UK Visa Processing Time Ankara 2016

This relates to UK Visa Processing Times Ankara 2016 and provides the timelines for applications submitted at UK Visa Application Center Ankara, Çankaya Mahallesi, Boğaz Sk. No:10, 06700 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey, during the month of November 2016.

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UK Visa Processing Time Ankara 2016

All non-settlement visa applications i.e. long-term 2, 5 & 10 yrs visitor visa, business, family, tourist, Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 5, EEA Family Permit processed within 15-30 working days. The settlement visa applications from UKVAC Ankara decided within 60-90 working days. Therefore, the visa processing times are within the established service standards of UKVI’s i.e. 60 and 120 working days for non-settlement and settlement applications, respectively. If you are experiencing delays in processing then can refer to our post on UK Visa Delay Reasons.

Long-Term Visit Visa (more than 6 months)

A decision was made within ten (10) days on fifty-three percent (53%) of the applications. Ninety-eight percent (98%) long-term visitor visa were processed within fifteen (15) days. All applications were disposed 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 Visa (6 months or less)

All applications were processed within thirty (30) days.

Family Visitor Visa (6 months or less)

Only two percent (2%) applications concluded within five days. A decision was reached on thirty-six percent (36%) of applicants within ten (10) days. All applications were disposed of within fifteen (15) days.

Business Visit (6 months or less)

All applications were processed within thirty (30) days.

Other Visit (6 months or less)

All other visitor visa applications processed within thirty (30) days.

Tier 2

All applications were decided within ten (10) days.

Tier 4

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.

Tier 5

Eighty-five percent (85%) of the applications concluded within fifteen (15) days; whereas, a decision was made on all the applications within thirty (30) days.

EEA Family Permits Processing Time

Forty percent (40%) of the applications decided within ten (10) days. All applications were disposed of within fifteen (15) days.

Other Non-Settlement Visa

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

Settlement Visa Processing Time

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

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