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New rules requiring all landlords in the UK to check the “Right to Rent”

New rules requiring all landlords in the UK to check the “Right to Rent”

October, 2015

The new rules requiring all landlords in the UK to check the “Right to Rent” of prospective tenants before renting out their property will take effect from 1 February, 2016.
UK increases user pay fees for use of Visa Application Centres(VAC)

UK increases user pay fees for use of Visa Application Centres(VAC)

September, 2015

Applicants for a UK visa will pay a fee of £52 for using the application centers, in addition to their visa application fees as of September 1, 2015.
New Measures to Toughen Illegal Immigrants to UK

New Measures to Toughen Illegal Immigrants to UK

September, 2015

A new immigration bill makes it harder for people to live in the UK illegally by restricting access to public services and benefits.
UK Changed Immigration Rule Requiring Biometric Registration

UK Changed Immigration Rule Requiring Biometric Registration

August, 2015

Effective 31 July 2015, any non-EEA citizen who applies for a visa to travel to the UK with durations in excess of six months is required to acquire a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP).
New Rules for non-EU students in UK Released

New Rules for non-EU students in UK Released

July, 2015

New rules for non-EU students in UK will be taken effect on this August. Accordingly, all part-time work rights for non-EU students studying at publicly funded colleges will be restricted.
Warning on Fraudulent Email Containing Virus by Home Office

Warning on Fraudulent Email Containing Virus by Home Office

July, 2015

A warning on fraudulent email purporting to come from the Home Office has been published by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB).
UK’s Tier 4 Student Visa Rules Changed

UK’s Tier 4 Student Visa Rules Changed

July, 2015

On 13 July, 2015, the British government announced a series of major changes to the foreign student’s immigration rules, many of which affect the Tier 4 of the Points-based system. However, the changes will not affect students who are studying at a UK university at degree level or above, except for those at below degree level in further education colleges.
UK to Launch New Single Visa System for Chinese Visitors

UK to Launch New Single Visa System for Chinese Visitors

June, 2015

The UK Government plans to announce a new scheme that will permit Chinese visitors to apply for UK and Schengen visas in a single procedure. The new scheme will attract thousands of Chinese visitors to the country.
UK Universities to Reinstate Post-Study Work Visa for Indians

UK Universities to Reinstate Post-Study Work Visa for Indians

June, 2015

UK Universities are requesting the reinstatement of the expanded post-study work policies towards countering the decline foreign students, seeking to enter the country for higher studies.
Exit Checking Begins For Travelers in UK

Exit Checking Begins For Travelers in UK

April, 2015

From April 8,2015 United Kingdom has started checking exits for outbound travelers at UK travel hubs.