Resources for International Visitors and their Hosts

Start the planning process for a successful academic visit early by reviewing the topics in the tabs above in sequence.

Timelines for visa approvals can be lengthy and will vary widely depending on:

  • the visitor's citizenship,
  • country of residence,
  • time of year, and current workload at the visa office.

It is not possible to contact the visa office or other government officials to speed up processing.


This web site has been created to offer step-by-step guidance to academic visitors and the Queen's departments inviting them.