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The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has announced changes to their biometric appointment booking service removing telephone option and replacing it with an online system.

The agency said:

‘As part of our strategy to move our services online, we are replacing our phone line for postal applicants in the UK who want to book appointments to enrol their biometric information.’

From 1 February 2012, postal applicants will only be able to book these appointments online.

Before you can book an appointment online, you must register by creating a ‘customer account’ on the ‘Apply online’ service.

You will need a valid email address. The UKBA will then send you password details, which will allow you to access your account and book your appointment.

For more information, see the UKBA Booking an appointment (postal applications) page.

The UKBA also announced that from 1 February, an email service will replace thier biometric residence permit helplines (0300 123 2412 and 0300 123 4699). You will need to email:

If you do not have email access, you will be able to send your enquiries by Freepost to:

Freepost RRYX-GLYU-GXHZ
Returns Unit
PO Box 163
Bristol
BS20 1AB

You can still use the phone services until 31 January. Source: UK Border Agency.

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If you need any immigration advice or help with Sponsorship or Work Permits, Visa, ILR/Settlement, Citizenship, dependant visa or an appeal against a refusal please email: info@immigrationmatters.co.uk or visit www.immigrationmatters.co.uk

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