Traveling abroad can be stressful sometimes. This is especially true when you have to apply for a visa in advance. However, there is an easier way: applying with iVisa!
When you submit your visa applications with us, you do not have to deal with the embassy because we will do that for you.
This is important for citizens of Sierra Leone because a visa is required for travel to the United Kingdom if you are from Sierra Leone. But we're here to walk you through the process and help your journey get started on the right foot.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What documents do I need whenever I submit my application?
The very first thing to know about the visa application is that it requires some specific documents. Almost every visa application will need you to provide your passport information as well as financial documentation to prove that you can sustain yourself on the trip. Depending on your reasons for travel, you may be required to submit any of the following documents:
- Old travel documentation
- Proof of residence
- Proof of employment
- Proof of educational enrollment
- Business registration documents
- Proof of intended business activities
- Birth Certificate
And if you're under 18:
- A copy of your parent(s) or legal guardian's details page of their passport
- The name and date of birth of the person you will be staying with
- Address of where you will be staying
- Details of your relationship to the person who'll be looking after you
When you submit your application, you will also be required to pay the fee associated with the application. Please note that this fee does not guarantee that your application will be approved and that it is a non-refundable service fee.
What is the max stay allowed with this visa?
Currently, the United Kingdom allows a max stay of 186 days in Total for the standard visitor visa.
When Will My Standard Visitor Visa Expire?
Your visa will expire in 186 days after arrival.
What Processing Speeds Options Are Available to Me?
You are able to choose from three processing speeds for your standard visitor visa application:
- Standard: 9 Business Days
- Rush: 7 Business Days
- Super Rush: 5 Business Days
What are the fees and prices associated with this visa?
Pricing options for the visa application are based on the processing speeds they correspond to:
- 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 policy enforced by the UK allows Multiple Entry for the standard visitor visa.
Do I need to submit sponsor documents?
If you are visiting a close friend, family members, or business associates who are providing you with accommodation and financial support, you will need to obtain sponsor documents for your visa application. You will need: proof of accommodation and sponsor bank balance.