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Visas: Coronavirus

Question for Home Office

UIN 32208, tabled on 19 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the requirement in certain categories of visa to leave the UK before being allowed to apply will be suspended during the period of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Answered on

1 May 2020

We continue to monitor the Covid-19 virus situation closely and will make appropriate and pragmatic adjustments to requirements and processes where necessary.

Given the restrictions on travel due to the current pandemic a number of restrictions on what is termed in country route switching have been relaxed.

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