APPly FOR UK VISA

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The United Kingdom a sovereign country on the northwest coast of the European Mainland attracts many tourists from the world throughout the year.  The UK is made up of 4 constituent countries which include England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland wherein each one of it has something unique to offer to the tourists visiting here.

Travel to any part of the world and you are going to find an Indian in an unknown country and the best part of it is we feel like home in the other country the reason being,  Indians love to explore different destinations with their family, friends, honeymooners, backpackers, and for business purpose too.  

The United Kingdom famously known as the UK has lots of Indians visiting every year for tourism purposes or visiting, friends & family, Certain people visit there for business purposes & employment, and Students visiting there to complete further studies. Let your purpose to visit be any of it but for visiting there you need to Apply For UK Visa.

There are plenty of tourist spots to be visited while in the UK. There are 31 heritage sites in the UK recognized by the UNESCO. We as an Indian would be amazed to know there are more Indian restaurants in London then what we find in Mumbai or Delhi. People in the UK love tea as much as we Indians do, they drink around 165 million cups of tea every day. Britishers have voted Chicken Tikka as their national dish which is an Indian dish. While in the UK we Indians feel like a home away from home.

For Indians to visit the UK you need to hold a valid visa. UK visa process has become manageable provided you are a pro with the documentation part has knowledge on visa processing otherwise, it is also advisable to take the guidance from the travel agent to make it effortless. Documents play a very important role in the approval of the visa.

Earlier UK visa process was a completely offline process. But now they have divided into two parts: form filling is done online whereas you need to visit the VAC center for biometrics & documents submission which is scanned at the VAC center and uploaded with your application.

You need to go through the following procedure to Apply UK Visa:

  • Once you have decided on your travel plan and purpose you need to start collecting the documents.
  • Visa form is filled up online if you go through the travel agent then the visa form will be filled by them. You need to help them out with certain details regarding the form which includes personal, family, employment, finance, and travel plans.
  • While the form filling is been done by the agent you can simultaneously start collecting the documents as advised by the agent.
  • Documents to be arranged from your end will be as follows:
  1. Passport
  2. Photo
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Bank Statement
  5. Income Tax Returns
  6. Appointment Letter
  7. Leave Letter from the employer
  8. Salary Slips
  9. Any other financial documents
  10. Travel Itinerary
  11. Hotel Accommodation
  12. If invited: Invitation letter
  13. Inviter’s Passport Copy
  14. Inviter’s Visa copy (If applicable)
  15. Inviter’s supporting documents (If applicable).
  • Once the form is completed and thoroughly checked it is been submitted online by paying the consulate charges of INR 9,084 and VAC charges INR 1,000. Payment can be made with the help of Debit or Credit Card.
  • On making the payment an appointment is been booked at the nearby VAC center.
  • You need to carry all the above-mentioned documents with the Visa form, Document Checklist, and appointment letter.
  • At the center, all the documents will be scanned and uploaded with your application by the representative at the VAC center.
  • After the submission of documents, the next step will be for biometrics.
  • On completion of the entire process, you will receive a receipt with the reference number for tracking your application.
  • UK Visa processing time is of about 13-15 days. Once the passport is ready for collection you will receive the mail informing about the same.
  • You need to visit the VAC center to collect the passport with the receipt and one original government id proof. You can also opt for courier service by paying charges at the VAC center.

This entire process of applying the visa can be made easier with the help and guidance of the travel agent. Proper guidance can make the chances brighter of getting a UK visa. So start planning for your trip to the UK to make memorable memories.

Get Expert Advise for your UK Visa by Fly For Holidays

Fly For Holidays is Online Travel Company based in Mumbai, but we provide Visa Services online and offline for major cities in India like Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Goa, Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Trivandrum, Delhi, Surat, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Jaipur, Kolkata and many more. Do not hesitate to reach us and talk to our experts for your visa application.

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Grant of visas are at the sole discretion of the visa officer at the consulate. We at Fly for Holidays will provide you guidance and advise to submit your visa application to the best of our knowledge and as per our information and experience. Possible time taken to process visas and turnaround time as advised by us to you is as per an estimate that is provided by Consulates. Applications are reviewed based on the information and documents submitted by you. Fly for Holidays is not responsible for the validity ,approval or rejection of your visa application at any point of time.

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