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Immigration Fees to the UK set to rise starting April, 2018

Immigration Fees to the UK set to rise starting April, 2018

March, 2018

On the 16th of March, the UK home office released a statement about the recent legislation that has been made to immigration, visa and nationality fees.

Health charges set to increase to £400 a year for temporary migrants

Health charges set to increase to £400 a year for temporary migrants

February, 2018

Last week, the UK government announced plans to double the health surcharge paid by temporary immigrants applying from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who are heading to the UK to work, study or join family for 6 months or more.

Passport prices set to increase up to 27% starting from March 27, 2018

Passport prices set to increase up to 27% starting from March 27, 2018

February, 2018

Earlier this week, the UK Passport office announced that it is raising the fees to submit a passport renewal application by post, with online renewals remaining a cheaper alternative.

Banks and Building Societies have been instructed to check immigration status of Account Holders

Banks and Building Societies have been instructed to check immigration status of Account Holders

February, 2018

Banks and building societies have been instructed to check the immigration status of account holders against a list of known illegal immigrants residing in the United Kingdom.

UK and EU don’t share views on divorce bill

UK and EU don’t share views on divorce bill

May, 2017

Brexit has been formally triggered two months ago but the two parties remain at variance over the divorce bill.
Theresa May calls for snap election to secure post-Brexit future

Theresa May calls for snap election to secure post-Brexit future

April, 2017

On Tuesday, April 18, UK Prime Minster Theresa May stunned the world when she publicly declared that she would seek a general snap election to ensure that all her administration’s efforts to push for a smooth Brexit would not end in futility.
Breaking: UK Supreme Court Upholds Minimum Income Requirement

Breaking: UK Supreme Court Upholds Minimum Income Requirement

February, 2017

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom ruled that the minimum income required for a British citizen to sponsor a non-EEA spouse should stand, stating that it is “acceptable in principle.”
Report: London still a Major Favourite City Amongst Students

Report: London still a Major Favourite City Amongst Students

February, 2017

The city of London still managed to rank 3rd in the latest Best Student Cities report
UK to Introduce Foreign Talent Acquisition Fee to Employers

UK to Introduce Foreign Talent Acquisition Fee to Employers

February, 2017

The government of the United Kingdom is planning to introduce a new incentive program to reduce local employers’ reliance on foreign talent.
Applying for a UK visa? You Might Need to Pay Health Surcharge

Applying for a UK visa? You Might Need to Pay Health Surcharge

January, 2017

The immigration health surcharge (IHS) always comes as a surprise to foreign nationals applying for a UK visa. Still, the UK government constantly reminds the public that paying the IHS is mandatory for select visa applicants.