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This free initial consultation will provide you with:

  1. essential knowledge about the UK immigration application process

  2. clear guidance and information on what makes a successful application

  3. an opportunity for you to ask questions

Switching to Different Visa Category

In most cases, it is possible to switch between visa categories while in the UK. However, it is not possible, in general, to switch out of the following visa categories while inside the UK: 

  1. Visitor Visa

  2. Short-term Student Visa

  3. Parent (of a Child Student) Visa

  4. T5 Seasonal Worker Visa

  5. Domestic Worker Visa

If in-country switching is not available, the applicant could leave the UK and apply for the new visa overseas.


When switching, the applicant should meet all the requirements of the new visa category applied for.

How long can I stay in the UK with this visa?

How long can I stay in the UK with this visa?

How long you can stay in the UK will depend on the category you are switching into.

Which family members can I bring with me on this visa?

Whether you can bring family members to the UK will depend on the category you are switching into.

What work can I do while on this visa?

What work can I do while on this visa?

Whether you will be permitted to work will depend on the category you are switching into.

Can I settle in the UK in the future with this visa?

Can I settle in the UK in the future with this visa?

Whether you may become eligible for settlement will depend on the category you are switching into.

What fees will I need to pay for this visa?

What fees will I need to pay for this visa?

UK government fees will depend on the category you are switching into.

Which family members can I bring with me on this visa?

Key questions answered:

Documentary evidence will depend on the visa category you are switching into.

Documents needed (other documentation may also be required):