In Hong Kong

VFS Global manages a visa application centre for UK Visas and Immigration in Hong Kong where you submit your completed visa application form, supporting documents and biometric data. Please see the visa application centre page on this website for the visa application centre’s 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.


  • Regulations were laid in Parliament today, Thursday 7 September, which set out a change to the immigration and nationality fees. The main change is the introduction of a new Home Office exchange rate policy for immigration applications.
  • Effective 24 March 2017 - a scanning process for supporting documents in the Hong Kong UK Visa Application Centre has been introduced for all the categories of visas like PBS Tier 1,2, 5 and Dependents, Settlement visas,EEA, Replacement of BRP, Returning resident, UK Ancestry and Dependents, Certificate of Entitlement, Sole Rep . Before you visit the Application Centre please click here to view these details.
  • Important information about appointment booking if a tropical cyclone Number 8 storm signal or Black rainstorm warning alert notification is issued: In case such a weather warning is released by The Hong Kong Observatory to temporarily close businesses and schools in Hong Kong, applicants may submit their visa applications without booking an appointment within the next 5 working days between 15:00 to 16:30. We will advise you of the approximate waiting time when you visit the visa application centre as we will accept these applications on a first-come, first served basis. Please note the walk-in without appointment service fee will be charged if you choose not submit your application within 5 working days. If you choose to submit the application in our Prime Time hours the Prime Time service fee will be charged for the service. Our website also provides the most up to date information about our operating hours.
  • From 1 June how you contact UKVI is changing. Further details can be found here

    Following a Supreme Court judgment in February the Home Office paused decision-making on some family applications. In particular, those failing to meet the minimum income threshold for British citizens sponsoring a non-EEA partner and non-EEA children.

    The Immigration Rules will be changed on 10 August to reflect this ruling. Applications which were paused will be considered from that date.

    If you have an enquiry about your application, please contact UK Visas and Immigration.

  • Between 03 July 2017 and 15 September 2017, all UK visa applicants in Hong Kong will have their passports returned by courier for a discounted fee. This change has been introduced to maintain the quality of the service we provide to all our customers during our busy summer peak. For more details, please click here.
  • A scanning process for settlement supporting documents in the UK Visa Application Centre in Hong Kong, has been introduced. This will affect where you need to send your supporting documents. Before you visit the visa application centre, please click here to view the details.
  • Important information for Overseas British Citizenship application – Customers who have applied for British citizenship must register on the VFS Global 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
  • Requesting for a refund – If you are eligible and requesting for a refund from UKVI or VFS Global... please carefully follow these simple steps.
  • Read the UK government’s advice on avoiding visa fraud.
  • Fraudulent job offers – be aware of criminals claiming to be VFS Global agents and follow our guidelines



A scanning process for supporting documents in the Hong Kong Visa Application Centre has been introduced.

Before you visit the Visa Application Centre please click here to view the details.

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