United Kingdom visa application and requirements

                    United Kingdom Visa

United Kingdom Visa

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Fill out United Kingdom tourist visa application form online

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

a
Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.
b
Original passport. Original passport and a copy of biodate page. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of United Kingdom and has at least three blank visa pages.
c
Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.
d
Bank Statement. Three months original bank statement stamped not older than 5 days.
e
Personal Statement. Invitation letter from host residing in the United Kingdom with a copy of his / her residence status.( Copy of visa or Biometric passport) and proof of residence.
f
Host's Bank Statement. If you will be receiving financial support from a host or other sponsor in United Kingdom, please provide a copy of that individual's bank statement. Please note that the invitation letter from your host should specifically state the types of support they will be providing (financial, accommodations, etc).
g
Proof of Accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.
h
Employment Letter. A copy of a letter from your employer on business letterhead, with contact details, purpose and duration of the trip and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, please include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
i
Parental Approval. For minor applicants, prior written consent from both parents or respective guardians giving the consulate consent to issue the child a visa.Certified copies of parents ID and marriage certificate. Consent letter has to be stamped by a notary lawyer.
j
For Minors. A Family Book or Birth Certificate must be presented. An Unabridged Certificate is required.
k
Old Passports. If you are in possession of one or more previous passports, it is mandatory to bring all of them.
l
Motivational Letter. A motivational letter from the inviter, copy of Identification and 3 months bank statements.
You’ll also need to provide a certified translation of any documents that are not in English or Welsh. Each translated document must contain:

- confirmation from the translator that it is an accurate translation of the original document

- the date of the translation

- the translator’s full name and signature

- the translator’s contact details.

United Kingdom tourist visa fees for citizens of South Africa

Single entry
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 21 business days
  • Total cost: 3658.00 
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    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 1783.00 Processing: 1875.00: 0.00 Total cost: 3658.00
Double entry
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 21 business days
  • Total cost: 3658.00 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 1783.00 Processing: 1875.00: 0.00 Total cost: 3658.00
Multiple entry
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 21 business days
  • Total cost: 3658.00 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 1783.00 Processing: 1875.00: 0.00 Total cost: 3658.00
  • Validity: up to 2 years
  • Processing: 21 business days
  • Total cost: 8288.00 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 6413.00 Processing: 1875.00: 0.00 Total cost: 8288.00
  • Validity: up to 5 years
  • Processing: 21 business days
  • Total cost: 14075.00 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 12200.00 Processing: 1875.00: 0.00 Total cost: 14075.00
  • Validity: up to 10 years
  • Processing: 21 business days
  • Total cost: 17251.00 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 15376.00 Processing: 1875.00: 0.00 Total cost: 17251.00
Maximum stay in United Kingdom: 180 days  
United Kingdom visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
Maximum stay in United Kingdom: 180 days
United Kingdom visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
United Kingdom visa for citizens of South Africa is required. For more information please contact the nearest United Kingdom embassy.

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