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

29/09/2020

We have now reopened 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: Most visa application centres now open

Most of our Visa Application Centres for UK Visas & Immigration have now reopened.

Additional centres will be reopening for new visa applications:

  • in Abidjan (Ivory Coast), on September 29th – October 1st and on October 13th – 15th, 2020. 
  • in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) from October 5th.

Due to the lockdown procedures announced in Israel and Palestine, our UK Visa Application Centres in Jerusalem, Ramallah (Palestine) and Tel Aviv (Israel) will be closed from September 18th until October 9th.

If your local Visa Application Centre is still closed due to coronavirus restrictions, you will be able to submit your visa application at a UK visa centre in any country worldwide, subject to that country’s entry requirements. For information on how to do this, please visit your local website or the gov.uk Covid-19 advice page.

Please check the country pages for more information on your local TLScontact centre.

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

Most of our Visa Application Centres for France are now open for new applications, for certain visa types. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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Italy: Reopening of our centres

All our Visa Application Centres for Italy are now open again for new visa applications, for certain visa types. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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Belgium: Reopening of our centres

Most of our Visa Application Centres for Belgium are now open for a limited number of visa types. For more information, please check the website of your local TLScontact centre, via this link.

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Switzerland: Reopening of our Kosovo centre

Our Visa Application Centres for Switzerland are closed until further notice. Except for our Kosovo (Pristina) visa application centre. 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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