UK VISA for PLAB : Supporting Documents

I can’t emphasise enough how important it is to start working on your UK visa for PLAB as early as possible and start gathering the important documents. Why? No matter how many instructions and guidelines you follow- your case will be unique. It won’t match with anybody else’s, and if you maintain your cool, you can do it all by yourself.

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What are the documents that I need for UK visa for PLAB?

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Anne Nwakobi
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Anne Nwakobi

I was advised to have my sponsor transfer the available funds for my trip to me and show documents to support this. Is this okay?

mrcpchbd
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mrcpchbd

Do you have a template for the invitation letter that relatives living in the UK can send to us?

Awais Fateh
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Awais Fateh

First of all thank you so much for this. Secondly, sponsor should have sufficent funds in the account for 6 months or just at the time of sponsorship

buoyant
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buoyant

Personal information Do you have a national identity card?—-Yes National identity card number—?????( passport country or work permit country) For the above question in the online application what should the answer be: Should it be the Identity card of your passport country or the identity card of your work permit… Read more »

Junaid
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Junaid

Sir, thank you so much for this! I have a peculiar situation. I have taken 9 years to pass MBBS due to certain personal issues. Would that on my cover letter hinder my chances to get a Visa?

drsanjoydmc
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Thanks Dr. Ivan,
I have one question. My current employer has issued me a NOC and salary certificate written in English. But the official logo, address and office name on the top of the pad is both in Bangla and English. Do I need to translate it also?

mrcpchbd
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mrcpchbd

Is it mandatory to submit marriage certificate?

buoyant
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buoyant

If self funded, how is a personal affidavit useful?
Is is optional or must have?
Would some one mind sharing a proforma?
Does it have to be before a notary?

Saeef Ali Haque
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Saeef Ali Haque

Dear Doctor, My financial sponsor is my father in law. He is already providing me with bank statement,solvency certificate ,affidavit and a letter to confirm that he is my financial sponsor. 1)Is it mandatory to provide his salary certificate too?? 2)An employment certificate stating his employment details,tenure of service are… Read more »

rashedsattar
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hey, I am applying from Bangladesh and i wanted to ask about the duration of stay. I will be showing my dad’s company as my financial sponsor and I was applying for a duration of 2 months. I have the financial documents to back me up. But is it wise… Read more »

buoyant
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buoyant

Is there a guidelines on colour of supporting documents- photocopy Coloured or Black and white?

buoyant
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buoyant

Thank you for your reply Dr.Ivan. I refer to your sample cover letter and to the list of documents on the last page of the letter.Did you number the supporting documents as 1, 2 , 3a etc?If so, where did you put these numbers-(like in upper right corner of documents)… Read more »

Madihah Afeez
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Hi, is it mandatory to have all the photocopies attested by a lawyer as true copies?

Steph
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Steph

Please, If I have a multiple entry visitor’s visa (to visit family), will I be able to write PLAB 2 it or do I still have to apply for a PLAB 2 visa since it’s acedemics?

muhammad zeeshan
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muhammad zeeshan

Can you travel to UK for plab 2 exams with your husband and children .my wife is planning to give her Plab 2 exam end of this year and we are a family of five . So can all apply for UK visa on the basis of her Plab 2… Read more »

Rakib Hasnat
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Rakib Hasnat

Hi,I m doctor from Bangladesh going to pursue my UK journey via PLAB route.I have a query. The Spelling of my father’s name is ‘MD ABDUR RAHIM’ in my passport.However, it is spelled as ‘MD ABDUR ROHIM’ in all my educational documents including Internship Certificate. would it create any issue… Read more »

Rakib Hasnat
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Rakib Hasnat

Hi,I m doctor from Bangladesh going to pursue my UK journey via PLAB route.I have a query. The Spelling of my father’s name is ‘MD ABDUR RAHIM’ in my passport.However, it is spelled as ‘MD ABDUR ROHIM’ in all my educational documents. would it create any issue during my PLAB… Read more »

Kishor Kumar Sadhak
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Kishor Kumar Sadhak

Hi, Ivan, I had been living in the UK for one and a half years from feb 17 to october 18. During that time I completed my plab 1. Now I am in dhaka and need to apply for a visit visa to appear in the second part exam on… Read more »

Mohammed Elsankary
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Mohammed Elsankary

Hi ,thanks for this invaluable information and such a great organized blog, I have a question regarding my plab 2 visa application. I am an Egyptain medical officer but currently I work and live in Maldives and my work visa in Maldives is going to expire in 15th of Apirl… Read more »

Mohammed Elsankary
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Mohammed Elsankary

Thank you for your reply,my point is that I am going to apply for plab 2 visa from Maldives and I heard that I need at least 6 months in my Maldivian work visa to be able to apply for UK tourist visa to show the visa officer that I… Read more »

Kishor Kumar Sadhak
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Kishor Kumar Sadhak

I was on a dependent visa…

Kishor Kumar Sadhak
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Kishor Kumar Sadhak

can I show both the account ? cz I have only 3500 gbp in my uk’s account.

