Category: UK Immigration

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK Travel Ban: Increasing calls for regional approach on quarantine rules

Concerns that the UK could add Portugal again to the ever-expanding list of countries requiring a quarantine upon arrival in the UK have restarted calls to adjust how the 14-day quarantine rule is handled. While some EU countries have implemented travel advice based on ‘traffic light’ system which splits regions into red, amber and green…
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UK Visa Statistics: Skilled Worker Visas Being Granted Plummets During Covid-19 Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an unprecedented fall in the amount of skilled migration, overseas assignees, intra-company transfers, foreign student numbers and family visa applications. The fall in UK visa statistics numbers reverses the trend of steady increases in the levels of immigration from non-EU countries earlier in the year The latest data are the…
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Everything you need to know about the UK Global Talent visa

In January 2020, the UK government has introduced the Global Talent visa which will replace Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa effective 20 February 2020.  The visa was introduced to encourage talented minds to work and settle in the UK. The Tier 1 Exceptional Talent route remains open for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) applications only.…
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Travellers returning to the UK from Spain will have to quarantine for 14 days

UK updates the travel quarantine list The UK Government has a safe list of countries that travellers do not need to quarantine if they arrive from those countries. The government has confirmed that they will keep the conditions in these countries and territories under review. If they worsen they will reintroduce self-isolation requirements. On Saturday…
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UK Announces Hong Kong British National Overseas Visa

UK Announces Hong Kong BN(O) Visa

A new Hong Kong BN(O) Visa will give British National (Overseas) citizens the ability to come to the UK to make a new life. The UK is creating a new immigration route for British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) citizens from Hong Kong, reflecting the unique and unprecedented circumstances in Hong Kong and the UK’s historic and…
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