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UNITED KINGDOM – Visa Fee Increases from 04 October

September 22, 2023

The UK government unveiled a forthcoming adjustment in immigration fees to take effect from October 4, 2023 to support critical services.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Review of Recent Rule Changes

September 13, 2023

Adjustments to UK Immigration Rules were recently released and have brought about some key changes. The main bulk of the amendments simply address minor technical issues and provide clarity and consistency. They go into effect on 28 September.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Transit Visa Requirement for Russians, Georgians

September 11, 2023

On 8 September, an amendment to the Immigration (Passenger Transit Visa) Order 2014 went into effect, adding Georgia and Russia to the list of countries or territories whose nationals need transit visas in order to pass through the United Kingdom without entering while transiting to another country.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Late EU Settlement Scheme applications to face further scrutiny from UKVI

August 14, 2023

The UK is implementing a number of changes to the EU Settlement Scheme for EU citizens in the UK, effective from 09 August 2023.

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UNITED KINGDOM: UKVI Tripling Fines for Illegal Workers

August 10, 2023

The UKVI is increasing fines for businesses using illegal laborers and is performing more checks on businesses in the UK.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Countries Added to Visa List

July 24, 2023

The UK Home Office has added five countries to the visit visa list, meaning passport holders must now acquire a visa to visit the UK.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Statement of Changes, July 2023

July 18, 2023

The Home Office published changes to the UK Immigration Rules (Statement of Changes) on July 2023 affecting students, skilled workers, and Ukrainian refugees.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Immigration Health Surcharge and Visa Application Fee Increases

July 14, 2023

The UK Home Office have announced a large increase to both the Immigration Health Surcharge and visa application fees in order to support the pay rise increases proposed for UK doctors and the police force.

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UNITED KINGDOM – UK and New Zealand Expand Work-Abroad Schemes

June 16, 2023

Youth Mobility and Working Holiday schemes are visa options designed to facilitate young adults in experiencing life in a different country to promote cultural exchange and enable participants to gain international work experience and broaden their skills.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Heathrow Strikes, Summer 2023

June 16, 2023

Heathrow Airport is expecting major delays (and potential flight cancellations) this summer due to union strikes. Approximately 2,000 officers will be taking part in the strikes, with Terminals 3 and 5 impacted for the first time.

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