Instructions on UK Visa Application to attend the ICLASS 2021 conference


To apply for a visa for the ICLASS 2021 conference, you will be applying for the UK visa categorized under “business trip”. Full details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/visit-uk- business-trip

Below are the instructions to be followed when applying for this type of visa;

1. First, check if you need a visa or not

a. Depending on the country you are coming from, you might be able to visit the UK without a visa or by applying for a visa waiver. Kindly click this link to check: Check if you need a visa

If you require a visa, proceed to step b.

b. The visa you can apply for depends on whether you're:
  i. being paid by a UK company to come as an expert in your profession £95
  ii. coming on a business trip and not being paid by a UK company £95 to £822

OR

2. Apply for an EEA family permit

You may be able to visit on an EEA family permit if you have a family member who is a citizen of

a. an EU country

b. Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland

Kindly click on the link below to check.
Check if you can apply for an EEA family permit

OR

3. Apply for a visa waiver

Apply for a visa waiver if you are a national of the following countries:
a. Kuwait

b. Oman

c. Qatar

d. the United Arab Emirates

Kindly click on the link below to check.
Apply for a visa waiver £30

OTHER THINGS TO NOTE

4. Check what you can bring with you

Kindly click on the link below to check.
Check what you can bring with you
Check what food, animals or plants you can bring into the UK

5. Check what you need to show at the UK border

Kindly click on the link below to check.
Check what you need to show at the UK border

Should you require further information and/or invitation letter for the visa application please contact us at ICLASS.visas@ed.ac.uk