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Visas of Uzbek citizens unable to leave the UK to be extended until May 31

Visas of citizens of Uzbekistan, who are unable to leave the UK due to travel restrictions and whose residence permits expire, will be extended until May 31, 2020.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs addressed to citizens of the Republic residing in the United Kingdom.

According to the Uzbek Embassy in London, due to the situation with the coronavirus pandemic, the British Interior Ministry has posted new rules on its official portal on extending visas of foreigners staying in the UK.

Reportedly, visas of citizens of Uzbekistan, who are unable to leave the United Kingdom due to travel restrictions and whose residence permits to stay in the country have expired, will be extended until 31 May 2020.

To do this, one should contact the UK Immigration Service by e-mail CIH@homeoffice.gov.uk, provide the necessary information (full name, citizenship, previous visa number) and a brief explanation of why he/she is currently unable to leave the country (e.g., closure of borders).

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