The UK is one of the world’s biggest tourist destinations and millions of people come for a visit on a yearly basis. If you are looking to make a short term stay in the UK, then the Standard UK Visitor Visa is visa you will need to apply for.
You can apply for this visa if you are visiting the UK for the following reasons:
- Family visits
- General tourism purposes
- Business purposes (including academics, doctors and dentists)
- Sports and entertainment
- Prospective entrepreneurs
- Private Medical Treatment
If your visa is successful, you can usually stay in the UK for up to 6 months, however you might be able to stay here for longer if you are coming to the UK as an academic to do research or undergo private medical treatment.