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This guidance was archived on 25 November 2019.
Use this guidance to help you fill in an application for a UK visa using most VAF forms for applying from outside the UK.
You need different guidance notes if you are applying:
for a visit visa on a VAF1 form
for a visa under the points-based system on VAF9
for a visa as the dependant of a person with a points-based system visa on VAF10
as a diplomat, diplomat’s dependant or member of a foreign government on official business using a VAF DIP