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The UK scheme is limited to just 5,000 in the first year[1]. The priorities are[2]:

  • current or former Chevening Scholars
  • people with existing leave or an open application for student, work, and family visas
  • journalists and those who worked with British news agencies
  • members of civil society groups for womens’ rights
  • Afghan government officials
  • officials working in counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics
  • employees of charities, humanitarian organisations and NGOs

What to do next

If you did not work directly for the UK government, but it was connected or supported by the UK, fill in the form linked on the official UK Embassy website.