Category: British Citizenship

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

British Warning Passport: 3 Times Longer To Process

As overseas travel began to resume in 2021, an unprecedented demand for new passports resulted in a massive backlog. To give the passport office a brief respite,  the government extended the deadline by which applicants should expect their new passport from three weeks to 10 weeks which is three times longer than the original processing…
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Australia Work Holiday Visa Update: Age Limit For British Nationals & More

The age limit for Working Holiday Visas (WHV) will be extended for British Nationals and Australians in a trade deal agreed with both countries. The deal will increase the working holiday visa (subclass 417) age limit from 30 to 35 and give Australians and British nationals a total of three years to live and work…
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Post-Brexit: Rise in British Nationals Renouncing UK Citizenship

The number of British nationals giving up their UK citizenship has increased since Brexit. The data obtained by the Independent has shown that the number of people renouncing UK citizenship increased by 30 percent in 2021 compared to 2020 and six times more than a decade ago when only about 140 decided to take such…
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British Passport Fees To Increase From February

The cost of a new British passport and renewal is set to increase from 02 February. This will be the first time in five years the fee has increased. The proposals are subject to Parliamentary scrutiny but the price of passport applications for adults and children are expected to rise. “The new fees will help…
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A Third of Hong Kongers Seeking UK Visas Were Below 18

About 38,000 citizens of Hong Kong under the age of 18 have filed an application for the UK’s British National (Overseas) visa scheme, however, the majority of requests are from residents in their prime working years. According to the figures published by Bloomberg, of the total of 142,000 citizens of Hong Kong who applied for…
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