Changes to UK settlement marriage visa processing in Canada

Published: 01/08/2011

According to a recent announcement from the UK Border Agency (UKBA), the British Consulate General in New York will soon begin processing all settlement and non-settlement visa applications made in Canada. The British High Commission in Ottawa will no longer have jurisdiction over UK marriage visa, UK fiance(e) visa, and UK partner visa applications submitted by Canadian citizens and lawful permanent residents.
Effective 31 August 2011, all settlement and non-settlement visa applications made in Canada will be forwarded to the regional British Consulate in New York for processing. Biometric information will continue to be collected at the Visa Application Centres in Canada (Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver, Ottawa or Edmonton).
Once the UK Border Agency team in New York has made a decision on a visa application, original documents will be returned to the Visa Application Centre that will advise the applicant of the outcome of their case.
According to the UKBA, these changes will not affect visa processing times.

Comments

comments

For general enquiries e-mail at info@marriagevisahelp.com
New York, USA:
1 Maiden Lane, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Tel: +1 (212) 461-4811
Fax: +1 (718) 879-6478
nyc@marriagevisahelp.com
Sydney, Australia:
Suite 3, Level 27, Governor Macquarie Tower
1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: +61 (0)2 8005 0644
Fax: +61 (0)2 8572 9967
sydney@marriagevisahelp.com
London, UK:
First Floor, 85 Great Portland Street
London, W1W 7LT
Tel: +44 (0)20 8144 2544
Fax: +44 (0)20 8819 1153
london@marriagevisahelp.com
Toronto, Canada:
2899 Steeles Avenue West, Unit 21
North York, Ontario M3J 3A1
Tel: +1 (416) 661-0400
Fax: +1 (416) 661-0040
toronto@marriagevisahelp.com
Contact Us!
Your message was successfully sent!