How can I track my TLS visa status?
If you applied for your Schengen Visa at a TLS application center, then you can use the online tracking tool on their website (tlscontact.com) to track your Schengen Visa application. To obtain information about your status, you will need to log into the TLS account you set up when you made your initial application.
The appointment is available within 48 hours (working days), but it may take longer during the high season. Once visa applications have been transferred to the consular authority, the processing time is from 2 working days up to 15 working days.
Click on the plus button ( ) in order to browse your hard drive and choose the documents you want to upload. Or you can choose to Drag and Drop your files from your hard drive to the dedicated blue space. Please note that only documents in PDF format are accepted.
Track an application
Check whether this service is available at the Visa Application Centre you are visiting. You can also track your visa application status online. Use the Reference Number present on the invoice/receipt issued by the Visa Application Centre along with your last name to access this service.
Upon visa refusal, you will get a letter from the consulate stating the reason for refusal. This will help you reapply after a specific period of time by rectifying the mistake. Also, some of the consulate websites provide the visa status with the reason for rejection, if any.
At the end of your immigrant visa interview, the consular officer will inform you whether your visa application is approved or denied. Some visa applications require further administrative processing, which takes additional time after the visa applicant's interview by a consular officer.
A decision can be expected within 3 to 6 weeks. Visa for settlement in Belgium: Processing time will vary depending on the reason of your settlement, the documents you provide, the complexity of the application and the additional verifications which may be required.
Nonimmigrant visa applicants are encouraged to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the intended date of travel. So remember, apply early! Although visa processing time is typically three working days, processing time for specific cases may vary due to individual circumstances and other special requirements.
Kindly note that Walk In Without Appointment service does not give priority over applicants who already have booked appointments at the VAC. Walk-in applicants will be considered based on the prevailing VAC appointments and circumstances.
- Visit the British Consulate website for your city or log in to VFS Global.
- Provide the tracking ID you received through SMS and email after your visa application.
- Next, enter your date of birth in YYYY-MM-DD format and the captcha text.
- Click on “Submit”.
How do I track my UK visa using GWF number?
How to track the visa status with a GWF number. You need to share your GWF number to check the status of your visa application with the UK visa service centre via SMS or email. The UK visa and Immigration department won't be able to give you an update on your visa status without a GWF given at the time of submission.
You can track your application using the reference number on your receipt, which is issued to you on the day of your appointment. If you have opted for the SMS service you will be notified via SMS and email regarding the status of your application.
Check the Status of Your Visa
You can check the status of your application any time at this website: https://ceac.state.gov/CEACStatTracker/Status.aspx. Please wait at least three business days following your visa interview to check on the status of your application.