Immigration Tips: Types of UK Visa
There are different reasons why people want to apply for a UK visa. That is why the United Kingdom has an organized visa system based on the purpose of visitor under multiple visa types. Here are the UK visa types:
- Work Visas.
- Business Visas.
- Study Visas.
- Visitor Visas.
- Family Visas.
- Settlement Visas.
- Transit Visas.
What a Nigerian Holding a UK Visa must know?
Despite the fact that a Nigerian might be having a visa, you might be subject to Immigration Control (examination) anytime when crossing the UK border. There can also be cases when the visa might be cancelled at the borders. Haaa bad market! Any form of overstaying, or violating visa conditions, while being in the UK or out, is considered an act of offense.
UK Residence Permits: Indefinite Leave to Remain
The UK Settlement permit also known as Indefinite Leave to Remain, is for those who have been living in the UK for a long period with a temporary visa, and now want to receive a permanent one. The visa applies to people who have lived out of the UK at least 2 years and now want to return, or their passport was lost.