The UK visitor visa also known as the Standard Visitor Visa allows you to stay in UK for a period of upto 6 months. This visa is established for those who wish to travel to the United Kingdom for the purposes mentioned below;
- Tourism, eg., on a holiday or to see your family and friends
- Certain business activities, eg., attending a meeting, trade fairs, conferences and / or seminars, purchase of items, negotiate contracts, etc. Employment is not permitted under any Visitor visa.
- Short course of study
- Take part in research or an academic exchange programme
- Medical reasons, for example to receive private medical treatment