UK High Commission Shares Reason for Delay in Visas

UK High Commission Shares Reason for Delay in Visas

Published on : January 7, 2022

 

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Today, the British High Commission in India announced on the social media platform Twitter that standard visitor visa applications to the United Kingdom continue to face delays due to high demand worldwide. 

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The High Commission also confirmed about the Super Priority and Priority visas that their applications are still being assessed with the respective service standards of the end of the next working day or five working days.

Posting an update on Twitter, the High Commission said that “UK Visa Update: Due to extremely high global demand, standard UK visitor visas continue to experience a significant delay in processing.” 

“The vast majority of Super Priority visa applications and Priority visa applications are still being assessed within their service standards - end of next working day or five working days respectively," it added.

The High Commission also said that they are currently working on processing all the applications as soon as possible and will not give updates on individual applications. 

It requested concerned applicants to contact https://www.gov.uk/contact-ukvi-inside-outside-uk in case of any emergencies.

Apart from this, it advised the clients not to make any payments and submit receipts related to their travel, like airlines or hotels, until their visa is confirmed.

While this is an existing advice for applicants for all visa applications, the High Commission said that this is especially relevant in the current scenario.

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