UK visa applications in Algeria to be processed in France

From 16th September 2012, all decisions on UK visa applications lodged in Algeria will be made at the UK Border Agency visa section in Paris, France.

Currently, the decisions are made at the UK Border Agency visa section in Croydon, London.

There will be no change to the visa operation and customers should continue to make their application online and then attend the Visa Application Centre Worldbridge, Algiers to provide their electronic fingerprint scans, pay the visa fee and submit their application.

The visa processing times will not change from the global processing times of 15 working days for non-settlement applications; and three months for settlement applications.

Applicants are expected to apply in good time and should be aware that they will not be able to have access to their passport during this time.

Customers can get more information on applying for a UK visa at:

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