTL. Priority Overnight

Mail us the following documents:


Your Valid Original Passport (not a photocopy)
  You have to MAIL us your current valid and signed US/non-us passport. Passport should be valid at least SIX (6) months after your intended arrival to United-Kingdom. Also, you should make sure you have at least ONE completely blank page for visas in your passport. Amendment pages (pages 22, 23 and 24) do not count.
If your passport is about to expire or needs more pages, please obtain new or renew Your passport.


TWO Passport-Style Photographs
  They must be recent (4 months or less old) 2x2 inches in size. We always recommend using a professional photographer to avoid delays. You can choose to submit digitized photos to us via email: (in subject line put travelers first and last names). Additional $12 Photo Printing FEE will be added to your request. NOTE: Photos must be high resolution, clear, and provide proper contrast and white background for it to be accepted by the consulate.


Completed United Kingdom Visa Application
  All UK visa applications must be submitted and PAID FOR electronically at the official UK Visa Application website - website will open in a new window. Please follow these tips to complete application correctly:
  • When you answer the question "How will you submit your application?" only one option is available to select : "By Post" - selecting it, still allows you to use our expediting services.
  • After completion of the visa application and submitting payment, please print out the resulting application and mail it to us . If done correctly, a number starting with letters "GWF..." will be present in the upper-left corner, and below there will a note that payment has been completed. If those things are not present, then you are printing the wrong page. The printed application MUST be signed in the appropriate section (Unsigned or improperly signed applications will be rejected).
  • Please pay required consular fee online with your credit card. You will still have to pay us for our service when mailing us your paperwork.
  • Starting, June 1st, 2010, United Kingdom consulate requires to pay priority service fee $187 in addition to online payment, you've make during online application process. .

Don't want to deal with application? Let us do it for you! Request the affordable "FORM FILL" application service for just $35 per application or sign up for personal "VIP CONCIERGE" for just $149 and get Ultimate visa experience.


Biometric Data (Fingerprints) Receipt
  All visa applicants are required to provide biometric data (fingeprint) as part of the application process. After completion and paying for your online visa application, you will be directed to make an appointment at one of the Application Support Centres in your area in order to submit your biometric data. Once you have submitted it, you will obtain biometric data receipt. Please mail it along with other paperwork.


Non-US Passport Holders (proof of your legal status in the USA)
  Documents confirming your Immigration Status in United States and permitting you to re-enter the USA after your trip. Please submit the original document.
  • Green Card
  • Valid US Visa (not a B1/B2 visa) with valid I-94 form
  • Valid I-20 Form, endorsed by designated school official
  • Advance Parole Document
  • Employment Authorization Card
  • DS-2019 Form properly endorsed


A Copy of Roundtrip ticket/itinerary
  Ticket/Itinerary that indicates your entry and exit dates from United Kingdom. It must be on travel agent's letterhead. Alternatively, you can provide copy of the original round trip ticket or a print-out of electronic ticket. (Do NOT purchase the ticket, before the Visa is issued).


Proof of Hotel Reservations
  You must provide a copy of your hotel reservations confirming your stay in United-Kingdom OR a letter from your Host stating their name(s), address(es), and legal status (e.g. passport, residence card) in United-Kingdom.


Proof of Financial Ability
  You must provide a copy of a recent bank statement or a letter from your bank verifying you have sufficient funds to support yourself (please, provide at least three months worth of bank statements). Bank statment must contain your name and address. You can cover-up the account number if you do not want to share it with the consulate


Employment letter
  • For Vacation, to include length of service and vacation dates
  • For Business, giving full details of proposed business visit and stating employer will be financially responsible
  • Self-Employed, letter of incorporation/business registration document


Business Letter from your USA Company
  Please provide a business letter, which includes: (Sample Business Letter)
  • The name of a reference/visiting firm in United-Kingdom.
  • Detailed explanation of the nature of business to be performed as well as duration of stay.
  • Company guarantee of financial responsibility for all travel expenses incurred by you.
  • The letter must be on company letterhead.
  • The letter must specify the visa validity and number of entries, the applicant is asking for.
  • Not confident in writing your business letter for your United-Kingdom visa application? We can draft one for your company to sign. (Order Business Letter Draft)

Additional United-Kingdom visa information:
The information above is for NON- US citizens only. If you are US citizen , you can stay in United Kingdom up to 180 days.

VISA VALIDITY: With a visit visa you can usually enter and leave the UK any number of times while it is still valid. You cannot stay for longer than six months on each visit. Visit visas can be valid for 6 months, one year, two years or five years. You can apply for a visa valid for any of these periods. The Entry Clearance Officer may decide to make your visa valid for a shorter time than you have asked for, for example if are not a regular traveller or have never visited the UK before.

United-Kingdom visa fees for US citizens.
Type of visa / processing time Valid up to Processing Time:
Business (not Calendar) Days
Consular fee Service fee Total cost
Tourist multiple 6 months to 5 years 12-15 days $225.00 $169 $394.00
Tourist multiple 6 months to 5 years 8-11 days $225.00 $249 $474.00
Business multiple 6 months to 5 years 12-15 days $225.00 $169 $394.00
Business multiple 6 months to 5 years 8-11 days $225.00 $249 $474.00


As of December 9, 2015, the China Foreign Expert Bureau requires all foreign teachers' academic degrees to be authenticated by Chinese embassies in their home countries. This applies for the renewal of permits expiring this year for those teachers already in China. In addition, the bureau also requires authentication of TEFL degrees as well as translation of degrees, transcripts and TEFL certificates. Travel Visa Pro can handle the process quickly (in around 2 weeks): call us or email our Legalization team at

Consuls and diplomat are on strike at Brazil consulates nationwide. Please expect delays with your visas. Visas are being processed, but much slower than normally. There is no time estimate when the conflict might be resolved. We will continue to monitor situation daily. If you need emergency visa, please reach out to us at

Saudi Arabia has amended their visa process and an insurance payment must be made through their online Enjaz server. This is an additional Consular fee ranging from $78 to $257 depending on visa type, validity, nationality, sex, and number of entries. Travel Visa Pro will be making the payment as part of our Enjaz service. The insurance payment must be kept in your passport when you enter Saudi Arabia.

Nigeria Embassy is experiencing delays in visa processing.