USA: apply for a UK visa

Guidance if you are in the USA and you need to find out how to apply for a UK visa.



It gives you information on:

  • applying for your application online
  • paying fees
  • booking and attending your appointment at an application support centre (ASC)
  • posting your application form
  • entering the UK
  • contacting us
Published 10 April 2014
Last updated 5 August 2022 + show all updates
  1. Address updated.

  2. Updated email service details to contact UKVI.

  3. Updated travel information.

  4. Updated information on COVID-19.

  5. Mailing address updated.

  6. Updating mailing address.

  7. Additional immigration routes for customers and their dependents added: Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) and Settlement in the UK (Immigration Rules Appendix FM: family members).

  8. Change of postal address for applications.

  9. Updated guidance.

  10. Super priority service now available for Houston, San Francisco and Boston.

  11. The super premium service centre is now available in Miami and Chicago.

  12. Updated telephone number.

  13. Updated guidance.

  14. Updated guidance.

  15. Updated guidance.

  16. Updated guidance.

  17. Updated fees for the priority visa service.

  18. Updated guidance on settlement applications

  19. Updated changes.

  20. New super priority visa service.

  21. First published.