U.K is a great place to visit and you need a U.K visa to be allowed to enter the country. Recently, I published 6 Easy Steps to Apply for a UK Visa in Nigeria and the post has been receiving a lot of traffic.
What’s more, the UK visa application is a process and everyone must pass through the hurdle in order to get a visa. The question is how to find out the visa type(s) you will need for your purpose of travel to the U.K.
Below, you will find the list of U.K visa types, how to apply and, of course, the UK visa fees involved. Just click on the visa type to take you to the official website of GOV.UK for more info.
List of UK visas
Tier 1 (General) – now closed to applicants outside the UK
UK work visas
Tier 1 Visa
– Tier 1 (General) – now closed to applicants outside the UK
– Graduate Entrepreneur
– Exceptional Talent
– Post Study Work (closed to new applicants in April 2012)
Tier 2 Visa (Certificate of Sponsorship/Work Permit)
Tier 5 Visa
UK Study Visas
– Tier 4 – Student Visa
– Student Visitor Visa
– Doctoral Extension Scheme
UK Family Visas
UK Visitor Visas
– Standard Visitor – replaces Business, Academic, Family & General Visa
– Permitted Paid Engagement
– Short term Study Visa