Our Visa Application Centres are currently closed in many locations, as travel bans and lockdowns continue to be enforced due to COVID-19. Please consult our COVID-19 page for more information.

Visa application centres

COVID-19 UPDATES

06/07/2020

As relaxation of government restrictions continues in many countries, we are starting to reopen our Visa Application Centres in many locations. You will find more detailed information below.

Please note that you will be required to provide a body temperature reading, wear a mask and respect social distancing guidelines to enter our centres.

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UK: Reopening of additional centres

As UK Visas & Immigration continues its phased resumption of services, we will be reopening additional centres from the week of July 13th, in the following locations:

Algeria (Algiers, Oran), Cameroon (Yaoundé), Iraq (Baghdad, Basra, Erbil), Senegal (Dakar), Sierra Leone (Freetown), South Africa (Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth).

The following centres are already open for new visa applications:

Albania (Tirana), Angola (Luanda), Armenia (Yerevan), Austria (Vienna), Azerbaijan (Baku), Belarus (Minsk), Belgium (Brussels), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo), Botswana (Gaborone), Bulgaria (Sofia), Cyprus (Nicosia – South), Czech Republic (Prague), Denmark (Copenhagen), Egypt (Alexandria, Cairo), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa), France (Paris), Gambia (Banjul), Georgia (Tbilisi), Germany (Berlin, Düsseldorf, Munich), Greece (Athens), Hungary (Budapest), Iceland (Reykjavik), Ireland (Dublin), Israel (Tel Aviv), Italy (Rome), Jordan (Amman), Kazakhstan (Almaty, Nur Sultan), Kenya (Mombasa, Nairobi), Kosovo (Pristina), Lebanon (Beirut), Macedonia (Skopje), Malawi (Lilongwe), Montenegro (Podgorica), Morocco (Rabat), Mozambique (Maputo), Namibia (Windhoek), Netherlands (Amsterdam), Norway (Oslo), Occupied Palestinian Territory (Jerusalem), Poland (Warsaw), Portugal (Lisbon), Romania (Bucharest), Russia (Ekaterinburg, Moscow, Novosibirsk Rostov, St Petersburg), Rwanda (Kigali), Serbia (Belgrade), Spain (Barcelona, Madrid), Sweden (Stockholm), Switzerland (Geneva), Tanzania (Dar es Salaam), Tunisia (Tunis), Turkey (Adana, Ankara, Antalya, Bursa, Gaziantep, Istanbul, Izmir), Uganda (Kampala), Ukraine (Kyiv), Zambia (Lusaka), Zimbabwe (Harare).

Important: our centre in Madagascar (Antananarivo) is once more closed for new visa applications until further notice, due to the reintroduction from July 6th of strict confinement measures by the local authorities.

Our other centres for UK Visas & Immigration remain closed, awaiting further UK government approval. Please check our individual country pages and gov.uk for more information.

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France: Reopening of our Visa Application Centres for certain visa types

France’s diplomatic and consular posts will soon resume issuing visas and most of our Visa Application Centres are therefore now open for new applications, for certain visa types. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

Important: our centre in Madagascar (Antananarivo) is once more closed for new visa applications until further notice, due to the reintroduction from July 6 of strict confinement measures by the local authorities.

TLScontact - United Kindgdom

Italy: Visa Application Centres closed

Our Visa Application Centres for Italy in Algeria (Algiers, Annaba, Oran), Belarus (Minsk), Lebanon (Beirut) and Morocco (Casablanca, Rabat) are now open for new visa applications. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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Belgium: visa services suspended

Some of our Visa Application Centres for Belgium are now open for a limited number of visa types. Passport return services are also available at some centres. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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Switzerland: visa services suspended

Our Visa Application Centres for Switzerland are closed until further notice. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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Germany: Visa Application Centres closed

All our Visa Application Centres for Germany are currently closed until further notice, except for limited passport return services at our centres in Egypt (Cairo) and South Africa (Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Centurion, Port Elizabeth). For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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The Netherlands: Visa Application Centres closed

All our Visa Application Centres for The Netherlands are closed until further notice. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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Portugal: Visa Application Centres closed

All our Visa Application Centres for Portugal are closed until further notice. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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Cyprus: Visa Application Centres closed

All our Visa Application Centres for Cyprus are closed until further notice. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

For further information related to CORONAVIRUS measures. please visit our dedicated FAQ: COVID-19 page.

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