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Immigration concessions: Free UK Visa Extensions for Health Care Workers

Eligible health care workers from overseas are able to extend their Visa free of charge for a 12 month period.

This concession, first introduced when the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit in early 2020, was initially for doctors, nurses and paramedics seeking a visa extension. It was subsequently extended to other front-line positions on 29th April 2020. Read more …

Graduate Immigration Route: new work opportunities for international students graduating in the UK

From 1st July 2021 the new ‘Graduate Route’ will open a door to new work opportunities for international students who have invested in a UK education. It also allows the UK to retain bright and ambitious graduates who can contribute to the economy, without initially imposing stringent criteria on UK businesses. Read more …

Visa expiring – applying for exceptional assurance provision

Exceptional Assurance Provision extended until 30th June 2021: When travel restrictions were first imposed at the start of the pandemic, the Government introduced measures to protect those whose visas were expiring but were unable to leave the UK. These individuals were given the opportunity to apply for an extension of stay known as ‘exceptional assurance’. Read more …