In this section, we review the various types of visas that foreign nationals can apply for and the criteria they each have. This should serve as a general guide only. For the latest information please consult with the home office, your local British Consulate or visit: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration.
|Visa/Residency Type||Details||Eligibility & Notes|
|Family Visa||Duration: More than 6 months.
Apply from outside the UK.
|Live with: Spouse, Fiancé(e), Child, Parent, Caring relative.|
|UK Ancestry visa||Apply if you're a Commonwealth citizen, British overseas citizen, etc.||Prove grandparent's birth in UK/Channel Islands/Isle of Man.|
|Residency Card||Notice: No longer valid.||Previous: EEA biometric residence card.|
|Tier 2 Work Visa||Work in eligible jobs with approved employers.||Replaces the Tier 2 (General) work visa.|
|Paid in Foreign Currency||For those working for overseas companies.||Note: Some lenders find this income unreliable.|
|EU Settlement Scheme||For citizens from the EU, Switzerland, etc.||Deadline for most: 30 June 2021.|