How to book an appointment


Important Update

In light of new guidelines released by the government, Visametric has re-opening its London and Edinburgh centres as of Monday 15th June 2020. Our centre in Manchester will remain closed until further notice.

Please note that our centre in Edinburgh will be operating on a reduced schedule, please find the timetable below:

  • Monday - 08:30 - 12:30
  • Tuesday - CLOSED
  • Wednesday - 08:30 - 12:30
  • Thursday -CLOSED
  • Friday - 12:30 - 17:30
  • Saturday/Sunday - CLOSED

Due to ongoing travel restrictions, people are strongly advised to avoid all non-essential abroad for tourism purposes. You may find the following link useful: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/coronavirus/2317268

As of 24 October 2020, Germany has classified the United Kingdom a high-risk area, with the exception of Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey. New quarantine regulations have been introduced for people travelling from the UK. Applications are still being accepted with some restrictions owing to current ongoing regulations.

Please note that our centre in Manchester is closed until further notice.

In a bid to control the spread of COVID-19, we have taken measures to limit person-to-person contact in our visa centres. As of 21 September 2020, we will be implementing a mandatory delivery service for all applicants except in the case of exceptional circumstances. At the time of your application, you will be requested to provide your delivery details. Please refer to the ‘Fees’ page for a full breakdown of our charges.

Face coverings are mandatory in our visa centres unless you are exempt and hold a valid exception card. Please ensure that you attend your appointment with the appropriate protective equipment.


Before booking an appointment please note:

  • You can submit your application for a Schengen visa no earlier than 6 months before the beginning of your trip.
  • Prepare the required documents in advance and submit them on the appointed day.

Please provide only a full set of documents on the appointed day.

In order to accelerate the submission of documents it is highly recommended for the Online application form (Videx) to be filled, signed and printed out along with the barcode page before visiting the Visa Centre.

  • Check the Holidays Calendar for appropriate administrative district.
  • Book your appointment online and submit your application at one of the VisaMetric offices.
  • If you already have an existing appointment, a second one cannot be booked with same details.
  • In order to apply for visa through a VisaMetric visa application center you must hold a valid Residence Permit for the UK.

Please note that appointments for a National Visa can be scheduled with the link below as well.

Book an appointment


Appointment Rescheduling

Depending on availability, it is possible to make the following changes:

  • Cancel an appointment
  • Add or cancel additional services
  • Change date/time of the appointment
  • Upgrade to VIP service

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