Travellers wanting to visit the United Kingdom should take note that there is a new agent taking over the UK visa applications and that VFS will no longer be the processing centre.
From March, the new commercial partner for UK visa services will be Teleperformance Ltd and they will take over the running of the Visa Application Centres in South Africa.
The Visa Application Centres will be moving to different premises as follows:
Cape Town moving on 17 March 2014 to: Media Quarter Building, Corner of Somerset Road and de Smidt Street, De Waterkant, Cape Town
Durban moving on 17 March 2014 to: 3rd Floor, Office Tower, The Atrium Overport City, 430 Peter Mokaba Road, Durban
Port Elizabeth moving on 17 March 2014 to: Ground Floor, Building 66, Fairview Office Park, Greenacres, Port Elizabeth 6045
Johannesburg moving on 24 March 2014 to: 3rd Floor, 24 Central, 6 Gwen Lane, Corner of Gwen and Fredman Drive, Sandton, Johannesburg
Pretoria moving on 31 March 2014 to: 1st Floor, Menlyn Corner, Frikkie de Beer Street, Corner of Lois Avenue and Atterbury Road, Menlyn, Pretoria
All UK visa applications will continue to be decided by UK Visas & Immigration staff.
Please note that the website is experiencing high volumes and that the capturing systems are delayed.