2021 Resident Visa processing times

Regular updates on 2021 Resident Visa processing times.

We are committed to processing 2021 Resident Visa applications as quickly as possible.

More than 80 per cent of applications have already been processed.

This page will be updated regularly with the latest processing times and information.

Total number of 2021 Resident Visa applications

Total applications received 106,491
Total number of people included 217,400
Applications approved and visas issued 95,759
People approved and issued visas 190,647
Declined applications 406

Data valid as of approximately 22:00, 27 May 2023.


We are now including applications that have been processed in other systems in our data. This has resulted in a larger than normal increase in the figures shown on this page. These figures have not been included previously as we wanted to ensure there were no duplicates.