Move Ups’ February 2015 Summary on UK Visas

Given that we are already half way through February, this year seems to be getting off to a busy start. We are nearly ready to roll out phase 1 of our business improvement plan (running a bit behind schedule but excited nonetheless). Over the past few months, the UK...

UKBA’s New “Super” Priority Visa Service

The UKBA have begun the implementation of a 24 hour processing time in UK visa applications. As previously announced on the 9th January 2013 – Super Fast Track Service made available in South Africa, it is now clear that the UKBA have had a change in...

UKBA’s New Faster Priority Visa Service

The UKBA are in the process of finalizing a way to process UK visas within 48 hours. After the 2012 Olympic hosting, the UK received global critism for their “technical” approach to leisure visas. The current visa system is being used as a deterent to...

Compulsory Online Payment for UK Visas

Effective 16 January 2012, South Africans are expected to process payment of their visa applications online through the Visa4UK website. This means that South Africans can no longer make use of cash deposits at Nedbank, EFT (Electronic Fund Transactions) or make use...

Emergency Visitor Visa Service Now Offered

Operating on a first come first serve basis, for those South Africans looking to make a last minute UK visa application can now do so. Emergency and urgent applications can now be efficiently dealt with the help of Move Up and VFS (Visa Facilitation Service)....