UK Visa Applications Processing Time Ankara Turkey 2016

UK Visa Applications Processing Time Ankara Turkey 2016

This update relates to UK Visa application processing time. According to the official data, during the month of November 2016, following types of applications were submitted in Ankara, Turkey:

  • Long Term Visit (> 6 m);
  • General Visit (<6m),
  • Family Visit (<6m);
  • Other Visit (<6m);
  • Points Based System Visas (Tier-2, Tier-4, Tier-5);
  • Other Non-Settlement Visas (EEA Family Permits, Other Non-Settlement); and
  • Settlement Visas;

A category wise details of the visa processing times for the application is as under; however, it is important to note that the actual processing times may vary due to a range of factors.

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UK Visit Visa Processing Time Ankara, Turkey

According to official statistics, a decision was made within ten (10) days on fifty-three percent (53%) of the applications.

However, most of the applications, ninety-eight percent (98%), submitted for long term visitor visa were processed within fifteen (15) days. And all hundred percent (100%) of the applicants were disposed by BHC within thirty (30) days. So only two percent (2%) of the applicants had to wait longer than fifteen (15) days to receive a decision on their long-term visitor visa i.e. 2, 5 and 10 years visit visas.

General Visit (6 months or less) Visa UK Processing Time

During the month of November 2016, all applications submitted from Ankara Turkey for General Visit, for six months or less, were processed within thirty (30) days.

Family Visit (6 months or less) Visa Processing Time

Only two percent (2%) of the applications submitted from Ankara Turkey during November 2016 were concluded within five days for a family visit. However, a decision was made on thirty-six percent (36%) of applicants within ten (10) days. All the submitted applications for a family visit were disposed of within fifteen (15) days.

Business Visit (6 months or less) Visa Processing Time

During November 2016, all the applications from Ankara, Turkey, for Business Visit were processed within thirty (30) days.

Other Visit (6 months or less) Visa Processing Time

The applications under other types of visitor visa applications such as Child Visitor, Sports Visitor, Prospective Entrepreneur, ADS, Private Medical Treatment Visitor, Entertainer Visitor, were disposed of within thirty (30) days.

UK PBS Work, and Study Visas Processing Time Ankara, Turkey

PBS Tier 2 – Work Permit Visa Processing Time

All the Applications for applying for a work permit under Tier-2 were decided within ten (10) days during the November 2016.

PBS Tier 4 – Student Visa Processing Time

Fifty percent (50%) and ninety percent (90%) of the applications were concluded within ten (10) and fifteen (15) days, respectively. All the applications were concluded within thirty (30) days.

PBS Tier 5 – Temporary Worker Visa Processing Time

Eighty-five percent (85%) of the applications under PBS Tier-5 (Temporary Worker – Government Authorised Exchange) were concluded within fifteen (15) days; whereas, a decision was made on all the applications within thirty (30) days.

UK Other Non-Settlement Visas Processing Time Ankara, Turkey

EEA Family Permits Processing Time

Forty percent (40%) of the Applications made for EEA Family Permits were decided within ten (10) days. However, all the hundred percent (100%) of the applications were disposed of within fifteen (15) days.

Other Non-Settlement Visa Processing Time

Eighty-seven percent (87%) of all other types of non-settlement visa applications were concluded within five (5) days. And all the requests were decided within fifteen (15) days.

UK Spouse Settlement Visa Processing Time Ankara, Turkey

Settlement – Spouse, Parent, Child Visa Processing Time

Forty-eight percent (48%) and ninety-five percent (95%) of the Settlement applications for a spouse visa and dependant child applications, dependant parent’s applications were decided with fifteen and sixty days, respectively. All the hundred percent (100%) of the settlement applications from Ankara, Turkey, were concluded within ninety (90) days.

If you like to know more about UK Visa Processing, Priority Service and Delays in UK Visa Processing then visit Delays in UK Visa Processing Time.

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