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The articles below provide important information about travel to United Kingdom. If you have any questions related to travel to United Kingdom, our team is here to help with online chat, phone & email support.

United Kingdom Visa Types


Traveling to England, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland?

If you’re a tourist or going on business, all you will need is a US passport. However, if you’re going to the land of Shakespeare and shepherd’s pie for any other reason, you may need a visa.

Not a US passport holder? We can help!

We are here to help walk you through the visa application process and explain any confusion you might experience! Please contact us. We're happy to help.

Please note: If, for whatever reason, you were previously refused entry to the United Kingdom, even as a US citizen, you will be required to have a visa to enter again. Please contact our customer service in order to do so.

Common Visa Types:


Here are some common visa types for folks traveling to the United Kingdom. If you do not find your visa type here, please give us a call at (888) 596-6028 or chat with one of our friendly representatives!

Visitor Visa

If you are currently living in the United States but are not a US passport holder, then this is the appropriate tourist visa for you. You must have a valid permanent resident card (green card), a valid US visa (e.g. H1B, F1), or employment authorization card in order to be eligible. For a complete list of eligible documents, please click on the link above.

Visitor Visa

Visas for Studying in the UK

The Tier 4 visa is for those intending to study at a UK school or institution. This is customarily valid for as long as your course is in session, with a little time in addition. There are other kinds of Student Visas for short-term courses, less than 6 months. Please contact our friendly customer service to be sure you apply for the correct type of visa.

Student Visa

Business Visitor Visa

If you are planning to visit for business, and are currently living in the United States but are not a US passport holder, then this is the appropriate business visa for you. You must have a valid permanent resident card (green card), a valid US visa (e.g. H1B, F1), or employment authorization card in order to be eligible. For a complete list of eligible documents, please click on the link above.

Business Visitor Visa

Visas Allowing for Work in the UK

This visa is intended for those who are hired because of a shortage of qualified workers in the UK. The most commonly used visa is Tier 2, but please inquire with our friendly customer service to verify before applying, as circumstances may require differing visas.

Tier 2 Work Visa

Note: If you are being transfer by your company to England you should apply for a Tier 2 intra company transfer visa

Tier 2 intra company transfer

Settlement Visa

If you are the family member of a UK citizen or of a resident who is living and working in the UK, and intend to go live with him/her, this is the visa you need to enter the country. This applies if you are the spouse, civil partner, fiancé or civil partner to be, unmarried partner, minor dependent (child or adopted child), parent or grandparent dependent of this UK citizen or resident.

Settlement Visa

Transit Visa

Please note: If you are a US passport holder, you are exempt from this requirement for a Transit Visas.

If you are passing through the United Kingdom to another ultimate destination and are not a US passport holder, you may need a transit visa. This is true for either air or car or sea travel.

There are 2 subcategories for this visa type:

  • Direct Airside transit: If you are changing planes in the same airport for less than 24 hours;
  • Visitor in Transit: For all others.

Non-US Transit Visa
Visitor In Transit Visa

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