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Visas: Russia

Question for Home Office

UIN HL6378, tabled on 23 February 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Russian citizens who have been granted Tier 1 (Investor) visas are subject to sanctions following Russia's invasion of parts of Ukraine.

Answered on

28 March 2022

The Home Office publishes data on entry clearance visas in the ‘Immigration Statistics Quarterly Release’. Data on the number of applications from Investor visas (previously Tier 1) to Russian nationals, and the decisions on such applications are published in tables ‘Vis_D01’ and ‘Vis_D02’ of the entry clearance detailed datasets. Information on how to use the dataset can be found in the ‘Notes’ page of the workbook.

The latest data includes up to the end of 2021.

Please note that the published data relate to Russian nationals, regardless of their residency. Information on future Home Office statistical release dates can be found in the ‘Research and statistics calendar’.

As of 18th March 2022 a total of 8 Russian nationals subject to UK sanctions in connection to the invasion of Ukraine have been identified as holding or having held leave as a Tier 1 (investor) migrant or as a Tier 1 (investor) migrant dependent.

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