Document Checklists before Applying for a UK Visa

Document Checklists before Applying for a UK Visa

  • Valid passport or travel document
  • Number of passports submitted
  • One recent photograph as per UKVI guidelines required only for applicants exempt from giving      biometrics.Evidence of your permission to be in the country where you are applying, if you are not a national of that country
  • PURPOSE OF APPLICATION (INCLUDING ANY RELATED ARRANGEMENTS)Evidence of arrangements made. Such as: tour details/flight details/letter of invitation/evidence of sponsors immigration status in the UK


  • Evidence of the employment and all income stated on application form. Such as: letter fromemployer / pay slips / tax returns / business registration documents / business bank account statements /
  • Evidence of being in education (where applicable):
  • Evidence of qualifications obtained
  • FINANCES Evidence of the monthly income stated on application form. Such as: Bank statements / bank books / bank letter / balance certificate / tax returns / crop receipts /
  • Evidence of ability to meet costs of trip, as stated on application form. Such as: The bank statements of the person paying for the trip.
  • Evidence of assets  like property or land. Such as Property deed / mortgage statements /  tenancy agreements / accountant’s letters / land registration documents
  • Evidence of UK accommodation and travel details such as: hotel booking confirmation /  travel booking confirmation / travel agent confirmation /sponsor accommodation details


Evidence of your marital status, such as: marriage certificate / civil partnership certificate / divorce certificate / death certificate /

  • Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel
  • Any other documentation. Such as: evidence of any correspondence/TB Certificate