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Applying For A Visa From Outside The UK: Changes To Visa Centres


Where you go to apply for a UK visa may be changing. There will be changes in the following countries between 24 March and 31 March 2014


Published on 17 March 2014



by UK Visas and Immigration

(WireNews)

London, England

Parliament Street (SW1)
Parliament Street (SW1)

Australia

During March 2014, VFS Global will take over running visa application centres in Australia.

New UK visa application centres will open in:

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
  • Perth
  • Canberra

The British High Commission or British consulates will no longer provide a visa biometric enrolment service. Read ‘UK visa application service changes in Australia’ for more information about these changes.

South Africa

During March, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running visa application centres in South Africa. The centres are moving premises. Read ‘Changes to UK visa application centres in South Africa’ for more information.

India

The UK has opened two new visa application centres in Mumbai. Visa application centres in India will be moving to new locations throughout March 2014. Read ‘Changes to UK visa application centres in India in March’ for more information about these changes.

Bangladesh

Visa application centres in Bangladesh will also be moving to new locations throughout March 2014. Read ‘UK visa application centres relocating in Bangladesh’ for more information about these changes.

Fiji

From 24 March 2014, the UK visa application centre in Fiji will move to new premises and customers will be have to pay an extra fee to use the visa application service.

Read ‘Changes to UK Visa Application Centre in Fiji’ for more information.

Papua New Guinea

From 24 March 2014, customers in Papua New Guinea will be have to pay a fee to use the visa application service from 24 March 2014.

Read ‘Changes to the UK visa application service in Papua New Guinea’ for more information.

Egypt

From 24 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running visa application centres in Egypt. On 25 March 2014, the centre in Cairo will move to:

Infinity Tower
11B El Hegaz Square
Mohandeseen

The cost of making an application in this location will not change.

On 24 March 2014 the centre in Alexandria will move to:

2 Lumumba Street
Bab Sharky

This centre will only open on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. There will also be a charge, likely to be £59, to use the visa application centre in Alexandria, on top of the visa fee. This will be charged at the point of booking the appointment.

Denmark

From 24 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running the visa application centre in Copenhagen.

Read ‘Change of visa application centre in Copenhagen’ for more information.

Netherlands

From 25 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running the visa application centre in Amsterdam. The centre will move to:

Regus Amsterdam Sloterdijk Teleport Towers
Kingsfordweg 151
1043GR Amsterdam

Read ‘Important changes to UK visa application process in the Netherlands’ for more information.

Lebanon (Beirut)

From 26 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running the visa application centre in Beirut. From this date the centre will move to the following address:

Building 201 - 2nd Floor
Al Maarad Street
Downtown
Beirut
Lebanon

Read ‘Changes to the UK visa application process in Lebanon’ for more information.

Sweden

From 26 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running the visa application centre in Sweden.

The centre will move to:

Regus Stockholm Solna Business Park
Svetsarvägen 15 2tr
SE - 171 41 Solna

Read ‘Visa Application Centre Moving to Solna’

Estonia

From 28 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running our visa application centre in Tallinn.

Read ‘Changes to UK Visa Application process in Estonia’ for more information.

Jordan (Amman)

From 31 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running the visa application centre in Amman and the centre will move to:

Al-Husseini Group Commercial Building (8th floor)
Zahran Street (between 7th/8th Street)
Amman
11821 Jordan

Read ‘Changes to the UK visa application process in Jordan’

Iceland

From 31 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running the visa application centre in Reykjavík. The centre will move from the British Embassy in Reykjavík to:

Radisson Blu Saga Hotel
Hagatorg
107 Reykjavík

The final day for appointments at the Embassy will be 24 March 2014.

Read ‘https://www.gov.uk/government/world-location-news/uk-visa-applications-in-iceland–2’ for more information.


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Posted 2014-03-17 11:52:00