Visas: Ukraine

Home Office written question – answered at on 24 May 2022.

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Photo of Lord Wigley Lord Wigley Plaid Cymru

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many applications for refugee status visas they have received from citizens of Ukraine; how many of these have been granted; and how many applicants have arrived in the UK so far.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

Statistical information regarding the number of Ukrainian nationals applying for UK visas is regularly released by UKVI. Information on the number of visas granted under the Ukraine Family Scheme and Homes for Ukraine Scheme which were launched in response to Russia’s invasion of can be found in our published data on the GOV.UK webpage, or below.

Total Ukraine Scheme visa applications received: 128,100

Data is as of 17 May 2022 and comprised of:

  • Ukraine Family Scheme: 43,700
  • Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme: 84,400
Total Ukraine Scheme visas issued to people: 107,400

Data is as of 17 May 2022 and comprised of:

  • Ukraine Family Scheme visas: 38,700
  • Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme visas: 68,700

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