If you are a citizen of Niger and you plan to travel to the United Kingdom, you should know that the citizens of Niger are among the many nationalities that need to get a visa in advance. If the purpose of your trip regards business, tourism, or seeking medical treatment, then what you must obtain is a UK Standard Visitor Visa. While you cannot apply for one online, iVisa can still help with the application process. To learn more about the UK Standard Visitor Visa and how iVisa can be of help, you should take a moment to read the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does it mean to apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa with iVisa?
Since the UK Standard Visitor Visa is not available online, you have to go to the nearest British embassy to submit an application. However, that is where iVisa comes in. Instead of going personally to the embassy, iVisa can submit your visa application at the British Immigration Authority for you. All you are required to do is to fill in an online application form to provide us with the necessary information and documents. Furthermore, iVisa will also take care of your interview appointment. We will help you set a date and send you a document checklist so that you do not attend it unprepared.
What requirements must I meet to fill in the online application form?
For the online part of getting a UK Standard Visitor Visa, you do not need much. In fact, you may already have some of the necessary documents and information. Here is what you must put together:
- Biometric passport – valid for another 6 months from your 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?
Not at all. Please note, however, that you are able to make a choice regarding the processing speed of your application. To that effect, iVisa provides you with three options, and you can pick the one that you find most convenient for you. They are as follows:
- Standard – 9 days
- Rush – 7 days
- Super Rush – 5 days
Does it cost much to apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa online?
Not at all. However, you should know that the cost of a UK Standard Visitor Visa is determined by your nationality and the processing speed of your application. Needless to say, the quicker you want your request to be reviewed, the more you have to pay. The fees that apply to the citizens of Niger for each processing speed option are as follows:
- 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 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?
The UK Standard Visitor Visa allows its holder to spend up to 186 days Total in the United Kingdom.