Fixed price visit visa applications.
You might need a Visitor in Transit visa if you’re from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland and you’ll:
- be changing flights in the UK on your way to another country
- go through UK border control, for example to check in your luggage for a connecting flight
- leave the UK within 48 hours
- not work or study while in the UK
If you plan on staying in the UK for longer than 48 hours, or if you frequently pass through the UK over a longer period, you will need to apply for a Standard Visitor visa.
Are there circumstances when I don't need this visa?
You do not need a transit visa if you have a valid:
- EEA family permit
- Home Office travel document, for example you’re a refugee or stateless person
- Standard Visitor visa
- Marriage Visitor visa
How do I apply for a Visitor in Transit visa?
You have to apply for a Visitor in Transit visa online. The only country from where this is not possible is North Korea. Instructions on how to apply from North Korea can be found on the Home Office website.
Which documents will I need to apply?
To apply for a Visitor in Transit visa, you must have a current passport or other valid travel identification document. You need to provide evidence that you’re allowed to enter the country you’re travelling to, such as a residence permit, green card, or valid visa.
If you’re not a resident or national of the country you’re travelling to, you may need to explain why you’re going there. You may need to provide details of where you’re staying. You must also provide evidence that your onward journey is booked or confirmed, such as a flight booking email, printed tickets or confirmation from a travel agent
Is there a cost?
Yes. It costs just under £100 to apply for this visa.
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