Recovery Visa processing

Regular updates on the Recovery Visa processing.

Processing times

We aim to process applications for the Recovery Visa within a week or less.

On average, we process Recovery Visa applications in 6 weekdays. 90% of applications are processed within 14 weekdays.

‘Weekdays’ means Monday to Friday.

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

Application numbers

Total number of Recovery Visa applications:

  • Total applications received: 2382
  • Applications approved and visas issued: 1279
  • Declined and withdrawn applications: 984

Data valid as of approximately 22:00, 1 June 2023.