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News: Canada Visa Application Centre opens up in Cape Town

With effect from 29 November 2018, the Canada Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Cape Town has opened wherein applicants can lodge their visa applications. Applicants are required to lodge in person to submit their biometrics. However at this present time you can only secure a visa submission appointment at the Canadian VAC office in Pretoria through their online booking system. This means that if you want to apply for your visa at their Cape Town office then you would need to use the… Read More

Visa Box has moved offices

Please note that Visa Box has moved into a new office. We are still in Millennium Business Park in Century City (CPT) but we have moved from Unit 83 to Unit 27 (Block A - first floor). Read More

Health charge for temporary migrants will increase to £400 a year

Increase to Immigration Health Surcharge gives NHS extra funding. Plans to double the immigration health surcharge may provide an extra £220m a year to the NHS in the UK. This will affect our clients who will be applying for UK Spousal Settlement visas, UK Tier 4 Study visas, UK Ancestry visas, UK Tier 2 and Tier 5 Work visas. https://www.gov.uk/…/increase-to-immigration-health-surchar… (Source: GOV.UK) Read More

Canadian News: Visa applicants must submit their applications in person

Starting 31 July 2018, when applying for a Canadian visa, the applicant would need to lodge their application in person at the VFS Global office in Pretoria. The applicant would need to submit their biometrics i.e. fingerprints and facial scan at the VFS Global office. Biometrics will be valid for ten years from the date they were first submitted. As a result applicants will not need to resubmit biometrics until the 10 year period expires. Exemptions Included: • Children under the age of 14 • A… Read More