||<p>Comprehensive guidance is published on GOV.UK on the visa application process.
This includes information regarding our Customer Service Standards (CSS) timescales
for processing visa applications.</p><p>If an application is complex or delayed for
any reason, Visas & Citizenship staff contact the applicant and inform them if
it is anticipated that the CSS will not be met.</p><p>Applicants can contact V&C
should the need arise. Contact details are published on the GOV.UK website here: <br><a
V&C are made aware of any compelling or compassionate circumstances, consideration
will be given to expediting assessment of the application, where appropriate and possible.</p>