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Visa processing times overseas

Visa processing times overseas

How long will my immigration application take?

Outside the UK, the UK Government aims to decide 90% of standard applications within 15 working days. Depending on the post you apply to, there may also be the option of making a “priority” application (within 5 working days) or a “super priority” application (within one working day).

Check processing times for last month.

Warning: From July, visa application centres become increasingly busy as students make their applications to start programmes in September. During these periods, it may take longer than normal for your application to be decided.
Visa processing times start from the date that you attend the Visa Application Centre and enrol your biometrics. 

Disclaimer:
Law, regulations and policies can change quickly. The information on our website is given in good faith and has been carefully checked but QMUL cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions. QMUL is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites which are provided for further information.

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