UK passport holders are regarded as one the most advantaged citizens of the world especially when it has to do with traveling. Presently ranked in the 5th position alongside France, Ireland, and Portugal in the list of the world’s most powerful passports, have it in mind that UK citizens can, for now, travel to 187 countries, whether visa-free or by obtaining an e-visa or a visa-on-arrival.

If you are looking to embark on some traveling while still on a UK visa, you need to know where your visa can allow you to go. With a UK visa, you can be permitted to visit all the countries within the United Kingdom, and this includes England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man. However, for any other country such as Ireland, you will be expected to obtain a separate visa.

34 Countries You Can Travel to On a UK Visa

If you have a visa in the UK then you should consider visiting the following countries before your visa expires:

  1. Romania

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: None
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  • Entry rules: UK residence permits must have been issued for 5 or more years and the total duration of consecutive stays won’t have to exceed 90 days in any 180 days.
  1. Georgia 

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  • Entry rules: UK visa is expected to be valid on the day of arrival in Georgia and your total duration of consecutive stays should not pass 90 days in any 180 days.
  1. Ireland

  • Eligible nationalities: It is recommended you first reach out to a consulate or the embassy of Ireland near you.
  • Permitted visas: A valid used multiple-entry UK short-stay standard visitor visa
  • Permitted residence permits: None
  • Entry granted: 90 days or until the exit date on your UK entry stamp, anyone that is shorter
  • Entry rules: Expected to enter the UK first before entering Ireland, enter and exit Ireland within the exit date on your UK entry stamp (this is different from the visa expiry date). Also permitted to enter Ireland directly from the UK or elsewhere, but will have to enter Ireland within the exit date on the UK entry stamp
  1. Montenegro

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: UK visa will have to be valid for the intended period of the stay
  1. Albania

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  • Entry rules: The UK visa is expected to have been used at least once to enter the UK
  1. North Macedonia

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: None
  • Entry granted: 15 days
  • Entry rules: Your UK visa will have to be valid for at least 5 days beyond the intended period of stay. Your total duration of consecutive stays should not exceed 3 months in any 6 months.
  1. Gibraltar (British Territory)

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 180 days
  • Entry rules: UK visa must be at least 6 months or more, old and the UK residence permit will need to have been issued for at least 12 months or more.
  1. Peru

  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs (applicable to all nationalities)
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  1. Serbia

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: None
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  • Entry rules: The UK visa will have to be valid for the duration of the stay and the total duration of consecutive stays will not have to exceed 90 days in any 180 days.
  1. Aruba

  • Eligible nationalities: Not all nationalities. So please contact a respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip.
  1. Turkey

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to a Turkish embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip to Turkey.
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: Visa is NOT EXEMPT, but may qualify to apply for eVisa online. Note that the eVisa fee is USD 43, valid for 180 days, single-entry only.
  1. Antigua and Barbuda

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: A valid ILR
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: Visa is NOT EXEMPT, but may qualify to obtain Visa ON ARRIVAL (VOA). VOA fee is USD 100, valid for 30 days, single-entry only. In addition, the UK Visa will have to be valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival. The passport will also need to be valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival.
  1. Mexico

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted resident permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 180 days
  • Entry rules: UK visa or residence permit will need to be valid during the total duration of stay in Mexico. The passport will also need to be valid during the entire stay in Mexico.
  1. Anguilla (British Territory)

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  1. United Arab Emirates

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to a respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip.
  • Permitted visas: None
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR, BRP, and spouse visas
  • Entry granted: 14 days
  • Entry rules: Visa is NOT EXEMPT, but you may qualify to obtain a Visa ON ARRIVAL at UAE airports. VOA fee is 100 AED, valid for 14 days, single-entry only. UK residence permit and passport will also need to be valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival.
  1. Panama

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  • Entry rules: UK visa or residence permit is expected to have been used at least once to enter the UK before. UK visa or residence permit will also need to be valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival. Your Passport will also need to be valid for at least 3 months from the day of arrival. Will also be expected to show proof of at least USD 500
  1. Bermuda (British Territory)

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: UK visa or residence permit will need to be valid for a minimum of 45 days beyond the date of departure from Bermuda
  1. Saudi Arabia

