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.

ILPA/The Law Society meeting with George Shirley of UKVI on 25th February 2021 to discuss Covid – related policy issues

Please find below ILPA’s note of the meeting held on the 25th February 2021. Also attached is a document outlining the questions and issues raised by ILPA and the Law Society which now includes the responses provided by UKVI.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (4 March 2021)

Updated guidance in the ‘if you intend to stay in the UK’ section.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (1 March 2021)

Amended ‘If you’re in the UK’ section, updating exceptional assurance visa or leave expiry dates to between 1 March 2021 and 31 March 2021.

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

Added new information under “New coronavirus testing and quarantine rules” section.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (5 February 2021)

Updated guidance for ‘If you’re applying for a visitor visa, visa in transit or direct airside transit visa (DAT)’. Added guidance for ‘If you’ve remained outside the UK for over 2 years and due to coronavirus travel restrictions your indefinite leave has lapsed’. Added guidance for those who have already obtained a Returning Resident visa […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (27 January 2021)

Updated ‘If you’re outside the UK’ section to include information about applying for a visa to the UK. The concessions to the family and private life section have been extended until 31 May 2021.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (7 January 2021)

Added continuation of service notice regarding new coronavirus restrictions.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents (6 January 2021)

Added information on Occupational Structured Clinical Examination deadline extension.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Worker, Temporary Worker and Student sponsors (6 January 2021)

Altered guidance surrounding students deferring their studies for periods in excess of 60 days.