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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

May 28th, 2013

Tuberculosis Screening – UK visa applications

Applicants from certain countries applying to come to the UK for more than 6 months will need to have been screened for active Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Applicants must produce a valid medical certificate issued by a medical practitioner confirming they have undergone the screening and the disease was not present.

May 28th, 2013

Tier 4 Student Visa Interviews

The Home Office has announced that applications for Tier 4 student visas may require an interview.

May 21st, 2013

City & Guilds English Language Certificates – Bangladesh

The Home Office has announced they have resolved a series of processing problems with City & Guilds English language certificates in Bangladesh.