Connect with us
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js

News

COVID-19: Visa Applications To Resume Soon In Nigeria – UK

Published

on

British High Commission in Nigeria has said it will soon begin to receive visa applications from Nigerians willing to travel to the United Kingdom.

The Commission noted that Nigerians hoping to visit the UK could do so once international flights resume in Nigeria, Punch reports.

The Federal Government had in March shut the country’s airspace to domestic and international flights as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

However, with the resumption of domestic flights on Wednesday, Nigerians are in high spirits, expecting the government to approve the restart of international flights.

In a statement on Thursday, the British High Commission in Abuja said visa application centres which were initially suspended due to the pandemic would reopen “when it is safe to do”.

The statement reads;

We know there are many Nigerian nationals hoping to travel to the UK when flights resume, both for employment and to see family members. UKVI are working closely with TSL contact, our commercial partner, to reopen visa application centres that were suspended due to COVID-19.

It added;

UK visa application centres are reopening in phased manner globally when it is safe to do so and when we can operate an effective service. TSL contact are putting appropriate measures in place and working hard to reopen in Nigeria. We will share details of when VACs will reopen soon.

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Trending

%d bloggers like this: