Supporting Documents for UK Ancestry visas
When applying for a UK Ancestry visa, it’s important to make sure you have all the required supporting documents to accompany your application. These documents are used to prove your eligibility and help the Home Office assess your application. Some of the key documents you’ll need to provide include:
- Proof of your ancestry: You’ll need to provide documentation that proves you have a grandparent who was born in the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, or in certain circumstances, the Republic of Ireland.
- Evidence of your intention to work in the UK: You’ll need to provide evidence that you plan to work in the UK during your stay. This could include a job offer, a letter from a potential employer, or evidence that you’re actively seeking work.
- Proof of your finances: You’ll need to show that you have sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay in the UK. This could include bank statements, payslips, or a letter from your employer.
- Valid passport or travel document: You’ll need to provide a valid passport or travel document that shows your identity and nationality.
- Tuberculosis test results: If you’re applying for a visa for longer than six months and you’re a resident of certain countries, you’ll need to provide evidence of a negative tuberculosis test.
These are just some of the key documents you’ll need to provide when applying for a UK Ancestry visa. It’s important to carefully review the Home Office’s guidance to ensure you have all the necessary documents, as failure to provide them could result in your application being refused. Move Up’s team of visa consultants can provide guidance and support to help ensure your application is successful.