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Appendix FM Financial Requirement and Immigration Rules

You will need to meet the Appendix FM financial requirements if you are applying for a spouse visa, ...

What Is UK Residence Permit and UK Residence Visa?

UK residence permit and UK residence visa might sound confusing as you might wonder are they the sam...

What Are UK Immigration Civil Penalties and What to do

A UK immigration civil penalty can result in hefty fines and consequences including criminal offence...

Next Steps for Visa Curtailment

Visa curtailment occurs if UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) cancels a visa before its stated expiry d...

Rights of Non-EU Spouses of EU Citizens in the UK

As a non-EU citizen married to an EU national living in the UK, you might be eligible to join your E...

What is UK Tech Nation Visa and How to Apply?

The UK Tech Nation Visa is also know as Global Talent Visa, which allows highly talented individuals...

MN1 Application: Register Child Under 18 as a British Citizen

The MN1 application form is used by parents to register their non-British child aged under 18 for Br...

UK Work Visas for US Citizens

If you are a US national and would like to work in the UK, you will need to secure a work visa befor...

Parent of a Child Student Visa Guidance

The Parent of a Child Student visa (Parent of a Tier 4 Child visa) allows one parent to join a child...

UK Child Student Visa Application Guidance (Tier 4 Child Visa)

The Child Student visa UK (Tier 4 Child visa) is for children aged 4-17 years who wish to study at a...

How to Move to the UK from the US

If you are looking into how to move to the UK from the US, there are many types of work, family, and...

How to Become a British Citizen

There are several pathways to British citizenship: you can become a British citizen through naturali...

Children Born in the UK to Illegal Immigrants

Children born in the UK to illegal immigrants may be able to apply for limited leave to remain, inde...

Zambrano Right to Reside Application Update 2022

The Zambrano right to reside means that a person has the right to apply for pre-settled status or se...

UK Marriage Visitor Visa

While it is not possible to get married in the UK on a standard tourist visa, you can apply for a ma...

Can you work while waiting for a decision of your visa?

You have UK right to work while awaiting a decision on your visa as long as you have applied to vary...

Permitted Paid Engagement Visa Guidance

Understand whether the Permitted Paid Engagement Visa (PPE) is the best option for your business vis...

British Citizenship or Naturalisation Refusal Reasons and What to Do

Understand what are the options available if your British citizenship or naturalisation application ...

How to Switch from a Fiance Visa to a Spouse Visa

You can switch from a fiance visa to a spouse visa before your existing visa expires. Learn about th...

Tier 2 Visa and Skilled Worker Visa Extension Guidance 2022

The Skilled Worker visa (previously Tier 2 general visa) can be renewed before it expires. Find out ...

UK Graduate Visa (PSW Visa) Application Guide

The UK Graduate visa (UK Post Study Work Visa or PSW visa) is for international students who have co...

Switching Visas within the UK: Types and Restrictions

Switching visas allows holders of a valid, non-expired visa who are currently in the UK to switch to...

UK Returning Resident Visa Guidance

The UK Returning Resident Visa (RRV) allows foreign nationals who previously held Indefinite Leave t...

What is UK Senior Carer Visa and How to Apply

The Senior Carer visa is one of the UK Health and Care Worker visa routes for overseas nationals wit...

UK Shortage Occupation List (SOL) 2022

The UK Shortage Occupation List (SOL) contains skilled worker jobs that the UK Government deems to b...

UK Visas for Highly Skilled Migrants

While the Tier 1 Highly Skilled Migrant visa UK is no longer available to new applicants, here are s...

UK Business Visa Requirements and Types

A UK business visa allows individuals to come to the UK to carry out activities specifically related...

What is UK Private Life Visa and How to Apply?

UK private life visa gives individuals the right to stay after living and establishing a private lif...

What is the 7 Years Child Immigration Rule in 2022?

Under the current 7-year child immigration rules, a child who was born in the UK and has been contin...

What is the SOC Code?

SOC codes (Standard Occupational Classification codes) are four-digit numbers used by the Home Offic...

What are the 5-year and 10-year Routes to Settlement?

