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 97 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 106,434
Total number of people included 217,707
Applications approved and visas issued 103,264
People approved and issued visas 210,765
Declined applications 567

Data valid as of approximately 22:00, 25 November 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.