The purpose of the trip might be tourism, family visit, private medical treatment, or business, e.g., for meetings, conferences or seminars. You can also come to attend a sports event, to perform in case you are a musician or actor, etc.
You must prove that you will leave the UK after your visa expiration, moreover, that you can support yourself and dependent family members for the entire trip, and that you have the means to pay for your travel and tickets to go back home plus other expenses. You must provide your visit purpose proofs.
Each visa case is different, that is why we provide a full list of documents individually for your case upon the request.
You can: do business activities in accordance with the rules of the guest visa, study for up to 30 days if this is not the main purpose of the visit, participate in an exchange program if you are under 18.
You cannot: work, live in the UK for a long time, apply for state financial assistance while coming to the UK regularly, as well as get married, or notify about the registration of marriage.
The validity of the visa
The visa is issued for a period of up to 6 months for general purposes, up to 11 months for private medical treatment, up to 12 months for scientific research, for 2, 5 or 10 years, in case you could prove the need for frequent visits during this period (the maximum period of stay for each visit is 6 months).