Agencies | , Hong Kong
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 07:23 AM IST
Anyone with a British National (Overseas) passport and their dependents can now apply online for a visa allowing them to live and work in the UK.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 07:27 PM IST
Official figures show that the ICT visa is mostly issued to Indians, reflecting the growing number of Indian software companies setting up base or servicing clients from a UK base.
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 06:52 PM IST
The visas of 12,708 stranded Indians were extended due to Covid-19-related issues until June 2020, mainly because they were unable to travel home due to flights being discontinued.
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 11:47 PM IST
According to latest immigration statistics from the Home Office for the year ending June 2020, the list of top five countries whose citizens mentioned sexual orientation in asylum applications is headed by Pakistan, followed by Nigeria, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Namibia.
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 06:28 AM IST
The visa extension was announced as new figures by the Office for National Statistics showed that the number of deaths is higher than those released by the Department of Health and Social Care, which releases figures of deaths in hospitals, and not those in homes and care-homes.
London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 02:02 PM IST
The hike was expected as it was in the December 2019 General Election manifesto of the Boris Johnson-led government, but its timing is now confirmed as this year.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Indian professionals accounted for half of the Tier 2 work-related visas issued during 2019: an increase of 3 per cent, to 57,199.
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 06:55 PM IST
Given India’s growing capabilities of citizen identification, the UK should treat it as a ‘low-risk’ country for visas, which can be the first step to rekindle bilateral relations that have seen a catalogue of missed opportunities in the recent past, a senior Conservative figure said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2019 05:01 PM IST
As the number of EU citizens moving to the UK dwindles due to uncertainty over Brexit, new figures released on Thursday show more Indian citizens were granted visas across various streams during the year ending December 2018.
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 07:02 AM IST
The new route, called the UKRI Science, Research and Academia scheme, has been added to the Tier 5 (Temporary worker – government authorised exchange) visa route.
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 06:22 PM IST
The cap was introduced as part of the Conservative government’s plans to curb immigration, when May was the home secretary in 2011. Doctors and nurses have now been excluded from the cap given their major shortage in the National Health Service.
London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 08:23 PM IST
Latest Office of National Statistics (ONS) data shows Indians as the largest chunk of skilled work visas granted to nationals from outside the EU, indicating that they are likely to be the hardest hit by the UK visa cap
Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 11:55 PM IST
Section 322 (5) of the Immigration Act is designed to deal with criminals and those considered a threat to national security, but the British Home Office has invoked it when applications for indefinite stay by professionals from India and other countries show errors in tax returns.
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 02:16 PM IST
Patel, operating out of offices in West London in 2015, made Tier 2 visa applications for at least 16 complainants using a fake Certificate of Sponsorship.