How To Check UK Visa Status Using GWF Number 2020

Check UK Visa Status Online: Hey are you looking for how to check to track UK visa application status using GWF number then you are landed to the right place.

Here you can find the ultimate guide on how to use GWF number to track UK visa application status online and offline.

UK Visa Status

Every year there are many people visit the UK (United Kingdom) for visit, work, business, study or visit family/friend/partner. But in order to visit the United Kingdom, you must need to complete the visa application process.

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Once you applied for the visa online or offline you must need to keep eye on the status of your application to know when you will receive a visa to home or registered address.

Now you can easily check visa application status using passport number and reference number. But before going to discuss first I take a question of my blog reader and he asked me:

Is there any way to check the status of my UK visa application

Question: I have applied for a visa online on 11th April 2018 and appointment is scheduled for 18th April 2019. After 4 business days, I received a message from the VFS team about my visa application is accepted and forwarded to the Embassy. But now its 10th day of applied for a visa and I not receive any message or update from VFS team about the current status.

Answer: The quick answer to the above question is 95% of application are successfully processed within 10 days but the remaining 5% of the application takes up to 60 days for processing. Below you can find a table of how your visa application process if you did not receive any update within 10 days.

Let’s come to our actual topic if you have a passport number or visa reference number then you can easily track UK visa application status using GWF number.

You can also check the current status of an application by sending SMS, Email or directly call to visa embassy but make sure you need to pay some fees.

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You simply need to follow the below steps to check UK visa status.

How to Check UK Visa Status

  • Go to UK Visa Tracking page to check your visa status.
  • Enter your passport number or GWF number.
  • After you enter required details, tap on sumbit button.
  • That’s it, in next screen you will see UK visa status.
  • GWF number used only if you have opted for courier service.

It will ask you to enter some important information such as ISH (Immigration Health Surcharge Number), BRPN (Biometric Resident Permit Number), Case ID (Case Identification Number), PRN (Payment Reference Number) and UAN (Unique Application Number).

You can easily find Case ID and UAN number from the application letter, PRN and IHS number receive after successful payment and the BRPN number available on the biometric permit.

Procedure to Check UK Application Visa Status

Step 1: First, go to the official website of from your smartphone or computer.

Step 2: Scroll down and you can find so many options, Here you need to select the Visas and Immigration as shown in below image.

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Step 3: Choose the first option is “What you need to do” and select “Contact UK Visas and Immigration about your application” inside the manage your application section.

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Step 4: You will redirect you to contact visas and immigration page and tap on the Next button. It will allow you to contact from inside or outside the UK.

Step 5: Select the option from where you applied for a visa such as inside or outside the UK and click on the Next step button.

Step 6: Choose your preferred language to speak to someone on the phone and get a reply to an email. Here you will find different options to contact the immigration departments are given below.

check uk visa status

Phone Call Service:

You can also call directly to the immigration department on 00 44 203 4811741 from your registered mobile number. Phone call service charges up to $1.50 per minute and additional international charge. This service available 24 hours from Monday to Friday.

The best part of the phone call is available in different languages like Hindi, English, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Russian, Cantonese and French.

Email Service:

You can also send email to the embassy and it charges up to $6 for the first email. Once you complete payment of email you don’t need to pay additional money for upcoming emails.

Also, keep in mind it will take up to 3 working days to reply from the immigration department. Make sure your email contains all required details like your query or question in full details, passport number, application reference, and your personal information.

Final Words: I hope guys you like this article. If you have any question then feel free to comment below.

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