Category: Living in the UK

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Gibraltar May Join The Schengen Zone

Gibraltar could be added to the EU’s borderless Schengen area. A border-free area is an area that guarantees EU citizens to move freely in the Schengen zone. Even non-EU nationals can get access to any area that falls under the Schengen countries. The Minister for Tourism and Business, Vijay Daryanani, told  The Telegraph a treaty…
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Contactless Digital Border: Electronic Travel Authorisation to Enter the UK

The British government reveals its plan to implement the Electronic Travel Authorisation scheme, which obliges visitors to apply for permission to visit the country, including EU tourists. The new scheme intends to establish a ‘contactless’ border crossing from 2024, meaning that some passengers will be able to enter the country exempted from using an electronic…
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UK Visa Delays

If you have recently applied for a UK visa, you will probably be aware that it may take longer to receive a decision on your application due to widespread delays currently impacting Home Office processing times. The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) office is currently facing a high volume of applications for visas, resulting in…
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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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More People Choose Rail Routes To Travel

A poll conducted by Opinium Research for High Speed 1 (HS1) has shown that a large share of persons would travel to Europe by train if there were more available routes. Opinium surveyed 1,000 UK workers who have travelled for business within the last five years. According to the data provided by Opinium Research, 81…
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