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Statement from the Home Office regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

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On March 24, the Home Office released a statement regarding immigration and the coronavirus. The main point of the announcement is that if you are in the UK and your right to reside expires between January 24 and May 31 2020 your permission to stay here will  be extended until May 31, 2020 if you cannot leave from the United Kingdom due to travel restrictions or self-isolation related to coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you are in this situation, you should immediately contact the Coronavirus Immigration Team (CIT) of the Home Office by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call them at 0800 678 1767 and provide them:

  • Your full name (including any middle name)
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Reference number of previous visa
  • Reason why you cannot return to your country of origin, for example, if the border has been closed

Here is the statement from the Home Office:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-uk-visa-applicants-and-temporary-uk-residents?utm_source=31202869-fd45-4fbc-bc79-e169265b1978&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

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Last modified on Saturday, 04 April 2020 11:55
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