What documents must be provided when applying for a child visa?

If a child is born outside of the UK, you will need to provide the following documents when applying to the Home Office:

  • Valid passport with at least one empty page
  • 2 45x35mm coloured photos
  • Proof of financial requirements
  • Proof of a relationship with a UK residing parent
  • Proof that you have a good knowledge of the English Language

You will also need to provide supporting documents which give proof of the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your date of birth
  • Documents of any previous conviction(s)
  • Details of any previous visa applications to the UK
  • Your parents’ nationality and date of birth

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