Visa for Travel to United Kingdom (London, England)

We can apply for a visa on your behalf as we are an independent visa service that is registered with the British Consulate-General in New York for many years now.
Call or Email us if you require additional information about our services.

U.S. and Canadian Citizens DO NOT require a Visitor Visa to enter UK (England).

New York British Consulate: All 50 US States, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Guam and the Trust Territory of the Pacific and Canada.

Additionally countries that can be process in NY are: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela.


  • Applicants applying under the UK EEA Family Permit no longer need to pay the Priority Service fee of $170. All other category will still need to pay the fee.
  • Applicants applying for a UK Settlement Visa will no longer be able to apply here in the USA. Application must be send via mail to the UK Sheffield Office.

For requirements for additional category of UK Visas e.g. Transit, Student, Tier 1, 2, 4 & 5, Worker etc., please contact us.

Requirements for obtaining a UK Visitor or Business Visa are:

  • A passport valid for a minimum of six months from the date of intended arrival in the UK (with at least one blank page available).
  • Visa Application Form, filled out Online at the British website & must be Paid Online.
  • Biometric or Fingerprint scan confirmation.
  • One recent passport photo.
  • A copy of temporary round-trip ticket or itinerary showing travel to and from UK.
  • Original US Alien Resident Card (Greencard) for foreign residents and/or a valid USA visa or document to return from UK to the USA or to another country.
  • Submit a copy of your Hotel Confirmation or a Letter of Invitation if you’re staying with friends or relatives with a copy of their UK Passport information page or their valid Status in the UK.
  • Employment Letter
    For Vacation: to include length of service & vacation dates.
    For Business: giving full details of proposed business visit and stating employer will be financially responsible.
    Self-employed: letter of incorporation/business registration document or 1040 tax return.
  • Evidence of funds, i.e. Recent bank statement, travelers cheques (Credit card statements are not acceptable).
  • Special Instructions: For Arrow Travel & Tours to submit your application for Priority Service processing, it is mandatory to pay the Priority fee of $170. This fee can be paid online to the UK Government through the VFSGlobal website. The Priority payment gateway is accessed by clicking in “User Pay Services”, then follow instructions and make payment online. After you have made the payment, you will receive an email confirmation, which must be printed out & attach to your application for a UK Visa.
  • Filled out & Signed our Passport & Visa Service Order Form.
Please Note:
  • All documents should be in original form with a copy sent in to our office.
  • For requirements for any other UK Visa type, please contact our office.
  • UK Visas fees varies according to the type of visa that is required by the applicant. Contact us for more detailed information.

Once you have the above documents in order please call us prior to sending documents. Make payment to ‘Arrow Vacations’ and send a Pre-paid return FedEx Airbill or appropriate fee.