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I i am currently here in England on a toursit visa, i am

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hi i i am currently here in England on a toursit visa , i am from china.
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the UK government? What country do you live in? What is your citizenship?
Customer: looked on government website but no updates i am chinese
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer about the visit the UK in a Chinese tour group visa?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: yes
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
i have to leave in march and the website has advice up to the 28th of feb , there is no advice after that, its difficult to leave during these covid times and i would like an extension , could you advise me please thanks
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
If you intend to leave the UK but have not been able to do so and you have a visa or leave that expires between 1 January 2021 and 28 February 2021 you may request additional time to stay, known as ‘exceptional assurance’.
Expert:  Lawyer21 replied 18 days ago.

Hi, Welcome to JA

I am a UK Lawyer and will be happy to assist you today

Expert:  Lawyer21 replied 18 days ago.

The reasons you have provided fall under the remit of Exceptional Assurance. You will need to put in a request and/or may wish to wait until 22/02/21 when a further announcement is due to be made on the lockdown ease of restrictions

Expert:  Lawyer21 replied 18 days ago.

This is a link that you can use to place a request under the scheme.

Expert:  Lawyer21 replied 18 days ago.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-uk-visa-applicants-and-temporary-uk-residents

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
thank you
Expert:  Lawyer21 replied 18 days ago.

Most Welcome