UK Transit Visa

UK Transit visa has two types: Direct Air side Transit Visa (DATV) which is restricted to 24 hours and the passenger must remain ‘airside’ and cannot cross the immigration and a Visitor in Transit Visa, which is effectively valid for 48 hours and enables the passenger to change terminals or airports. Reach us to acquire more information about UK transit visa from India, UK transit visa checklist and UK transit visa fees

To be eligible to apply for UK transit visa the passengers must comply to the below conditions:

A) Should be in transit to another country with enough funds 
B) Should have a valid visa for the final country of destination
C) Should be able to show that the sole purpose of visit to the UK is transit

UK Transit Visa Checklist

  • Passport valid for a minimum of 180 days with at least two blank pages

  • Exact visa fee

  • Two recent (50*50) size photographs. Please check the Photo Specification

  • Filled application form and declaration (Printed and duly signed

  • Evidence of onward and return travel to India – confirmed air ticket for onward and return journey

Sanctum Consulting UK Transit Visa Process & Services

  • Filling the Application Forms

  • Customizing UK Transit Visa Checklist as per the applicant’s case

  • Providing required letter formats if necessary

  • Paying the UK transit visa fee if required

  • Scheduling Appointment with the UK Visa Facilitation Center

  • Preparing the complete travel Itinerary if necessary

  • Mock Interview preparation if required with options of face to face at our office premises or though telephone or Skype calls

Frequently Asked Questions – UK Visa Process

A transit visa is valid for a very short duration granted to you depending on your nationality and destination country, when you make a connection in a foreign airport or cross through a foreign country. 

Yes an applicant must hold confirmed flight ticket till the final destination of their arrival if they have a connecting flight through another country’s airport

Generally there are no age limits for transit visa. However there might be exceptions for few countries. Please contact our consultants for more details.

Some transit visas allow you to exit the airport and roam around for limited duration while some of the countries only let the applicants stay in the airport for a specified duration of make terminal changes within he airport. To know more, contact us.