There are various kinds of categories available for you to come to the UK as a visitor. Submitting the wrong type of visa application or submitting the wrong type of documents may lead to a refusal outcome. To avoid unnecessary mistakes in the whole visa application process, dedicated experts at Astor Visas will assist you in preparing for your application and make the whole process become straightforward, fast and cost effective. We will take away any complications or difficulties since our team has the experience and knowledge to make securing your visa as hassle-free as possible.
If you would like to visit the UK for less than 6 months, you can come to the UK as one of the following visitors.
You can apply for a General Visitor visa if:  
What you can and can’t do
You can study for up to 30 days, as long as it’s not the main reason for your visit.
You can’t:
  • take paid or unpaid work
  • live in the UK for long periods of time through frequent visits
  • marry or register a civil partnership, or give notice of marriage or civil partnership
  • get private medical treatment
  • get public funds
You can apply for a Business Visitor visa if:  
There are three types of Business Visitor Visa, i.e. Business Visitor, Academic Visitor, Doctors and dentists.
You can apply for a Student Visitor visa if:  
You can apply for a Family Visitor visa if:  
You can apply for a Marriage Visitor visa if:
  • you want to get married or register a civil partnership in the UK
  • you’re not planning to stay or settle in the UK after your marriage or civil partnership
  • you meet the other eligibility requirements
How long it will take
  • You can apply for a visa up to 3 months before your date of travel to the UK.
  • You should get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks.
How long you can stay
  • You can stay in the UK for up to 6 months with a General Visitor visa.
  • You can also apply for a long-term visit visa if you can prove you need to make repeat visits over a longer period. You can stay for a maximum of 6 months on each visit and your visa can last for 1, 2, 5 or 10 years.
To check whether you meet the relevant eligibility requirements and for a free assessment, please contact us.

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