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Key Points

  • The United Kingdom resumed priority processing services for specific family visa applications on February 21, 2023


Starting February 21, 2023, the United Kingdom (UK) government will resume priority services for processing Entry Clearance Family Settlement Applications. As a result, family visa applications are expected to be processed in six weeks.

What are the Changes?

The government of the UK resumed priority visa services for new marriage and family visa applications. The government had initially suspended priority services for these application types to prioritize applications submitted by nationals impacted by the war in Ukraine.

Looking Ahead

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

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Home Office, United Kingdom

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