⚠ WEBSITE MAINTENANCE ON 21 APRIL: Our websites and online services for UK visa applications will be unavailable between 1am and 9am UK time on 21 April 2024, for routine maintenance.
 ⚠ BEWARE OF FRAUD AND SCAMS: You can only book a UK visa appointment through TLScontact. Beware of other websites, companies or agencies trying to sell UK visa appointments. TLScontact does not accept cash payments and never requests payment via social media or money transfers to individuals. TLScontact staff can under no circumstances intermediate/intervene to obtain a decision or speed up the process. Find out more.

 ⚠ Please note that MUP fee is an additional fee for all applicants submitting their application at the Victoria Island centre.

 ⚠ Please be informed there is no parking lot at our Visa Application Centre, applicants will be required to plan their travel time to avoid being late for their appointment.

⚠ COLLECTING YOUR PASSPORT: Please do not come to the Visa Application Centre unless you have been told your passport is ready for collection. To help reduce queues please try to come alone or limit the amount of people who come with you.

 ⚠ EXCHANGE RATES: UKVI is aware that the currency exchange rate between Naira and Pounds Sterling is fluctuating. Find out more here.

UK Visa Application Centre in Lagos Victoria Island

Our Visa Application Centre is open for new appointments.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Our Visa Application Centre in Lagos Victoria Island is open for new visa applications.

To know which days and times our centre is open, please check our Address page.

Passport Collection

You will be contacted by our Visa Application Centre when your passport is ready for collection. Please do not attend our centre until you have been invited to do so.

Please note that if you applied as part of a family group, decisions are made separately, and each person will be notified individually when their passport is ready for collection.

To help reduce queues please try to come alone to collect your passport, or limit the amount of people who come with you.

If you have applied through a third party, such as an agency or a solicitor, and used their email address on the visa application form, email notifications will go to this address. Please check with the third party if they received a notification about the passport being ready for collection. Do not visit the Visa Application Centre until you have received this email.

If you need to travel urgently, please contact UKVI for assistance. Please note that this is a chargeable service for overseas customers.



UKVI important notice to Customers
Uncollected Passports

Customers are advised that any passports which remain uncollected after 3 months from the date they were ready for collection, will be returned to an office of the authority that issued the document, for applications submitted in Nigeria, they will be returned to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).

Any correspondence regarding the retrieval of passports should then be directed to the NIS as below.

Nigerian Immigration Service Headquarters,
Shehu Shagari Complex,
Airport Road Sauka,
Abuja,
FCT.

UKVI requests that customers:

• Ensure that their contact details on their Visa Application Form are correct, and that we are able to reach you. This is important to allow UKVI and TLScontact to notify customers when an application has been concluded and a decision is ready for collection. It is also important as UKVI may need to contact customers to clarify information relating to the application, or to request further supporting evidence.

EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS

28 June 2023

UKVI is aware that the currency exchange rate between Naira and Pounds Sterling is fluctuating.

If you are applying for a visa that has a financial evidence requirement, any money held in a foreign currency will be converted to Pound Sterling using the exchange rate at the date of the application. UKVI uses oanda.com to calculate the exchange rate.

You should consider the impact of fluctuating exchange rates when calculating the money you need to cover your living expenses whilst in the UK.

BEWARE OF UK VISA SCAMS

Only book UK visa appointments through TLScontact.

TLScontact is the only official partner for UK Visas and Immigration in Nigeria.

Beware of other websites, companies or individuals attempting to sell UK visa appointments.

UK visa appointments are available for free at the TLScontact Visa Application Centre in Lagos Victoria Island, but there is a fee of £55 to use this Visa Application Centre. Other TLScontact Visa Application Centres in Nigeria are free to use.

TLScontact also provides some appointments for a fee. These offer additional flexibility or convenience. However, these paid appointments are all optional, and there are always free appointments available at other times or on other days. Please view the Added Value Services page for more information on the fees for these services.

TLScontact cannot guarantee that any appointments arranged through other companies or individuals will be legitimate or accepted when you arrive at the TLScontact Visa Application Centre.

Why do I have to pay an additional fee to use this Visa Application Centre?

In some locations where demand is relatively low, or where there are free to use options in the same country, an additional fee is charged to cover the provision of a user pays Visa Application Centre. This allows customers to attend an appointment at a more convenient location closer to their home. The user pays fee is a regulated fee set by the Home Office. Please find more information about UK visa fees here.

For your protection, please note the following:


  • TLScontact does not provide visa services via Facebook, Instagram, or any other social media platform.
  • Legitimate TLScontact employees will never ask you to make payment via telephone or social media.
  • All payments related to TLScontact services should be made directly via our website or at our visa application centre.
  • No cash payments are accepted at our centre.

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Please don’t hesitate to contact us if anyone requests money from you before, during or after your appointment.

We have zero tolerance for fraud.

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