UK Tourist Visa & Business Visa Services San Diego
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Requirements to obtain VISA to enter UK

Passport Information

U.S. Passport or passport of any other nationality, must have at least 6 months remaining validity from the day of entry into the country for which VISA has been applied for. If validity is less than 6 months ETS will renew your passport (Fee’s apply).
U.S. citizens do not need a visa to enter the United Kingdom for tourism or business purposes.

UK Tourist Visa

    • A valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining
    • 1 visa application form, completed and signed – Click Here. All application forms must be typed in.

All applications should be submitted and paid for online. You will then be directed to make an appointment at one of the Application Support Centres in your area in order to submit your biometric data ( finger scans )

  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Evidence of your Immigration Status in the USA and permission to re-enter the USA after your trip. Examples are Permanent resident card ( notarized, colored copy- front and back ) Valid U.S. visa, valid I-20 etc
  • Employment Letter / Confirmation of Employment
  • If going for vacation, please include length of service and vacation dates
  • Evidence of funds: e.g., Recent bank statement (within last 30 days), travelers cheques. (Credit card statements are not acceptable)
  • If you are visiting family or friends you will need:- a letter from your sponsor (the person you are visiting) explaining your relationship with them and the purpose of your visitIf your sponsor will be supporting you during your visit, or paying for the cost of the visit, you will need: pay slips, bank statements, or some other evidence to show that they have enough money to support you
  • Onward/return ticket or confirmed itinerary
  • Starting June 1, 2010 the U.K. consulate general requires applicants to a pay a Priority Service fee of $170.00 in addition to the online payment made for the consular fees. Please go to http://www.vfsglobal.co.uk/usa/ to make the online payment
  • ETS Order form Click Here

 

Please provide original documents and copies of all requested documents in support of your application.

UK Business Visa

    • A valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining
    • 1 visa application form, completed and signed – Click Here. All application forms must be typed in.

All applications should be submitted and paid for online. You will then be directed to make an appointment at one of the Application Support Centres in your area in order to submit your biometric data ( finger scans )

  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Evidence of your Immigration Status in the USA and permission to re-enter the USA after your trip. Examples are Permanent resident card ( notarized, colored copy- front and back)Valid U.S. visa, valid I-20 etc
  • Employment Letter / Confirmation of Employment
  • Please give full details of proposed business visit and stating employer will be financially responsible
  • Letter of invitation from the host company in U.K.
  • Evidence of funds: e.g., Recent bank statement (within last 30 days), travelers cheques. (Credit card statements are not acceptable)
  • Starting June 1, 2010 the U.K. consulate general requires applicants to a pay a Priority Service fee of $156.00 in addition to the online payment made for the consular fees. Please go to http://www.vfsglobal.co.uk/usa/ to make the online payment.
  • Onward/return ticket or confirmed itinerary
  • ETS Order form Click Here

 

Please provide original documents and copies of all requested documents in support of your application.

Other Information

  • Please call ETS for latest updates and questions.

Please note: The embassy/consulate may request additional paperwork as deemed necessary

Processing Instructions

  • Please forward the completed requirements as detailed above to:

Express Travel Services

5945 Pacific Center Blvd, Suite 510

San Diego, CA 92121

Toll Free Number: 1-866-376-1125

Fax Number: 1-858-225-0786

Email: info@etsonweb.com

Your application will be sent in to the Embassy.

Fees for Express Travel Services

  • $125.00- per visa

Consular Fees

  • Please contact ETS for fees.

Consular fees are subject to change at any time by the Embassy.

Postage

  • $20 Courier Service (Standard Overnight )
  • $30 Courier Service (Priority Overnight)
  • $45 Courier Service (Saturday Delivery)
  • $65 Courier service (First Overnight)

We use only Fedex services
Please note: Fed-ex charges may vary by location.

For Further Information Contact

British Consulate General – New York

845 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Tel: (212) 745-0200
http://ukinusa.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/other-locations/ny/

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