Country List – UK Visa Application Centre Re-Opening

UK Visas and Immigration is beginning a phased resumption of services and VFS Global Visa Application Centres in the following countries will be open from June 28, 2020.

Country List & Opening Dates:

  1. United Arab Emirates: From 28 June, 2020
  2. Qatar: From 5 July, 2020
  3. Saudi Arabia: From 28 June, 2020
  4. Oman: From 5 July, 2020
  5. Bahrain: From 28 June, 2020
  6. Kuwait: From 28 June, 2020
  7. New Zealand: From 22 June, 2020

Countries name will be added on to this list in coming days as per the visa application submission re-opening.


  • customers must have an appointment to visit the Visa Application Centre.
  • Due to restrictions still in place globally, VFS Global are not currently able to offer the following services: Super Priority Visa, Priority Visa Service (visit), Priority Visa for settlement or migration Service and Walk-in services.
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