Category: Coronavirus resources

Here you will find resources we have marked as relevant to coronavirus. These are either ILPA-produced documents or government guidance documents. Please look out for our regular emails on coronavirus issues to see where will be taking member feedback.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): jobs that qualify for travel exemptions (21 November 2020)

Specialist technical workers – subsea telecommunications infrastructure added to list.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (24 November 2020)

Change made:Updated to include visa extension for healthcare workers whose visa expires between 1 October 2020 and 31 March 2021.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (20 November 2020)

Updated UK VAC concession to 31 March 2021.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): jobs that qualify for travel exemptions (17 November 2020)

Exemption for seasonal poultry workers added.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (19 November 2020)

Updated UK VAC concession to 31 March 2021.

UKVI Asylum Operations National Restrictions Update (5 November 2020)

Please find below information and updates regarding Asylum Operations’ response to the most recent national restrictions in relation to Covid-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (5 November 2020)

Updated information to explain that overseas services will remain open but dependent on local country restrictions, and that Home Office in-country immigration services (UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services, Service and Support Centres and English Language Test centres) will remain open. Updated ‘If you’re applying to enter the UK or remain on the basis of […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (1 November 2020)

Updated information for people in the UK whose visa or leave expires between 1 November and 30 November 2020. Updated ‘If you’re applying to enter the UK or remain on the basis of family or private life’ section to include information about the job support scheme and family emergency cases.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update (16 October 2020)

(1) Introduced new switching criteria for the family and private visa concession (see under heading: ‘If you’re applying to enter the UK or remain on the basis of family or private life’). (2) Updated the loss of income information (loss of income due to coronavirus up to 1 January 2021 will be considered, provided the […]