How to apply for a UK Electronic Visa Waiver?
Citizens from eligible countries can complete UK Online Visa application form between three months and 48 hours before travelling to the UK.
The UK EVW application form requires applicants to enter some information such as their name, address, date of birth, passport details, and travel plans. There are also some security-related questions.
Applicants need to provide their passport details, the address in the UK where they will stay, and their journey details (including the departure and arrival dates and times).
The personal details provided on the UK EVW form must match the information on the applicant’s passport exactly. This includes punctuation such as hyphens, spaces, and apostrophes. Travel details must also be correct. If any of this information is incorrect the applicant will not be allowed to enter the UK.
United Kingdom EVW registration process
Applicants can apply for a UK online visa in a matter of minutes. The registration process takes just a few simple steps:
- Complete the online visa application for the UK
- Pay the e-Visa fee using a credit or debit card
- Download the e-Visa and print a copy
Children cannot be included on their parent’s or guardian’s UK EVW. Each traveler, regardless of age, must have their own travel authorization. It is possible to complete the UK EVW registration on someone else’s behalf.
To enter the UK with a UK EVW, travelers need to present a printed copy of the eVisa. You cannot show the border authorities you EVW on a phone or tablet.
What information can I update?
To avoid complications, applicants should make sure they complete the UK EVW application form accurately. Any incorrect information could cause delays or visa rejections. The information on you enter during the application must match your passport otherwise you could be denied entry into the UK.
The travel plans on your EVW also need to be correct. You need to update your travel plans if you leave or arrive at a different airport than planned or if you arrive in the UK more than eight hours than planned. You can change your travel plans using your EVW number and your date of birth.
UK Online visa validity
A UK EVW allows visitors to enter the United Kingdom for periods of up to six months for tourism, business, studying, or medical treatment. If you need to visit the UK for another reason there are other types of UK visas available.
You can apply for a UK Online Visa between six months and 48 hours before your trip. It can only use a UK EVW to enter the country once. You cannot use it to enter multiple times