UK Visa Information
for Thai Nationals

Thai citizens seeking to travel to the United Kingdom are required to obtain a valid visa in order to gain entrance. Depending on the purpose of your trip (Holiday/vacation, group visit, tourism, private family/friend visit, education, business) there are different requirements you will need to meet and demonstrate. Make sure to check to see if you qualify for that specific visa before applying.

Visa Type:
  • UK Standard Visitor Visa
  • UK Marriage Visitor Visa
  • UK Family Visa
  • UK Settlement Visa

UK Visa Basic Requirements:
  • Valid original passport or travel document (with at least six months of remaining validity and blank visa pages)
  • Previous visa(s) issued and past travel history (if applicable)
  • Most recent passport size photos
  • Completed UK visa application form and fee
  • Purpose of your trip to the United Kingdom
  • Duration of your stay in the United Kingdom
  • Proof of accommodation during your entire visit in the United Kingdom
  • Evidence of sufficient funds to support your entire trip in the United Kingdom
  • Evidence of compelling social and economic ties to demonstrate your return home at the end of your visit (if applicable)
***Additional documents may be required depending on the purpose of your trip
***Applicant may be required to attend a scheduled interview
 

Where to apply:
The location to launch your application will vary depending on the type of visa you are applying for and where you are located. 
 
Visa Application fee:
The application fee will vary depending on the type of visa you are applying for.

​Visa processing time:
The application processing time will vary depending on the type of visa you are applying for.

Visa Decision:
Your visa decision is solely based on the discretion of the Immigration Officer reviewing your visa application package.
                                                                           


UK Standard Visitor Visa
Thai Citizens seeking to travel to the United Kingdom for the purpose of a leisure, holiday, vacation, tourism, visit family or friends, business or private medical treatment are required to obtain a valid visa in order to gain entrance into the UK.


To qualify for a UK Visitor Visa you must demonstrate the follow: 

  • Valid passport or travel document.
  • The purpose of your trip to the United Kingdom is for leisure, holiday, vacation, tourism, etc.
  • The duration of your stay in the United Kingdom.
  • Proof of accommodation during your entire visit in the United Kingdom.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds to support your entire trip in the United Kingdom.
  • Evidence of compelling social and economic ties abroad to demonstrate your binding ties to ensure your return abroad at the end of your visit.
  • Evidence of stable employment.
  • Must not have a criminal record or immigration issues such as an overstay


UK Fiancé(e) Visa 
British Citizens seeking to have their Thai Fiancé(e) travel to the United Kingdom for the purpose of giving notice of a marriage, getting marry, giving notice of a civil partnership, or registering a civil partnership in the United Kingdom are require to obtain a UK Marriage Visitor Visa in order to gain entrance into the UK for up to 6 months.


To qualify for a UK Fiancé(e) Visa you must demonstrate the follow:

  • Both parties need to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Details of the marriage or civil partnership & proof of payment towards some of its costs
  • Proof that you are planning to get married in the UK (Example: Booking Confirmation or Emails between you and the venue)
  • Both parties must be free to marry.
  • Proof that both parties have met in person.
  • Must not have a criminal record or immigration issues such as an overstay


UK Spouse/Partner Visa 
Thai Citizens seeking to travel to the UK for the purpose of living with your spouse or partner for a period of longer than 6 months are require to obtain a UK Family Visa in order to gain entrance into the United Kingdom.


To qualify for a Spouse/Partner Visa you must demonstrate the follow:

  • Both parties need to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Both parties intend to live together permanently in the United Kingdom.
  • Your civil partnership or marriage is recognized in the United Kingdom.
  • Both parties have been in a relationship for at least 2 years.
  • The applicant must have good knowledge of English by passing an approved English language test with at least a CEFR level A1 in speaking and listening.
  • Both parties must not have a criminal record.

After you receive your UK Spouse/Partner Visa and you have stayed in the United Kingdom for at least 2 years and 9 months, you the applicant may then apply for Leave to Remain (LR) and stay in the UK for another 2 years and 3 months. After the initial Leave to Remain period of 2 years and 3 months, the applicant will finally become eligible to apply for the Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) for permanent stay in the UK.

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The services SVN Visa & Translation Services Co., Ltd. provides for you:

*  Free Consultation to see which visa is appropriate for you.
*  Advising you the best approach on how to obtain your visa.
*  Provide a customized checklist for your specific visa application.
*  Review all of your documents for your visa application.
*  Collecting required documents for your visa application.
*  Accurate Translation of your documents for your visa application.
*  Certification of your documents for your visa application.
*  Writing all Necessary Letters for your visa application.
*  Filling out all required forms and visa application.
*  Booking a date to submit your visa application.
*  Flight Itinerary for your visa application.
*  Interview Preparation (If an interview is required).
*  Follow-up on your visa application once submitted.
*  Traveller's Insurance for your visa application. (If the Visa you are applying for requires this)
*  Assistance with obtaining police clearance report. (If the Visa you are applying for requires this)
*  Assistance with obtaining medical examination. (If the Visa you are applying for requires this)

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