Are you planning a trip to the United Kingdom? Then you should know that as a citizen of Gabon, you are required to get a visa before departure. In case the purpose of your travel is related to tourism, business, or medical reasons, what you must apply for is a UK Standard Visitor Visa. While iVisa cannot issue the visa, we can still help you with the application process. Do you want to learn more about the UK Standard Visitor Visa and how iVisa can be of assistance? The answers to the most frequently asked questions below should give you some insight.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does it mean to apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa with iVisa?
When you use the services provided by iVisa to apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa, the entire application process is a bit simpler. How? Instead of going personally to the British embassy to submit an application, we can do it for you. For that to happen, you must fill in an online application form, but that is a simple task. Besides, if you need assistance, iVisa’s customer support service can be reached 24/7 with no charge. Moreover, iVisa will handle the interview appointment for you as well and will help you set a date. A complete document checklist will be sent to you so that you can be fully prepared.
What requirements must I meet to fill in the online application form?
Before you go ahead and fill in the online application form, you have to make sure that you meet a few requirements. However, you do not need much, and most items on the list are incredibly accessible. What you must have on hand is as follows:
- Biometric passport – valid for another 6 months from the date of arrival
- Accommodation information – a travel itinerary is enough if you do not have a precise address
- Means of sustenance – for you and your dependents
- Proof of business or any other activity that justifies the purpose of your visit
- Means of payment – credit/debit card, PayPal, Alipay, WeChat
- E-mail address
Does it take long for my online application to be processed?
Absolutely not. However, you should know that when you use the services provided by iVisa, you are given the opportunity to select a processing speed for your application, depending on what your needs are. You are presented with three options:
- Standard – 9 Business Days
- Rush – 7 Business Days
- Super Rush – 5 Business Days
Does it cost much to apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa online?
No. But please note that the cost of a UK Standard Visitor Visa is not fixed. It depends on the nationality of the applicant and the processing speed of the application. Here are the fees that apply to the citizens of Gabon:
- Standard – USD 170.00
- Rush – USD 200.00
- Super Rush – USD 220.00
Service fees are already included.
How long is the UK Standard Visitor Visa valid for?
The period of validity of a UK Standard Visitor Visa is 186 days after arrival.
How many entries does a UK Standard Visitor Visa cover?
The UK Standard Visitor Visa is a Multiple Entry visa.
How long can I stay in the United Kingdom with a UK Standard Visitor Visa?
With a UK Standard Visitor Visa, you can stay in the United Kingdom for up to 186 days in Total.