Category: UK Points Based Visas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

BNO Visa Route: Financial Package to Help Visa Holders Settle in the UK

The British government launched a new visa scheme known as the BNO visa program last 31 January 2021, with the aim of making it easier for millions of people in Hong Kong to live and work in the UK, after China imposed an extremely stringent new security law on the Special Administrative Region. BNO visa…
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What is the Tier 5 UK Youth Mobility Scheme?

The Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) Visa was introduced in 2008 and replaced the previous Working Holiday Visa. The United Kingdom exited the European Union on 31 January 2020 and with Brexit came the UK’s points-based system officially introduced on 1 January 2021. Anyone who wants to work or study in the UK and…
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Working Holiday Visas – Which Countries Offer Working Holiday Visas?

What is a Working Holiday? Who is Eligible for a Working Holiday Visa? What Can I Do on a Working Holiday Visa? Which Countries Offer Working Holiday Visas? Argentina Australia Austria Canada The Czech Republic Denmark France Germany Hong Kong Ireland Israel Italy Japan New Zealand Norway Poland South Korea Singapore Slovakia Spain Sweden The…
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UK Opens Visa Applications Under Points Based System

The Brexit transition period is about to end on 31st December and with it comes the introduction of UK’s new point-based immigration system The UK government officially launched the post-Brexit visa and immigration system last December 1. Applications are now being accepted for the new Skilled Worker visa, allowing the brightest and best from around…
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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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