United Kingdom

How to Apply

Valid U.S. Passport

  • You must submit your current undamaged passport and it must have one blank visa page.
  • The passport must be signed and valid for six months from the date of departure.

Copy of Flight Itinerary

  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.

Biometrics

  • Biometrics are taken after completing the online application.
  • Please choose the closest location from your house, make sure take your complete application and passport when you go for taking the Biometrics.
  • Please bring your stamped Biometric Document.

Bank Statement

  • You must provide your most recent three months of bank statements to prove that you have enough funds to support yourself while in the UK.

Employment Letter

  • This must be an original letter from your employer stating that you are allowed vacation time and that you will be employed upon your return to the US.

Hotel Confirmation

  • You must provide your hotel confirmation.
  • If you are staying with a relative or friend you need to provide a letter from them inviting you to stay with them, make sure they write their full name, address, phone number and stating the duration of stay. They will also need to include a copy of the information page of their passport and proof of status in the UK.

Visa Photos

  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″ x 2″ on a white background.
  • Photo must not be older than one month.

Service Order Form

Service Order Form

If you are processing your application with us via mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.

Valid U.S. Passport

  • You must submit your current undamaged passport and it must have one blank visa page.
  • The passport must be signed and valid for six months from the date of departure.

Copy of Valid Identification

  • Address on your driver’s license must match the address on your application.
  • If the address on your driver’s license does not match your residence, you may include a copy of a major utility bill (water, power, or sewage).

Copy of Flight Itinerary

  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.

Information

  • The official work permit granted by your employer, at least eight weeks before you begin work, stating that you intend to leave the UK upon completion of the job.

College Transcripts

  • Evidence that you have the necessary qualifications and experience to execute the job that you have been issued a work permit.

Biometrics

  • Biometrics are taken after completing the online application.
  • Please choose the closest location from your house, make sure take your complete application and passport when you go for taking the Biometrics.
  • Please bring your stamped Biometric Document.

Bank Statement

  • You must provide your most recent three months of bank statements to prove that you have enough funds to support yourself while in the UK.

Visa Photos

  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″ x 2″ on a white background.
  • Photo must not be older than one month.

Service Order Form

Service Order Form

If you are processing your application with us via mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.

Valid U.S. Passport

  • You must submit your current undamaged passport and it must have one blank visa page.
  • The passport must be signed and valid for six months from the date of departure.

Copy of Valid Identification

  • Address on your driver’s license must match the address on your application.
  • If the address on your driver’s license does not match your residence, you may include a copy of a major utility bill (water, power, or sewage).

Copy of Flight Itinerary

  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.

Information

  • The official work permit granted by your employer, at least eight weeks before you begin work, stating that you intend to leave the UK upon completion of the job.

College Transcripts

  • Evidence that you have the necessary qualifications and experience to execute the job that you have been issued a work permit.

Biometrics

  • Biometrics are taken after completing the online application.
  • Please choose the closest location from your house, make sure take your complete application and passport when you go for taking the Biometrics.
  • Please bring your stamped Biometric Document.

Bank Statement

  • You must provide your most recent three months of bank statements to prove that you have enough funds to support yourself while in the UK.

Visa Photos

  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″ x 2″ on a white background.
  • Photo must not be older than one month.

Service Order Form

Service Order Form

If you are processing your application with us via mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.

Valid U.S. Passport

  • You must submit your current undamaged passport and it must have one blank visa page.
  • The passport must be signed and valid for six months from the date of departure.

Copy of Valid Identification

  • Address on your driver’s license must match the address on your application.
  • If the address on your driver’s license does not match your residence, you may include a copy of a major utility bill (water, power, or sewage).

Copy of Flight Itinerary

  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.

Biometrics

  • Biometrics are taken after completing the online application.
  • Please choose the closest location from your house, make sure take your complete application and passport when you go for taking the Biometrics.
  • Please bring your stamped Biometric Document.

Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies

Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies

  • The official work permit granted by your employer, at least eight weeks before you begin work, stating that you intend to leave the UK upon completion of the job.

Completed Appendix 8

Completed Appendix 8

  • Evidence that you have the necessary qualifications and experience to execute the job that you have been issued a work permit.

Evidence of Funds

  • You must be able to prove that the money has been available in your account for 28 days before the date when you apply.
  • All documents must be originals. If your bank statements are printed online they must have an endorsement stamp on each page.

Visa Photos

  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″ x 2″ on a white background.
  • Photo must not be older than one month.

Service Order Form

Service Order Form

If you are processing your application with us via mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.

Valid U.S. Passport

  • You must submit your current undamaged passport and it must have one blank visa page.
  • The passport must be signed and valid for six months from the date of departure.

Copy of Flight Itinerary

  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.

Biometrics

  • Biometrics are taken after completing the online application.
  • Please choose the closest location from your house, make sure take your complete application and passport when you go for taking the Biometrics.
  • Please bring your stamped Biometric Document.

Employment Letter

  • This must be an original letter from your employer stating that you are allowed vacation time and that you will be employed upon your return to the US.

Bank Statement

  • You must provide your most recent three months of bank statements to prove that you have enough funds to support yourself while in the UK.

Proof of Planned Marriage

  • You must submit documents showing proof of your planned marriage.

Hotel Confirmation

  • You must provide your hotel confirmation.
  • If you are staying with a relative or friend you need to provide a letter from them inviting you to stay with them, make sure they write their full name, address, phone number and stating the duration of stay. They will also need to include a copy of the information page of their passport and proof of status in the UK.

Visa Photos

  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″ x 2″ on a white background.
  • Photo must not be older than one month.

Service Order Form

Service Order Form

If you are processing your application with us via mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.

Valid U.S. Passport

  • You must submit your current undamaged passport and it must have one blank visa page.
  • The passport must be signed and valid for six months from the date of departure.

Copy of Valid Identification

  • Address on your driver’s license must match the address on your application.
  • If the address on your driver’s license does not match your residence, you may include a copy of a major utility bill (water, power, or sewage).

Copy of Flight Itinerary

  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.

Biometrics

  • Biometrics are taken after completing the online application.
  • Please choose the closest location from your house, make sure take your complete application and passport when you go for taking the Biometrics.
  • Please bring your stamped Biometric Document.

Original Birth Certificate

  • The sponsor (spouse’s) original birth certificate is required

Information

  • The official work permit granted by your employer, at least eight weeks before you begin work, stating that you intend to leave the UK upon completion of the job.

Visa Photos

  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″ x 2″ on a white background.
  • Photo must not be older than one month.

Service Order Form

Service Order Form

If you are processing your application with us via mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.

Visa Fees & Processing Times

Consulate Fees are paid online when completing the application.

Processing TimeFees
Rush$199.00
Express$145.00
Regular$99.00

We only return passports using FedEx.

Priority Overnight Delivery$35.00
First Overnight (8:30 AM)$69.00
Saturday Delivery$42.00
  • You can include a prepaid return air bill in which case you will not be charged.
  • You can provide a FedEx account number and we will generate the air bill – an additional fee of $5 will be charged to your work order.

Total Fees

Government Fees + Sameday Passport Expedite Fees + Return FedEx Shipping Fees = Total Fees

Visit Us
180 North Stetson Avenue
Suite CL-13
Chicago, Illinois 60601

Call Us
(312) 228-1089
(312) 730-0204

Email Us
chi@samedaypassport-visa.com