Such services charge you a large amount of money for a process that was designed for you to complete by yourself.
It is not difficult if you simply follow the instructions.
Note: If you're wondering why the information isn't very detailed and helpful, it's because they only tell you the fundamental basics to submit.
Every application is slightly different, and having the right documentation isn’t a guarantee of an approval, thus you will see the words “any other documents in support of your application” in the text. This will help you present your documentation in an organised fashion.
That way you’ll have two pairs of eyes to run over it and make sure you don’t miss anything.
As much as they lead you to believe, these visa services have no “contacts” inside the UKBA, and they too, like everyone else, are subject to refusal.
The one advantage they do have is experience of submitting documentation for specific circumstances.
Okay, so you want to bring your girlfriend, wife, boyfriend or husband to the UK for a visit.
We’ve (myself and Mrs TTL) have been through this process successfully ten times, so I’m going to break this down into 7 simple steps that you can work through systematically and get it right.