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New Online Visa Advisory Service A Boost

New Online Visa Advisory Service A Boost For Kiwi’s Travelling To The UK

A new online visa and immigration advice service launched today will be of even more value to kiwis travelling to London amid speculation the working holiday visa may be cut from two years to one.

The new service, offered by www.1stcontact.co.uk is designed to provide a one-stop-shop immigration and visa information and advisory service and eliminate any confusion concerning the rules surrounding obtaining visas and immigration procedures for travelling kiwis.

The service comes online amid speculation that the British Government may change the current immigration laws for Commonwealth countries. Rumours suggest the changes aim to reduce the length of all working visas for Commonwealth countries including New Zealand and Australia and would further restrict the type of work permitted.

Mike Kaye, Kiwi Founder and Director of 1st Contact, London’s largest service provider for the independent traveller, says while any changes to current legislation are pure speculation, people need ready access to accurate information so they can make informed decisions on their travel plans.

The 1st Contact website tourist visa search enables clients to retrieve the rules and regulations for obtaining visas from many different countries, including the UK, all on the one site. The Visa Newsroom has the latest information about possible changes to current visas.

“1st Contact’s new online immigration and visa advice service will save kiwis time as they can access all the information they need from one website.”

“Our visa and immigration services have a strong relationship with the UK Home Office and can solve most visa issues quickly and efficiently.”

For latest updates see www.1stcontact.co.uk or call the New Zealand Office 0800 22 443 22.

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