The number of visas issued by each visa-issuing post in the years 2003-07 inclusive is given in the following table.
Post | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|
Abidjan (BE)^{1} | 2,027 | 2,401 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
Abu Dhabi (BE) | 20,583 | 21,280 | 17,463 | 20,338 | 17,997 |
Abuja (BHC) | 22,479 | 32,051 | 37,424 | 28,973 | 29,841 |
Accra (BHC) | 36,230 | 32,480 | 24,392 | 22,489 | 20,330 |
Addis Ababa (BE) | 5,147 | 6,445 | 6,824 | 3,760 | 4,642 |
Algiers (BE) | 11,148 | 8,911 | 7,176 | 8,386 | 9,058 |
Almaty (BE) | 6,809 | 8,354 | 10,067 | 15,633 | 15,674 |
Almaty (BE)^{2} | 6,809 | 8,354 | 10,067 | 15,633 | 10,169 |
Amman (BE) | 11,271 | 14,135 | 12,686 | 14,572 | 11,561 |
Amsterdam (BCG) | 11,746 | 10,199 | 7,313 | 6,452 | 7,038 |
Ankara (BE) | 5,003 | 14,632 | 20,717 | 15,776 | 18,261 |
Antananarivo (BE)^{3} | 289 | 293 | 280 | 0 | 0 |
Ashgabat (BE) | 1,626 | 2,297 | 1,800 | 1,226 | 1,046 |
Asmara (BE) | 0 | 333 | 307 | 177 | 46 |
Athens (BE) | 829 | 1,168 | 1,718 | 1,371 | 1,328 |
Baghdad (BE) | 0 | 744 | 740 | 872 | 958 |
Bahrain (BE) | 10,913 | 9,556 | 9,514 | 10,826 | 10,276 |
Baku (BE) | 3,078 | 3,945 | 4,421 | 4,772 | 5,029 |
Bandar Seri Begawan (BE) | 1,494 | 1,472 | 2,221 | 3,349 | 2,070 |
Bangkok (BE) | 32,358 | 40,192 | 38,054 | 37,884 | 40,148 |
Banjul (BHC) | 4,701 | 4,749 | 4,962 | 4,335 | 4,094 |
Basra (BCG)^{4} | 0 | 0 | 37 | 128 | 0 |
Beijing (BE) | 51,165 | 56,982 | 53,606 | 70,120 | 71,248 |
Beirut (BE) | 7,157 | 8,668 | 8,709 | 7,193 | 8,546 |
Belgrade (BE) | 15,183 | 14,719 | 14,802 | 15,657 | 15,282 |
Belmopan (BHC) | 60 | 40 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
Berlin (BE) | 439 | 348 | 343 | 352 | 354 |
Bogota (BE) | 13,548 | 13,700 | 13,692 | 14,864 | 16,871 |
Brasilia | 134 | 119 | 113 | 223 | 200 |
Bratislava (BE) | 20,884 | 266 | 239 | 278 | 96 |
Bridgetown (BHC) | 1,410 | 1,929 | 2,038 | 2,764 | 2,122 |
Brussels (BE) | 4,748 | 5,974 | 6,409 | 6,002 | 5,813 |
Bucharest (BE) | 27,744 | 27,663 | 32,210 | 34,550 | 1,252 |
Budapest (BE) | 1,963 | 1,774 | 2,009 | 1,953 | 1,304 |
Buenos Aires (BE) | 623 | 752 | 965 | 1,055 | 1,070 |
Cairo (BE) | 20,753 | 20,879 | 21,769 | 25,033 | 24,815 |
Canberra (BHC) | 32,797 | 39,300 | 39,164 | 38,267 | 33,143 |
Caracas (BE) | 455 | 488 | 789 | 1,091 | 1,402 |
Casablanca (BCG)^{5} | 5,883 | 2,921 | 5,796 | 5,381 | 0 |
Chennai (BDHC) | 50,483 | 64,930 | 75,870 | 93,899 | 97,172 |
Chicago (BCG) | 13,096 | 17,954 | 16,065 | 15,333 | 14,905 |
