Posts tagged tier 2 genral visa



The spring changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules have been announced and will be introduced on 6 April 2017. The Statement of Changes confirms the completion of the government’s two-stage approach towards changing the UK’s skilled migration category Tier 2, as promised in March last year. The main changes being introduced on 6 April: Tier 2 (General): Tier […]

India adds E-Visa channel

India adds E-Visa channel

India’s great beauty has made the country tourist potential. An unending choice for travellers is the climate variations ranging from the coldest hottest and driest spread across the country. The best attractions are the simply astounding architectural wonders, topographical magnificence and last but not least the diversity of food that varies by state serves every […]

Changes to the immigration rules full...

immigration rules full fill the Migration

On March 16, the UK government announced changes to the UK’s immigration rules, implementing the final phase of changes previously recommended by the Migration Advisory Committee in March 2016. The majority of these changes will take effect on April 6, 2017. The UK Home Office is extending the requirement to provide criminal record certificates for […]

Indians account for 57% of UK Tier 2 ...

UK Tier 2 visas issued

Indian nationals secured almost 60% of the Tier 2 skilled worker visas granted by the UK in the year ending September 2016, despite UK visa numbers falling to their lowest level since 2014. Employers need to have both a Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence and a Certificate of Sponsorship for each employee they need to employ on Tier 2 Visas. The figures were released […]

UK Visas and immigration back into th...

UK Visas and immigration back

UK visas and immigration policy is thrust back into the spotlight following the aftermath of the London terrorist attack, which left five people dead – including police officer, PC Keith Palmer – and more than 40 people injured, messages of condolence poured in from around the world. However, some have used the tragedy as an […]

Indian mission in UK issues advisory ...

Indian mission in UK issues advisory

The Indian High Commission in London today advised Indian nationals in the UK to not entertain suspicious phone calls after some community members received calls demanding money for alleged mistakes on their passport and visa documents. The Indian High Commission in London today advised Indian nationals in the UK to not entertain suspicious phone calls […]

Malaysia Promotes Sustainable Tourism...

Malaysia Promotes Sustainable Tourism, Aims for One Million Indian Visitors

Malaysia has launched a new visa scheme that allows Indian passport holders to get an e-visa for a 15-day stay within 48 hours Tourism Malaysia is promoting sustainable tourism and niche travel products in India and aims to attract one million Indian visitors this year. A Malaysian delegation, led by Minister of Tourism and Culture […]

Scottish lawmakers debate new indepen...

Scottish lawmakers debate new independence referendum

British Prime Minister disapproved for a freedom referendum for the Scotland prior to the UK’s exit from the European Union. This was condemned by Scottish First minister Nicola Sturgeon and she termed the referendum as a democratic indignation. Both the leaders have taken a completely divergent stand on the issue and are heading for a […]

UK Visa Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer...

UK Visa Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer route hit with immigration

The Home Office has announced that the Tier 2 intra-company transfer (ICT) route will be subject to the immigration health surcharge (IHS). The surcharge was one of the key changes within the Immigration Act 2014 and came into force in April 2015 for a number of visa categories.   Employers with a Tier 2 Sponsorship licence are finding […]

Students migration statistics Announc...

Students migration

The international trade secretary became the second Brexiter to press the prime minister to change her policy on Wednesday, after Boris Johnson, foreign secretary, warned last year of the potential damage it could cause to the UK’s £25bn higher education exports.  Meanwhile Philip Hammond, the chancellor, and Jo Johnson, universities minister, have also suggested publicly […]