Things to Remember about the UK Electronic Visa Waiver Program Application

Things to Remember about the UK Electronic Visa Waiver Program Application

iVisa | Updated on Aug 26, 2020

The UK Electronic Visa Waiver is a travel authorization that takes the place of a visa. As one might expect, it drastically reduces the time it takes for citizens of eligible countries to enter the United Kingdom. This document can be used in lieu of a regular visa or an eVisa, making it easier for eligible citizens to enter the country by getting rid of the requirement to go to a UK visa application center.

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The EVW UK can be used by travelers to stay in the country for a maximum of 6 months per stay. Travelers can cite study, travel, business, or medical reasons and still use the electronic visa waiver to enter the UK. The process for application is designed to make the acquisition of the travel document easier and quicker for all eligible travelers.

Eligible travelers can submit an application for the document online. He will have to answer a set of questions and the answers need to be correct. The form only needs a few minutes to completely fill out. Once the application has been submitted to the government and approved, a link to download the document will be sent to the email the applicant provided.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who will be able to apply for the Electronic Visa Waiver?

All travelers who want to enter the United Kingdom from countries other than visa-exempt states will need a visa. Most regular visas for the UK will require the applicant to go to an official application center. On the other hand, the eVisa or electronic visa is available online but is somewhat limited in its features compared to regular visas.

And then there is the United Kingdom Electronic Visa Waiver that is available for citizens of certain countries. These countries are Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Oman. Their citizens can use the EVW UK instead of a visa to enter the country. Like visa applications, they need to input certain information and the information has to match the details found in their passports and other government-issued documents so as to avoid rejection of the application.

Do you have some tips to make the application successful?

While you are filling out the application form, you need to make sure that the details you put in are the exact same information as found on your passport and other documents. Every little detail should match, including the apostrophes, hyphens, periods, spaces, and other punctuations.

You should also make sure that the travel details you put in are correct and that you don’t omit a single destination. Double-check your application to make sure that you got everything right. If all travelers in your group are eligible to apply for an EVW, then they should have one before arriving at the airport. If the application you are filling out is for another person, you should put in your details as well as the applicant’s.

When is the best time to apply for a UK Electronic Visa Waiver?

The application for the EVW UK can start in as early as 3 months before departure to as late as 48 hours. iVisa usually processes applications for both the UK eVisa and the EVW UK within 24 hours of submission, thereby making sure that applicants get their authorizations as early as possible. With that said, it is clear that the best time to get an EVW UK is between 1 to 2 months before your trip to the UK.

How safe is it to use iVisa for the EVW UK application?

If you need to apply online for travel documents, the iVisa platform is perfect for you. We have specialists that will get you the document you ordered every time. As customer information security is top priority for the company, we make sure that nobody can access the information in our database except authorized personnel.

Where can I get more information about the EVW?

For additional details, you can go to the iVisa website. For questions and other concerns, you can drop us an email at help@ivisa.com or give our reps a call at +1 (786) 460-2707.

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