Category: UK Visa News

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Travel Chaos: Strikes Likely to Disrupt Holiday Plans

UK’s biggest tour operator, TUI, has issued a warning for UK passengers setting off this week as strikes could cause them to miss their flight. On top of ongoing airport chaos, hours-long queues at ports, and thousands of flight and rail cancellations, people looking to get to the airport could run into problems if they…
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Contactless Digital Border: Electronic Travel Authorisation to Enter the UK

The British government reveals its plan to implement the Electronic Travel Authorisation scheme, which obliges visitors to apply for permission to visit the country, including EU tourists. The new scheme intends to establish a ‘contactless’ border crossing from 2024, meaning that some passengers will be able to enter the country exempted from using an electronic…
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UK Visa Delays

If you have recently applied for a UK visa, you will probably be aware that it may take longer to receive a decision on your application due to widespread delays currently impacting Home Office processing times. The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) office is currently facing a high volume of applications for visas, resulting in…
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London’s Heathrow Caps Number Passengers to Ease Disruptions

London’s Heathrow Airport announced it has capped the number of departing passengers each day in an effort to limit the disruptions that have plagued air travel during the busy summer travel season. The airport will be limiting passenger traffic to just 100,000 departures per day from 12 July to 11 September 2022. Britain’s busiest airport,…
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Brexit Blamed For Decline In Numbers of EU students at Oxford

Oxford University has blamed Brexit for the sharp decline in the number of students from the European Union. Brexit has caused a “steep decline” in the number of students from the European Union going to study at Oxford University, the annual admissions report has shown. The university’s annual report found the number admitted from the…
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