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UK visa document (sample)

Eu preciso de visto?

If you are travelling from outside the European Union (EU), it is likely you will require a visa. Please check Visas/Eligibility by country for more information.

Que tipo de visto eu preciso?

If you do need a visa, a "General Visitor" (tourist) visa is sufficient to attend and participate in Wikimania. Please see the below guidance document from UK Visas and Immigration. Applications can be submitted up to 3 months before travel.

Please note, if you are transiting in certain countries such as the United States and Schengen countries en route to London, you may also be required to apply for a transit visa.
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Documentação auxiliar

Observe que a chance de sucesso da sua solicitação de visto pode ser maior ao enviar documentos como:

• Reservas de viagem, voo de retorno

• Itinerário da visita

• Confirmação da reserva da conferência

• Evidência de que você pode manter-se financeiramente enquanto estiver no Reino Unido

• Evidência de emprego atual ou inscrição em instituição educacional no país de origem

Please see the below documents which may help support your application:

Wikimedia Foundation Form 990 (Tax return 2012/13)

Wikimedia UK Annual Report 2012/13

And for quick reference:

Hotel Details:

Thistle City Barbican Hotel,
Central St,

Tel: 0871 376 9004

Venue Details:

The Barbican Centre,
Silk St,

Tel: 020 7638 4141

Que ajuda a Wikimania irá fornecer para minha solicitação de visto?

  • If you are attending Wikimania 2014 and require a visa, Wikimedia UK can provide you with a letter to support your visa application. Please note that beyond providing a supporting letter, Wikimedia UK are unable to influence the visa application process.
  • If you require a supporting letter, please contact You should include your full name, home address and passport number in your email. If you know the address of the place you are applying for a visa from and/or the name of a person you have been dealing with there then it is useful to also include this.
  • WMF Scholarship recipients who require a supporting letter, please state that you are a scholarship recipient in your request.