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UK visa and immigration changes announced for October 2019

1:12 28/09/2019
Sanwar Ali comment: The changes to the Tier 2 Sponsor Licence and Tier 2 visa scheme should benefit many employers and UK visa migrants. The expensive and bureaucratic and unjust system will become a...

UK visa status still being checked using NHS patient data

22:39 14/02/2019
Sanwar Ali workpermit.com comment: Unfortunately, what has happened is not surprising. You cannot always trust those that are simultaneously working with the Home Office and apparently working for...

UK immigration health surcharge to double on 8 January 2019

18:21 06/01/2019
The UK Immigration Health Surcharge , which had been expected to double in December 2018, will increase on 8 January 2019 the Home Office has confirmed. The immigration health surcharge will increase...

UK Tier 2 visa route hit as immigration health surcharge set to double

18:15 06/04/2018
Non-EU workers applying for Tier 2 visas to work in Britain were dealt a blow recently as the UK’s immigration health surcharge looks set to double from £200 to £400 per year some time in 2018. The...

Prince Harry’s fiancée Suits Star Meghan Markle needs UK visa and faces £1,000 immigration fee will be first ethnic minority Royal

14:22 14/12/2017
Following her engagement to the UK Royal Family’s Prince Harry, US-born actress Meghan Markle needs a UK visa to live in Britain. The Suits star as an US citizen faces a potential £1,000 UK visa bill...

UK Schools Ditch UK Tier 2 Visas for Tier 5 Visas

23:17 02/04/2017
UK schools desperate to recruit teachers are hiring foreign educators on Tier 5 visas rather than Tier 2 visas , according to the anti-immigration Migration Advisory Committee (MAC). The government...