Visitor Visa Application
Visitor visas for friends and family members
The information on this page is for University of Reading students who would like their friends and/or family members to visit them in the UK.
If you want to sponsor your visitors’ visit to the UK, you should produce an invitation letter and supporting documents.
• An applicant is the person who will apply for a visitor visa i.e. your friends/family members.
• A sponsor is the person inviting the applicant to visit the UK i.e. you the student.
For more information about Standard Visitor Visas go to the UK Government website.