Visas, Visas, Visas

Trekking this summer, need a visa and not sure where to start? Take a look through our Visa Bible! Please note that whilst we aim to keep this updated, Embassies sometimes change their  visa guidance, so please check the relevant websites before you travel. Non-UK passport holders, please check www.travcour.com for visa advice!

Tanzania

Currently, UK passport-holders require a visa to enter Tanzania. For your trip you will need to apply for a Single Entry Ordinary visa. To apply for your Tanzanian visa you can either go to the Tanzania High Commission in London, or send it via post. Your passport will need at least six months validity in order for your application for be successful. The cost of the visa is £40.

Via Post

Applications via post can take up to ten days to process. To submit your visa application via post you will need to send:

1) A completed Visa application form

2) 2 recent passport size photos

3) Your passport

4) Proof of payment

5) A self-addressed and pre-paid special delivery envelope for the return of your passport

Please post this by special delivery and make note of your tracking number. 

To pay for your visa, you can either:

1) Make a payment into the Tanzania High Commission's bank account: 

Tanzania High Commission

Acc No: 13494241 Sort Code: 20-71-74

2) If you're based in the Republic of Ireland,  a banker’s draft in pounds sterling issued to “Tanzania High Commission”

Your application should be sent to:

'The Visa Department' 

Tanzania High Commission

3 Stratford Place

London W1C 1AS

Please ensure that you send a receipt of your payment with your visa application. 

In Person

Applications in person can take up to three days to process. If you'd like to go to the embassy in person, you will need to go to: 3 Stratford Pl, Marylebone, London W1C 1AS. The Visa office is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 12:30pm

To submit your visa application in person you will need to bring:

1) A completed Visa application form

2) 2 recent passport size photos

3) Your passport

4) Proof of payment

To pay for your visa, you should make a payment into the Tanzania High Commission's bank account: 

Tanzania High Commission

Acc No: 13494241 Sort Code: 20-71-74

Please ensure that you send a receipt of your payment with your visa application. 

Please visit the website for the Tanzania High Commission for further information. 


Nepal

Currently, UK passport-holders require a visa to enter Nepal. For your trip you will need to apply for a 30 day multiple entry visa. To apply for your Nepalese visa you can either go to the Embassy of Nepal in London, or send it via post. Your passport will need at least six months validity in order for your application for be successful. The cost of the visa is £35. 

Whilst you can apply for your visa when you arrive in-country, we recommend you get your visa before you fly, as the visa process in the airport can take a long time. 

Via Post

Applications via post can take up to two weeks to be processed. To submit your visa via post you will need to send:

1) A completed Visa application form

2) 1 recent passport size photo

3) Your passport

4) Postal order or bank draft made payable to ‘Embassy of Nepal’ for the visa fee

5) A self-addressed and pre-paid special delivery envelope for the return of your passport

Your application should be sent to:

'The Visa Department' 

Nepal Embassy

12A Kensington Palace Gardens,

Kensington,

London W8 4QU

In Person

 If you'd like to go to the embassy in person, you will need to go to:  2A Kensington Palace Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4QU. The Visa office is open Monday to Friday from 09:15 – 13:00 hrs and 14:00 – 15:15 hrs. The visa will be issued at 17.00pm the same day.

To submit your visa application in person you will need to bring:

1) A completed Visa application form

2) 1 recent passport size photo

3) Your passport

4) Cash for payment of the visa fee - cheques and card are not accepted

Please visit the website for the Nepal Embassy for further information.  

 


Peru

UK passport holders currently do not currently require a visa to enter Peru.  Please check the Peru Embassy's website before you depart in case there is a change in visa guidance. 


Morocco

UK passport holders currently do not currently require a visa to enter Morocco. Please check the Morocco Embassy's website before you depart in case there is a change in visa guidance. 


Guatemala 

UK passport holders currently do not currently require a visa to enter Guatemala. Please check the Guatemala Embassy's website before you depart in case there is a change in visa guidance. 


Iceland

UK passport holders currently do not currently require a visa to enter Iceland. Please check the Iceland Embassy's website before you depart in case there is a change in visa guidance. 

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