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UK - Update on HSMP Processing Times

16:26 20/07/2004
The Home Office has announced that Highly Skilled Migrant Programme (HSMP) visas are currently taking approximately four months at this time, until further notice. Applications received by 15 March...

UK - Update on FLR (IED) Applications

12:23 19/07/2004
New temporary procedures for handling Further Leave to Remain (FLR) applications have been announced today by the Home Office. Due to the recent increase in the numbers of FLR (IED) applications...

UK - New Application Forms issued

10:17 28/06/2004
The Home Office has made available updated and revised application forms and guidance notes for use from 2 July 2004. Work Permits (UK) will no longer accept any application forms that have an expiry...

UK - Science and Engineering Graduates Scheme Delayed

18:12 22/06/2004
A proposal to introduce a new Science and Engineering Graduates' Scheme wasannounced in the Chancellor's Budget Report on 9 April 2004. The scheme will be aimed at encouraging non-EEA national...

UK - ECAA Applications Remain Suspended

15:40 19/06/2004
Senior civil servant Ken Sutton has released his report on the allegations of abuse relating to European Community Association Agreement (ECAA) visas made in Bulgaria and Romania by those nationals...

UK - Fees increase for work permits

18:46 17/06/2004
The Home Office has announced that on 2 July 2004, the fee for Work Permits and Sectors Based Scheme applications will be increased to £153. This is approximately a 50% increase on the current fee of...