Understanding the Types of UK Visas

UK Visa Types - UK Immigration Solicitors

UK Visa Types

As there are many types of UK visas, from short-term to long-term, the best one for you will rely on why you want to visit and how long you plan to stay.

You can get a work visa, a student visa, a family visa, a tourist visa, a business visa, or a transit visa. You can get Indefinite Leave to Remain with many UK visas, which is a big step towards becoming a British citizen.

UK visa categories include:

  • Business Visas
  • Family and Partner Visas
  • UK Visitor Visas
  • Settlement Visas (ILR)
  • Study Visas
  • Work Visa
  • UK Investor Visa


For further information, please visit the official UK Government website.

UK Business Visas

You will need a valid visa if you are visiting the UK for business reasons. A variety of work visas are available in the United Kingdom, including the following:


To learn more about the details and how to apply, just click on the links provided.

UK Family and Partner Visas

The purpose of this visa is to let people who have family members living and working in the UK join them as their dependents for more than six months. A UK family visa might let you live with your spouse or partner, child, parent, or other family member who will take care of you for a long time.

UK family visas include:


UK partner Visas Include:


To learn more about the details and how to apply, just click on the links provided.

UK Visitors Visas

The UK is a well-liked travel destination. For short-term stays, tourism trips, and related events, visitors may apply for a visitor visa. This kind of visa only lets you visit the country; it doesn’t let you work there.

A visitor’s visa may be right for you if you are not from the EEA and only want to stay in the UK for six months or less. 

UK Visitors Visas Include:


Other visit visas include:


To learn more about the details and how to apply, just click on the links provided.

UK Settlement Visas

You are able to live, work, and study in the United Kingdom with nearly no limitations in the future if you have a settlement visa for the United Kingdom.

There are different types of permanent settlement status in the UK. Indefinite leave to stay is the most thorough and long-lasting status you can get.

Settlement Visas in the UK include:


Settlement Visas for EEA Nationals include:


To learn more about the details and how to apply, just click on the links provided.

UK Study Visas

Some of the best institutions in the world are in the UK, which is why many foreign students choose to study there. Students from outside the UK need to get a visa before they can come to the country to study.

UK study visas include:


To learn more about the details and how to apply, just click on the links provided.

UK Work Visa

You are going to require a visa that enables you to work in the United Kingdom if you are going to be travelling there for work reasons. A variety of work visas are available in the United Kingdom, including the following:

UK Work Visas include:


To learn more about the details and how to apply, just click on the links provided.

UK Investor Visa

There is a residence-by-investment programme in the United Kingdom that is referred to as the Tier 1 investor visa, which is also known as the UK Golden Visa. Those non-EU investors with a high net worth who make a major financial investment in the United Kingdom are eligible to get residence in the country in return for their contribution.


To learn more about the details and how to apply, just click on the links provided.

Conclusion 

At UK Immigration Solicitors, we’re here to simplify your visa application process. Our expert lawyers specialize in every type of UK visa and provide comprehensive support from start to finish. With our Application Package, we assess your eligibility, fill out forms, gather documents, and strengthen your application with a Letter of Representation. Avoid mistakes and increase your chances of success. Contact us today at 0203 384 4389 to get started.

FAQs

How to get a visa to stay in England while in England?

To stay in England while already in the country, you can apply for a visa extension or switch to a different visa category if eligible.

Can I apply for a work visa in the UK?

Yes, you can apply for a work visa in the UK if you meet the eligibility criteria and have a job offer from a UK employer that is a licensed sponsor.

How to sign in to continue your visa application?

To sign in and continue your visa application in the UK, you’ll typically need to log in to the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) online application system using your credentials.

What are the steps to follow for a UK spouse visa extension?

The steps to follow for a UK spouse visa extension include gathering the required documents, completing the online application form, attending a biometric appointment, and providing evidence of meeting the financial and relationship requirements.

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