Uk Visa Application in Nigeria, How to Apply VISA4UK 2020

How to Apply VISA4UK – Uk Visa Application in Nigeria, Are you making arrangements to travel to the United Kingdom for any of the following reasons – to study, visit, for business or to live and work, below are the steps on how to apply for UK visa in Nigeria VISA4UK.

Uk Visa Application in Nigeria, How to Apply VISA4UK 2020

  • Step 1: The UK Visa can be applied for at Teleperformance – UK Application Centers in Lagos or Abuja. This company is in partnership with the UK Government for visas and immigration in Nigeria.
  • Step 2: One has to find out the type of visa that meets one’s requirements. The different kinds of Visa can be found on the UK immigration and Visa website. The fees for different kinds of visas are indicated on the website or you can follow our guide on visa fees, also appointments are booked at the UK Visa Application Centre.
  • Step 3: Once the form has been filled online, GWF number will be issued, this number should, however, be taken note of for it will be needed at
    some point during the processing of the visa. An email will be sent which will confirm the appointment date, location, and the required documents to take along.
  • Step 4: Register the details on Teleperformance website, once an appointment has been booked, This is necessary so as to be allowed to attend one’s appointment. The application can also be tracked on Teleperformance website after registering the details on their website.
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Step 5: When going to the appointment the following are required to be taken along to the Application Centre:

  • Copies of application form
  • Appointment confirmation passport and other documents that will be required.

Furthermore

  • After payment of visa fees (non-refundable), biometrics (photo and fingerprints) will be taken and these are done at the Visa Application Centre.
  • Do not be late for your appointment. Check your confirmation email for the date and time and make sure you get there in time for your appointment. If you are late, your application may be delayed as you will have to rebook your appointment.

According to Teleperformance website ; “Due to global changes in the way visa application are processed, children under 5 years old are now required to attend the Visa Application Centre to complete the application process. It is now mandatory for them to have their photo taken at the VAC. These changes do not affect already submitted applications.”
Passports and other application requirements are to be submitted Mondays to Fridays between 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M except on public holidays in Lagos and Abuja UK Application Center.

UK Visa Processing – Visa4UK

It takes within four to six working days to process a visa application. Some visa applications take more time in cases like in crime or history of refusal.

Collection

Your Visa can be collected between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m Mondays to Fridays (Public Holidays not inclusive).
To collect one’s visa, one has to go with one’s application checklist, original ID, and a photocopy of the data page of one’s passport. An SMS will be sent to confirm that the application has been sent to the embassy on the submission day and one will be notified to retrieve the passport on its arrival at the Application Center.
Collection of the documents is done by oneself and if needs are, it can be done by – Government representative, a parent collecting for his child or collecting on behalf of one’s family if you applied together.

TYPES OF UK VISA

  • 1. Long Term Visa is applied for if one intends to travel to the UK and stay for a long period of time and one must have a tangible reason for wanting to stay long to explain to the Consulate.
  • 2. The Visitor Visa: Individuals issued with this kind of Visa wishes to stay in the UK for a short period mostly to visit friends and loved ones, for holiday, study, business, training or attending a conference
  • 3. Transit Visa: is usually issued when one is just passing through the UK.
  • 4. Official Diplomatic Visa: are visas issued to Government Official and are usually short term.
  • 5. Student Visa: is issued to students who want to study in the UK for a long period of time like three years.

There are several UK Visa Application In Nigeria Requirements to be met when applying Visa4UK – the most important requirements are :

  1. A valid Nigerian Immigration passport valid for at least 30 days after the number of days to be spent in the UK. Application for an immigration passport can be done online or can be done at any immigration office in Nigeria.
  2. Valid international passport iii. a recent passport-sized color photograph on white background (45mmx35mm wide)
  3. UK Visa fees – Check here for Full Information
  4. Evidence of permission to be in the UK if not a Nigerian e.g visa, green card, residence permit, etc.
  5. Photocopy of the passport data page
  6. Letter of Invitation
  7. Original bank statement ( at least 6 months)
  8. Birth certificate for children traveling with their parents.
  9. Applicant traveling on official business needs to attach a letter of invitation/confirmation of training/ conference, with details of the Company.
  10. Authorized representative including physical address and phone numbers.
  11. Letter from sponsor
  12. Utility bills
  13. Hotel/flight bookings
  14. Marriage certificate

For More information, get across to Uk Embassy in Nigeria

  • Abuja Address: 19 Torrens Close, Mississippi, Abuja, Nigeria
    Phone :- +234-9-4622200
    Fax:- +234-9-4622263
    Email:- PPAInformation.abuja@fco.gov.uk
    Abuja.visacustomercare@fco.gov.uk { Visa Enquiry }
  • Lagos Address: 11 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
    Phone :- +234-1-2770780
    +234-1-2770781
    +234-1-2770782
    Email:- consular.lagos@fco.gov.uk
    visa.lagos@fco.gov.uk { Visa Enquiry }

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