10 August 2009

Changes made to the UK points-based system

The UK Border Agency has announced a number of changes to the points-based system and revised its guidance for employers and education providers who sponsor migrant workers and students.

UK visa mailbox

Changes to the UK immigration points-based system include a special mailbox for Universities with urgent requests needing immediate attention.

The changes have been made to ensure that the points-based system, used for UK visa and work permit assessments,  continues to facilitate the trade and travel that benefits the United Kingdom and also ensure that the immigration system is not open to abuse.

The changes to the system include:

Additionally, the UK Border Agency are:


 The UK Visa Bureau is an independent consulting company specialising in UK immigration and UK work permit applications.

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