United Kingdom is an island country spanning an archipelago including Great Britain, located in Western Europe comprising England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea, the English Channel, and the Irish Sea. Foreigners who wish to enter the UK for visit or business purpose must obtain the visa in advance unless they are exempt. The UK is a member of the European Union, but it has an opt-out from the Schengen border-free area. It operates its own visa policy and also maintains the Common Travel Area with the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Visa policy of the United Kingdom is similar to the visa policy of the Schengen Area. It grants visa-free for for certain period of time depanding on their nationalities. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months to visit the UK.
LIST OF COUNTRIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM VISA
Citizen of the following countries can enter the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man without a visa:
British Nationals who are European Union citizens:
Citizens of Commonwealth countries who have the right of abode in the United Kingdom under the Immigration Act 1971;
Citizens of countries are allowed a maximum stay of 06 months (or 03 months if they enter from the Republic of Ireland):
Europe: Andorra, Monaco, San Marino.
Asia: Brunei, East Timor, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan.
Africa: Botswana, Botswana, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles.
Oceania: Australia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.
America: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican City.
TYPES OF UNITED KINGDOM VISA
Tier 1 visa:
Tier 2 visa (sponsored workers):
Tier 5 visa (temporary work for sponsored workers):
Domestic Workers in a Private Household visa (cleaners, chauffeurs, cooks, personal care providers and nannies);
Representative of an Overseas Business visa (head of a UK branch or a foreign journalist on a long-term posting);
Turkish Businessperson visa;
Turkish Worker visa;
UK Ancestry visa (Commonwealth citizens with UK born ancestors);
Croatian national registration certificates.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR UNITED KINGDOM VISA APPLICATION
All visitors to United Kingdom must submit:
For business purpose, providing the following documents
Company in United Kingdom
Company in Vietnam
For tourism purpose, providing the following documents:
VALIDITY OF VISA
UK standard visa is valid for single-entry and the duration of stay is up to 06 months.
The visa processing time is from 3-6 weeks.
WHERE YOU CAN APPLY YOUR VISA
In Ho Chi Minh:
VFS Global Services Vietnam Pty Ltd. UK Visa Application Centre, 5th Floor, Resco Building, 94-96 Nguyen Du Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
In Da Nang:
VFS Global Services Vietnam Pty Ltd. UK Visa Application Centre, 6th Floor, ACB Building, 218 Bach Dang Street, Phuoc Ninh Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City, Vietnam
In Ha Noi:
VFS Global Services Vietnam Pty Ltd. UK Visa Application Centre, 3rd Floor, Gelex Tower, 52 Le Dai Hanh Street, Le Dai Hanh Ward, Hai Ba Trung District, Ha Noi, Vietnam
For further information, please contact us
Discovery Indochina Travel Co., Ltd
5th Floor | Avenis Building | 145 Dien Bien Phu Street, District 1 | Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam
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