Rules of submission and collection of the documents


Kindly note: for faster processing time it is highly recommended to fill in the Application Form beforehand.

For information regarding National Visa rules of submission/collection please refer to the National Visa page.


Who can submit the documents?

  • An applicant over 18 years of age may apply for a visa in person.
  • For children under 18 years of age, one parent may apply with birth certificate.
  • Third party with Visametric power of attorney. The form is filled in by the applicant and is attached to the set of documents with a copy of the principal’s passport (also in the case of spouses submitting one for another).
  • In order to apply for visa through a VisaMetric visa application center you must hold a valid Residence Permit for the UK.

Who can collect the passport?

The applicant himself/herself in person

For collection you will need:

  • Visametric certificate and copy of the passport (issued on the submission time);
  • Receipt.

The third party, acting on behalf of the applicant (only when Visametric power of attorney was provided during the submission)

For collection you will need:

  • Passport in original;
  • Receipt.


Who can submit the documents?

  • An applicant over 18 years of age may apply for a visa in person.
  • For children under 18 years of age, one parent may apply with birth certificate.
  • In order to apply for visa through a VisaMetric visa application center you must hold a valid Residence Permit for the UK.

Who can collect the passport?

The applicant himself/herself in person

For collection you will need:

  • Visametric certificate and copy of the passport (issued on the submission time);
  • Receipt

The third party, acting on behalf of the applicant (only when Visametric power of attorney was provided during the submission)

For collection you will need:

  • Passport in original and copy;
  • Receipt.

VisaMetric has no influence on the visa process or decision and no knowledge of the result/outcome. It is advised to immediately check the issued visa for correct information.