UK Visitors Visa

The UK visitors visa is for those Thai nationals who wish to visit the UK for a holiday. Note that you need to apply for a UK visitors visa in Thailand before you leave for the UK and it is always best to speak to a lawyer in Bangkok first to determine if you are allowed an entry into the country. Note that when the visitor visa is granted, you are allowed to travel and stay in the UK for a period of 6 months.

UK Visitors Visa

Also, note that during this time you are not allowed to work or generate any income in the UK. Note that if you stay in the UK for longer than what you are allowed this is illegal and obtaining another visa will be very difficult. If you need an extension then you need to speak to the UK Border Agency or the Home Office and apply for an extension of stay based on your compelling circumstances.

UK Visitor Visa : Requirements

Letter of Affirmation for British

As the visa applicant in Thailand, you would have to show the following as your ties to Thailand which gives the British government the assurance as well as the visa officer in Bangkok that you are coming back after your allowed visit in the United Kingdom.

– Stable employment

– Assets and Properties

– Savings

– Copy of Itinerary

– Dependents

If you are in Thailand and are planning on visiting a loved one or a friend who is a citizen of the UK, you can also include the following documents in your visa application:

– Copy of your friend’s passport

– Sponsorship Letter

– Relationship Letter

– Evidence of your friend’s financial status in the UK

– Evidence of your friend’s accommodation in the UK


The following is the UK visitors visa process in Bangkok, Thailand. Note that you need to speak to one of our immigration lawyers to ensure that all your documents are correct as this might cause delays due to a misunderstanding or incorrect or incomplete documents. Also, note that if you are applying for a tourist visa to take your Thai fiancee back to the UK then you have to apply for a UK Fiancee visa and not a visitors visa.

UK Visa Process

The UK Visa application process can be simple. You just have to collect all required documents and submit an application to VFS or the UK Visa Application Center. VFS will forward your application to the UK embassy after sorting it out.

The embassy officer may call you for an interview about your visa application. VFS will notify you about the results of your visa application.

If you have the ability to meet the requirements as set out above then call us today in Thailand or walk into our offices in Bangkok or Phuket for further information. The following is what we can offer you in Thailand today.

UK Visitor Package

To ensure a trouble-free UK fiancée visa application in Thailand we are delighted to assist you and your fiancee with the application through our comprehensive package as follows:

– Consultation

– Comprehensive list of the required documents from the applicant and from the sponsor

– Assistance with collecting all the needed documents

– Also assistance with obtaining a police report for the fiancée from Thai police

– Assistance with a medical check-up for the fiancée

– Professional Preparation of the visa application papers and supporting documents

– Interview training

– Submission of the visa application to the VFS

– Update on the developments and results of the visa application

If your UK visa is denied the British Embassy will provide an explanation letter stating the reasons for the visa denial. Note that the right to appeal a visa denial applies only for a denied Family Visit visa applications in Bangkok while the normal visitor visa applications can be reapplied for as soon as possible.

UK Visitors Visa FAQ

Can Thai nationals travel to UK?

Yes, Thai nationals can travel to the UK on the correct UK visa. The most common visa is the UK visitors visa from Thailand. There is also the UK spouse visa if you are married to a British national or a UK fiancee visa to get married to your boyfriend.

How do I apply for a UK visa from Thailand?

You will need to have a valid Thai passport. The completed application form as well as passport size photos and supporting documents with the visa fees. The additional documents can be an employment letter to show you work in Thailand and will return or other documentation as required.

How do I bring a Thai girl to England?

There are two options with your Thai girlfriend. The first is the UK visitors visa from Thailand and she can visit you for 6 months. There is also the UK fiancee visa if you are going to marry her when back in the UK.

Can I get married in the UK on a visitor visa?

Your Thai girlfriend will need to apply for the correct visa as she is outside of the Euro Zone. You would need to apply for a UK marriage visa or a UK fiancee visa to get married in the UK. The UK visitors visa is the incorrect visa for this.

Can a friend sponsor me to UK?

If you are going to have friends over to visit in the UK then they will have to simply apply for the UK visitors visa in their home country. This will allow them to visit you in the UK.

How long can my Thai girlfriend stay in UK?

She can stay for a maximum of 6 months on the UK visitors visa. She cannot stay in the UK for longer than what she has stayed in her home country.