If you are a US citizen, you do not need a visa to enter the United Kingdom but may need to carry specific documentation when crossing the border.  The visa search box below will tell you the requirements for your specific travel needs.

If you are not originally from the US, you may need a visa to enter the United Kingdom whether you are traveling for business, pleasure, or study.  Use the visa search box to determine the United Kingdom entry requirements for your nationality. 

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Business Visa Application Requirements for a United Kingdom Visa

  1. Visa Exempt

    No visa is required for this destination for a stay of up to six months. Please keep in mind that while a visa is not required, you must:

    • Hold a passport valid for at least six months beyond your date of country exit and with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of onward and return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination
    • Hold documents showing proof of travel purpose (e.g. business cover or support letter, conference registrations, etc.)
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds relative to your intended length of stay
    • It is recommended that you confirm with your airline that boarding will be permitted without a visa

Tourist Application Requirements for a United Kingdom Visa

  1. Visa Exempt

    No visa is required for this destination for a stay of up to six months. Please keep in mind that while a visa is not required, you must:

    • Hold a passport valid for at least six months beyond your date of country exit and with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of onward and return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination
    • Hold documents showing proof of travel purpose (e.g. business cover or support letter, conference registrations, etc.)
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds relative to your intended length of stay
    • It is recommended that you confirm with your airline that boarding will be permitted without a visa

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