Change of visa application centre provider in the Russian Federation

From today Thursday 20th March, UK visa application centres operated by VFS in the Russian Federation will begin closing. This is due to VFS”s contract with the Home Office coming to an end at the end of March. New visa application centres operated by Teleperformance will begin processing applications and accepting biometrics immediately after the closure of VFS centres and the takeover is expected to run smoothly. 

Please see the VFS schedule of closing dates below:

Ekaterinburg      20 March 2014, Thursday

Moscow               21 March 2014, Friday

St Petersburg    25 March 2014, Tuesday

Rostov                 27 March 2014, Thursday

Novosibirsk        28 March 2014, Friday

Teleperfomance will open visa applications in all 5 of the above locations, although at new addresses. The full list of new centres and their contact details can be accessed here: . For further information, please contact us

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