UK Border Agency will introduce priority visa services in South Korea, the Philippines and Taiwan from 1st May 2012.
The priority visa service is available to customers who pay an additional fee to have their visa application placed at the front of the queue. Under normal circumstances, a priority service visa application will be processed within 2-3 working days.
From 12th May 2012, UK Border Agency will also introduce a prime time appointment service for the convenience of customers in the Philippines. This will allow applicants who pay an additional fee to make an appointment to submit their visa application and provide biometric information at the visa application centre in Manila on a Saturday morning. All visa customers who have documents ready for collection will also be able to do so between 9:00 and 12:00 on Saturdays at no charge