Additional services in Singapore
This page describes the additional services that are available to visa applicants in Singapore.
These services are optional, and are available for an additional fee. If you want to use them, you must pay the fee when you attend your appointment at the visa application centre.You can find more information about these services on the VFS Global in Singapore website.
Priority visa services
You can use our priority visa service to have your visa application processed ahead of others. We aim to process the priority visa service for non-settlement applications within 3 - 5 working days and for settlement applications within 10 working days., The cost of this service will be S$200SGD for each non-settlement applications and S$505 for each settlement applications, which must be paid in cash when you submit the applicationat the Visa application centre.
You can apply for your visa using this service if you are a:
. business visitor;
. Tier 1 high value migrant;
. Tier 2 skilled worker;
. Tier 4 student
. Tier 5 Temporary Worker / Youth Mobility Scheme
. Parent of a Child at School
. air crew joining aircraft.
. Settlement applicant
Spouse and Children will qualify for this service only if they are applying at the same time of the main applicant.
We strongly recommend that you do not use this service if you have any form of adverse immigration history.
Using this priority service does not imply or guarantee that you will be successful in your visa application. All visa applicants must meet the requirements of the UK Immigration Rules. We will not refund the fee for the priority service, or the visa application fee, if we refuse your visa application or if, in exceptional cases, it takes longer than the stated processing time to process your application.
Premium lounge service
A premium lounge service is now available at the visa application centre which includes the following services:
- comfort and privacy
- personalised service during the submission time and biometric process
- free refreshments
- free SMS and email alerts
- free courier - passport pass back
- free photocopy (maximum of 20 copies)
- free passport sized Instant Photo
- premium lounge service fee : S$70.00
For detailed information, please contact the Visa application centre at 66929873 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
VFS Global offers an SMS service which updates you on the progress of your UK visa application. It will send an automated message to your mobile phone at various stages of the visa application process. This is followed up by an automated message to your email address, telling you about your visa application's status.
The SMS service is available in English.
VFS Global offers an optional courier delivery service at S$15.00 to return your passport and documents from the visa application centre to your address. Certain conditions apply (please ask for further details when submitting your visa application).
You are advised to make all photocopies you need before arriving to the visa application centre. However, if you need to make further photocopies, you may use the self-service photocopy machine at the visa application centre.
The charge for this service is $ 0.40 for each page.
You can have your photograph taken at the visa application centre which meets the UK Border Agency requirements.
Internet kiosk and printing facility
An internet facility is now available at the visa application centre. Applicants will be able to complete their online visa application form and obtain information about UK Visas using this facility.
Applicants can also use the printing facility at a fee of S$1.50 per copy printed. Payment must be made using an EZ link card only and applicants must have a sufficient amount in their EZ Link card prior to using this facility.