UK Visa Processing Time Lahore 2016

This relates to UK Visa Processing Time Lahore 2016 and provides details of visa applications submitted at UK Visa Application Centre Lahore, 20, Ex American Centre Building, Opp. Ganga Ram Hospital Queens Road during the month of November 2016.

UK Visa Processing Time Lahore, Pakistan

UK Visa Processing Time Lahore

Details of the UK visa processing times from Lahore indicates that most of visit, transit and PBS visa applications were decided within 10-15 days. All EEA Family Permit and 82% of the settlement applications were decided within 90 and 120 days, which indicates delays in visa processing.

Long-Term Visitor Visa (more than 6 months)

A decision was reached within ten (10) days on seventy-five percent (75%) of the applications. However, most of the applications, ninety-seven percent (97%), 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 sixty (60) days. So only three percent (3%) 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 multiple entry UK visitor visa.

General Visitor Visa (6 months or less)

All applications for General Visitor Visa were processed within ninety (90) days. Seventy-eight percent (78%) and ninety-six percent (96%) of the applications were processed within ten (10) and fifteen (15) days, respectively.

Business Visitor Visa (6 months or less)

All applications were processed within fifteen (15) days.

Family Visitor Visa (6 months or less)

Only one percent (1%) of the applications were concluded within five days. A decision was reached on seventy-eight percent (78%) and ninety-eight percent (98%) of applicants within ten (10) and fifteen (15) days, respectively. All the family visitor visa applications were concluded within sixty (60) days.

Transit Visa

All applications were concluded within ten (10) days.

Other Visit Visa (6 months or less)

All applications were decided within thirty (30) days.

Tier 1 Visa

All PBS Tier-1 such as for Tier-1 Entrepreneur, Investor, and Exceptional Talent applications were concluded sixty (60) days. Sixty-five percent (65%) and ninety-five percent (95%) of the applications were decided within ten (10) and fifteen (15) days, respectively.

Tier 2 Visa

All Tier-2 visa applications were decided within hundred and twenty (120) days. Fifty-two percent (52%) and ninety-eight percent (98%) of all the applications were concluded within five (5) and ten (10) days, respectively.

Tier 4 Student Visa

Seventy-nine percent (79%) and ninety-six percent (96%) of the applications were concluded within five (5) and ten (10) days, respectively. All the applications were concluded within sixty (60) days.

Tier 5 Temporary Worker Visa

Ninety-two percent (92%) of the applications under PBS Tier-5 (Temporary Worker – Government Authorised Exchange) were concluded within ten (10) days; whereas, a decision was reached on all the applications within thirty (30) days.

EEA Family Permits

Thirty-five percent (35%) and seventy-five percent (75%) of the EEA Family Permit applications were decided within ten (10) and thirty (30) days, respectively. All the applications were disposed of within ninety (90) days.

Other Non-Settlement Visa

Eighteen percent (18%) of other types of non-settlement visa applications were concluded within five (5) days. Ninety percent (90%) of all the requests were decided within ten (10) working days.

Settlement Visa

Twenty-one percent (21%) and seventy percent (70%) of settlement applications were decided within thirty (30) and sixty (60) days, respectively. Eighty-two percent (82%) of the settlement applications from Lahore, Pakistan, were concluded within hundred and twenty (120) days.

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