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Changes to how you apply for a visa from outside the UK: 3 March to 16 March 2014

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Changes to how you apply for a visa from outside the UK: 3 March to 16 March 2014

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The commercial partner (the company you deal with when applying for a UK visa) may be changing.

Other details, like the address of the visa application centre or its opening hours, may also change. We’ll update this page regularly as changes come in.

Australia

During March 2014, VFS Global will take over the operation of the visa application service in Australia.

New UK visa application centres will open in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra. The British High Commission or British Consulates will no longer provide a visa biometric enrolment service.

Further information regarding these services can be found on the GOV.UK Australia website.

Canada

From 6 March, VFS Global will take over the operation of the biometric collection service at visa application centres in Canada.

Toronto

601, 208 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON M5S 3B4
Canada

Edmonton

Manulife Place, 10180-101 St, Suite 3400
Edmonton AB T5J 3S4
Canada

Ottawa

343 Preston Street, 11th Floor
Ottawa ON K1S 1N4
Canada

Vancouver

Vancouver Oceanic Plaza, 1066 West Hastings Street, Suite 2000
Vancouver BC V6E 3X2
Canada

Halifax

Purdy's Wharf - Tower One, 1959 Upper Water Street, 18th Floor
Halifax NS B3J 3N2
Canada

St Johns

Sheraton Hotel, Newfoundland, 115 Cavendish Square
St. John's NL A1C 3K2
Canada

Until 31 March 2014, for general queries related to visa applications, please continue to contact Worldbridge by telephone or email.

Libya

From 12 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over the running of the visa application centre in Tripoli.

Germany

From 13 March 2014, Teleperformance Ltd will take over running the visa application centres in Dusseldorf, Berlin and Munich.

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