Visas: Tourism

Home Office written question – answered on 29th October 2018.

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Photo of Jo Stevens Jo Stevens Labour, Cardiff Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many tourist visas were refused in each of the last five years.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The available information relates to total visitor visas, and is published in the quarterly Immigration Statistics, Visas volume 1 table vi_01_q, latest edition at

The standard visit visa has replaced:

• Family Visitor visa

• General Visitor visa

• Child Visitor visa

• Business Visitor visa, including visas for academics, doctors and dentists

• Sports Visitor visa

• Entertainer Visitor visa

• Prospective Entrepreneur visa

• Private Medical Treatment Visitor visa

• Approved Destination Status (ADS) visa

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