Visiting family in the UK only requires a Family Visitor Visa. The basic requirements are as follows:
- You’re visiting a family member in the UK;
- You’re from outside the EEA (European Economic Area).
You can apply for a UK visitor visa up to 3 months before your date of travel to the UK.
Also, you can stay in the UK for 6 months on a Family Visitor Visa or is possible to apply to extend your visa up to 6 months if it’s for less than 6 months. There are a number of pitfalls in applying for a Family Visitor Visa. Our trained Specialist Immigration Lawyers will take you through the process simply and efficiently.
Some other tips is to apply for a multiple entry family visit visa if you have been granted entry clearance 2 or 3 times before. Additionally, your chances of success increase if you have travelled to Tier 1 countries such as the US, UK, France, Belgium, Canada and a select few other countries. Please read the guide to the right for more info.
Once instructed, we will provide you with a full family visit documents request list. To start your application, please complete our UK Visit Visa form and then a member of the UK immigration team will be in touch to discuss your application with your advisor. Alternatively, you can schedule a immigration consultation to discuss your requirements: