UK announces new points-based visa system

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News:The United Kingdom has announced the launch of the UK’s new points-based visa system.

Facts:

About the points based visa system:

  • The system is aimed at attracting the brightest and the best from the world and cutting down the low-skilled workers coming to the United Kingdom.
  • The system will come into force from January 1, 2021 at the end of the transition period after the UK’s exit from the European Union(EU).
  • It will apply equally to the EU and non-EU countries.Under this,points will be assigned for specific skills, qualifications ,salaries and professions with visas only awarded to those who gain enough points.