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"Unfair and discriminatory" visa bond angers UK Indians

The UK Home Office has announced the pilot scheme for the six high-risk Afro-Asian countries to run for 12 months from November.

UK's new visa bond scheme comes under attack

Senior politicians across party lines and Indian industry Monday called "unfair and discriminatory" the UK government's plans to introduce a controversial new visa bond scheme that would force visitors from countries posing "high risk" to pay 3,000 pounds for a six-month visa.

New UK visa rules ‘highly discriminatory’: CII

According to a 'Sunday Times' report, tourists aged 18 and over would be forced to hand over 3,000 pounds (Rs 2.7 lakh) for a six-month visit visa, which they will forfeit if they overstay in Britain.