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Archive for June, 2013

June 30th, 2013

Tier 4 student visa interviews for Turkey and Zimbabwe

Turkey and Zimbabwe are now added to the student visa interview system, which means that applicants from these countries might be called for an interview as part of their visa application process. Read the rest of this entry »

June 18th, 2013

New Super Priority Same Day Visa Service in Chennai

The Home Office has added a super priority same day visa service at the application centre in Chennai following the success of the service at the Delhi and Mumbai centres. Applicants wanting to use the service will need to pay additional fee of £600. Read the rest of this entry »

June 14th, 2013

The Home Office warns of High Workload

The Home Office has advised that it is currently a very busy time of year for UK visa applications. If you are applying to come to the UK you should ensure you allow enough time for your application to be processed. You are able to submit applications up to 3 months before your intended travel date. Read the rest of this entry »

June 11th, 2013

Spousal Visa Refusals Double

Following changes made to the immigration rules last July 2012, the UK has seen a dramatic decrease in the number of spousal visas being issued. Read the rest of this entry »

June 11th, 2013

Tuberculosis pre-entry screening for UK Visas

The Home office has added further countries to the pre-entry Tuberculosis screening programme. Applicants from these countries, applying to come to the UK for more than 6 months will be required to produce a valid medical certificate confirming they have undergone the screening and the disease was not present. Read the rest of this entry »

June 10th, 2013

The Home Office announce Changes to the Immigration Rules

The Home Office has announced a number of changes to the immigration rules which will come into effect on 1 July 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

June 3rd, 2013

UK Visa Appointments in China

With effect from today, UK visa applications must now be submitted through a pre-booked appointment at the local Visa Application Centre in China. Read the rest of this entry »