- The United Kingdom will require nationals of Georgia or Russia to acquire a transit visa when transiting through the UK beginning October 5, 2023
The government of the United Kingdom (UK) will require nationals of Georgia or Russia to acquire a transit visa when transiting through the UK beginning October 5, 2023. Exemptions will apply to applicants who scheduled a trip before September 8, 2023.
Applicants are required to apply for a transit visa at least 48 hours before departure for the UK. For additional information on the application process for transit visas, check here.
What are the Changes?
The government of the UK will require Georgian and Russian nationals to apply for transit visas if they plan to transit through the UK on or after October 5, 2023.
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: The Government of the United Kingdom