Surge in Immigration Applications Causes Processing Delays in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is experiencing a notable surge in immigration application numbers, leading to delays in processing times. This surge is attributed to recent or impending changes that substantially raise government fees or financial requirements related to visas or permits. As these changes come into effect, applicants are advised to expect continued delays in the processing of their applications. The increased demand is anticipated to persist even after the full implementation of fee and financial requirement adjustments, as authorities work through a pre-existing backlog of applications

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