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General Visit (6 months or less)
UK Visas & Immigration is committed to offering the best possible service and to processing your application as quickly as possible. The tool gives processing time in working days, excluding weekends and public holidays.
Most applications are processed within 10 days.
|Number of days to process application||2 days||3 days||5 days||10 days||15 days||30 days|
|% of applications decided||16%||21%||51%||96%||99%||100%|
The above data is for all decisions made in May 2019
We do not require that you book your travel to the UK before receiving your visa. If you are then unable to travel you may lose costs.
Find out about visa application fees