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The UK Visa Procedure - VFS Additional Services

Know details on, where you should submit your completed visa application form, supporting documents/certificates/transcripts and biometric information to process your visa.

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Upon availing the VFS service, the UK Border Agency will prioritise the processing of your visa application and return of your documents. The VFS service is available for an additional cost.

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VFS Global is a commercial company partnered with the UK Border Agency at the British High Commission and Deputy High Commissions in India providing services to people who apply for a visa to enter the UK.  VFS manages visa application centres for the UK Border Agency, where you should submit your completed visa application form, supporting documents/certificates/transcripts and biometric information to process your visa.
 

VFS Additional Services


VFS Global Services are not obligatory and are available for an extra fee. To avail services from VFS, you must pay a fee when you attend your appointment at the visa application centre. The services offered are:
Fast Track Service
Upon availing this service the UK Border Agency will prioritise the processing of your visa application and return of your documents. You can request this service if you are applying for a visitor visa and have travelled without difficulty in the last five years to:

  • UK
  • US
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Canada; or a
  • A Schengen country

 

Prime Time Service


This service enables you to submit your UK visa application outside the normal opening hours in the following visa application centres:

  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai (North and South)
  • Chennai
  • Pune; and
  • Bangalore

SMS Service


The SMS service will update the progress of your UK visa application. The SMS service sends out automated messages to your mobile phone at various stages of the visa application process, followed up with an automated email message to your email account informing you of the status of your visa application. This service is available in English and in Hindi.

Premium Service Lounge


The VFS Premium Service Lounge services are available at the visa application centres in:

  •  Ahmedabad
  •  Chennai
  •  Mumbai
  •  Bangalore
  •  New Delhi

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