UK Doubles the Number of Fast-Track Visas for Global Scientists -31st December, 2019

UK Doubles the Number of Fast-Track Visas for Global Scientists
The government of the UK on 23 Dec 2019 announced that they have a plan to double the fast-track visas number for scientists from around the globe, including India and many other countries. Priti Patel, UK home secretary told that the number of qualified fellowships that can offer an expedited endorsement for visas for scientists who are aspiring to conduct research in the UK will double from the current 62 places to above 120 places.

UK Immigration Announces Updates About Fast-track Visas

UK's sr. most and also Indian origin minister announced the plan that builds on UK PM Boris Johnson’s sketch for a broader pool of globally leading researchers and scientists to be able to profit from a fast-track process to receive the entry into the U.K.

The U.K is already a global leader in the field of science and technology. They aspire to make positive the UK proceeds to be at the forefront of creativity and innovation, so they require an immigration system that brings the brightest minds from throughout the globe, told Priti Patel, U.K home secretary. In line with the present process of visa application, eligible scientists who get such fellowships will simply need to present a letter from the appropriate funding organization, which will examine them in a fast-track mode in the UK home office at the visa application stage where immigration tests will be carried out. The government of the UK says this will assure that scientists or researchers are able to start their innovative & creative work in the UK as soon as feasible.

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