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Entry Certificates

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 26 November 1981

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asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will take steps to expedite the procedure for finalising applications for entry certificates by fiancés in the Indian Sub-continent.

Applications for entry certificates by fiancés in the Indian Sub-continent are processed as quickly as staff resources permit. We are not prepared to give fiancés priority over other applicants wishing to join relatives in this country: but there has been a reduction in applications over the last two years with a consequent shortening of waiting times for interview.