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Visa Turnaround

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Visa Turnaround

VFS process seems a lot slicker this year. Posted last Thursday 20th & its due back tomorrow, in the past its been as long as 21 days to get it back. The text email update system is pretty good to track your passport through the system there is a nominal charge for it but takes away some of the worry as to where your application is.

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1. Re: Visa Turnaround

Don't forget, it's very early days yet but who knows, they might have got their act together, what's that everybody's shouting? not before time! ! !

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Hi,

We will shortly be applying for our visa's, can you give me an indication of how much you paid.

Thanks kind regards Janis.

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3. Re: Visa Turnaround

Its £42.20 per visa Janis plus postage (Royal Mail Special Delivery)

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4. Re: Visa Turnaround

Took application Monday to Birmingham ready to pick up today thats quick.

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5. Re: Visa Turnaround

£51.20p per visa including return via DX secure plus the text & email notification service. On top of that add £5.50p to send both passports securely to VFS.

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Sod the text and e-mail charge its costing more than enough as it is! Lol

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I agreed to text service and haven't had anything, sent passports via Royal Mail SD on Thursday so Friday they would have been deliverd. VFS tracker says no record found, are they slow to open and acknowledge envelopes?

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8. Re: Visa Turnaround

If you sent them thursday then they will only update the tracker when your passport/visa is being processed which could be the middle of next week.

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Well nothing will be happening this coming Tuesday Oct 2nd... It's an Indian National Holiday - Gandhi's birthday - so all offices will be shut:

in.vfsglobal.co.uk/consularholidays.html

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10. Re: Visa Turnaround

sent ours off the 20th got a text the 21st saying they had been despatched to high commission then got another text on the 25th saying they had been processed received them 26th worth paying for text update for peace of mind

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