2021 Resident Visa processing updates

Regular updates on 2021 Resident Visa processing times.

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

More than 99% 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 106,346
Total number of people included 217,580
Applications approved and visas issued 103,957
People approved and issued visas 212,635
Declined applications 630

We stopped updating this page on 17 June 2024. Data valid as of approximately 22:00, 15 June 2024. 

2021 Resident Visa


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