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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

IMPORTANT: Changes to UK Visa Application in Nigeria

        
The UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) has assigned Teleperformance Ltd the new role of managing its visa application centers in Nigeria. This change is not applicable to Nigeria alone but several other countries like France, Jordan etc.You will recall that VFS Global was the former global commercial partner of UKVI.

Note however that VFS Global still continues to represent visa application for some other partner countries, for example VFS still operates the UK visa application in Saudi Arabia. Thus before applying, be sure to know which company operates in the country where you will be applying.


These changes will be effective from October 1st 2014.

Steps to applying for UK Visa in Nigeria
  1. Visit GOV.UK to make your visa application (You can save your application at any stage and complete later. When you save, you are assigned a unique reference number called GWF, write it down safely, you will need it for your appointment)
  2. Pay your fee. (VISA and MasterCard are acceptable). You will receive an email confirming your payment, GWF number and appointment details.
  3. Book your appointment for Teleperformance visa application center (Abuja, Ikeja and VI)
  4. After booking your appointment, visit Teleperformance website here http://www.ge2ng.tpcontact.co.uk/ and register (by creating an account)
  5. Prepare your documents for your appointment
  6. Attend your appointment on the scheduled date
**Note:Steps 1-3 are completed on gov.uk website.**

How to create an account on Teleperformance website: you will need the following
  • Email 
  • Password
  • GWF followed by 9 digit number (this is given when you apply on gov.uk website)
  • Passport number
  • Name and family name
**Also included in the changes are Changes in visa application for children under 5 year old. 
View the post here**

New (Teleperformance) Visa Center Locations in Nigeria (Address and Office Hours)
City
Lagos - Victoria Island
Address
UK Visa Application Centre
1st Floor
Churchgate Tower 2
Plot PC31 Churchgate Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
Nigeria
Visa Application Centre Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
(Except for Public Holidays) 
Passport Return Window Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
(Except for Public Holidays)
Services Offered
Premium Lounge, Priority Visas, Return Courier

Applicants on wheelchair are kindly requested to submit their applications at the Victoria Island VAC rather than the Ikeja VAC

City
Abuja
Address
TLS Contact Processing Services Ltd.
3rd floor El Yakub Plaza
Plot 1129
Zakariya Maimalari street
opp war college
Central Business Area
Abuja
Nigeria
Visa Application Centre Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
(Except for Public Holidays) 
Passport Return Window Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
(Except for Public Holidays)
Services Offered
Premium Lounge, Priority Visas, Return Courier


City
Ikeja
Address
TLS Contact Processing Services Ltd.
Etiebets Place
21 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way
Ikeja
Lagos
Nigeria
Visa Application Centre Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
(Except for Public Holidays) 
Passport Return Window Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
(Except for Public Holidays)
Services Offered
Premium Lounge, Priority Visas, Return Courier

Applicants on wheelchair are kindly requested to submit their applications at the Victoria Island VAC rather than the Ikeja VAC


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4 comments:

  1. Do you have to pay online or cash for premium lodge and priority visas.Tnx

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    1. You can pay online with credit card.
      Make sure you log on their correct website, scammers website are everywhere! Keep save!

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  2. Do you have to pay the premium lounge fee separately or together with the visa application fee?

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  3. Do you have to pay the premium lounge fee separately or together with the visa application fee?

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