The 5-year and 10-year routes to settlement enable foreign nationals who have lived in the UK for a ...

What to do When Your Sponsor Licence is Suspended or Revoked?

If your sponsor licence has been suspended or revoked, this means that UKVI has concerns about your ...

What is the Domestic Worker Visa and How to Apply

The Overseas Domestic Worker Visa (Domestic Helper Visa) allows foreigner workers work in a private ...

How to apply for British Citizenship with Settled Status

With settled status in the UK under the EUSS, you might be eligible to apply for British citizenship...

What to do if your ILR is Refused?

If your application for ILR is refused by the Home Office it is important to understand the reasons,...

Domestic Violence Visa: Applying for ILR under Domestic Violence Abuse

Understand who can apply for ILR under domestic violence abuse and how to apply based on the domesti...

Turkish Businessperson Visa and Extension Guidance (ECAA Visa)

Find out how to apply for a Turkish Businessperson visa extension, the requirements, and how your de...

How to Apply for Early ILR Concession

Understand how to apply for early settlement concession as an 18 to 24 years old. Learn whether you ...

Types of UK Visas in 2022

If you plan to come to the UK for a long visit or to work, live with family, study, or run a busines...

EU Citizens Moving to The UK After Brexit in 2022

EU nationals who wish to live, work or study in the UK after Brexit into 2022 must apply for a visa....

PBS Dependant Visa Application Guidance

A UK PBS Dependant Visa allows spouses (or unmarried partners) and children of points-based visa hol...

How to Get Settlement Visa in the UK

UK settlement visa, also know as UK permanent residence (PR) gives you the right to live, work, and ...

UK Visitor Visa Extension

UK Visitor Visas allow individuals from around the world to come to the UK for a short period for a ...

Set (M) Application Form Guidance for ILR

Set M is an application form used to apply for ILR in the UK as a partner of a person or a parent of...

What is Right of Abode in the UK?

Having the right of abode in the UK means that you live here free from immigration control. Have a l...

Frontier Worker Permit Application Guidance

Frontier Worker Permits allow European nationals who reside in another country but have a job in the...

UK Citizenship by Investment Changes in 2022

With the close of the UK Tier 1 Investor visa, find out what alternatives are available to you for U...

How to Apply for UK Skilled Worker Dependent Visa

In this article, we will explain the details of the Skilled Worker Dependent visa (previously the Ti...

UK Family Reunion Visa Application

UK’s Refugee Family Reunion policy allows family members to join a refugee in the UK. Learn whether ...

No Time Limit (NTL) Application UK: Transfer ILR Status to BRP

No Time Limit (NTL) is a way that a person with indefinite leave to enter (ILE) or indefinite leave ...

Sponsor Licence Renewal Guidance

UK Sponsorship licence must be renewed after 4 years. Understand how you can prepare for the sponsor...

UK’s Point Based System

The UK’s Point Based System (PBS) is a way of ensuring that work, business, and study visas are only...

How to Bring Elderly Parents to the UK

You can bring your elderly parents to the UK and sponsor their stay by applying to the Adult Depende...

BNO Visa Application Guide for Hong Kong British Nationals

The British Nationals Overseas visa (BNO visa) allows British Nationals (Overseas) citizens in Hong ...

What is the New UK Global Business Mobility Visa?

The new UK Global Business Mobility route brings together several existing business visas, such as I...

What is Discretionary Leave to Remain in the UK

Understand what Discretionary Leave to Remain means, circumstances that discretionary leave can be g...

What is Leave Outside the Rules in UK Immigration?

Leave Outside the Rules (LOTR) allows the Home Office to grant permission to migrants under exceptio...

Further Leave to Remain: What is FLR(M), FLR(IR) and FLR(FP)?

Further leave to remain, or FLR means to extend a visa that is due to expire. Find out the differenc...

What is Surinder Singh Route and How to Apply?

The Surinder Singh route allows a foreign national to acquire an EU Settlement Scheme family permit ...

How to Apply for a Replacement If your BRP Card Is Lost or Stolen

Learn how to make an application for a replacement biometric residence permit if yours has been lost...

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