UK visa overstayers will be refused further leave
05 July 2012
For concise and recent immigration information watch our news.From 1 October 2012 if you have overstayed your leave in the UK by more than 28 days any application for further leave will be refused. This change in the Immigration Rules will affect applicants applying for further leave under:
- All work, business and student visa routes such as the Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 4, and Tier 5 visa categories;
- All other visa applications under the Tier visa points based system;
- Visitor visas;
- Long residency visas;
- Discharged HM Forces visas; or
- UK ancestry visas.
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If you have limited leave to remain you must ensure you apply to extend your leave, if needed, in time. If you wish to remain in the UK after the 28 day period you should leave the UK and reapply for a visa.
The UK Home Office recently announced that in most cases the right to appeal against a refusal for a family visit visa will be abolished this month. In all refused visa cases, applicants will still be able to appeal on limited grounds such as human rights or race discrimination grounds.
Applicants with limited leave to remain should ensure they apply to extend their visa in time, before their visa expires.
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