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LONDON: Jordanians can now apply electronically for journey visas to enter the UK, the Ministry of International Affairs and Expatriates stated.

“Britain yesterday formally knowledgeable the dominion that Jordanian residents can apply for an entry visa to its lands electronically, as of Feb 1, 2024,” the Petra information company cited the ministry as saying on Friday.

The brand new visas shall be issued from Feb. 22, so anybody wishing to journey to the UK earlier than then ought to apply within the conventional manner.

“The digital journey visa is legitimate for 2 years, so long as the passport is legitimate. If the passport is modified or renewed, the visa utility have to be resubmitted,” the report stated.

“This step comes because of joint effort and coordination, deep pleasant relations between the 2 international locations, and shut cooperation in numerous political, financial and safety fields,” the ministry stated, including that the transfer would “encourage tourism and funding.”

Jordan and Gulf Cooperation Council international locations are among the many first to learn from the UK’s Digital Journey Authorization scheme, which was opened as much as Qatari nationals in October.

This system shall be rolled out around the globe later this 12 months in a bid to make sure guests to the UK profit from “easy and environment friendly journey,” the Dwelling Workplace stated earlier.

Saudi Arabia introduced on Wednesday that its residents may additionally now apply for UK journey visas electronically.