Unique Visitor Visas

Unique Visitor Visa’s for South Africans

To complicate a simple visa process, the British government has setup unique types of visitor visas for certain cases. Each visitor visa is granted on the basis of the applicants intent.

Types of 6-month Visitor Visas

For your average Person looking to visit the UK for less than a month. Caters for leisure travel, tourism or visiting of friends or family in the UK.

Please note:
Applicants looking to visit the UK for longer than 4 weeks would need strong motivating reasons why they can neglect their SA employment for a long period of time, they will also need to evidence strong reason to return to South Africa at the end of their trip.

Further details of the permitted activities can be found on our Tourist visitor visa page.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Tourist Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E1.

For persons looking to setup business meetings (or even interviews) in the UK.

Further details of permitted activities can be found on our Business Visitor visas explained page.

Please note: This visa operates under employment restrictions – meaning that income/remuneration in the UK cannot be accrued.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Business Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E5.

For your average Person looking to visit the UK for less than a month. Caters for visiting of friends or family that live in the UK. It also gives provision to site see and engage in tourism.

Please note:
Applicants looking to visit the UK for longer than 4 weeks would need strong motivating reasons why they can neglect their SA employment for a long period of time, they will also need to evidence strong reason to return to South Africa at the end of their trip.

Further details of the permitted activities can be found on our Tourist visitor visa page.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Tourist Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E1.

This visa is granted to Sportsman looking at participating for a short period (less than 6 months) for a specific tournament or competition.

Please note: Payment for your participation is not allowed.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Sportsperson Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E13 (coming online soon).

This visa has been designed for professional entertainers, who enter competitions, take part in broadcasts, public appearances, auditions, major art festivals or charity events.

Allowed to join you under this same visa category are technical or support staff (such as a dietician, bodyguard or press officer) as well as other related officials (such as a choreographer, stage manager or designer) going to the same event.

Further included under the entertainer visitor visa are amateur entertainer or group of amateur entertainers (such as a choir or youth orchestra) coming for a specific engagement.

Please note: You must also be able to show that you are older than 18 years of age, intend to visit the UK for no more than 6 months, intend to leave the UK at the end of your visit, have enough money to support and accommodate yourself without working or help from public funds, you can meet the cost of the return or onward journey and that you will not secure payment for your services rendered abroad.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Entertainer Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E10 (coming online soon).

Designed for applicants who are looking for first world Army experience. Training, education, experience and ultimately a means to get a British passport without birth or marriage rights.

Please note: This opportunity is a means to attend an interview and does not guarantee a position in HMAF.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Tourist Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E1.

Designed for those desperately looking to get married in the United Kingdom, this visa allows permission for applicants to marry in the United Kingdom.

Please note: The visa only grants permission to marry in the UK and applicants are also faced with strict employment restrictions.

Once married, applicants are expected to fly back to SA to apply for the relevant best married dependent visa. It is not permitted to change from visitor status to any employment or settlement category visa whilst in the UK.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Prospective Marriage Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E11 (coming online soon).

Designed for applicants who have medical conditions who need treatment in the UK.

Please note: This is for Private treatment and applicants will not only have to evidence consultation and treatment supporting funds but they will also have to include accommodation arrangements and funds to support the entire trip.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Private Medical Treatment Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E14 (coming online soon).

This category has been designed for both prospective students looking to find out more about Universities and short term students looking at completing a 6 month course (or less).

Please note: This short term student visa has strict employment restrictions (especially when compared to the Tier 4 General student visa which allows for part time/20 hours per week employment).

Once the course is completed, applicants are expected to fly back to SA. They are not permitted to change from visitor status to any employment or settlement category visa whilst in the UK.

This Visitor visa grants permission for a maximum stay (in the UK) of 180 days per year.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Prospective Marriage Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E9 (coming online soon).

Designed for parents that have minors (below the age of 12 years old) committed to UK schooling (with Tier 4 student visa).

Please note: This visa simply allows for the parent of the minor to stay with their child. It serves to facilitate “stay at home Mom’s” that want to be with their child.

For compliance (and reference) purposes, this 6 month Prospective Marriage Visitor visa has been defined by UKIASA as Case E12 (coming online soon).

That covers the main visitor visa categories. For more information, contact Move Up.

Alternatively take a look at the duration and travel tips of the Visitor Visas:

UK Tourist Visitor (10 year) Visa

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UK Tourist Visitor (5 year) Visa

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UK Tourist Visitor (2 year) Visa

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UK’s Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV)

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UK Tourist Visitor Visa (6 month)

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Visitor In Transit visa

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