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Key Points

  • The government of the United Kingdom reintroduced priority visa processing services on August 12, 2022


The government of the United Kingdom (UK) reintroduced priority processing services for customers applying under a sponsored work or student route. Applicants will be permitted to apply for Priority Visa (PV) services or Super Priority Visa (SPV) services.

These options will not be available to Start-Up and High Potential Individual visa applications and family visa applications.

Travelers should check here to ensure that the Visa Application Centre offers PV and SPV services. For additional information on processing wait times, check here.

What are the Changes?

Beginning August 12, 2022, the government of the UK will allow sponsored workers and students to request priority processing of their visa applications.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of the United Kingdom’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of the United Kingdom

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