How to Get Venezuela Tourist Visit Visa from London

The Amazon jungle, an easy going lifestyle, the Oil and Gas industry and huge market potential make Venezuela a hot market for businessmen and tourists. In order to gain legal access to the country tourists and businessmen must apply for a visa through the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The embassy offers numerous other services including the consular services which issue visas. The Embassy in London deals in educating residents of the city and UK about their countries culture, economy and society.

Visit: Embassy Of Venezuela


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    Visa Free eligibility

    The government of Venezuela offer visa free entry to certain citizens from a list of pre-approved countries. These individuals do not need to apply for a visa through the embassy and only need to obtain a DEX-2 Tourist Card. This card is issued by the The Venezuelan Tourism Corporation to authorized airlines and sea faring vessels that carry tourists to the country.

    If you are from the following countries you do not need a visa and can get the DEX-2 card from your airline free of cost when boarding the plane:

    Andorra, Antigua, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, CzechRepublic, Chile, CostaRica, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Netherland, Antilles, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, SaintVincent, TheGrenadines, Saint Lucia, Kitts & Nevis, San Marino, South Africa, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago,United States and Uruguay.

    The DEX-2 Tourist card gives you a 90 day single entry that is not extend able. As, United Kingdom is also one of the countries whose citizens don't require visa for entry into Venezuela.

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    Required Documents

    a)      In order to apply for a visa you will first need to fill out the visa application here.

    b)      A valid passport with at least six months left before expiry

    c)       Two color photographs of applicant. The dimension should be 2 inches width and 2 inches in height.

    d)      You will also need a letter from your employer that states you employment position, length of employment, start date and salary.

    e)      The consulate will need a current bank statement or a letter from you bank verifying your bank savings.

    f)       You will finally need to provide a Postal Order of 21.90 pounds

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    Lodging Visa Application

    There are two methods of delivering your application. You can either Post your form and documents or you can deliver them personally.

    In order to post your application use a Recorded Delivery envelope to send in the paper work. Sent the envelope to:

    Consular Section Visa Department
    56 Grafton Way London WIT 5DL

    In order to deliver your application you must go to the Consular section of the embassy. Call in advance the number provided to book an appointment because the embassy has only three working days for the public.

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    Processing times and visa validity

    The consulate will require seven business days to process your application. They issue one year visit visa that have multiple entry validity. However, you can stay for periods of ninety days at a time and need to exist and then reenter the country. You will be able to pick up your passport once you receive confirmation from the embassy.

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