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Temporary Resident (Visitor) Visa Application Forms

Please carefully read the instruction guide before completing the application forms online and printing it.  The fee for processing your application is not refundable, so make sure you are eligible to get a Temporary Resident Visa before you apply. Please note that submitting a completed application and necessary supporting documents does not guarantee that you will receive a visa.

A NEW visa application centre (VAC) opened in London on May 2, 2013, and is located at 179 Harrow Road.  Effective immediately, all temporary resident (visitor visa, study or work permit) or permanent resident travel document applications should be submitted either online or through the VAC. More details... 

Instruction Guide (IMM 5256) PDF * (233 KB)

You must submit the following completed and signed forms:


  • Police Certificate request form
    Should local police authorities request a letter or document from the High Commission in order to issue a police certificate, this form may be used for that purpose.

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