Visitor visa (includes Business and Academic Visitors)
Links and Previous Updates
See the latest information on the 'Right to Work' HR web page.
Manual right to work checks changing from 1 October 2022
If the person holds an acceptable physical document for right to work which is on the latest list published by the Home Office, the original document must be seen by the checker. Copies or photos of an original document can no longer be accepted. This mainly affects British and Irish nationals
EU nationals will be unable to enter the UK using a national ID card from 1 October 2022*
From 1 October 2022, EU nationals will be unable to enter the UK using a national ID card and will need to use a passport.
*There are some exceptions to this which include EU nationals who have settled or pre-settled status, or a frontier worker permit. In these cases, they can continue to use their national ID card to enter the UK until at least 31 December 2025.
Latest Home Office immigration news for visa holders affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic (updated on 15 February 2022).
Latest news on testing required for those travelling to England can be found here (last updated 2 March 2022).
Travel to England from another country during coronavirus (COVID-19) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Latest news on testing required for those travelling from England can be found here. (last updated 24 January 2022)
Travel abroad from England during coronavirus (COVID-19) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
For any staff or academic visitor related immigration queries, you can contact us directly.
The scheme which provides reimbursement support for visa and IHS surcharge fees.