Eligilibity

For a Child Visitor visa,
You must:
-be under 18 years old
-be visiting the UK for no more than 6 months (or 12 months if you’re travelling with an academic visitor)
-have made suitable arrangements for your travel to and your stay in the UK
-have consent from your parent or guardian for your trip to the UK
-be able to pay for your return or onward journey
-have enough money to support yourself without working or help from public funds, or have relatives and friends who can
support and house you

Time taken

Apply for visa up to 3 months before your date of travel to the UK

Duration of your stay

-6 months with a Child Visitor visa, if you’re travelling with an academic visitor eg a teacher or researcher.

Documents required

-Current passport or other valid travel identification
-2 passport size colour photographs

During trip

-evidence that you can support yourself during your trip, eg bank statements or payslips for the last 6 months

Travelling alone

You can travel to the UK alone only if you are on or above 18yrs old

Travelling with an adult

When travelling to the UK with an adult (someone over the age of 18) you’ll need to identify them in your visa
application.
Note : Tuberculosis (TB) test certificate (where applicable) if you’re staying longer than 6 months