Chisinau | 0 | 1,144 | 2,739 | 2,794 | 2,209 |
Chongqing (BCG) | 3,446 | 4,433 | 5,515 | 6,541 | 7,528 |
Colombo (BHC) | 19,653 | 20,756 | 19,184 | 23,474 | 20,780 |
Copenhagen (BE) | 3,063 | 3,301 | 3,245 | 3,533 | 3,307 |
Dakar (BE) | 1,399 | 1,399 | 1,657 | 2,371 | 2,805 |
Damascus (BE) | 5,664 | 5,611 | 5,951 | 7,526 | 2,546 |
Dar Es Salaam (BHC) | 6,919 | 7,392 | 6,767 | 7,103 | 6,536 |
Dhaka (BHC) | 23,004 | 21,024 | 27,776 | 29,403 | 25,139 |
Doha (BE) | 11,560 | 12,116 | 13,368 | 18,218 | 18,265 |
Dubai (BE) | 31,858 | 35,540 | 36,711 | 44,539 | 38,570 |
Dublin (BE) | 12,325 | 11,727 | 12,852 | 13,837 | 11,803 |
Dushanbe (BE) | 0 | 0 | 4 | 23 | 14 |
Dusseldorf (BE) | 31,974 | 32,610 | 29,328 | 27,345 | 20,462 |
Freetown (BHC) | 6,076 | 5,191 | 5,160 | 5,443 | 3,928 |
Gaborone (BHC) | 1,216 | 1,906 | 1,669 | 1,866 | 1,896 |
Geneva (BC) | 10,016 | 10,346 | 10,653 | 10,718 | 9,531 |
Georgetown (BHC) | 2,227 | 1,423 | 3,267 | 3,556 | 2,943 |
Guangzhou (BC) | 25,455 | 32,713 | 26,372 | 31,075 | 33,978 |
Hanoi (BE) | 3,721 | 4,813 | 4,933 | 5,487 | 6,464 |
Harare (BHC) | 16,744 | 19,207 | 15,683 | 11,842 | 7,870 |
Havana (BE) | 2,187 | 1,909 | 1,997 | 2,468 | 2,222 |
Helsinki (BE) | 840 | 990 | 1,077 | 1,239 | 1,261 |
Hong Kong (BC) | 7,004 | 11,508 | 11,821 | 12,700 | 12,750 |
Islamabad (BHC) | 77,026 | 96,027 | 88,040 | 108,062 | 91,912 |
Istanbul (BCG) | 52,527 | 29,810 | 38,309 | 52,209 | 53,694 |
Jakarta (BE) | 12,725 | 13,442 | 13,285 | 14,382 | 16,392 |
Jedda (BCG) | 17,144 | 20,349 | 19,436 | 20,946 | 20,825 |
Jerusalem (BCG) | 1,844 | 1,720 | 1,725 | 1,631 | 1,517 |
Kampala (BHC) | 10,972 | 7,698 | 6,433 | 7,008 | 7,407 |
Karachi (BDHC) | 2,167 | 9,470 | 20,395 | 25,936 | 15,110 |
Kathmandu (BE) | 3,821 | 3,842 | 9,183 | 13,890 | 11,162 |
Khartoum (BE) | 4,794 | 5,057 | 5,614 | 7,147 | 6,806 |
Kiev (BE) | 20,780 | 27,040 | 27,930 | 31,759 | 33,061 |
Kingston (BHC) | 15,717 | 12,773 | 10,370 | 10,263 | 10,974 |
Kinshasa (BE) | 2,073 | 3,062 | 3,322 | 2,827 | 3,282 |
Kolkata (BDHC) | 11,337 | 12,857 | 14,588 | 18,319 | 17,156 |
Kuala Lumpur (BE) | 5,016 | 10,158 | 8,724 | 9,078 | 10,786 |
Kuwait City (BE) | 44,147 | 41,545 | 47,111 | 46,869 | 41,971 |
La Paz (BE) | 166 | 244 | 213 | 334 | 296 |
Lagos (BDHC) | 62,595 | 86,739 | 84,526 | 74,577 | 74,059 |
Lilongwe (BHC) | 562 | 1,065 | 1,693 | 2,518 | 3,238 |
Lima (BE) | 3,761 | 3,791 | 3,624 | 4,267 | 4,436 |
Lisbon (BE) | 2,102 | 2,639 | 2,495 | 3,300 | 2,092 |
Los Angeles (BCG) | 22,169 | 29,440 | 27,790 | 28,468 | 25,726 |
