About Us|Contact Us|Media Centre|Press Release|News|Careers|Visa Bureau Blog|Client Area
UK Visa Bureau
UK Visas and Immigration
» UK Ancestry Visa
The Ancestry Visa option is for citizens of Commonwealth countries who have a grandparent who was born in the UK, including the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.
Please note that the grandparent need not still be alive for the applicant to be eligible.
Start your application today for an Ancestry Visa
Successful Ancestry Visa applicants are given 5 years to live and work in the UK. After 5 years in the UK, you may be eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain and then later UK Citizenship. Individuals who currently hold ancestry visas valid for 4 years may apply from within the UK to extend these.
Find out if you qualify for a UK Ancestry Visa.
©Visa Bureau 2003-2014
The UK Visa Bureau is a division of Visa Bureau Ltd, an independent UK company specialising in visa and immigration services to the UK.
OISC No. F200600117 Authorised to Advise Sponsors
Visa Bureau HomeSite Map
Boris Johnson pushes Australian freedom of movement deal - 28 Aug 13
High Court judges UK immigration rules lawful but 'unjustified' - 08 Jul 13
Health secretary adds medical charge to UK immigration policy - 03 Jul 13
Indefinite Leave to Remain
Citizenship and Naturalisation