Embassy Closures

Please be aware of the following Embassy closures - if you are planning a trip to a country with a planned closure, please take this into account when preparing your Visa application paperwork.

Algeria: The Embassy is closed 10th September and every Monday.
Bangladesh: The Embassy is closed 10th September.
Belarus: The Embassy is closed every Wednesday.
Benin: The Embassy is closed Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Burundi: The Embassy is closed Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Cameroon: The Embassy is closed Fridays.
China: The Embassy is closed 13th September.
Cuba: The Embassy is closed Fridays.
Ethiopia: The Embassy is closed 11th September.
Gabon: The Embassy is closed Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Iran: The Embassy is closed Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Japan: The Embassy is closed 16th & 23rd September.
Libya: Lodgings are only accepted on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. The Embassy is closed Fridays.
Malawi: Lodgings are only accepted on a Monday. Collections are only permitted on a Thursday.
Mongolia: The Embassy is closed on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Sierra Leone: The Embassy is closed Fridays.
Sudan: The Embassy is closed Thursdays and Fridays.
Turkmenistan: The Embassy is closed Wednesdays.

Please contact our Passport & Visa Department for more information on how Embassy closures may affect your application, or for advice on when to apply for your Visa.

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