27/03/2020 | Immigration News | Aejaz Mussa
Temporary Short-Term Visa Extension until 31 May 2020 for those unable to return home before their UK Immigration Visa expires
The Home Secretary has announced that if you are in the UK for a short-term immigration visa that has already expired since 24 January 2020 or is due to expire between now and 31 May 2020 and due to the Coronavirus Outbreak you are unable to return home, the Home Office will extend your immigration visa to 31 May 2020.
Out of country Long-Term Immigration Visa and/or Switching Visa Applications can be made whilst you are in the UK until 31 May 2020
The Home Secretary has announced that if your visa is coming to expire and you have plans to stay in the UK permanently or on a long-term basis and would satisfy the Immigration Rules except that the Immigration Visa application would have to be made out of the UK, the Home Office will accept any Immigration Visa applications made before 31 May 2020 to be accepted in the UK exceptionally as if you had made the application outside of the UK.
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