Category: UK Visas

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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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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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Secretary of State for the Home Office, Priti Patel sets out post-Brexit immigration plan – including a new health and care visa

Secretary of State for the Home Office, Priti Patel sets out post-Brexit immigration plan – including a new health and care visa

A fast-track health and care visa is being unveiled as the UK’s plans for a points-based immigration system when the EU’s freedom of movement ends at midnight on 31st December 2020. Under the new UK points based immigration scheme, EU migrants are to be treated the same as those from the rest of the world.…
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Post Study Work Visa Options for International Students to think about

Post Study Work Visa Options for International Students to think about

When you study abroad, a question always arises for international students: What happens post-study? Why should I choose one country over another to study in? So it’s important to know what are the post study work visa options for international students. Once you have completed your course, you have to decide whether you stay or…
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