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Visas for The United Kingdom

Step 1

Fill out your online forms and gather your required documents outlined below.


Follow the instructions below. Pay close attention to the important notices!

Step 2

Come to our office so we can review, sort, prepare your documents and take your photo.


If you already have your own passport-type photos, bring them with you. Otherwise we will take your photos.

Step 3

Your visa application materials will be shipped to the U.K. consulate for processing.


Print your application and bring your materials to Arista. We will review and screen your documents for mistakes before shipping it out to the U.K. consulate.

Step 4

Your passport and visa will be shipped back to our office once the process is finished and the consulate releases your visa.


Your visa & any other original documents will be at our office available for you to pick up.

Follow These Instructions to Obtain a Visa for United Kingdom

Visa Requirements

US Citizens

Non-US Citizens

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Processing Time
  • Standard: 3-6 weeks
  • Emergency visa processing is NOT an option with British Consulates
  • In most cases, TOURIST and BUSINESS visas take between 3 and 6 weeks to be processed
  • Other types of visas and/or non-US passports may take longer to be finished
  • You will NOT have access to your passport until the visa process is finished by the consulate. Make sure that you will NOT be traveling internationally until the passport is released by the consulate