United Kingdom visa application and requirements

                    United Kingdom Visa

United Kingdom Visa for China passport holder living in Ireland

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Ireland banned passenger flights and ferries and extends UK travel ban until further notice.

All international arrivals to England, including UK nationals, required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours prior to departure. Passengers will be subject to an immediate fine of £500 if they fail to comply with the new regulations on pre-departure testing.

All travel corridors for people arriving in England are suspended. All passengers arriving from countries not on the government’s travel corridor list will still be required to self-isolate for 10 days, regardless of test result passengers will still be required to fill in a passenger locator form and be subject to national lockdown restrictions.

Any applicant under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult when submitting their visa application (and the adult should be present during the biometrics process).

Fill out United Kingdom tourist visa application form online

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

United Kingdom visa application form. Completed application form for United Kingdom will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
Original, signed China passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport Photo: 1 Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.
Proof of status. Proof of resident status in Ireland (Passport or Ireland residence card) along with a photocopy.
Proof of financial means. Financial documents showing that you have sufficient funds available. These must clearly show that you have access to the funds, such as:
•bank statements
•building society book
•proof of earnings such as a letter from employer confirming employment details (start date of employment, salary, role, company contact details)
•where a third party (who is either in United Kingdom or who will be legally in United Kingdom at the time of your visit) is providing financial support to you e.g. a business, a friend or a relative, documents to show they have sufficient resources to support you in addition to themselves and any dependant family should be provided.

Details of Employment / Studies. When you are either employed or in full-time studies. This could include:
•a letter from your employer on company headed paper, detailing your role, salary and length of employment
•a letter from your education provider, on headed paper, confirming your enrolment and leave of absence.
•If self employed: business registration documents confirming the business owner’s name and the date the business started trading.

Documents for minors. Under 18s submit the following information:
•a Birth Certificate or legal document (such as adoption papers) showing the relationship between you and your parent or guardian.

If travelling unaccompanied or with someone other than your parent(s) you should provide:
•a signed letter from your parent(s) confirming details of anyone accompanying you, and details of care and accommodation arranged in United Kingdom
•a copy of your parent(s) or legal guardian’s biographical page of their passport, which includes their signature and passport number if your parent(s) do not have a passport then you must provide another official document which bears their signature

All documents must be originals and not photocopies. Submission of these documents does not guarantee that your application will be successful and you should bear this in mind when making any bookings.

If you submit a document that is not in English or Welsh

Such documents must be accompanied by a full translation that can be independently verified by the Home Office. Each translated document must contain:

• confirmation from the translator that it is an accurate translation of the original document

• the date of the translation

• the translator's full name and signature

• the translator's contact details

United Kingdom tourist visa fees for citizens of China

Multiple entry
  • Validity: up to 2 years
  • Processing: 15 business days
  • Total cost: 684.45 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 420.00 Processing: 215.00VAT: 49.45 Total cost: 684.45
  • Validity: up to 2 years
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost: 938.45 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 674.00 Processing: 215.00VAT: 49.45 Total cost: 938.45
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 15 business days
  • Total cost: 376.45 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 112.00 Processing: 215.00VAT: 49.45 Total cost: 376.45
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost: 938.45 
    United Kingdom visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 674.00 Processing: 215.00VAT: 49.45 Total cost: 938.45
Maximum stay in United Kingdom: 90 days  
United Kingdom visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
Maximum stay in United Kingdom: 90 days
United Kingdom visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
United Kingdom visa for citizens of China is required. For more information please contact the nearest United Kingdom embassy.

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