As per the details, the UK Joint Visa will enable foreign visitors from India and China to travel between the UK and Ireland.
New UK Joint Visa for Indians, Chinese—The UK Joint Visa will help foreigners from India and China to travel between Ireland and the UK.
This has been announced by Frances Fitzgerald, the Minister for Justice, the new UK joint visa program will be started in autumn for India and China.
The UK Joint Visa scheme will facilitate foreigners from India and China to travel freely between the UK and Ireland from this autumn. This simply means a single visa for foreigners from India and China wanting to visit both Ireland and the UK.
The initiation of this latest endeavor was by Irish Naturalization and Immigration Service and the UK Home Office. As of now, many foreigner visitors, including business visitors and overseas tourists, require separate visas for traveling to the UK and Ireland.
From Autumn this year, this new immigration facility will become available only to foreign visitors from two nations, namely India and China(both are Asian nations).
UK aims to become more alluring to foreigners—Foreigners will be attracted to come and visit the UK through the latest initiative announced by the UK government. So, the UK Joint Visa scheme will aim to lure more and more foreigners to visit Ireland and the UK. Giving details, Frances Fitzgerald, the Minister for Justice, said that India and China are the first ever nations to get advantage of this latest immigration scheme.
Its being hoped that the success of this new UK immigration scheme will be beneficial for both the nations, he further affirmed.
Details of the new immigration program—We would like to inform all the aspirants of visiting the UK and Ireland hailing from India and China that prior to the immigration scheme, foreign visitors from India and China had the facility to enter Ireland only for a short period of time.
This facility was available through an initiative named Ireland short-stay waiver(effective in July 2011). Ms Fitzgerald further informed that both Ireland and the UK stay committed to help foreigners gain the benefit of this latest immigration initiative.