Work and Mission of British High Commission
Base on history, Cameroon and the United Kingdom have historically maintained close and friendly ties since colonial past. What justifies today that in Yaounde Avenue Winston Churchill you can see the house of British High Commission. In Cameroon, They support the country’s goal of becoming an emerging economy by 2035 by supporting sustainable democratic reform. Challenging corruption, supporting adherence to international human rights standards and improving commercial co-operation. Economically, both countries work closely together as partners in the Commonwealth.
British High Commission work in society helps citizens and institutions contribute to a more inclusive, open and prosperous society. Furthermore they are partner with civil society organisations, government ministries in Yaounde to deliver high quality programmes. In educational field, they connect the UK and education sectors around the world, promote global citizenship and strengthen international cooperation. Further, foster dialogue and international partnerships between higher education institutions and organisations. British High Commission works in education, help students by making education and training systems better able to meet labor market.
British High Commission in Yaounde, runs an inclusive range of consular services to local, British and international citizens in Cameroon. Since July 2016 visa application center left British High Commission in Yaounde and move to new location in Bastos road near German Embassy. The application process will not change. Visa applicants have to complete applications and pay visa fee online at Visa4UK before taking appointment on Visa Application Centre.
The Visa Application Centre will be open every day between 08:00 am – 3:30 pm. Applicants submit visa applications on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and can collect their passports on any week day. All visa applications, except for those applying to settle in the UK, should allow between 5-45 working days from the date of submission of their visa application before collecting their visa decision. Applicants are advised to check the website, www.ukincameroon.fco.gov.uk on a regular basis for news updates on this change to UK visa services.