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2012 London Olympics Are You Ready?

Athletes, Coaches and Officials hunting to drop by the UK to indulge in the 2012 London Olympics' test events may use for an Olympic/Paralympic Games see visa now and take advantage of the scheme by getting a visa valid for almost two years. The UK Border Agency has confirmed that the Olympic/Paralympic Games see visa is valid within the date of matter till 8 November 2012 (date of expiration for the Olympic accreditation card).So what exactly is the Olympic/Paralympic Games Visit Visa?This kind of visa is accessible for all possible Olympic or Paralympic Games' Family Members (including sportsmen, trainers, technical officials, liberties carrying broadcasters and sponsors) who have been identified by the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG).The UK Border Agency and LOCOG have worked inside involvement and enumerated the criteria for Olympic/Paralympic related cause eligibility.Non-Visa nationals is able to create a credit card applicatoin to the British High Commission/British Consulate posts offshore for a visa to enter the UK and indulge in a certain Olympic or Paralympic Games related activityIndividuals must take note that the conditions of this visa are just like a continued multiple-entry see visa i.e. the maximum period that a visa holder may maintain the UK during a time is four months. The new visa may cost just like a four month see visa having multiple-entry legality.The following group people may use for a visa, for example:-• People who have meetings with LOCOG; \n• People who is visiting partake inside UK based training camps within a national team; \n• People who is playing individual sport Olympic/Paralympic test events.We firmly suggest that to avoid any potential refusal, every individual applying below this type must submit a pre-agreed template letter with their application actually if their escapades inside the UK are Olympic or Paralympic related. Additionally, LOCOG has confirmed it allows just those individuals who have applied for and successfully received an official written invite from to make use of and visit the UK for this purposeThe following escapades have been accepted as Olympic or Paralympic sports. Please note that list is exhaustive and an individual cannot use for this type of visa based about any activity which is outside this list.OlympicsAquatics (Diving, Swimming, Synchronised Swimming and Water Polo), Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoe / Kayak (Sprint and Slalom), Cycling (BMX, Mountain Bike, Road and Track Cycling), Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing and Jumping), Fencing, Football, Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampoline), Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball (Beach and Indoor) and Wrestling (Greco-Roman and Freestyle).ParalympicsArchery, Athletics, Boccia, Cycling, Equestrian, Football (5 and 7 aside), Goalball, Judo, Powerlifting, Rowing,Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Fencing, Wheelchair Rugby and Wheelchair Tennis.Can dependants join?The Olympic/Paralympic Games see visa is only for Games Family Members whose applications are supported by LOCOG. Unfortunately, dependants of Games Family Members are not permitted use for this visa. They may, nevertheless, be able to enter the UK below a different type independent of the visa holder.Changing immigration status from in the UK.It is worth noting that it must be not possible to switch (change immigration status from in the UK) within the Olympic/Paralympic Games see visa to another visa type.Rent During The Olympics\n olympics rentals. olympic accomodation

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