Passport Photographs - Commencing 22 March 2016, passport photographs will no longer be required from applicants submitting their biometrics. However, applicants exempt from giving biometrics will need to carry a passport photograph.
UKVI changes minimum age with immediate effect - Now, children less than 18 years of age who arrive at the visa application centre to apply for a visa need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This cannot be a member of the VFS Global staff.
UKVI improves process for paying the health surcharge – read details here
Important information for Overseas British Citizenship application – Customers who have applied for British citizenship must register on the VFS website in order to book an appointment to enrol their Biometrics at the Visa Application Centre. Please click here to register and book an appointment
UKVI makes changes to Secure English Language Test Providers – details here
UKVI news story - Migrant 'health surcharge' to raise GBP 200 million a year - please read details
Applicants applying for a visitor, settlement, or work visa are advised that they must not choose the option of “Tier-4 applicants” in the visa category when booking an appointment to attend a visa application centre (VAC). Booking an appointment under the incorrect category or block booking appointments can lead to delays for other customers and for yourself.