Category: UK Immigration

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Brexit: UK-Issued Driving Licences No Longer Valid

British nationals living in Spain will be hit with a driving ban after the two nations failed to reach a post-Brexit agreement on UK driving licences. The British Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, announced that starting from 1 May 2022, all British citizens who have been residing in Spain for over six months will no…
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UK Visa Priority Services Suspended

Amid the ongoing Ukraine crisis, UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) has taken the decision without prior notice to suspend priority and super-priority visa processing services for all applications being made from outside the UK.  Not only have the priority services been suspended, but the UKVI update says that “applications for study, work and family visas…
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What is the UK’s New High Potential Individual Visa? – Tier 1 General Reincarnated?

A new High Potential Individual visa will soon be launched enabling you to circumnavigate the current points-based visa system in the United Kingdom. On July 22nd 2021, the UK Government outlined the plans for its new innovation strategy, designed to improve investment in private-sector research and aid economic growth within the innovation sector. The plans…
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UK Closes ‘Golden Visa’ Scheme

The UK closes its “golden visa” scheme that allows wealthy foreign nationals to settle in the country in exchange for bringing investment. The British government said on 17 February 2022 that it is scrapping so-called “golden visas” offering residency to wealthy foreign investors amid security concerns and renewed calls for the United Kingdom to review…
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NHS COVID Pass Rolled Out For 12-15-Year Olds

On 13 December, the NHS COVID pass was rolled out to 12-15-year olds for international travel, allowing even more people to be able to prove their vaccine status. Children in England who have had a full course of a COVID-19 vaccination will be eligible for an NHS COVID Pass letter for travel from 13 December.…
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