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UK Standard Visitor Visa for Filipino citizens

As a Filipino citizen, whether planning a vacation, visiting family and friends, or attending business-related events, a UK Visitor Visa is mandatory to enter the country.

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Our experts have compiled this article to provide a step-by-step breakdown of the UK Visitor Visa process.

Do Filipino citizens need a Standard Visitor Visa for the United Kingdom?

Yes, if you're a Filipino citizen planning to travel to the United Kingdom, having a valid visa is an essential requirement. This visa is also mandatory for children and minors from the Philippines who wish to travel to the UK.

To successfully apply for this visa, applicants must attend an appointment at a designated visa application center or embassy nearby. During this appointment, vital biometric information will be collected, and all necessary documents must be submitted. In certain cases, applicants may also be required to undergo an interview as part of the application process.

How to apply for the UK Standard Visitor Visa in the Philippines

There are a few ways to apply:

  • Government process: Go to the official government website and follow the steps. The process includes answering questions, paying the visa fee, making an appointment, and dropping off documents.

  • Via iVisa: It's also possible to get our guidance for this application. This means a shorter application form and an expert review, and we'll make an appointment at the earliest available date on your behalf!

To begin the application process for the United Kingdom Standard Visitor Visa with our expert assistance, please follow these straightforward steps:

  • Step 1: Start by providing your essential travel information on our website or iVisa App. Carefully review the details to ensure accuracy and avoid any errors. Then, proceed with the payment of the required visa fees.

  • Step 2: Complete the UK visa application form and upload all the necessary documents. Rest assured, our iVisa Experts will thoroughly review your application and promptly schedule a visa appointment for you.

  • Step 3: Attend the visa appointment at the UK Embassy or Visa Application Center (VAC) in Manila. During this appointment, you must provide biometric data and (if applicable) undergo an interview.

Following your interview, the UK immigration authorities will require your passport to issue the approved UK Visitor Visa.

Costs and processing times for the UK Standard Visitor Visa for Filipinos

When you apply with us, the total UK visa fee for Filipino citizens at the time of writing is USD $326.99. This includes both our service fee of USD $199.99 and the government fee of USD $127.00.

However, these costs may change over time. Check the most up-to-date visa fees by starting the application process online.

The processing time for your application also consists of two stages:

  • iVisa processing time: This initial stage takes 30 days to complete. During this period, our iVisa Experts will review your form, ensuring accuracy and completeness. Additionally, we'll schedule a visa appointment for you.

  • Government processing time: Following the visa appointment, the government typically takes 1 to 3 weeks to assess and analyze your visa application. This can take longer depending on where you apply from and other factors.

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Where can I find more information about the UK Visitor Visa?

For more questions or concerns regarding the UK Standard Visitor Visa, contact our customer service team via online chat or WhatsApp. We're ready to guide you every step of the way!