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What is the New Young Professionals Scheme for Indian nationals, and When Does it Start?

In this article, we will explain the latest on the ‘Young Professionals Scheme’ for Indian nationals...

What if Your Visa Expires While Waiting for Another One in the UK?

In this article, we will explain what happens if your visa expires while waiting for a new visa appl...

Does Exceptional Assurance Grant Me Leave in the UK During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

In this article, we will look at the latest advice for the COVID-19 pandemic exceptional assurance r...

Work Permit Exemption (International Commercial Trade Regulations Program)

Here, we will explain how Dutch companies can hire foreign nationals within the framework of the Int...

Who Can Apply for a UK investor visa (Tier 1)?

In this article, we will explain who can apply for a UK investor visa and the benefits of doing so. ...

What are the Requirements to Qualify for a Tier 5 (Temporary) Creative and Sporting Visa?

In this article, we will explain the qualification requirements for a person applying for a UK Tier ...

Will the Relaxing of Rules for EU Lorry Drivers Resolve the Current Shortage?

In this article, we will look at the latest on the lorry driver shortage and whether the UK governme...

New Visa Requirements for EU Nationals in the UK Who Have Not Acquired Settled Status

In this article, we will outline the new visa requirements for EU nationals in the UK who have not a...

Windrush Scandal Lessons Learned Review Progress Update Due Early 2022

: In this article, we will take a look at what we can expect from the proposed Windrush Scandal Less...

What Can I Do if My Partner’s EUSS Family Permit is Refused?

In this article, we will explain why an EUSS Family Permit for a partner may be refused and what can...

How Long Does it Take to Get a Decision on a European Family Permit?

In this article, we will explain how the EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit works, the eligibility c...

What are the Immigration Rules for Overstayers in UK 2021?

In this article, we will explain the latest 2021 immigration rules for those who overstay in the UK ...

Do I Meet the EU Settlement Scheme Requirements as an Unmarried Partner?

In this article, we will outline the EU Settlement Scheme eligibility rules for unmarried partners o...

Applying for an E-2 Visa Extension as an Investor

In this article we explain how to apply for an extension of an E-2 visa as an investor in the United...

UKVI Updates the Sponsorship Pre-Licence Priority Service

In this article, we will take a look at the purpose of the sponsorship pre-licence priority service ...

If My Child is British, Can I Stay in the UK?

In this article, we will explain how a foreign national with a British child can stay in the UK by a...

UK COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: When is the Right Time to Visit the UK?

In this article, we will explain the UK’s new travel restrictions, including the scrapping of the am...

What are the Differences Between the US E1 and E2 Visas?

In this article, we will outline the differences between the United States E1 and E2 visas. For exp...

What are the Requirements for Applying for a UK 10-year Visitor Visa?

In this article, we will explain the purpose of a long-term ten-year visitor visa, the eligibility r...

Avoiding Non-Compliance Sanctions as an Employer - New Compliance Checks Updates and the UKVI Plans to Rely on Technology

In this article, we will explain how UK employers with a sponsor licence can avoid the potential for...

Latest Changes to the Immigration Rules Presented to Parliament – September 2021

In this article, we will provide a brief summary of the September 2021 proposed immigration rule cha...

What are the Requirements of Bringing My Girlfriend and Her Teenage Son to the UK?

In this article, we will explain the requirements of bringing a partner of a person settled in the U...

Can Debt (Credit Card/Personal Loans) in the UK Affect My Visa Application When Coming Back to the UK?

In this article, we will explain the implications of debt (including credit cards and personal loans...

When During the Asylum Process Can I Apply for Residence Permit in the UK?

In this article, we will explain when during the asylum application process, it is possible to apply...

What are the Requirements for the UK Ancestry Visa Application?

In this article, we will outline the eligibility requirements for the UK Ancestry visa, the applicat...

What Happens If I Overstay My Visa in Canada?

In this article, we will explain the implications of overstaying in Canada if your visa has expired ...

What are the Immigration Rules for Adult Dependent Relatives?

This article will explain the purpose of the Adult Dependent Relative visa, the eligibility rules, a...

What Documents are Needed for a Sole Representative Visa?

In this article, we will explain the purpose of the UK’s Representative of an Overseas Business visa...

UK Government Publishes Guidance for Evacuees from Afghanistan

In this article, we look at the recently published guidance from the government to help new evacuees...

The New UK PBS Sponsorship Reforms Road Map (2022 & beyond) - Key Changes to Skilled Worker Sponsorship for Both Employer and Employee

In this article, we will explain the Home Office’s new Points-Based Immigration System Sponsorship R...

