New changes in UK Immigration from 1 October 2021.
Please keep in mind that from 1 October, 2021, people who come to the UK must use their passport and not their national security identification card with specific exclusions.
Applicants who make their applications on or after 6 October, 2021, must not leave the Common Travel Area (United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands) while their application is being processed.
On 10 September, 2021, the UK government declared a statement on modifications to its Immigration Rules. Please note that, the new rules will remain effective through 2021.
Now let’s talk about the Changes
These latest updates formed on prior modifications that were made to the UK Immigration Rules on 4 March, 2021.
On 1 October, 2021, travellers who come to the UK need to use a passport. National identity cards will only be acknowledged from nationals of the European Economic Area (EEA) who have undecided applications or visas under the EU Settlement Scheme or Frontier Worker Permit Scheme.
On 6 October, 2021, all in-country applicants who apply for any sort of visa extension need to remain in the Common Travel Area (UK, Ireland, Isle of Man or the Channel Islands) during the completeness of their application process.
A New International Sportsperson route will be initiated, and the Tier 5 Temporary Worker routes will be rebranded for athletes.
The obligations of the digital technology endorsements are being changed so that more individuals can apply to the Global Talent visa route.
On 1 January, 2022, the Youth Mobility Scheme will be available to access for applicants from more countries, including Iceland and India.
Provision for transfers and assistance policy will be offered to current and former Afghan Locally Employed Staff (LES) and their family members located outside of Afghanistan.
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