Same Day Visa Processing

GB Immigration are authorised to provide assistance to clients looking to opt for the UKVI Premium Service Centre applications. Those wishing to select this option, are required to attend an appointment at any one of the UKVI Premium Service Centres and are processed the same day.  Applicants do not need to post their documents and avoid lengthy a wait for documents to be returned. Applicants must pay an additional fee of £400 to apply at a Premium Service Centre, in addition to the standard fee and the Immigration Health Surcharge (if applicable).

You may be able to apply in person at a premium service centre if you are already in the UK and want to:

  • extend your stay (known as limited leave to remain)
  • settle permanently (known as indefinite leave to remain)

If you aree applying for settlement, your premium service appointment must be:

  • at least 48 hours after your Life in the UK test
  • within 28 days of you completing your qualifying period

Types of cases that are not eligible for a Premium Service Centre appointment

  • a business person, innovator, sole representative or investor
  • a Turkish business person
  • a self-employed lawyer
  • applying under Tier 1 (Investor)
  • applying under Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur)
  • applying under Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)
  • applying under Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent)
  • a seaman
  • a Gurkha
  • a retired person of independent means
  • an elderly dependant
  • someone whose case is complex because of personal circumstances
  • someone whose case isn’t covered by the Immigration Rules
  • sponsored by a member of staff at a premium service centre
  • applying for a Home Office travel document
  • applying for naturalisation or registration as a UK national
  • applying as a victim of domestic violence
  • applying for an European Economic Area (EEA) residence card or permanent residence card
  • applying for an EEA registration certificate and you’re not a qualified person
  • applying for proof of a right of abode

You also can’t use the premium or super premium service if you’re applying for discretionary leave to remain or humanitarian protection unless:

  • you’re applying under the transitional arrangements to extend your discretionary leave after 3 years
  • you’re applying to settle in the UK after 6 years discretionary leave

Premium Service Centres:


Belfast premium service centre
Drumkeen House
1 Drumkeen Complex
Upper Galwally


Cardiff premium service centre
General Buildings
Ground floor
31-33 Newport Road
CF24 0AB


Croydon premium service centre
Lunar House
40 Wellesley Road


Glasgow premium service centre
Festival Court
200 Brand Street
G51 1DH


Liverpool premium service centre
The Capital Building
6 Union Street
L3 9PP


Sheffield premium service centre
Vulcan House
Riverside entrance
6 Millsands
S3 8NU


Solihull premium service centre
Dominion Court
41 Station Road
B91 3RT

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