Guidance

Guidance for Syrian nationals in the UK on how to extend their visa

Guidance on how Syrian nationals in the UK can extend their visa based on the concessions to the Immigration Rules.

Documents

Concessions to the Immigration Rules for Syrian nationals

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Equality (Syria) Authorisation 2016

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Detail

Use this guidance if you are a Syrian national in the UK wishing to extend your visa, and you want to understand the details of the concessions.

The government has renewed the immigration concession for Syrian nationals for a further year, until 28 February 2017. This concession gives greater flexibility to Syrian nationals who are in the UK on a visa, by offering them more ways to extend their stay in the UK.