A visit visa for 6 months is granted to a visitor who is coming to the UK for a temporary purpose, for example to visit a friends or family or carry out a business activity.

A visitor cannot work or study in the UK unless this is allowed by the permitted activities that are set out under visitor rules.

Each visitor must meet the requirements of the Immigration Rules, even if they are travelling as, for example, a family group, a tour group or a school party.

Peoples of visa national countries must obtain a visit visa before they arrive in the UK.

Types of Visit visa

a) Visit (standard): This visa will be granted for six months except a visitor who is coming to the UK for a private medical treatment as it ma be granted for 11 months.