Visa decision waiting times: applications outside the UK

Check how quickly you’ll receive a decision on your UK visa application if you are applying from outside the UK.


If you want to visit the UK - You should get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks of attending your appointment at the visa application centre, where 1 week is 5 working days, if you are applying for a visa to visit the UK:


  • for a holiday or to see family or friends
  • for a business trip or meeting
  • to get married


Published 10 December 2019 - ​Source: UK Visa & Immigration


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