Reopening of UK Visa Application Centres Worldwide

Jun 12, 2020

Many clients are eagerly awaiting the reopening of the Visa Application Centres worldwide, to submit their applications, or for their applications to proceed. It seems that more and more centres are reopening as we move into a more progressive stage of relaxing social restriction imposed by Covid-19. We hope that all services will be fully operational within the next few weeks.

UK Visa Application Centres in the UK

Some UK Visa and Citizenship Application Centres (UKVCAS) reopened on 1 June. Those reopening will first accommodate clients who had pre-existing appointments that were cancelled during the lockdown.

The following points will be open in the UK from 1 June 2020;

  • Birmingham
  • Birmingham Premium Lounge
  • Chelmsford
  • Croydon
  • Exeter
  • Leeds
  • London Mark Lane Premium Lounge
  • London Victoria
  • Manchester Fountain Street Enhanced Service Point
  • Manchester Premium Lounge
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton

UK Visa Application Centres outside the UK

Globally, some Visa Application Centres are now resuming their services depending, of course, on each respective country. 

  • Adana
  • Alexandria
  • Amman
  • Ankara
  • Auckland
  • Baku
  • Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Banjul
  • Barcelona
  • Belgrade
  • Brussels
  • Bursa
  • Cairo
  • Changsha
  • Chengdu
  • Chiang Mai
  • Danang
  • Fuzhou
  • Gaziantep
  • Geneva
  • Hangzhou
  • Hanoi
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Istanbul
  • Izmir
  • Jinan
  • Kunming
  • Lisbon
  • Madrid
  • Nanjing
  • Osaka      
  • Paris
  • Phnom Penh
  • Seoul
  • Shenyang
  • Shenzhen
  • Tokyo
  • Tunis
  • Wuhan
  • Xi’an

As more centres open we at Herrington & Carmichael will keep you updated as the changes happen.

For up to date guidance and to answer any of your immigration queries relating to your ability to enter the UK and start work please feel free to contact me for an informal chat. 07789067981.

This reflects the law at the date of publication and is written as a general guide. It does not contain definitive legal advice, which should be sought as appropriate in relation to a particular matter. 




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