Enakshi A Pasricha

Dear HM Passport Office,
I wanted information with regard to the average processing times for a tier-2 visa using the new UKVCAS system as opposed to the old system. If possible I'd also like to know if there is a difference in processing times based on the location of the Sophie Steria centre.

Yours faithfully,

FOI, HM Passport Office

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FOI Requests,

Enakshi A Pasricha,

Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request.

This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 56726). We will aim to send you a full response by 06/01/2020 which is twenty working days from the date we received your request.

If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you,

P. Zebedee
FOI Requests
Home Office

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FOI Responses,

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Dear Enakshi A Pasricha 


Please find attached a letter in response to your FOI request of 2


Yours sincerely


K Wells


Customer Performance and Improvement




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