Luanda (BE) | 2,419 | 3,000 | 3,131 | 3,173 | 3,660 |
Lusaka (BHC) | 4,454 | 5,116 | 5,127 | 5,377 | 5,377 |
Luxembourg (BE) | 507 | 516 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
Madrid (BC) | 6,377 | 8,547 | 8,380 | 7,742 | 6,923 |
Manila (BE) | 25,173 | 26,457 | 29,387 | 34,178 | 33,737 |
Maputo (BHC) | 778 | 850 | 818 | 147 | 0 |
Maseru (BHC)^{6} | 121 | 6 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
Mbabane (BHC)^{7} | 397 | 370 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
Mexico City (BE) | 1,134 | 2,582 | 3,213 | 3,441 | 3,353 |
Minsk (BE) | 9,185 | 10,508 | 10,456 | 10,144 | 10,153 |
Montevideo (BE) | 58 | 64 | 56 | 67 | 61 |
Moscow (BE) | 78,178 | 92,669 | 104,747 | 119,513 | 120,222 |
Mumbai (BHC) | 85,072 | 102,861 | 117,708 | 136,613 | 127,708 |
Muscat (BE) | 10,686 | 9,813 | 9,664 | 9,758 | 9,491 |
Nairobi (BHC) | 15,455 | 16,179 | 12,822 | 13,846 | 13,455 |
Nassau (BHC)^{8} | 219 | 91 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
New Delhi (BHC) | 76,677 | 84,694 | 99,386 | 114,986 | 109,756 |
New York (BCG) | 49,198 | 59,278 | 54,681 | 54,079 | 47,801 |
Nicosia (BHC) | 6,073 | 5,117 | 4,346 | 7,277 | 4,816 |
Oslo (BE) | 4,226 | 4,054 | 4,027 | 4,159 | 3,269 |
Ottawa (BHC) | 19,381 | 22,058 | 21,344 | 20,304 | 18,435 |
Panama City (BE) | 242 | 263 | 387 | 181 | 150 |
Paris (BE) | 26,237 | 27,526 | 25,965 | 28,725 | 21,857 |
Port Louis (BHC) | 2,584 | 3,184 | 3,659 | 3,348 | 3,029 |
Port Moresby (BHC) | 130 | 124 | 157 | 107 | 80 |
Port of Spain (BHC) | 1,935 | 3,096 | 3,228 | 2,856 | 2,274 |
Port Vila^{9} | 8 | 2 | 5 | 0 | 0 |
Prague (BE) | 3,215 | 1,536 | 1,281 | 2,167 | 2,911 |
Pretoria (BCG) | 27,490 | 34,518 | 33,761 | 24,300 | 21,534 |
Quito (BE) | 2,521 | 2,441 | 2,393 | 2,941 | 2,618 |
Rabat (BE) | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 8,011 |
Rangoon (BE) | 1,150 | 1,225 | 1,781 | 1,725 | 1,939 |
Reykjavik (BE) | 319 | 411 | 394 | 684 | 289 |
Riga (BE) | 1,567 | 1,843 | 1,928 | 2,179 | 2,215 |
Rio de Janeiro | 1,445 | 2,793 | 7,232 | 6,246 | 6,877 |
Riyadh (BE) | 22,020 | 26,827 | 30,747 | 36,207 | 40,069 |
Rome (BE) | 12,975 | 13,036 | 13,910 | 12,213 | 8,991 |
San Salvador (BE)^{10} | 25 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
Sanaa (BE) | 2,657 | 2,866 | 2,653 | 2,905 | 2,495 |
Santiago (BE) | 1,027 | 987 | 1,271 | 1,155 | 1,051 |
Santo DOMINGO (BE) | 1,074 | 1,058 | 1,420 | 1,280 | 1,563 |
Sarajevo (BE) | 3,070 | 2,963 | 2,964 | 3,012 | 3,098 |
Seoul (BE) | 2,858 | 9,299 | 10,937 | 9,934 | 9,415 |
