Category: UK Points Based Visas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK Bans Family Members on Health and Care Worker Visas

Overseas care workers will be banned from bringing family members with them on their visa under the new rules. The Health and Care Worker Visa is open to qualified doctors, nurses, and other health and adult social care professionals who wish to undertake an eligible job with the NHS, an NHS supplier, or in adult…
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IHS Fee Update: IHS Fee Set to Increase on February 2024

The UK Government has approved a significant 66% increase in the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS), with the change set to take effect from February 6, 2024.  The IHS, introduced in 2015, requires migrants to contribute to NHS healthcare costs and is payable alongside most visa applications for access to the National Health Service (NHS) during…
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The UK To Increase Minimum Salary Threshold for Foreign Workers

The UK is presently proposing a significant change in its immigration policies, which has sparked debate across all sectors. The UK government may be planning to enforce a rule that would require foreign workers to be paid a salary exceeding £30,000 to come to Britain.  Ministers are contemplating a significant shift in immigration regulations, considering…
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UK Visa Health Surcharge Fees Set to Increase in 2024

Following the recent amendments to UK visa and nationality fees, the British government has set its eyes on another substantial change, which is slated to go into force in 2024. This upcoming change will largely affect the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS), which is a fee placed on any individual wishing to stay in the UK…
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Spain Abolishes 6-Month Absence Rule For Temporary Residents

Spain has much to offer for individuals who want to relocate to live, work, and study in the country. It boasts fascinating culture, great weather, and a laid-back lifestyle.  Now, your residence permit, which is valid for up to five years,  will remain valid even if you are away from the Spanish territory for 6…
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