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To apply for a UK visa in Nigeria you need to:
- apply online
- pay your fee
- book your appointment
- go to your appointment
1. Pay your fee
Follow the instructions when you apply online to pay your visa fee.
2. Book your appointment
You can book an appointment at the visa application centre in:
- Ikeja, Lagos
- Victoria Island, Lagos
3. Changes to our visa application centres in Nigeria
By the end of September 2014 our new commercial partner, Teleperformance Ltd, will take over management of our visa application centres in Nigeria.
On Monday 15 September, the VFS centre in Abuja will close and the new Teleperformance visa centre will open.
If you book an appointment at Victoria Island or Abuja you must register with Teleperformance when you have completed your online application.
If you do not register, this will cause delays to your appointment at the visa application centre.
VFS will continue to operate the visa application centre in Ikeja, until Friday 27 September. Teleperformance will open its new centre in Ikeja from Monday 29 September.
We are making no changes to our customer service standards or processes as a result of this change in service provider. We will work closely with our commercial partners to ensure our service continues as normal during the transition period.
4. Go to your appointment
At your appointment you will:
- submit your application form and supporting documents
- have your photo and fingerprints (known as “biometric information”) taken