How to check the status of your UK visa application
GWF number is a unique serial number or reference number that is issued when you first apply for any UK visa. You can get it from your online visa application form, or it can be found on the documents checklist once you submit the application.
How can I track my UK visa after it’s been dispatched by VFS?
You can track your application using the reference number on your VFS receipt, which is issued to you on the day of your biometrics appointment. If you have opted for the SMS service you will be notified via SMS and email regarding the status of your application.
How do I track my UK visa application?
You may contact UK Visas and Immigration ((UKVI) the Home Office body in charge of processing visas in the UK). You can ask about the progress of your application but you cannot receive information or advice about your personal circumstances.
The phone number for UKVI telephone: +44 (0)300 790 6268 – select option 1.
Monday to Friday, 24 hours
Calls cost 69 pence per minute on top of your standard network charges
If you cannot contact UK 0300 numbers, use +44 (0)203 875 4669.
- Contact UK Visas and Immigration online.
- UK visa application document checking service
- visit our FAQ for more information about how to apply for a UK visa
If you require further advice about travel restrictions to the UK then contact us today.