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Posted on August 30 2022

UK grants 118,000 study visas & 103,000 work visas to Indians in June 2022: 150% increase from 2021

By  Editor
Updated January 10 2024


  • Around 103,000 Indian nationals received work visas which includes seasonal and skilled workers by the end of June 2022, which is an increase of 148% compared to the previous year.
  • Around 46% of skilled worker visas that were granted globally were to Indian nationals.
  • The United Kingdom is still considered one of the hot favorites for Indians either to work, study, or visit.
  • The highest proportion (28%) of visiting visas were granted to Indian nationals.
  • By the end of June 2022, approximately 258,000 Indian nationals have obtained visit visas. Which is around a 630% increase compared to the last year.

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Indian Students' favorite destination

Indian citizens have received around 103,000 work visas by the end of June 2022, which is a 148% increase compared to the previous year. Indians have been granted (46%) skilled work visas globally. India stands top in receiving work visas worldwide.

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Indians choose the United Kingdom as the first place to work, study, and visit. Based on UK immigration statistics, around 118,000 Indians obtained a student visa by the end of June 2022 which is of 89% increase compared to the last year.

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UK issued 108,000 student visas to Indians by March 2022, double from last year

The UK is considered one of the favorite destinations for many Indian holidaymakers also. Indians also got the highest portion (28%) of visitor visas. Around 258,000 Indians got visit visas by the end of June 2022. This is a 630% increase which is compared to last year.

The UK has renovated most of its immigration pathways, which makes way for foreigners to come to the country for study and work.

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 Recently, a new Scale-up visa is been launched, which aims to encourage innovation by simplifying the processes for Scale-Up businesses to get the highly skilled and scholastically elite to the UK.

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