Category: UK Visas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

What are the High Potential Individual Visa Requirements?

The UK high potential individual visa route was first alluded to on 3rd March 2021 by the UK’s treasury in the “attracting global talent and boosting investment” section of its “Build Back Better: our plan for growth” paper.  It was then announced in a statement of changes to the immigration rules on 9th July 2019.…
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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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New Zealand Reopens to Visa Waiver Countries

New Zealand has finally reopened its borders to international visitors from visa waiver countries including the UK. Since 1 May, New Zealand has lifted the international travel ban that has been in place for more than two years. Arrivals must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and meet all other entry requirements. “We’re ready to welcome…
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Saudi Arabia Reopens Visa on Arrival for US, UK & Schengen Visa Holders

The authorities of Saudi Arabia have announced that all persons who hold a valid US, UK or Schengen visa can receive a 12-month visa on arrival upon entering the kingdom. This means that all individuals who have a valid US, UK, and Schengen visa can now receive a tourism visa upon their arrival in Saudi…
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Post-Brexit: Non-Irish EU Citizens Soon to Be Subject to Travel Authorisation Requirement to Enter UK

The UK government has voted to introduce a requirement for a visa waiver which non-Irish EU citizens need to cross the UK border as part of the new British immigration laws. The proposal is part of the Nationality and Borders Bill and was supported by the majority of MPs.  Under the new measure, non-Irish EU…
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