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Immigration Health Surcharge will rise to £624 from 27th October 2020

Following the Immigration (Health Charge) (Amendment) Order 2020 (SI 2020 No. 1086) made today, 6th October 2020, the Immigration Health Surcharge will increase from £400 a year to £624 a year on 27th October 2020. The order also states that applicants for a Health and Care visa are exempt from paying the surcharge. A reduced…

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Immigration Health Surcharge increase to £624 delayed

The Immigration Health Surcharge will no longer increase from £400 to £624 on 1 October 2020 as originally planned. The planned increase in the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) has been postponed, the earliest it could come into force would be on 15 October 2020. The revised order also provides that applicants for a Health and Care Visa are exempt…

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Updated Immigration Rules for BN(O) citizens

For BN(O) citizens enter the UK, Border Force officers may be able to consider granting ‘Leave Outside the Rules’ at the UK border for a period of up to 6 months to you and your accompanying dependants. You can then apply for the Hong Kong BN(O) Visa from within the UK when it is available…

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