The British Deputy High Commissioner Ahmedabad Geoff Wain formally inaugurated the new UK visa application centre in Ahmedabad today.
The new visa application centre (VAC) offers a number of benefits to customers in Ahmedabad including more application counters to make it quicker and easier for customers to submit their visa applications. The VAC is also located in a more convenient area of Ahmedabad and continues to be co-located with the Schengen visa application centre to make it more straightforward for customers to apply for both visas at the same time.
British Deputy High Commissioner Ahmedabad Geoff Wain said:
The UK continues to welcome more and more visitors from India. The latest visa figures show that over 395,000 Indian visitors came to the UK last year, a six per cent increase from 2015.
India is an incredibly important market to the UK which is why we continue to make it easier for people to apply for their visas and visit. Last year we introduced a new visit visa application form which for the first time is translated into Gujarati. We will continue to listen to feedback from our customers in order to make further improvements where we can.
The event was attended by over 20 Ahmedabad travel agents, and provided them with a good opportunity to find out more about both UK Visas & Immigration and Britain as a destination.
For more details on the new VAC, please visit VFS Global website.
To apply for a UK visa please visit our website.