The UK Border Agency states that all visa applications submitted in Colombo will be processed by the UK Border Agency at the British Deputy High Commission in Chennai commencing from the 1st of November, 2012.
According to a release made public in this regard a majority of Sri Lankan visa applications have been processed in Chennai since June 2008 and the UK Border Agency will ensure a smooth transition of the remaining visa operation.
The visa section at the British High Commission will conclude its operations on the 31st of October.
Applicants are expected to submit their visa applications at the visa application centre in Colombo and collect their documents from the same location, or request return by courier.
Visa applications, including passports and supporting documents, will be transported by secure courier between the visa application centre in Colombo and the British Deputy High Commission in Chennai.