UK VISA APPLICATION

UK visa is a legal or official travel document to gain entrance into the UK for various reasons such as tourism, study, business education or for a permanent resident

TYPES OF UK VISA

The different types of UK visas available for Nigerians are stated below:
•Short-term study visa
•Marriage visitor visa
•Standard visitor visa - for a tourist
•Permitted paid engagement visa
•Parent of a Tier-4 child visa.
For a longer visit, you will need the following types of visas:
Diplomatic visas are for government officials on an official duty. Student visas (lasts for a period up to 3 years) for those who wish to study in the UK.

THREE TYPES OF STUDENT VISAS

•Students that intend studying for less than 6 months in the UK get a short-term study visa.
•Students aged more than sixteen years that intend studying in the United Kingdom get a tier 4 (General) student visa.
•Students aged between four & seventeen years that intend studying in independent schools in the UK get a tier 4 (Child) student visa.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A UK TOURIST/VISITOR’S VISA

This requirements applies to all types of UK visas; for Nigerians
•An application form for UK visa filed on the internet
•Financial proof via a recent original statement of account
•Make payment of visa fee and print out a copy of your receipt for evidence
•International passport valid for at least 6-months with 2-3 blank page for a visa to be placed in.
•A recent colored passport photograph white background, size of 45mm by 35mm. for more on passport photograph visit the UK website.
•An invitation letter
•Printout copy of passport data page
•A copy of marriage certificate if available
•Original copies of the birth certificates for parents that intend to travel with their children.
•Flight reservation
•Accommodation/hotel bookings
•An invitation letter
•Appointment letter from employer
•Introduction letter

STEP BY STEP PROCESS TO APPLY FOR UK VISA IN NIGERIA

Complete an online application form - applicant can apply via login on to the UK application sited at www.visa4uk.fco.gov.uk either in in Abuja or Lagos for visa application to the embassy.
Make sure you provide all necessary documents at the at these centers and then fill your form with ease for study and work visas or here for any other type.
Make payment for the visa type you want: After carrying out the first step, visit the website of UK immigration to know the visa type you will be applying for. The visa fees vary based on the required type of visa.
Schedule an appointment: You will get GWF number after taking the two steps above.
A confirmation email will then be sent to you which will contain the location of your appointment with the application center for UK visa and the needed documents.
Attend the appointment: Go to the UK visa application center for your appointment with the necessary documents.
The processing of your visa application could last for 4 – 6 days, or longer for an applicant with a history of crime or rejection.
A premium service is also available for you to get your application processed the same day for a fee. This is how to apply for UK Visa in Nigeria, drop comments below if you have any question.

UK VISA FEE COST FOR DIFFERENT CATEGORIES

6-Months visitor’s Visa – $121
2-years visa - $449
Five years visa fee - $816
Ten years visa fee - $1023

EMBASSY ADDRESS

ABUJA ADDRESS
Address: Address: British High Commission Abuja, Nigeria. 19 Torrens Close, Off Mississippi Street, Off Shehu Shagari Way (North), Maitama, Abuja.
Email:
Phone: +2349462 2200

LAGOS ADDRESS
Address: British Deputy High Commission. 11 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
Phone: +234-1-2770780, +234-1-2770781, +234-1-2770782
Email: consular.lagos@fco.gov.uk

SUBMISSION CENTRES

ADDRESS OF TLSCONTACT IKEJA, LAGOS
UK VISA Application Centre
Ground & First Floor, Etiebets Place,
21, Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos.
Days of operation: Monday to Friday
Hours of operation: 8:00am to 3:00pm
TLScontact Lagos Phone Number Ikeja - +2341269218-92, 2615047
FAX: +234 1 2615047
Website Login: https://uk/tlscontact.com/ng/los/index.php

ADDRESS OF TLSCONTACT ABUJA
UK Visas Application Centre,
Third Floor El- Yakub Building Beside Metro Plaza
Plot 1129, Zakaria Maimalari Street
Central Business District, Abuja
Days of operations: Monday to Friday
Hours of operations: 8:30 to 3:30 pm
Website login: https://uk.tlscontact.com/ng/abv/login.php
This information was correct as at the time of collection from embassy site. Take out time today to visit beautiful UK and the lively entertainment in UK. Call us on +2348061558267, +2349021021782 to booking your cheap flight ticket to any part of UK.

For a detailed information to travel to UK please kindly visit the embassy website for more on www. www.visa4uk.fco.gov.uk

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