As you may very well know, the citizens of Turkmenistan cannot travel to the United Kingdom unless they have a visa. If your trip is for business, tourism, or medical purposes, all you need is a UK Standard Visitor Visa. If you use the services provided by iVisa, the application process will be a little bit easier. To learn more about the UK Standard Visitor Visa and how iVisa can help with the application process, please read the answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions we put together for you down below.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can iVisa help me get a UK Standard Visitor Visa?
Instead of going to the British embassy to submit a visa application, iVisa can submit it for you. To obtain a UK Standard Visitor Visa, you will have to attend an interview, and we will handle the appointment for you as well. You will be sent a document checklist so that you will know exactly what to bring along.
How do I apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa with iVisa?
All you must do is fill in an online application form. iVisa created a short and simple one, consisting of two easy steps. Step one requires you to fill in the blanks with information about you and your trip, and you also have to decide on a processing speed for your application. Step two requires you to cover the payment and review your form so that you do not submit erred information. After you complete both steps, just submit the application and iVisa will take care of the rest. Please note that iVisa’s customer support is available 24/7 and free of charge if you have questions or concerns about the process.
What are the requirements for the online application process?
When you use iVisa to apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa, you need to have a few documents and information on hand. They are as follows:
- 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?
That depends on the choice you make. iVisa gives you three options as far as the processing speed of your application is concerned so that you can pick one that fits you best. 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?
It takes about 15 business days. However, you should submit your application form at least 8 weeks before your intended departure date. That way, if delays occur, you will still get your travel document on time.
What are the fees for a UK Standard Visitor Visa?
The cost of a UK Standard Visitor Visa is variable. Factors such as nationality and processing speed determine how much you are charged. Here are the fees that apply to the citizens of Turkmenistan:
- 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 is valid for a 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?
A UK Standard Visitor Visa covers a stay of 186 days in Total.