A UK Ancestry Entry Clearance often referred to as an "Ancestry Visa" is a United Kingdom Entry Clearance for Commonwealth citizens with a grandparent born in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands or Isle of Man who wish to work in the United Kingdom. It is used mainly by young Australians, New Zealanders, Canadians and South Africans coming to UK to work and as a base to explore Europe.
... article outlining possible plans by the British Home Office to abolish admission under UK Ancestry in favour of a points based migration system ... Jack McConnell, expressed his concern over the possible abolition of the UK Ancestry Entry Clearance ... details of a new points based system announced on 7 March 2006 made it clear that ancestry routes to the UK would not be affected ...
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