One of the major things that can hold us back from making a foreign trip is the visa cost. The United Kingdom is a travel crush for anyone who wants to take a memorable vacation but at the same time relatively expensive, especially, when you plan for a group trip. Paying additional costs to your agent or at the Embassy for your UK visa fees can basically ruin your budget.
100% cashback on UK Visa Fees
How about you get the visa as well as the entire fee that you spent? Unbelievably true! Blinkvisa gives you 100% cashback on your entire UK visa cost. Also, you get to use the cashback on your remaining travel expenses. So, in reality, you spend nothing on your travel.
Blinkvisa is not only for your UK visa but also for other countries and you can get a whole custom travel plan done for you to make sure you a great journey while also using your cashback that you just got to provide you even more savings when you book your flight, hotel and also gain huge discounts on your activities.
At Blinkvisa, we also help you with an excellent travel plan for your choice and requirement for FREE!
A Brief on UK Visa and its Types
UK visa is a combination of online and offline visa, which means, you can apply for the visa online (through authorised agents only) but you must attend face to face interview and submit your biometrics at your nearest Embassy in your home country. Your valid passport, photographs and a duly filled application form are the major requirements of getting a visa to the UK.
Whether it is only for tourism or for business, the visa policies and fees are different for every visa. Hence, before we look at the break up of visa costs, it is important to understand the primary features of visas that can take you to the country of wonders!
Note: You will get 100% cashback on UK visa you apply with Blinkvisa!
Learn more in detail about UK Tourist Visa
Learn more in detail about UK Business Visa
UK Visa Fees And Cashback
As established, you get back whatever you spend on applying for a visa. Meaning you can reduce the visa fees to ZERO at Blinkvisa.
After the payment of an initial fee of INR 500 for registration, you have to pay the remaining fee only after you get the visa. Blinkvisa does not question or ask you for additional costs during the visa processing. The total fee collected from you will also include getting a date for your appointment at the Embassy for the interview and your biometrics.
The total visa cost for tourism and business includes the agency charges as well as the GST.
For a better understanding, here is a break-up of the UK visa cost:
|UK Visa Type||Visa Fee||Blinkvisa Charges||SGST + CGST||Total Cost||Your Cashback|
|6 months Tourist Visa||INR 9990||INR 1500||18%||INR 11760||INR 11760|
|6 months Business Visa||INR 8790||INR 1500||18%||INR 10560||INR 10560|
Note: Once your visa is approved and your fee is paid, you cannot ask for a refund in case of any cancellation or postponement of the trip.
How can I pay for my visa?
You can pay for your visa through a debit/credit card online. Our visa agents will guide you to the payment page and help you with the respective visa gateway.
Where will I get my cashback?
The cashback or Blinkcash of the total fee amount will be credited to your respective account (BlinkWallet) registered with Blinkvisa. The Blinkcash will be in the form of digital currency. As soon as you pay the initial fee, you will be immediately notified via mail or by any of our visa experts that you’re money is credited.
How and where can I use my Blinkcash?
Since the Blinkcash gets credited at the beginning of your visa processing itself, you can easily convert it into travel expenses. However, you can use the cashback online only at Blinkvisa.
Now if you opt for a tourist visa, you get INR 11760 as cashback. You can either use them completely for booking flights/hotels or on your favourite Warner Bros Studio tour that you have been dreaming to watch!
Is there a validity for my Blinkcash?
The good news is that your Blinkcash has lifetime validity. If not now, you can use your cashback and unlock your discounts for any other international travel plan that you wish to do with us in future.
Can I avail for discounts after I get 100% cashback?
Yes, of course! Apart from the 100% cashback, we also give you exciting discounts ranging up to 25% for your flights, hotels and sightseeings.
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You can literally see a huge difference when you book visa Blinkcash. You can get tickets with a discount of more than INR 5000! Now that’s not something you get everywhere!
Amazing hotel deals according to your convenience and cost!
Now, you can pick out your favourite to-do list without worrying about spending a huge amount
What Are The Steps To Apply For A UK Visa?
With a pocket-friendly travel plan, Blinkvisa gives you all the added benefits of applying for a visa. Here are the simple steps that can get you the UK visa:
- Click on the “Book Appointment” button on the right.
- Provide us with your basic information such as name, email & number of applicants.
- Complete the initial payment of just INR 500 & get a full cashback of INR 11760 into your wallet.
- Use your BlinkWallet to purchase your flight, hotel, activities and other travel-related stuff.
- Once your visa is approved, Embassy will intimate you via SMS and Email, You can either pick up the passport from the embassy or you can opt for courier services.
Also, you can also opt for @home service with Blinkvisa. Our agents will readily come home to pick your documents and also deliver your passport after the visa is approved. However, we are currently providing this service only in Bangalore/Bengaluru.
UK Visa Fees FAQs
1. Can I encash my Blinkcash?
No, you can use Blinkcash only for your travel bookings with Blinkvisa. You cannot encash it.
2. What are the requirements for a UK visa?
- Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
- 2 recent passport size colour photograph with white background, matte finish size 35 mm X 45 mm 80% face Size
- Online UK Visa Application form
- Covering letter mentioning your travel details and stay details while in the UK (For Employed – Plain paper/ For Self-Employed – Letterhead)
- Original Bank statement for last 6 months updated with healthy and sufficient balance
- Income tax returns / Form 16 for last 3 years
Read more: UK Visa Requirements
3. What are major UK visa types for Indians?
Indian citizens must apply for a UK visa beforehand in India to enter the United Kingdom. The major visa types are – UK tourist and business visa.
Read more: UK Visa For Indians
4. Is the UK visa online a sticker visa?
You can apply for the visa online with Blinkvisa. However, UK visa online is a sticker visa which means it will be stuck to your passport.
Read more: UK Visa Online
5. Where can I submit my UK visa application?
The processed visa application should be submitted with the respective VFS visa application centre only. Blinkvisa will help you with the submission of the application and other necessary processes.
Read more: UK Visa Application