The UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) is a division of the Home Office responsible for the modalities of visa issuance to foreigners.

The UK Government issues different categories of visas to Internationals depending on the objectives of gaining access to the country.

This post examines the different types of visas issued to students, business investors, spouses of UK residents, etc

The following are the different classes of visa issued by the UKVI:

1. To work and to do business
2. To study
3. For short stays and tourism
3. To join family members who are already in the UK
4. To transit through the UK to another country
5. To live permanently
6. As a refugee or as someone who needs humanitarian protection
7. As a stateless person
8. As someone who needs permission to stay

UK Visa Types
Below are the different UK Visa Types:

1. Work Visas.
2. Business Visas.
3. Study Visas.
4. Visitor Visas.
5. Family Visas.
6. Settlement Visas.
7. Transit Visas.

Categories of Work & Bussiness Visas
A. Highly qualified foreigners:
1. Global Talent Visa
2. Skilled foreign workers with a job offer in a shortage area
3. Tier 2 (General) Visa
4. Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) Visa
5. Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Visa
6. Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) Visa

B  Youth mobility and temporary foreign workers
1. Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) Visa
2. Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) Visa
Others include:
Croatian National Registration Certificate
Domestic Workers in a Private Household Visa
Exempt Vignette Visa
Turkish Worker Visa

C. The UK Business Visa types
1. Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa
2. Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Visa
3. Tier 1 Investor Visa
4. Turkish Businessperson Visa

Categories of Students Visas
1. Tier 4 (Child) Student Visa
2. Tier 4 (General) Student Visa
3. Short Term Study Visa

Categories of Tourist Visas
1. Marriage Visitor Visa
2. Parent of a Tier 4 (Child) Student Visa
3. Permitted Paid Engagement Visa
4. Short-term Study Visa
5. UK Visitor Visa
6. Visa for a Chinese Tour Group

Family Visas Types
1. UK Spouse visa
2. UK Parent visa
3. UK Child visa

Refugees Visas
Those people whose life were at threat in their own country they apply for refugee visa in UK.

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