India remains the top nationalist country for worker visas granted: Head of Mission for Great Britain

India nationals have also remained the highest number of individuals granted Worker visas, accounting for 39% of the total number of visas issued . India has now overtaken China as the UKs top nationality for sponsored study visas .

New Delhi, India, November 25: According to the British High Commission to India, Indian nationals remained to be the top nationality to be granted work visas, accounting for 39% of the total.India nationals have also remained the highest number of individuals granted Worker visas, accounting for 39% of the total number of visas issued, with 56,042 applicants.The British High Commission reported that there was an increase of 26,490 (+90%) relative to 2019 (29,552).According to the Commission, there were 127,731 grants to key applicant Indian nationals in the year ending September 2022, an increase of 93,470 (+273%) relative to the previous year (34,261).

India has now overtaken China as the UK's top nationality for sponsored study visas, according to the latest UK Immigration Statistics published on August 25, which shows that almost 118,000 Indian students received a student visa in the year ending June 2022, up 88% from the previous year.India has now outpaced China in the number of countries issued sponsored study visas in the United Kingdom, with India constituting the most popular destination for Indian holidaymakers, with India's nationality accounting for the most number (28 percent) of visitor visas granted.In the year ending June 2022, more than 258,000 Indian nationals were granted visas, up 63% from the previous year (when travel restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic were still in place).In the year ending June 2022, Indias also received nearly 103,000 work visas, up 148% from the previous year.Indian nationalities also continue to be the top nationality for skilled worker visas, accounting for 46% of all skilled work visas granted globally.

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