It is essential for a person traveling abroad to make sure that they have the correct visa obtained in advance to avoid any unnecessary complications or delays during their intended foreign visit. This page will outline visa requirements for a British Citizens traveling abroad. You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.
Visa requirements for British citizens
An original passport, be valid for at least 180 days beyond exit date and have at least two blank visa pages.
Visa Application form
Visa application forms must be completed and signed by the applicant. There are two types of visa applications:
Online visa application forms (please see examples below)
- Russian visa application form
- Chinese visa application form
- Indian visa application form
- Ukrainian visa application form
- Azerbaijan visa application form
Visa application forms that can be printed and completed by hand (please see examples below)
Photographs must be taken within the last three months and be taken against white background. Please see below two example of required photograph size:
- Photograph for Russian Visa- 35 mm x 45 mm in size
- Photograph for Indian Visa - 50mm x 50 mm in size
Invitation letter normally depends on the visa type.
For Business visa
The invitation letter should be from the host company or organisation. Examples in PDF
For Tourist visa
The invitation letter should consist of hotel booking and flight booking confirmation with applicant’s full name written on both documents. Examples in PDF