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Questions for Tourist Visitors During a Visa Interview

Questions for Tourist Visitors During a Visa Interview

Following the completion of the online application form and submission of the required documents, UK visa applicants must pay the applicable visa fee to schedule an interview with the UK Embassy or Consulate. The final step in the visa application process, the visa interview, determines whether an applicant is eligible for the visa.


The United Kingdom provides a variety of visa types. The Consular Officer may ask specific questions based on the specific visa category. The visa interview enables the officer to evaluate the application and confirm the applicant’s documents and details. You already know where you need to be and when you need to be there for the visa interview if you have already scheduled it.

Questions for Tourist Visitors During a Visa Interview

The following are some of the most frequently asked questions:

  1. Why do you want to visit the UK?

Why do you want to go to the UK? Tell us why you’re going there and why it’s important to you. You can emphasize the UK locations that most pique your interest. The officer may inquire further about your travel plans. Since the officer is looking for straightforward responses, you shouldn’t be concerned.

  1. What is the duration of your stay in the UK?

How long will you be in the UK? Provide this information based on your travel itinerary. Make sure your plan is clearly displayed if you are traveling to multiple locations within the United Kingdom.

  1. Who is covering your expenses?

Who is paying for your travel? If you are paying for the trip, you might be asked more questions about your finances. You will need to make it clear if someone else is paying for your expenses.

  1. Have you been to the UK before?

Depending on your circumstances, answer “yes” or “no.” Have you ever been to the UK? When responding to these questions, be sure to be truthful. If you have been to the UK before, include the year of your trip as well as basic information like the reason for the trip and how long you were there.

  1. Do you intend to work in the UK?

Since you are applying for a visitor’s visa, answer “no” and emphasize that you intend to return to India following your travel plan. Do you intend to work in the UK?

  1. Do you have relatives/friends in the UK?

Answer “Yes” or “No” if you have friends or relatives in the UK. Mention your relationship with any British relatives you may have.

  1. What do you do?

Please describe your professional or occupation.

  1. Will you be travelling alone or with a group or family?

Mention your travel plan in accordance with whether you will be traveling alone or with a group or family.

  1. Where do you stay in India?

Or simply asked, where do you reside in India? You can provide your city and residence address. The officer might inquire about your journey to the Embassy or Consulate, for example.

  1. Where will you be staying in the UK?

You will need to provide the address on the visa application form. Where will you be staying in the UK? In order to determine whether you have sufficient funds to cover your travel expenses, the Consular Office may ask you additional questions. Since you will need to wait in a line for your visa interview and go through security checks, make sure you arrive at the Embassy or Consulate early.