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Temporary visa application service to operate in Maldives

UK's annual temporary visa application service will be in operation in Maldives on 24 August 2016.

Temporary visa service in the Maldives will operate on 24 August 2016 from 0900-1715 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Male'.
Temporary visa service in the Maldives will operate on 24 August 2016 from 0900-1715 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Male'.

The UK’s annual temporary visa service in the Maldives will operate on 24 August 2016 from 0900-1715hrs from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Male.

Applicants wishing to use the temporary VAC will follow the normal application process by submitting their forms, paying for their visas and booking their appointments online via Apply for a UK Visa website.

Visa applicants will need to pay a fee of £170 on top of the cost of the visa and the price includes the return of their documents via courier post. The fee must be paid in advance via the VFS Global shopping cart.

The Temporary VAC address is

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1st Floor Bodu Thakurufaanu Magu, Male'
20077 Maldives

UKVI will continue to meet our 15 working day customer service standard for all applicants applying for non-settlement visas in Male.

Customers are to note that this is an optional service and customers in Maldives are free to travel to the nearest free to use visa application centres in Sri Lanka or India.

For specific queries on the visa application process contact the International Enquiry Service.

Published 22 July 2016