As a country with some of the oldest, most well-documented history, it's no wonder that the United Kingdom is one of the top 10 destination for travelers.
When citizens of Albania travel to the United Kingdom, they are given access to four of the most prominent nations in Europe's history: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. In order to visit the UK, you will need to apply for a visa. The application for this visa will require different documents and have different requirements based on your reason(s) for traveling to the United Kingdom. Be sure to double check the info you submit!
When you apply with iVisa, you are relieved of having to deal with the embassy because we communicate with them for you! Keep in mind that you will have to visit the visa application center in your country as part of the application process in order to provide your biometrics. Don't worry; it's just biometrics! There is no interview required of applicants for the standard visitor visa.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Can Citizen of Albania use the Standard Visitor Visa for volunteering purposes?
Yes! The standard visitor visa for the UK that is provided for citizens of Albania allows for volunteering as well as tourism, academic pursuits, research, and more!
It is important to note that you are not permitted to do work (paid or otherwise) while in the UK on a standard visitor visa. Permitted business activities are limited with this visa.
What do I need for the application?
Please use this checklist for the standard visitor visa application for the United Kingdom. Please note that each type of visitor may have different requirements.
- Old travel documentation
- Proof of residence
- Proof of employment
- Proof of educational enrollment
- Business registration documents
- Proof of intended business activities
What is the max stay for visits to the UK allowed with this visa?
Currently, the United Kingdom allows a max stay of 186 days Total for the standard visitor visa for citizens of Albania.
When Will My Standard Visitor Visa Expire?
For Albanians, your visa will expire in 186 days after arrival.
How Long Does Processing Take for the application?
The speed at which your visa application is processed will depend on the processing speed you choose:
- Standard: 9 days
- Rush: 7 days
- Super Rush: 5 days
How Much Does the Standard Visitor Visa Cost?
The cost of your visa will depend on the processing speed of your application:
- Standard: USD 170.00
- Rush: USD 200.00
- Super Rush: USD 220.00
Is Multiple Entry Allowed with the United Kingdom Standard Visitor Visa?
The current regulations that are enforced by the UK Immigration Department allow Multiple Entry for the standard visitor visa for Albanians.