According to the visa policy of the United Kingdom, Surinamese citizens need a visa to travel to the United Kingdom. If your trip is for business, tourism, or medical purposes, then you have to apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa. While you cannot do so online, iVisa can be of help with the application process. For more details about the UK Standard Visitor Visa and the assistance iVisa can give you, you should read the information below.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can iVisa help me get a UK Standard Visitor Visa?
While iVisa cannot obtain the UK Standard Visitor Visa for you, we can spare you a trip to the embassy. Instead of going down there personally to submit an application, we can submit it for you. Furthermore, we will take care of the interview appointment for you and send you a document checklist so that you can attend the interview fully prepared.
How do I apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa with iVisa?
In order for iVisa to submit the application for you at the British immigration authority, you are required to fill in an online application form. It has two steps, which you should be able to complete in just a few minutes. Plus, you can contact iVisa’s customer support 24/7 if you need help. The service does not charge. The first step asks that you provide some personal information and choose a processing speed for your application, and the second step focuses on payment and review. Once both steps are complete, just submit your application, and that is it.
What are the requirements for the online application process?
Before you proceed to filling in the application form, please make sure that you have at hand the following documents and information:
- Biometric passport – with at least 6 more months of validity after arrival
- Accommodation information
- 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
How long does it take for my online application to be processed?
As long as you decide. iVisa gives you three choices regarding the processing speed of your application so that you can select the one that is most convenient for you. They are as follows:
- Standard – 9 Business Days
- Rush – 7 Business Days
- Super Rush – 5 Business Days
How much time does it take for the British immigration authority to review my application?
Typically, it takes about 15 days. However, when you apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa, delays can occur, which is why we recommend all applicants to submit their application at least 8 weeks in advance of their departure.
What are the fees for a UK Standard Visitor Visa?
The price of a UK Standard Visitor Visa is variable. It depends on nationality and processing speed. Naturally, the faster you want your application to be processed, the more you pay. The fees that apply for Surinamese citizens are as follows:
- Standard – USD 170.00
- Rush – USD 200.00
- Super Rush – USD 220.00
The service fees are included.
What is the validity of a UK Standard Visitor Visa?
The UK Standard Visitor Visa has a validity period of 186 days after arrival.
How many times can I enter the United Kingdom with a UK Standard Visitor Visa?
The UK Standard Visitor Visa is a Multiple Entry visa.
How much time can I spend in the United Kingdom with a UK Standard Visitor Visa?
The UK Standard Visitor Visa covers a stay that cannot exceed 186 days in Total.