CLOSURE OF TEHRAN VISA APPLICATION CENTRE: ALTERNATIVE ARRANGEMENTS FOR VISA APPLICANTS IN IRAN

posted 3 Dec 2011, 04:06 by Mehdi Asili   [ updated 3 Dec 2011, 04:06 ]

30 November 2011

The visa application centre at the British Embassy in Tehran is closed until further notice. The British Embassy in Tehran is currently unable to accept or process visa applications from Iranian nationals in Tehran wishing to travel to the UK. Applications already submitted in Tehran are not currently being progressed.

Alternative arrangements for visa applicants

Iranian nationals wishing to submit an application for a visit visa only can do so at any visa application centre worldwide.

Iranian nationals, who normally live in Iran, may submit applications for all visa categories at the following visa application centres in Abu Dhabi and Turkey:

·         United Arab Emirates - Dubai and Abu Dhabi

·         Turkey - Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Bursa and Gaziantep

All applications must be submitted online and attendance at the visa application centres is by pre-booked online appointment only. It is mandatory for visa applicants in Turkey to pay for their applications online.

Please be aware that due to the circumstances it may not be possible to process visa applications within our published customer service standards.

Further information can be found on the United Arab Emirates and Turkey pages of this website.

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