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): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (13 January 2022)

Concession allowing applications to be made at any VAC if your country’s VAC is closed has been extended to 31 March. The updated information can be found below.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (7 January 2022)

In the chapter on ‘If you’re applying to enter the UK or remain on the basis of family or private life’, updated the ‘If you’re unable to provide specified documents’ section to extend the deadline to 31 March 2022. The updated document can be found below.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): jobs that qualify for travel exemptions (31 December 2021 and 7 January 2022)

The guidance has been updated on the 31st December 2021 with information about exemptions for performing arts and film and high-end television professionals. On the 7th January 2022, information has been added regarding COVID-19 guidelines. You do not need to take a test before travel to England or quarantine on arrival if you qualify as […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (1 January 2022)

Removed link to the temporary concession for coronavirus (COVID-19) related research as the concession has ended. Updated ‘If you’re applying for a Global Talent visa’ section to advise that if you received an endorsement from a Global Talent endorsing body and you have not been able to apply for a visa within the 3-month deadline […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (30 December 2021)

Updated “If you have a Start-up visa and your business has been disrupted” section, which can be found below.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (21 December 2021)

This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus, has been updated below as the Returning Resident refund concession has now been closed.

Temporary concession: coronavirus (COVID-19) related research (16 December 2021)

Updated to advise that this concession will end on 31 December 2021. The updated information can be found below.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): jobs that qualify for travel exemptions (15 December 2021)

Clarification of rules for diplomatic missions and international organisations granted privileges and immunities in the UK. The updated information can be found below.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (15 December 2021)

The advice for UK visa customers and applicants has been updated below to reflect removal of the red list at 4:00am on 15 December 2021.