British High Commission


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British High Commission

A British embassy in a Commonwealth country. The high commissioner ranks as ambassador to that country. The term dates to the title used for the administrators indirectly ruled by the British Empire.
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The roadshows will be attended by staff from the British High Commission Consular section and representatives from the Department of Health in the UK, as well as local officials.
According to Foreign Office, British High Commission Adam Thomas was
The extension time runs not from the arrival to the UK, but from the issue of the visa and one would be lucky to get one's passport back in two months from the British High Commission.
The British High Commission have not changed their instructions, however, following a landmine attack in northern Sri Lanka which resulted in multiple casualties yesterday.
The British High Commission has appealed for the North London pair to be removed from the tough Osu prison.
Clarence House and the British High Commission worked late into the night to try to find an alternative.
British officials have said that there was no need for the man to live at the airport, and he could have received a full UK passport much sooner if he had visited the British High Commission in Kenya.
The British High Commission in Islamabad will continue to process applications from Pakistani nationals in other categories.
On the first day, 72 hopeful Jamaicans applied for visitors visas and the British High Commission approved 47, or 65%, of them, said British High Commission spokesperson, Mags Fenner-White.
A spokesman for the British High Commission said the students were on a holiday organised by the World Challenge Organisation.
But the British High Commission in Nairobi has refused Michael Munga Mundu a visa to come and live with his wife in the Wirral.
A Foreign Office spokesman said Mr Bassey was due to receive his first visit from a member of the British High Commission on Monday.
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