Lahore: UK visa application processing duration announced

LAHORE: The British High Commission (BHC) on Thursday said the processing time for all visa applications was 15 working days. “The exceptions to this are settlement cases, which currently take up to 60 days to be processed”, the BHC said. The visa applications can be submitted online by visiting or submitted at one of the four UK Visa Application Centres in Lahore, Karachi, Mirpur and Islamabad.




Important advice about timeline for UK visa





  1. British High Commission
    Diplomatic Enclave
    Ramna 5
    P O Box 1122

    Main switchboard: 00 92 51 201 2000

    Fax: 00 92 51 201 2031 (Trade and Investment Fax)
    00 92 51 201 2028 (Management Section Fax)
    00 92 51 220 6069 (Visa Section Fax)
    00 92 51 227 9355 (Visa Section Fax)
    00 92 51 201 2043 (Press & Public Affairs Fax)
    00 92 51 201 2019 (Consular Section Fax)








    Office hours:GMT:
    Mon-Thurs: 0300-1115; Fri: 0300-0800
    Local Time:
    Mon-Thurs: 0800-1615; Fri: 0800-1300

  2. zulkarnane

    hi this is Zulkarnane Riaz i want to know about u experienced people that i have applied for uk tier4 on 30april 2009 and the embassy also verified my account from the bank now today is 31may and i got no reply from the embassay as well as from gerry and also my status in vacpk website is application forwarded to islamabad oc on
    now can any one help me regarding this satuation
    my email address is
    thanks 4 ur help
    thank u very much in advanced and i wll b waiting for u people reply,

  3. rehanna

    Dear zulkarnane
    we applyied on 18 appril for two poeple uk visa
    one of us recived her visa wethin 20 days and the other one not yet. her status is on the vcpk website is application forwarded to islambad OC .
    if you live in pakistan you can call them .
    my sister has got her UK settelment Visa wethin 20dayes.and I myself have not heard anything about it.I send an email i got no answer. it best way is to call uk visa application center.
    i will be waiting for ur reaction.
    call the place where you had submit ur appications.

  4. kamal malik

    hi to all,

    i submitted my passport after call in letter on 23april but still waiting i sent mail visqry2 and they informed me that my case is with casework section . what time more it will take? plz guide me

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