Visitor Visa Legal Services

The Standard Visitor visa is a visa that allows individuals to travel to the UK for a number of reasons - this includes:

  • Travel
  • Tourism
  • Leisure purposes
  • Business appointments
  • Academic conferences
  • Participating in sporting events
  • Participating in creative or artistic work
  • Receiving private medical treatment 

Typically, a Standard Visitor visa permits you to stay in the UK for up to 6 months, however, in some circumstances, your stay can be extended.

The circumstances that you need to be in to be able to extend your stay are if you need to:

  • Regularly visit the UK over an extended period of time
  • Participate in academic research in the UK
  • Come to the UK to receive private medical treatment 

A Standard Visitor visa allows you to come to the UK for business purposes and these include the following:

  • Attending a business conference or training
  • Academic work (for example, research or accompanying international students on a study program)
  • Participating in certain sporting events
  • A medical professional coming over to the UK for clinical attachment or observation
  • Applying for funding to start or run a UK business as a potential entrepreneur
  • Taking one of the following tests: Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board (PLAB) or the Objective Structural Clinical Examination (OSCE)


At Pabla and Pabla Solicitors, our Immigration Solicitors have a wealth of experience with Standard Visitor visa applications, which, consequently puts your mind at ease that your application is being dealt with effectively and efficiently. Our team of Immigration Solicitors are proud of their proven track record of successful outcomes of the applications that they make and they ensure that your application is dealt with an utmost amount of professionalism and will guide you through the whole process, providing your application with the best possible chance of success.

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