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: A valid used multiple-entry UK standard visitor visa
  • Permitted residence permits: None
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  • Entry rules: Visa is NOT EXEMPT, but may qualify to obtain Visa ON ARRIVAL at all international airports in Saudi Arabia. Note that the VOA fee is 440 SAR (equivalent to USD 117), valid for 1 year, multiple-entry. You will also have to arrive by air on one of the official Saudi National airlines – Saudia, Flynas, and Saudi Gulf and your UK visa must have been used at least once to enter the UK.
  1. Jamaica

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to the respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: None
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: UK visa will have to be valid for at least 30 days from the day of arrival
  1. Cayman Islands (British Territory)

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to the respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 180 days
  • Entry rules: Will have to arrive in the Cayman Islands directly from the UK. Note that coming in from a third country is not permitted.
  1. Qatar

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas, except transit
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: Visa is NOT EXEMPT, but may qualify to apply for eTA and then obtain Visa ON ARRIVAL at international airports in Qatar. Note that the eTA is free of charge, valid for 30 days, and single-entry only. Your UK visa will also need to be valid for at least 30 days from the day of arrival
  1. Bahamas

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not granted to all nationalities, it is necessary you first reach out to the respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip
  1. Oman

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to a Turkish embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip.
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: Visa in NOT EXEMPT, but may qualify to apply for eVisa online, valid for 1 year, multiple entries and must be used within 1 month of approval
  1. Sint Maarten

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: None
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: UK residence permit will need to be valid for at least 30 days from the day of arrival
  1. Bonaire (Dutch Territory)

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  1. Dominican Republic

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: If you are coming by land or sea, you will have to purchase a Tourist Card on arrival for USD 10. If you are coming in by air, the tourist card is included in the airfare. Your Passport will also need to be valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival.
  1. Turks and Caicos (British Territory)

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas, except transit
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 90 days
  1. Curaçao

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  1. British Virgin Islands (British Territory)

  • Eligible nationalities: All nationalities
  • Permitted visas: All valid used multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: None
  • Entry granted: 180 days
  • Entry rules: You must have used the UK Visa at least once to enter the UK before (OR).UK visa will also need to be valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival
  1. Taiwan

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to the respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip.
  • Permitted visas: All valid/expired used/unused single/multiple-entry UK visas, except transit visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid/expired ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 14 days
  • Entry rules: Visa is EXEMPT but you will be expected to apply for ROC Travel Authorization Certificate online before arrival. ROC Travel Authorization Certificate is free of charge, valid for 90 days, multiple-entry. If using an EXPIRED UK visa or residence permit, the visa or residence permit will need to have expired in the last 10 years. Your passport will also need to be valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival
  1. South Korea

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to the respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip.
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused single/multiple-entry UK visas, except transit
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 30 days
  • Entry rules: Expected to be traveling to any of the 26 Schengen countries or Cyprus, Ireland, Romania or UK through South Korea, or must be leaving any of the 26 Schengen countries or Cyprus, Ireland, Romania, or the UK to go to a third country through South Korea.
  1. Armenia

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to the respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 120 days
  • Entry rules: While a visa is NOT EXEMPT, you may qualify to obtain a Visa ON ARRIVAL. VOA fee is 15,000 AMD, valid for 120 days, single-entry only. A passport will also have to be valid during the entire stay in Armenia
  1. Singapore

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to the respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip.
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused single/multiple-entry UK visas, except transit
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 96 hours (4 days)
  • Entry rules: Expected to be traveling to or from the country of passport. For instance, one must be traveling to a third country from India via Singapore or traveling to India from a third country via Singapore. A very good example would be India-Singapore-Bali or Bali-Singapore-India. Also, note that both arriving and departing flights in Singapore must be on the same itinerary
  1. Philippines

  • Eligible nationalities: Since entry is not for all nationalities, it is imperative you first reach out to the respective embassy or consulate near you before planning a trip.
  • Permitted visas: All valid used/unused multiple-entry UK visas
  • Permitted residence permits: All valid ILR and BRPs
  • Entry granted: 14 days
  • Entry rules: The UK visa will need to be valid for the entire duration of the stay. Your passport will also need to be valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure.

These are the countries and territories you can travel to VISA-FREE with UK Visa; however, it is advisable you first carry out extensive research especially since immigration laws change very fast.