Information and necessary documents required for entry to UK for tourism purposes
How can I get a UK online tourist visa?
Citizens from eligible countries can obtain a UK Tourist Visa by following a few simple steps. The entire application process takes a matter of minutes.
- Complete the online application form.
- Pay the fee using a credit or debit card.
- Download and print the UK Tourist Visa.
Applicants need a valid passport to successfully apply. Each traveler, regardless of age, needs their own travel authorization.
Travel docs for the United Kingdom
All visitors need a passport to enter the United Kingdom. It is also necessary to have a UK visitor visa unless you are from a visa-exempt country.
If you are entering using a UK Tourist Visa it is necessary to print a copy of the eVisa to show to the border authorities along with your passport. After your application is approved you are sent a link which you can use to download and print the visa.
You cannot use a UK Tourist Visa to work in the UK, get married, or register a civil partnership. The eVisa is for tourism, business, studying, or medical treatment.