Kishor Kumar Sadhak
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Kishor Kumar Sadhak

thanks

George Ugwu
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George Ugwu

Hi, this page has been really helpful. so i have a sibling who pays a significant amount of money into my account every month. I am having difficulty on how to explain this regular deposits. its actually proceeds from an unregistered poultry business we have. how best should i approach… Read more »

Jamiya
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Jamiya

Hello. Your blogs are really very helpful & provide guidance to doctors who are trying to work in UK. I hv recently taken PLAB & now going through yr blogs to get an idea on visa. I have 2 questions: 1. My mother’s name in her passport & NID is… Read more »

Kishor Kumar Sadhak
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Kishor Kumar Sadhak

Hi ivan, I have contacted with a london student accommodation provider who has asked me to pay house rent by 25th november. I will apply for vist visa on 22nd november. My exam is on 24th january and I will fly for london on 28th december. My question is should… Read more »

Salman
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Salman

Hi ,this page has been really helpful and thanks for this invaluable information. I was applying for visa for my plab 2 exam and i wanted to know if we can for business academic visa type rather than visit visa. I was also confused about the duration of bank statement… Read more »

ahmed.adel28989
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ahmed.adel28989

Thanks for your help I need you to help me with my awkward situation My brother is my sponsor,he lives in another country and his bank statement shows the company’s name that transferred him the same amount of money each month but he CAN’T provide these papers 1.affidavit affirming the… Read more »

Plabcurious
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Plabcurious

Hi there- Ivan. Excellent site. I have an issue that I’m unable to figure out. My dad is a businessman and is the Managing director of the company. He doesn’t have a salary/ income certificate as such. what should his income certificate look like? Also since he is a businessman-… Read more »

Milad
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Milad

Is there a chance to get a reffusa?

Stunt_devil
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Stunt_devil

HI! I have a distant cousin brother in the UK who will be providing me the invitation letter . should i put in “yes” in the “do you have any family in the uk” section? . we are related as his maternal grandfather and my paternal grandfather were brothers. I… Read more »

ifujahan@gmail.com
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Hey Ivan. I had 2 queries. No1: if i am sponsoring myself other than the salary certificate, pay slip, bank statement and solvency certificate, is a personal affidavit compulsory? No.2 : a person from the U.k is sent me a legal tenancy agreement. Is that enough or he has to… Read more »

Jimmy Gtre
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Jimmy Gtre

Hi … i am going to apply for the visa next month .. my question is about my ties.. iam not employed after the internship and i dont have huge savings or lands or wife or any clear ties… is it enough if i talked about my family members and… Read more »

Omar
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Omar

What kind of family did you use as your home tie ? wife/children or parents/siblings ?

& God bless you for your tremendous effort

Karlita Duque
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Karlita Duque

Excuse me, for my accomodation my boyfriend will provide with the invitation letter, is that alright or I should book a hotel instead. I heard weird things about complications because of partners living there.

Fatiha
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Fatiha

Can you please give a sample of letter of support and an affidavit?

Sreejeshrk
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Sreejeshrk

How much money we need to show in our bank account to get visa?

heteroerectus1
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heteroerectus1

Hi, how long does it usually take to get a visa for PLAB 1? I’m planning to take the exam in June. Thanks.

Dermatologist123
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Dermatologist123

Hello Dr Ivan, I am working now and have booked for Sep 10 Plab 2. My hospital wont allow me one month leave so I have to resign probably next month. Will it hamper my visa chances? I am thinking of joining an academy for plab 2 course. Should I… Read more »

Dermatologist123
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Dermatologist123

Hello Dr Ivan, I plan to take a course in UK from 21st of July to 2nd of August and continue my stay there till 10th of september (PLAB 2 date) and probably beyond this date ( that would be altogether around 2 months) . I have a job now… Read more »

ak93
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ak93

Hi, for accommodation in the UK, is it safe to make a provisional hotel booking on a site to show for the visa and then cancel it later or is it better to get a formal letter of invitation from a landlord?

Sarah Mahmoud
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Sarah Mahmoud

Thanks dr. Ivan for such priceless information.

I’d like to ask you, Is it advisable to mention the PLAB2 course academy in visa application ? as I heard that some candidates are rejected because of this!!

Aung Oo
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Aung Oo

If there’s any discrepancy between current information and information when I completed online visa application form, would it be fine to mention and explain in my cover letter? For instance, financial condition improved a bit and cost of the trip gets less, exact address to stay in UK just found,etc.… Read more »

Maryam Gillani
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Maryam Gillani

Thank you very much for all of your work.. Can u plz help me with there questions, it would be a big help…. 1.Is it important to add MY TIMELINE in my cover letter? 2. My test is in august 2019, I wanna go there next month to join academy… Read more »

Dermatologist123
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Dermatologist123

Dear Dr Ivan, sorry for troubling you time and again. can you please check my employment letter? It states like this::: Certificate of Employment for Dr ……… May 7, 2019 To whom It may concern, This letter is to certify that Dr ……. is employed at International Nepal Fellowship (INF),… Read more »

Sam Khan
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Sam Khan

Hello Dr Ivan
My dad took all the money from his bank for another purpose 2 days after printing bank statement of 6 months plus Balance certificate and solvency certificate. Will this be a problem?
Does visa officer have right to ask someones bank balance?
If its a problem, any suggestions?

Safa Alabdullah
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Safa Alabdullah

Thank you for your great effort , i ve applied for plab2 course and i want to prepare for my visa , what type of visa should i apply for ? Short term student visa or visitor visa ?

muezza hurairah
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muezza hurairah

vaiya, is it possible, for you to add the location or contacts of the translations centers in Dhaka?

Palashbortamuly
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Palashbortamuly

I was emplyed till 5th of August and then i had to resign. Now i m unemplyed from last one month and i m the one who will sponsor myself. Although i have enough saving from my last job. Should i apply for the PLAB 2 visa now??

Mehjabeen Mou
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Mehjabeen Mou

Can I use birth certificate instead of NID of Bangladesh

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