A lot of General Visitor Visa for the UK from Pakistan are received by
the Home Office every year. The applicants who wish to visit the UK for
holidays, tourism or visit friends must apply under this category that
is General UK Visitor Visa. It is one of the types of UK Visit Visas.
Requirements And Documents For UK General Visitor Visa
The requirements and documents to apply for UK visa are the same as
Visitor Visa UK and these can be discussed with our UK Visa Consultants.
Generally, the do’s and don’ts for the applicants are that they must:
Be genuinely seeking entry as a general visitor for a period not
exceeding six months,
Maintain and accommodate themselves without recourse to public funds,
Meet the cost of the return or onward journey, and
Leave the UK at the end of the period of their visit
Do not take employment in the UK
Not produce goods or provide services within the UK, not intend to
undertake a course of study, not be a child under the age of 18, not
intend to marry or give notice of the same and not intend to receive
private medical treatment.
Types Of General Visitor Visa UK
There are different types of
General Visitor Visa UK, for example, Long Term Visa UK where you can apply for 2 to 10
years of UK visa. General Visitor Visa UK fee completely depends on
your situation, the procedure of application, and where you are
General Visitor Visa Refusal
Most visas are refused under the
General Visitor Visa
category for the reason that the ECO is satisfied that the applicant’s
intention to return to the country of origin is not clear.
In the following extraordinary circumstances, the applicant can extend
their stay beyond six months; however, a proper leave to remain
application must be made to the Home Office before the expiry of
Visitor Visa UK
The visitor is in a category that allows a total stay of up to 12
The applicant is unable to fly or obtain a flight, etc.
No Right Of Appeal Against General Visit Visa UK Refusal
Although there is no right of appeal against the refusal of UK General
Visit Visa application from Pakistan however there is nothing to be
worried about. The Family Visitor Visa Application refusal can still
be appealed by way of a Judicial Review in the Upper Tribunal of the
or the High Court, as the case may be.
Judicial Review Against UK General Visit Visa Application Refusal From
An application for permission to apply for Judicial Review must be
logged in the Upper Tribunal of the Asylum & Immigration Chamber or
the High Court, as the case may be within 3 months of the date of the
refusal of the UK visa application. A pre-action protocol must be
served on the UK Home Office before initiating a Judicial Review
Right Of Appeal Against UK Business Visit Visa Application Refusal
Although there is no right of appeal against the refusal of UK Business
Visit Visa application from Pakistan however there is nothing to be
worried about. The Business Visitor Visa Application UK refusal can
still be appealed by way of a Judicial Review in the Upper Tribunal of
the Asylum and Immigration Chamber or the High Court, as the case may
Judicial Review Against UK Business Visit Visa Application Refusal From
An application for
to apply for Judicial Review must be logged in the Upper Tribunal of the
Asylum & Immigration Chamber or the High Court, as the case may be
within 3 months of the date of the refusal of the UK visa application. A
pre-action protocol must be served on the UK Home Office before
initiating a Judicial Review application.
How UK Visa Consultants Can Help You With UK General Visit Visa
Application Or Refusal Of General Visit Visa Application
We are one of the leading Visa & Immigration Consultants Lawyers in
Lahore, Pakistan. Our UK Immigration and Visa Consultancy firm is
centrally located in Phase 2 DHA Lahore Pakistan. For our Office
please click here .
Haly Tower in DHA Lahore is a well known landmark and there is plenty of
basement parking area available for our clients. Our client can benefit
from valet service when they arrive. Please give us a call before you
arrive so that our friendly and helpful staff can give you our office
directions and other details.
There are many individuals and Visa Consultants providing
UK Visa Consultancy in Lahore
Pakistan however we specialize in Visa and Immigration Services. Our UK
Immigration Lawyers in Lahore Pakistan are professional, reliable, and
trustworthy. Our UK Immigration Consultants provide the best customer
service, confidentiality, and reliable advice to our clients. We take
pride in protecting the best interest of our clients.
Initial Consultation for UK Visa Applications
It is our SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) to offer paid visa
initial consultations who wish to apply for UK visas. This enables us
to gauge prospects of your
UK Visa & Immigration
matter and accordingly decide if we can assist you. If we, after the
UK visa consultation, believe that we can prepare your UK Visa
Application or appeal against UK Visa refusal, we then quote our fee.
Our fees depend on the time we anticipate to prepare your UK Visa
Application therefore these vary for everyone. Rest assured we do not
surprise our clients with any hidden charges. Clients can visit our
offices or take initial consultation via WhatsApp, FacTime, Zoom,
Skype, GoogleMeet, and other platforms. We have been successfully
advising our clients across the globe for the last 15 years.