Shanghai (BC) | 21,912 | 27,800 | 27,388 | 39,280 | 40,349 |
Singapore (BHC) | 5,005 | 7,216 | 7,046 | 7,075 | 7,349 |
Skopje (BE) | 4,820 | 4,336 | 4,548 | 5,252 | 6,045 |
Sofia (BE) | 21,372 | 20,987 | 23,517 | 25,275 | 453 |
St. Petersburg (BCG) | 13,472 | 15,927 | 19,728 | 20,113 | 22,073 |
Stockholm (BE) | 4,616 | 4,573 | 4,615 | 4,198 | 3,416 |
Suva (BHC) | 1,235 | 1,144 | 964 | 757 | 989 |
Taipei (BTO) | 31,717 | 37,605 | 35,614 | 38,300 | 34,532 |
Tallinn (BE) | 682 | 685 | 891 | 1,095 | 955 |
Tashkent (BE) | 2,590 | 2,155 | 2,241 | 1,392 | 2,644 |
Tbilisi (BE) | 2,935 | 3,042 | 3,293 | 3,852 | 4,291 |
Tegucigalpa (BE)^{11} | 562 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
Tehran (BE) | 23,668 | 27,951 | 28,526 | 35,777 | 31,754 |
Tel Aviv (BE) | 1,481 | 2,470 | 3,976 | 2,548 | 1,906 |
Tirana (BE) | 4,419 | 6,814 | 10,063 | 8,334 | 6,952 |
Tokyo (BE) | 6,232 | 17,737 | 17,246 | 16,956 | 14,855 |
Tripoli (BE) | 10,838 | 13,270 | 14,655 | 16,342 | 11,548 |
Tunis (BE) | 4,151 | 6,044 | 6,009 | 6,037 | 6,043 |
UKvisas, London^{12} | 0 | 79 | 875 | 841 | 1,049 |
Ulaanbaatar (BE) | 1,019 | 837 | 797 | 1,139 | 2,118 |
Valletta (BHC) | 1,116 | 697 | 503 | 469 | 381 |
Victoria (BHC) | 185 | 270 | 278 | 253 | 202 |
Vienna (BE) | 2,914 | 2,599 | 2,656 | 2,595 | 2,119 |
Vilnius (BE) | 1,802 | 685 | 330 | 335 | 326 |
Warsaw (BE) | 3,713 | 2,275 | 1,172 | 1,345 | 1,419 |
Wellington (BHC) | 9,148 | 10,232 | 10,376 | 10,819 | 10,121 |
Windhoek (BHC) | 1,101 | 1,782 | 537 | 254 | 0 |
Yaounde | 2,990 | 2,802 | 2,908 | 2,659 | 3,169 |
Yekaterinburg (BCG) | 4,424 | 6,399 | 7,777 | 8,778 | 8,602 |
Yerevan (BE) | 1,072 | 1,221 | 1,441 | 1,592 | 1,719 |
Zagreb (BE) | 14,811 | 14,508 | 14,660 | 2,901 | 974 |
Grand total | 1,779,814 | 2,007,207 | 2,086,078 | 2,261,905 | 2,086,906 |
^{1} Closed May 2006 . ^{2}^{}Closed August 2007. ^{3} Closed August 2005. ^{4} Moved to air station March 2007. ^{5} Closed October 2007. ^{6} Closed August 2005. ^{7} Closed September 2005. ^{8} Closed April 2005. ^{9} Closed October 2005. ^{10} Closed August 2003. ^{11} Closed January 2004. ^{12} Diplomatic visas. BE = British Embassy BHC = British High Commission BDHC = British Deputy High Commission BCG = British Consulate-General BTO = British Trade Office RO = regional Office Note: The data is unpublished and should be used for information purposes only. Also this data includes all the endorsement category. Date Range: 1 January 2003 to 31 December 2007. Source: PMAF Search Screen |