Passports and Visas

  • Passports

    On arrival in the United Kingdom, you must show a valid national passport or other equivalent official document that satisfactorily establishes your identity and nationality.

    Visas for Visitors

    If you are not a British citizen or a citizen of one the European Economic Area (EEA) countries, you may need to acquire a visa – entry clearance certificate – before you travel to Britain. If you have a valid passport and UK visa, you will normally be granted entry to the UK. Please allow plenty of time to make an appointment for your visa application before you travel to avoid disappointment.

    For full details about visa requirements, biometric information and application procedures, visit the UK Visas website.

    When you arrive in Britain your visa tells UK immigrations:

    • The reason you are travelling to Britain
    • How long you are allowed to stay
    • The last day you are allowed entry

    Entry clearance follows strict rules and procedures

    The organisers of International Jewellery London regret that they are not able to send out letters of invitation for visitors from overseas to help secure visas. If your business is relevant to International Jewellery London you will be able to prove this to the British Embassy in your country by providing proof of your employment and the nature of your employer's business.

    Please DO NOT contact the organisers, as all requests for letters of invitation will be denied.

    Visas for Exhibitors If you are an exhibitor and would like a Visa letter for your visit to the United Kingdom please contact our Customer Services Team on +44 (0)20 8271 2144 or ijl.helpline@reedexpo.co.uk

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