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Applicants: Online appointment bookings in UK unavailable on 26 and 29 October and our 'apply online' service on 31 October

26 October 2012

Our online service to book appointments in the UK will be unavailable between 18:00 to 21:30 on Friday 26 October 2012, 19:30 to 22:00 on Monday 29 October 2012 and our 'apply online' service for applicants in the UK will be unavailable between 19:00 to 22:15 on 31 October 2012 while we carry out essential maintenance.

Applicants in the UK using our online service to book appointments, will not be able to book appointments online when it is unavailable.

This booking service is for applicants in the UK who wish to book an ap...

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Applicants: Temporary concession for Syrians under the Immigration Rules

17 October 2012

From 15 October 2012 Syrian nationals with temporary permission to stay in the UK will have more ways to extend their stay in the UK.

If you are a Syrian national and your permission to stay in the UK (leave to remain) is about to expire, or has expired in the last 28 days, and you wish to stay in the UK there are now some new options available to you. This concession applies only until 15 March 2013.

Extend your visa

If you are here on a visa for a limited period you can ask for this to be extended for the same length ...

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Applicants: Changes to the Immigration Rules come into effect today

01 October 2012

As previously announced, a number of changes to the Immigration Rules are coming into effect today.

New Rules now apply for extending your visa

If you are applying to extend your visa under the points-based system, all working and student routes, visiting routes, long residency routes and discharged HM Forces and UK ancestry routes, new rules will now apply.

If you have limited leave to enter or remain in the UK and wish to extend your visa, you must apply within 28 days of your current visa expiring. Your applicati...

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Applicants: Changes to the Immigration Rules come into effect

01 October 2012

As previously announced, a number of changes to the Immigration Rules are coming into effect today (1 October 2012).

New Rules now apply for extending your visa

If you are applying to extend your visa under the points-based system, all working and student routes, visiting routes, long residency routes and discharged HM Forces and UK ancestry routes, new rules will now apply.

If you have limited leave to enter or remain in the UK and wish to extend your visa, you must apply within 28 days of your current visa expirin...

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Applicants: New forms for applications under the points-based system to be used from today

01 October 2012

Today we have published new versions of our forms, for applications under the points-based system.

The new forms are for applicants who are already in the UK, and should be used for any applications made, on or after 1 October 2012.

The new application forms are:

  • Tier 1 (Exceptional talent);
  • Tier 1 (Investor);
  • Tier 1 (Graduate entrepreneur);
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur);
  • Tier 1 (General);
  • Tier 2;
  • Tier 4 (Child);
  • ...
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Guidance: Visitor visa: guide to supporting documents

Updated: Updated guidance.

Use this guidance to find out which documents you need to support your application for a visitor visa.

This guidance is for use with ‘Form VAF1A’, ‘Form VAF1B’, ‘Form VAF1C’, ‘Form VAF1D’, ‘Form VAF1E’, ‘Form VAF1F’, ‘Form VAF1G’, ‘Form VAF1H’, ‘Form VAF1J’, ‘Form VAF1K’ and ‘Form VAF6’.

You can also read guidance on how to complete the application form.

 
Guidance: Visit visa: guide to supporting documents

Updated: Updated guidance.

Use this guidance to find out which documents you need to support your application for a visit visa.

A Chinese translated version is also available.

 
Applicants: Changes to your UK online application customer account from 1 October 2012

24 September 2012

From Monday 1 October 2012, we are changing the length of time that any application completed online in the UK will be held in your customer account. If you are applying outside of the UK this does not affect you. If you are applying from inside the UK your application information will only be held in your customer account for 8 weeks (56 calendar days).

This also applies to the online application process where you enter your details and then print and send us your paper application.

In all cases, we ...

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