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Apply for a UK visa in Bishkek via Teleperformance Ltd in 2018

In 2018 the temporary enrolment centre will operate on a monthly basis throughout the year and on a fortnightly basis between April to August.

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You can apply for a UK visa in Bishkek via the occasional visa application service operated by the UK Government’s commercial partner Teleperformance Ltd. In 2018, the temporary enrolment centre will operate on a monthly basis throughout the year and on a fortnightly basis between April and August. The dates are

Month Dates  
January 11  
February 15  
March 15  
April 5 Apr 19 Apr
May 3 May 17 May
June 7 Jun 21 Jun
July 5 Jul 19 Jul
August 16 Aug 30 Aug
September 20  
October 18  
November 15  
December 13  

The Temporary Enrolment Location (TEL) will be at the: Hyatt Regency Bishkek, 191 Abdrahmanov street, Bishkek.

In order to use this service it is essential to book an online appointment no less than 24 hours in advance. There is a charge of £59 to use the Visa Application Centre in Bishkek. This will be in addition to the visa fee and will be charged at the point of booking the online appointment and will cover the cost of providing the application submission facilities in Bishkek. Your appointment at this Visa Application Centre will not be honoured if this fee is not paid.

Once the UK visa application is submitted in Bishkek the completed application, which will include all supporting documentation and the customer’s passport, will be forwarded to the Decision Making Centre in Istanbul by commercial courier, where they will be considered by Entry Clearance staff. Decisions and documents will then be returned direct to the customer by courier. Processing target times will remain unchanged and TEL staff will play no part in the decision making process.

Alternatively, visa applicants are still able to apply at the free to use Visa Application Centre in Almaty, which is open 5 days per week.

The British Embassy in Bishkek is unable to advise on visa matters. Any callers seeking advice will be directed to the above-mentioned guidance.

Published 14 July 2017
Last updated 11 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated for 2018
  2. TEL dates for August 2017
  3. First published.