UK Immigration News
UK Priority Visa Service Launched in Qatar
Tuesday, 3 April 2012
The UK Border Agency's commercial partner in Saudi Arabia, VFS Global, has commenced a priority UK visa service.
Visitors wishing to come to the UK will be able to pay an extra fee (QAR 342) to fast track their visa application.
Only UK visitor visa applicants and those travelling as overseas domestic workers accompanying their employer are eligible for this service.
Applicants must also provide evidence of a visit to the UK, a country in the Schengen Area, Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the USA within the last 3 years.
Additionally, applicants for this service must complete and submit their visa application online and will be able to obtain details of the priority visa service at the visa application centre operated by VFS Global in Doha.
The priority service does not imply or guarantee that the visa application will be successful. All visa applicants must meet the requirements of the UK immigration rules. The amount paid for the priority service, as well as the visa application fee, is not refundable if the visa application is refused or if, in exceptional cases, takes longer to process.
Applicants should be aware that they may experience extended processing times if they have:
If you are interested in UK Visas, contact Migration Expert for information and advice on which visa is best suited to you. You can also try our visa eligibility assessment to see if you are eligible to apply for a visa to the UK.