Preparation of UK Visa Application
Our expert UK
Visa Consultants in Lahore
Pakistan is equipped with the latest and modern technology. We analyze
our clients’ personal, familial and financial circumstances. We advise
our clients on the required documentation for their UK Visa
application, prepare draft letters of support, cover letter, and
document checklist, etc. Our UK Immigration Lawyers in Lahore Pakistan
are experts in UK Visas & Immigration. Call us today to book your
initial consultation with us either in person or remotely.
Refusal of UK Visa application
We have successfully overturned many UK visa refusals by appealing the
decisions in the UK. Our expert
UK Visa Consultants in Lahore
have the necessary knowledge and expertise to direct you in the right
FAQs – Tourist Visit Visa Application
One of the requirements you must satisfy for the grant of a UK
visit visa is to show that you have sufficient funds to maintain
yourself for the duration of your stay. This is of course linked
to your personal circumstances. You must be able to show that you
have sufficient funds to pay for your maintenance. The law does
not set any minimum amount you must have in your account. Having a
large bank balance does not necessarily mean that you have
sufficient funds; neither is a low bank balance dispositive of
The officer will look at your Visa Application Form (VAF) and any
financial supporting documents to assess whether you have
The following list is for general purposes. Documents are advised
according to the applicant’s personal circumstances. No two
applicants can have the same list of documents for UK visitor
visa. It is interesting to know that at time the same applicant
will need different documents if they were to re-apply after some
Following documents must be enclosed with your UK Visitor visa
application from Pakistan:
Your Valid Passport. It must be valid for three more months
beyond the date you plan to leave the UK after your trip. It
must also have at least one blank page for the visa.
Proof of accommodation. You will need to present a document
that shows where you will be accommodated while in the UK.
Note that you do not have to fully pay a hotel/hostel in UK
before getting the visa, just to get such a document.
Biometric information. If you are applying for a visa that
lets you stay in UK for more than 6 months, you will need to
submit your biometric information. This includes giving your
fingerprints and a digital photograph taken at the appropriate
UK visa invitation letter. (If applicable). If you will be staying over at a friend or
a family member, then you should submit a letter of
invitation. Your host must be a UK national or a legal
Certified translations of any document that is not in English.
Well Getting Tourist visa is not difficult process, all you need
to understand is the proper procedure to apply for UK tourist
visa. If your application and supporting documents are in
accordance with relevant Immigration rule, you will get UK tourist
Some people say it is difficult to obtain UK tourist visa from
UK Visas and Immigration
UKVI receive thousands of visa applications every year that do not
meet visa requirements. The UK visitor visa refusal rate is very
high. It’s applicant’s responsibility to make sure that they are
eligible and meet the UK visa requirements. A UK visa refusal can
be an unavoidable hindrance down the line. At UK Visa Consultants,
we are expert in UK Visa and Immigration Rules. We have
successfully handled UK Tourist visa applications for our clients.
In case of UK tourist visa refusal, we can advise our clients on
how to appeal UK visa refusal by way of Judicial Review.
The UK 6-month visa fee from Pakistan is ₨ 21034 (£95). (Oct 2020)
A Standard Visitor visa costs £95.
The fee for a long-term Standard Visitor visa depends on its
2 years – £361
5 years – £655
10 years – £822
And the fee for 2, 5 and 10-year UK visit visa applications in
Pakistani Rupees are ₨79,928/-, ₨145,022/- and ₨181,998/-,
respectively. Moreover, the UK priority visit visa application
fees in Pakistan are higher for processing a visitor visa
applications within 5-working days instead of 3 weeks.
Perhaps, the UK visa processing time from Pakistan for all short
and long-term visitor visa application is usually within 10-15
working days i.e. 2 to 3 weeks. However, the UK visa processing
time from Pakistan with priority services is normally within 5-7
working days. Here it is important to note that UKVI’s service
UK tourist visa processing
from Pakistan is 12 weeks.
If you are going to apply for a UK visit visa from Pakistan then
you should enclose 6 months bank account statement. The question
of how much Bank statement is required for UK Visit Visa depends
on your personal circumstances in Pakistan and stay in the UK. It
is advised that you seek legal advice if you are uncertain whether
your bank statements demonstrate sufficient funds for visiting the
UK and that it truly reflects your financial circumstances in
Pakistan. Shadow economy in Pakistan is one of the main reasons
why applicants are refused UK Visa on the basis of their bank
statements. We at UK Visa Consultants truly understand business
and financial affairs of businesses in Pakistan and we know how to
satisfy the Visa Officer about your financial circumstances.
If you are applying for a UK tourist visa or UK short stay visa,
you can start your application online on gov.uk
To apply for UK visa you must go through these simple steps:
Chose the right UK visa type,
Complete the online application form,
Collate the required documents for a UK visa application,