You should normally apply at the VFS Global visa application centre in or closest to, the state in which you are documented as being resident.
Please note: For security reasons we cannot allow applicant's friends, relatives or other associates into the visa application centre. Applicants who have a disability or who are physically challenged are permitted to bring somebody to assist them.
In this page you will find the information with regard to the visa application centre. You may wish to use the quick links listed or you can scroll down to navigate this page.
Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 14:00
Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 14:00
Customers wishing to use this new VAC will need to pay an extra charge of £55 on top of the cost of the visa. This charge, along with the visa fee, will need to be paid for when the application is submitted online.
All visa application centres have step-free access for wheelchairs. Applicants who have a disability or who have accessibility requirements are encouraged to bring someone to assist them. Lifts are also accessible for use where necessary. Please note that VFS Global staff will be available to assist any applicant with special needs.
Please note that access to the visa application centre is restricted to visa applicants only. The only exceptions to this policy are:
Mobile phones and Tablets are permitted in the visa application centre, but they must be switched to silent or vibrate mode. They should be switched on before entering the VAC. Devices that cannot be switched on cannot be taken into the visa application centre.
Under no circumstances is photography, filming or audio recording permitted. Mobile phones have to be put away when you are dealing with our staff.
Only one airline cabin size bag 55 cm x 35 cm x 20 cm alternatively 21.5” x 13.5” x 8" per applicant is permitted in the VAC . Larger bags cannot be taken into the visa application centre and must be stored elsewhere.
For security reasons the following items will not be permitted inside the visa application centre.
Other items may be prohibited based on security staff discretion.
Please note: The visa application centre is unable to store prohibited items. Applicants should make other arrangements to store these belongings before they enter the visa application centre.
The Data Protection Act prevents the UK visas and immigration and VFS Global from providing information about an application to anybody other than the individual visa applicant or their authorised representative