In China

VFS Global manages visa application centres for UK Visas and Immigration in China where you submit your completed visa application form, supporting documents and biometric data. Please see the visa application centre page on this website for visa application centre address.

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick Links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Visa Application Form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the visa application form by visiting the nearest Australia Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

VFS Global manages visa application centres for the UK Visa & Immigration here In Saudi Arabia, where you should submit your completed visa application form, supporting documents and biometric data. Please see the Visa application centre page on this website for VFS visa application centre address.

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  • Changes to settlement visa applications submitted in China – click for details
    Following a Supreme Court judgment, the Home Office has paused decision-making on some applications – in particular, those failing to meet the minimum income threshold for British citizens sponsoring a non-EEA partner and non-EEA children. The reason for this pause is to enable the Home Office to consider the implications of the judgment. All other applications will continue to be processed and decided as normal.
  • Introduction of new scanning process of supporting documents for ChinaView Details

  • Important Notification: Severe air pollution forecast to continue affecting north and east China . Continued transport and commercial disruptions are possible throughout the affected provinces. While we will make every effort to avoid delays, we regret there may be some impact on our visa processing due to circumstances beyond our control. Applicants are advised to bear this in mind and plan your travel accordingly.
  • UKVI has improved the customer journey for applicants who would like to avail of the 2-Year scheme introduced in China – On applying for the 6-month duration you will automatically be upgraded to the 2-year duration category currently being offered – please read the attached document for your better understanding before you apply.

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