Foreign & Commonwealth

AFF’s Foreign & Commonwealth team can provide qualified immigration advice to members of the UK Armed Forces and their immediate family members who are eligible to apply for a visa to enter or remain in the UK under the Armed Forces rules or because they have an immediate family member who is a currently or previously serving member of the UK Armed Forces.

Processing delays due to the Ukraine crisis

Due to the Ukrainian crisis, leave to enter applications are taking longer to decide. Our entry clearance contacts are working under Ministerial instruction to prioritise Ukraine cases only, unless there are exceptional circumstances. We are unable to get an update on any applications to enter and are unable to ask for any applications to be fast-tracked. If you wish, you can escalate your application to UKVI – however this carries a charge.

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