Application for UK visa to visit or for short-term stay: form VAF1A

Form to apply to visit or transit through the UK, for short-term study and parents visiting their child on a Tier 4 (child) visa.



Use this form if you are outside the UK and cannot apply online. It is to apply to come to the UK as a visitor or transit through the UK. It is also for short-term students and parents coming to visit their child on a Tier 4 (Child) visa.

Read the guidance notes on applying for a UK visa using VAF1A form before applying.

Further information on visas, including whether you are eligible and how to apply, is available in our visa guides.