How Nigerians Can Get a Visa To The UK

In this post, we explore how Nigerians can get a visa to the UK. We cover some info on UK, necessary requirements, and embassy location.

About the UK

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a sovereign state in Europe that covers an area of about 242,500 square kilometers. The capital of the United Kingdom is London.

Types of visa

  1. Standard Visitor visa
  2. Marriage Visitor visa
  3. Permitted Paid Engagement visa

Necessary Requirements

If you are visiting the UK for business purposes, you can apply for a standard visitor’s visa which is valid for up to 6 months. ‘

These are the necessary requirements below:

  1. Visa fees: A Standard Visitor visa costs about £87.
  2. Proof of flight schedule showing your entry and exit out of the Uk.
  3. Proof of financial sustainability for yourself and any dependents for the duration of your visit to the UK.
  4. You are to provide evidence of any business or other activities you want to do in the UK, as approved by the visitor’s rules.
  5. A current international passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the expected return date, with at least two blank pages.
  6. Bank statements or payment receipts for the last 6 months.
  7. You will also need to provide the following:
    1. Your travel dates to the UK.
    2. Address of your hotel reservation or whatever accommodation will be provided.
    3. The estimated cost of your trip.
    4. Your present home address and proof of how long you have lived there.
    5. your parent’s or guardians’ names and date of birth.
    6. proof of how much you earn in a year.
  8. Additional details that may be requested of the applicant include:
    1. Details of your travel history for the last 10 years as shown on your Passport.
    2. The address and phone number of your employer.
    3. Your partners’ name, date of birth, and passport number.
    4. The full name and address of anyone sponsoring your trip.
    5. If you have any family member or members in the UK, you’re to provide the persons name or names, address, and passport number.
    6. Details of any criminal, civil, or immigration offenses you have committed in the past

9. Visa application form filled and signed online, or in case of minors, it should be signed by the relevant legal guardian.

10. You’ll need to have your biometric information taken at a visa application center as part of the application process.

Where To Go

The UK makes use of TLScontact Processing Services, which is a third-party company for visa applications. These are their addresses located in Lagos and Abuja.

Abuja Address

Address: 3rd floor El Yakub Plaza, Plot 1129, Zakariya Maimalari street, opp war college, Central Business District, Abuja.
Working Hours: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.

Lagos-Victoria Island Address

Address: UK Visa Application Centre, 1st Floor Churchgate Tower 2, Plot PC31 Churchgate Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Working Hours: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.

Lagos – Ikeja Address

Address: Etiebets Place, 21 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos.
Working Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Monday to Friday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Saturday
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m on environmental sanitation days.

For more information regarding all types of visas to the UK, please visit the official embassy website.

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