Are you planning on visiting the UK for a short period of time? You may need to apply for a standard Visitor Visa UK.
Oracle Solicitors team of highly experienced immigration lawyers in London and Belfast are here to assist you throughout the application and advise you on which type of visa you need.
Do not delay in contacting us for personal immigration advice so as to avoid any unnecessary delays or complications.
What is a Visitor Visa UK?
The standard visitors visa has replaced all previous visitor visas.
For more information please call our London or Belfast offices today.
Eligibility for a UK Standard Visitor Visa
One of the most important requirements when applying for a Standard Visitor Visa is being able to prove that you will leave the UK when your visa expires.
How this will be established:
- Your immigration history will be checked
- By looking at how frequently you visit the UK
- Whether you have a return flight booked
- The credibility for your visit to the UK
You must also be able to show how you will support yourself and any other dependants financially during your stay in the UK.
You will need to provide evidence of any business or activities that you are seeking to do while you visit the UK.
Other Information about UK Standard Visitor Visas
While on a temporary visit to the UK, there are a number of things are you are not permitted to do and these are:
- Marry or register a civil partnership
- Receive public funds
- Undertake work that is either paid or unpaid
Prior to arriving in the UK, you may need to receive entry clearance from the UK Border Agency.
To find out more about the different types of entry clearance contact us now.
It is of vital importance to seek legal advice should you have any questions about which Visitor Visa UK you should apply for and to help with making the application as straightforward as possible.
Our charges will be based on the time actually spent by the solicitors and other staff in respect of any work which they do on your behalf.
Our current hourly rates are set out below:
- Senior Solicitors – £400 (All figures exclude VAT)
- Solicitors – £300 (All figures exclude VAT)
- Trainee Solicitors, Paralegal – £150 (All figures exclude VAT)
The work we carry out on your immigration case can take several hours, therefore we understand some clients prefer fixed fee costs. We will provide you with a fixed fee quote at the initial consultation dependant on the complexity of your case (if you prefer this option).
If you wish to proceed with hourly rate fees you can expect on average to pay the following dependant on the fee-earners hourly rate.
Visit our immigration fees page for more info.
How long will my application take?
We will normally be able to submit your application within 4 – 8 weeks of you instructing us, but we will let you know at the earliest opportunity if it is likely to take longer than this.
We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office will take to process your application. Read the current processing times.
For an informal discussion regarding your case, or to book an appointment with our Immigration team, please call us now on 020 3051 5060.