UK biometric enrolment centre to re-open in Christchurch, New Zealand on 5 March 2012
29 February 2012
For concise and recent immigration information watch our news.UK immigration has announced that the new biometric enrolment centre in Christchurch, New Zealand will re-open on 5 March 2012. Following a severe earthquake in Christchurch, the UK Border Agency had to close the centre in February 2011.
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The new office in Christchurch will be open for biometric enrolment appointments on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays between 13:00 to 15:00. All UK visa applicants are now required to provide finger scans and a full-face digital Photograph as part of the application process.
UK visa applicants will be able to start making appointments beginning 2 March. Please note: If you wish to enrol your biometric information in Christchurch, you will not be able to complete your online application until 2 March.
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