Visa Information

Please note we are changing visa service supplier. The last day of accepting applications by VF Services (UK) Ltd T/A VFs Global in London will be on 15 January 2019 and on 11 January 2019 in the Manchester Office .

For details regarding VFS application services please click here or refer to notices displayed within VFS application centres.

The Embassy will commence visa service colaboration with VisaMetric from 17 January 2019. Detailed information on how to apply can be found here.

If you reside in Scotland or certain parts of northern England you can file your visa application at the VisaMetric Visa Application Centre in Edinburgh from 17 January 2019. Click here for more information.

Please check the consular district map, if you are not sure whether you have to apply in London or Edinburgh.

Data Protection

Please note:

1. The Embassy and the Consulate General operate a baggage search scheme. To avoid delays you are asked to refrain from bringing any baggage, briefcases, laptops etc. with you.

2. Mobile phones and any other electronic equipment must be switched off before entry and remain so during your stay.

3. Photography on the premises is strictly forbidden.

4. Entry is at the discretion of the Embassy or Consulte General security staff. Please look after your personal belongings as the Embassy and the Consulat General cannot accept liability for loss or theft.

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