New Delhi, Sep 21 (UNI) The UK Visa Application Centres operated by the VFS Global across India will be closed from September 28 to October 3 for technical reasons.
The British High Commission here announced today that on September 28, the Visa Application Centres will be open from 0800 Hrs to 1200 Hrs for passport collection only.
The Visa Departments at the British High Commission and Deputy High Commissions in Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai will be closed from October one to three.
''The closures are to allow for technical upgrades and staff training at the Visa Departments and Visa Application Centres,'' the High Commission said.
The Visa Application Centres will re-open on October four for the submission of applications.
Customers needing to travel in the next two weeks had been advised to submit applications at the Visa Application Centres not later than September 25 (in Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Pune, Bangalore, Cochin and Hyderabad) and September 27 (in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai).
''Every effort will be made to process applications before the temporary closures,'' the High Commission said.