The British High Commission in Nigeria have promise replace, for free, the 30-day visa of individuals that were supposed to travel to the UK before the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 global pandemic.
It said the free visa replacement which will be open till December 2020, covers those who will be travelling to the UK for work, study or to join their families.
This was contained in a statement by the Commission on Thursday titled, ‘Update on VAC Services From The BHC Nigeria’ posted on its verified Twitter handle, @UKinNigeria.
The statement read in part, “As a result of the disruptions to travel caused by COVID-19, we are experiencing high demand for replacement vignettes for 30-day visas to travel to the UK for work, study or to join family.
“If an individual’s 30-day visa to travel to the UK for work, study or to join family has expired, or is about to expire, they can request a replacement visa with revised validity dates free of charge until the end of this year. This does not apply to other types of visas. This process will be in place until the end of 2020. The replacement visa will be valid for 90 days.’
here is a copy of the official statement below
Please read below for the latest information & advice on our visa application services in Nigeria . To request a replacement visa & find your local VAC in , visit: https://t.co/z27R2vaurG. For more guidance on visas, please visit: https://t.co/ICq5OEi8Do pic.twitter.com/L5Lw6UZbw6
— UK in Nigeria (@UKinNigeria) August 20, 2020