Following the Governments announcement on the UK going into lockdown, many businesses have followed protocol and have instructed their employees to work from home.
A Standard Visitor Visa will allow you to enter the UK for a visit or to spend time with family or friends; for business, including taking part in creative or sporting events; or for other reasons such as to undergo private medical treatment. You can apply up to three months before your date of travel.
What you can do with this visa
A Standard Visitor Visa will allow you to participate in certain business activities, engage in a period of study of up to 30 days and to enter the UK in transit, when you are on the way to another county. It will not allow you to get married or enter into a civil partnership, receive public funds or live in the UK.
How long can you stay for?
The Standard Visitor Visa will usually allow you to stay in the UK for a period of up to six months, however there are certain exceptions, for example this may be extended to 11 months if you are coming to the UK to undergo private medical treatment, or for 12 months if you are an academic on sabbatical.
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