Vientiaine

This visa application centre has an additional fee of £55 to use it. You can pay this fee when you book your appointment online, or at the centre when you attend. You do not have to pay if you are exempt from the visa application fee.

Address

VFS Global Services Laos Pty Ltd. British Embassy Vientiane, Rue Yokkabat, Ban Phonxay, Saysettha District, Lao PDR

Opening hours

  • Business hours
    See visa application centre opening times
    08:15 - 15:00

Visa application centre opening days

MONTH DATE DAY
June 21-Jun-18 Thursday
July 19-Jul-18 Thursday
August 23-Aug-18 Thursday
September 20-Sep-18 Thursday
October 18-Oct-18 Thursday
November 22-Nov-18 Thursday
December 20-Dec-18 Thursday
January 24-Jan-19 Thursday
February
21-Feb-19 Thursday
March
20-Mar-19 Thursday

Before visiting

What to bring with you

You need to take your completed visa application and all supporting documentation.

On the day of your visit

On the day of your appointment, plan to arrive 15 minutes early at the visa application centre. Bring your appointment letter and application pack, and your passport. Your passport or travel document needs to be valid, and have at least 1 page that is blank on both sides.

Information

Accessibility

All visa application centres have access ramps for wheelchairs. Customers who have a disability or need accessibility requirements are encouraged to bring someone to assist them. Lifts are also accessible when necessary. Please note that VFS Global staff will be available to assist any customers with special needs.

Information

Security

Please note that access to the visa application centre is restricted to visa applicants only. The only exceptions to this policy are:

  • Children less than 18 years of age need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This cannot be a member of the visa application centre staff.
  • Elderly, medically infirm or disabled customers who require assistance in order to submit their applications. Customers who fall into these categories should advise the security staff on arrival at the visa application centre.

Mobile phones and tablets are permitted in the visa application centre (with the exception of Vientiaine, Laos), but they must be switched to silent or vibrate mode. They should be switched on before entering the visa application cente. Devices that cannot be switched on cannot be taken into the visa application centre.

Under no circumstances is photography, filming or audio recording permitted. Mobile phones have to be put away when you are dealing with our staff.

Only one airline cabin size bag 55 cm x 35 cm x 20 cm alternatively 21.5” x 13.5” x 8" per applicant is permitted in the visa application centre. Larger bags cannot be taken into the visa application centre and must be stored elsewhere.

For security reasons the following items will not be permitted inside the visa application centre.

  • All battery operated or electronic items such as cameras, audio/video cassettes, compact discs, MP3s, floppies, laptops, or portable music players, hard disk drive (HDDs), pen/thumb drives, spy devices, audio recorders, or other devices which can hinder the centre’s functioning
  • Sealed envelopes or packages.
  • Any inflammable item such as matchboxes/ lighters/ fuel.
  • Any sharp objects such as scissors, pen knives or nail filers.
  • Weapon or weapon like objects or explosive material of any kind.

Other items may be prohibited based on security staff discretion.

The visa application centre is unable to store prohibited items. Customers should make other arrangements to store their belongings before they enter the visa application centre. South Korea offer a locker service for prohibited items.

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