Coronavirus (COVID-19) affects on UK visa processing and immigration

Coronavirus (COVID-19) affects on UK visa processing and immigration

Britain has no plans to extend visas due to coronavirus

The UK currently does not plan to extend visas that have already been issued, a source in the country’s foreign Ministry told news agency.

The coronavirus pandemic disrupted the plans of many tourists around the world, including Russian ones.

“The process of issuing British visas in Russia remains unchanged at the moment, so we do not plan to extend those that have already been issued,” the source said, stressing that any changes in the procedure for issuing documents will be reported separately by the British side.
He recalled that today regular flights from Russia to the UK continue to be performed.

The world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of THE new covid-19 coronavirus a pandemic on March 11. More than 179 thousand people in more than 150 countries have been infected in the world, most of them have recovered, and more than 7.4 thousand have died.