23 Jun '11, 4am

Visa application process to study in UK made simpler

SINGAPORE: Singapore students studying in the UK will benefit from a new streamlined visa application process. This streamlined process will kick in on July 4 for students from countries such as Singapore, whose nationals pose a low immigration risk to the UK. A statement from the British High Commission said the process will mean that Singaporean visa applicants going to study in the UK will generally not be expected to provide documentary evidence of financial maintenance and education qualifications when they apply. This, the statement said will make the application process simpler for these students. Singaporean applicants should complete their visa application form online at www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas . They should then make an appointment online to attend the visa application centre at Robinson Road, to provide their biometrics and submit their completed applic...

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