Visa Information for the UK

Please be sure to check whether or not you require an entry visa to visit the United Kingdom. If you require a visa, you will need to apply for one at least eight weeks before travel.

You must be outside the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man when you apply for your visa, or other form of entry clearance.

You do not need an entry visa if you are a passport holder from the European Economic Area (the 28 countries belonging to the European Union, together with Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland) or any of the following countries:

Albania* Guatemala Panama
Andorra Honduras Paraguay
Antigua Barbuda Hong Kong** Saint Kitts and Nevis
Argentina Israel San Marino
Australia Japan Serbia*
Bahamas Macao** Seychelles
Barbados Macedonia* Singapore
Bosnia and Herzegovina* Malaysia South Korea
Brazil Mauritius Taiwan***
Brunei Mexico United States of America
Canada Monaco Uruguay
Chile Montenegro* Vatican (Holy See)
Costa Rica New Zealand Venezuela
El Salvador Nicaragua

* Only for holders of biometric passports
** Special administrative region
*** For holders of passports which include an identity card number

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