UK visas set to get more expensive from this week


Tougher and more expensive visa rules announced by the Home Office last year are set to take effect from Thursday (6), affecting Indians and other nationals from outside the European Union (EU). The Tier 2 category of visas, a route used by many Indians and other nationals from outside the EU, will undergo major set of changes under the new rules. Companies in the UK hiring workers from outside the EU, such as Indians, will have to shell out an additional £1,000 annual Immigration Skills Charge, announced in March last year. “Set at £1,000 per employee per year, and a…

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