What Happens If I Overstay My Visa in France?

In this article, we will explain what happens if you overstay in France or another country in the Sc...

Latest News on Coronavirus and UK Spouse Visas

In this article, we will explain what spouse visa applicants can do if families have been financiall...

What Happens If You Overstay Your Visa Due To COVID?

In this article, we will take a look at the latest guidance for foreign nationals in the UK whose vi...

What Is the EU Long Residence Permit and Benefits?

In this article, we will explain the purpose of the EU Long Term Residence Permit, the benefits, who...

Afghan Resettlement scheme: UK plans to welcome thousands of locally employed staff

The Afghan citizens' resettlement scheme has been introduced to help locally employed staff in Afgha...

Preparing For a UKVCAS Biometrics Appointment as An Immigrant to the UK

In this article, we will explain what you can expect at your UKVCAS biometrics appointment and how y...

Passing the B1 SELT English Test for Your Skilled Worker, Health and Care Worker, or Student Visa

This Article explains the English language requirements for the UK, Skilled Worker, Health and Care ...

Express Entry Canada Requirements and Processing Times For 2021

In this article, we will explain how the Canadian Express Entry system works, the federal economic i...

Key Post-Brexit Milestone and Deadlines Which Will Impact UK Immigration From 2021-2028

In this article, we will discuss some of the key post-Brexit milestones and deadlines which will imp...

Can I still Apply for the EU Settled Status Scheme?

In this article, we will explain what EU nationals in the UK should know about the EU Settlement Sch...

International Push to Provide Refuge to Afghani Citizens

In this article, we look at some of the efforts to help vulnerable refugees caught up in the insurge...

Musicians Can Now Travel Visa-Free in 19 EU Member States

In this article, we discuss the new arrangements with 19 EU member states for visa-free travel for U...

COVID-19: Latest on the UK Travel Restrictions

In this article, we will take a look at the latest UK COVID-19 travel restriction news for anyone pl...

New UK Graduate PSW Visa Scheme Now Open

In this article, we will explain how the new graduate visa (which opened on 1st July 2021) works, wh...

What Employers Should Know About the EU Settlement Scheme After 30th June 2021

In this article, we will explain what employers in the UK should know about the EU Settlement Scheme...

Will the Home Office Be Forced To Implement Visas for EU Lorry Drivers?

In this article, we will take a closer look at the UK’s lorry driver shortage and whether the Home O...

EU Settlement Scheme Biometric Residence Card Update & Replacement

In this article, we will explain how to update, replace, or transfer your Biometric Residence Card (...

Offshore Wind Workers Concession (OWWC) Extended for 12 Months

In this article, we will discuss the recent extension by the UK government of the Offshore Wind Work...

Are You Ready for the Changes to Right to Work Checks for EU, EEA and Swiss Nationals on 1st July 2021?

In this article, we will focus on the changes to the right to work checks which must be carried out ...

Strong International Demand for British Jobs Following Brexit

In this article, we will take a look at whether the rising demand from non-EU workers can potentiall...

New Trade Deal Means Working Holiday Rules Relaxed for British Nationals in Australia

In this article, we will take a look at what the new Australia/UK trade deal means for young British...

Court of Appeal Finds Exemption of UK Immigration in Data Protection Act Unlawful

In this article, we will take a look at why the Court of Appeal decided that immigration data should...

COVID-19: Amber List Quarantine Rule Will Be Dropped for Double-Jabbed on July 19th 2021

In this article, we will explain the Government’s latest announcement on the ending of quarantine ru...

Important Questions You Should Ask an Immigration Lawyer During Your First Consultation

In this article, we will explain some of the most important and useful questions you should ask an i...

Is an Immigration Lawyer Really Worth the Cost of Hiring for My Immigration Matter?

In this article, we will explain why an immigration lawyer, in most cases, is more than worth the co...

Are Hong Kong Nationals Taking Up the Offer of a BNO Visa in the UK?

In this article, we will take a look at the extent to which Hong Kong nationals are taking up the of...

Immigration Health Surcharge Refund Applications Now Open for Healthcare Workers

In this article, we discuss the immigration health surcharge refund programme for foreign healthcare...

Well Over Five Million Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme

In this article, we will discuss what we know about applications so far to the EU Settlement Scheme ...

Are You Eligible for a Refund of the Immigration Health Surcharge?

In this article, we will explain your rights to a refund of the immigration healthcare surcharge if ...

Skilled Worker Sponsor Licence Application - Top Tips

In this article, we will provide some of our top tips for Skilled Worker sponsor licence applicants ...

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