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Christmas and New Year holiday closure at the visa application centre in Taiwan
The visa processing hub in Manila, where Taiwanese visa applications are processed, will be closed over the Christmas and New Year holiday on Wednesday 24 December 2014 to Sunday 28 December 2014 inclusive, Tuesday 30 December 2014 to Sunday 4 January 2015 inclusive. The visa processing service will re-commence on Monday 5 January 2015.
Our visa application centre in Taiwan will be closed from Thursday 25 December to Friday 26 December 2014 and Thursday 1 January 2015.
If you intend to travel to the UK in December 2014 or January 2015 and require a UK visa, we recommend that you allow up to 15 working days for your visa application to be processed.
For information on future holiday closures in Taiwan please refer to the public holiday pages in the website.