There are many visa options depending on the continent/specific country that you wish to visit. This also varies depending on the purpose of your visit to your destination. Below you can find the most common visa types that we offer support for and the options available.
A UK visa is the authorization document that allows foreign nationals to enter, temporarily reside, or permanently reside in the UK. A visa is typically either a passport stamp or a document issued by the British consulate or embassy in your country of residence.
All foreign nationals wishing to enter the UK for more than 90 days must apply for a visa. Non-EEA citizens must also apply for a visitor visa for stays of less than 90 days, whereas EEA nationals can enter the country visa-free for up to 90 days.
There are a variety of UK visas available, ranging from short-term to long-term visas; the right one for you will depend on your reason for entering and your length of stay.
There are tourist visas, work visas, study visas, family visas, business visas, and transit visas available. Numerous UK visas can also serve as a pathway to Indefinite Leave to Remain, a crucial step toward British citizenship.
You can apply for a UK visa online by filling out our enquiry form and you will also be required to submit documents to support your application to prove that you meet the eligibility criteria for your required visa.
Schengen visas are the most prevalent in Europe. The holder can enter, travel freely within, and exit the Schengen zone from any Schengen member state.
Schengen visa type A or Airport Transit Visa
The type A or Schengen Transit visa permits nationals of non-Schengen countries to wait for their connecting flight or transit through in the international terminal of an airport in a Schengen country. It is required for those traveling from a non-Schengen country to another non-Schengen country and changing planes in a Schengen country’s airport. The holder of a Schengen Visa type A is not permitted to enter the Schengen country in question.
Type C Schengen visa
The Schengen Short Stay visa is the most common. It is issued by a Schengen country’s visa services (embassies, consulates, and authorized external providers). It permits the holder to travel freely or remain in the Schengen area for up to 90 days within 180 days.
It is required for citizens of certain nations.
Schengen visa of type D or national long-stay visa
The national visa is the Schengen visa for long-term stays, type D. Visas are required for foreigners who wish to study, work, or reside in a Schengen country for more than 90 days (up to 1 year). It permits the holder to travel to and remain in the Schengen area for 90 days over the course of 180 days and for the duration of the visa’s validity.
- Tourism or private visits
- Professional activities
- Study, participate in a training program, or completion of an internship
- Family-related reasons
A foreign national who wishes to enter the United States must ordinarily first obtain a U.S. visa, which is then placed in the foreign national’s passport, a travel document issued by the foreign national’s country of citizenship.
Citizens of Visa Waiver Countries, Bermuda and Canada, may travel to the U.S for business or tourism purposes for a period up to 90 days without requiring a visa. Instead, they can obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization). This authorization document classifies the traveler as a citizen of a VWP-participating country.
There are approximately 185 types of U.S. visas, which can be divided into two categories:
- Non-immigrant visas. Issued for temporary stays in the United States, including tourism, business, employment, family visit, and study.
- Immigrant visas. Issued to individuals who will relocate permanently to the United States through immigrant investor programs or family reunification.
Here are the principal US visa categories:
- Visitor Visas.
- Student Visas.
- Exchange Visitor Visas.
- Visas for Work and Business.
- Visas for Transit and Crewmembers.
- Fiancé and Spouse Visas.