In Sri Lanka

VFS Global manages visa application centres for UK Visas and Immigration in Sri Lanka 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.

  • From 1 June how you contact UKVI is changing. Further details can be found here
  • NON-EEA NATIONAL FAMILY APPLICATIONS

    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.

  • UKVI expands eligibility criteria for the Priority Visa service - UKVI has expanded the eligibility criteria for the Priority Visa Service so that all visitors, including first time visitors and work and study applicants can use it. This paid for service allows applications to be placed at the front of the queue and customers can expect a response within seven working days.

    The service is costs LKR 36800 on top of the cost of the visa and can be purchased either online at the same time as paying for a visa or at the Visa Application Centre in Colombo.

    To find out more go to www.gov.uk/123ukvisa

  • Scanning process for supporting documents - A scanning process for supporting documents in Sri Lanka / All Indian visa application centres has been introduced for the following categories: Tier 1,2,4,5 & Family members of European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals. Before you visit the Visa Application Centre please click here to view the details.
  • Scanning process for settlement supporting documents - A scanning process for settlement supporting documents in Sri Lanka / All Indian visa application centres 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.
  • New visit visa application form , Access UK, is now available in Sinhaleseview details
  • 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

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DOCUMENT SCANNING

A scanning process for supporting documents in the Sri Lankan Visa Application Centre has been introduced.

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