British visa application centre opens in Lucknow

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Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) The British High Commission on Tuesday started here a visa application centre which will serve the needs of people of Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring states.

The centre will be open on the third Tuesday of every month from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to receive applications for a UK visa, said an official.

“People in Uttar Pradesh seeking a UK visa will be saved a visit to New Delhi. People in Uttarakhand and Bihar will also have a more convenient place to apply for UK visas,” said the official.

The British High Commission runs 15 such centres in other parts of the country.

A person seeking the visa would have to submit at the centre the application along with passport, biometric data, and other documents, the official said.

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Upon processing, the centre would send the documents back to the applicant through courier.

The visa fee per applicant is Rs.8,499.

–IANS

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