The UK Border Agency has introduced priority visa service for UK settlement applications in New Zealand.
The optional priority visa service is available from today, 12th August 2013.
The UKBA said they aim to process all settlement priority visa applications within 10 working days when they arrive at their visa processing centre in Manila, The Philippines.
The processing times do not include transit to and from Manila as this will vary depending on your postal address.
The UKBA’s normal processing times for all visa settlement applications is 12 weeks. For more information regarding processing times, please see the Premium and priorities services page by clicking here.