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UK Visa Charges to Rise for Indians, Non-EU Immigrants from December

The new announcement is likely to increase an estimated 220 million in extra funding for the government-run National Health Service (NHS). (Photo: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

UK visa fee for the non-European Union (EU) countries including India is set to rise as the British government is on its way to double the immigration health surcharge (IHS) from December this year. IHS introduced in April 2015, will move up from £200 to £400 a year with the reduced rate for the students rising from £150 to £300, the UK government said. The proposal for an increase in IHS was announced earlier this year, however, it was tabled before the parliament last week. The new announcement is likely to increase an estimated 220 million in extra funding for…

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