UK Visa and Immigration

SERVICE UPDATE: COVID-19 advice for UK visa applicants and UK temporary residents

On 24th of March the Home office published guidance for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport and who affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.

A dedicated Coronavirus Immigration Help Centre operated by Coronavirus Immigration Team (CIT) was set up for all immigration queries related to this matter:

Help Centre.Email: CIH@homeoffice.gov.uk

Telephone: 0800 678 1767 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, calls are free of charge).

 

SERVICE UPDATE: Visa extension for those currently unable to return to home country due to COVID-19 

On 24th of March Home Secretary announced visa extension to anyone whose leave to remain in the UK expired after 24th of January 2020 and who cannot leave the country because of travel restrictions or self- isolation. The extension will last until 31st of May but will be kept under a regular review in case further extensions are needed. 

Detail of the announcement published on the Government website  HERE.

 

updated: 24/03/2020