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Global Talent visa vs Skilled Worker Visa: Key Differences

The Skilled Worker and Global Talent visas both enable overseas individuals to live and work in the ...

English Language Requirement for Spouse Visa and Exemptions to English Test

You will need to meet the English language requirement if you are applying for a UK Spouse visa. Und...

UK Visa Options for Commonwealth Citizens and British Nationals Overseas

While there is no official UK Commonwealth visa, there are a number of immigration routes available ...

UK Visas and Requirements for Turkish Citizens

As a Turkish citizen, you will need a visa to visit, work, study, or join a family in the UK. Unders...

UK Charity Worker Visa Requirements and Application

The UK Charity Worker visa (volunteer visa) is a short-term work visa that allows overseas nationals...

UK Seasonal Worker Visa Requirements and Application

The UK seasonal work visa is a short-term work visa that allows sponsored overseas workers to come t...

Sponsor Licence duties and Compliance for UK Employers

All employers with a sponsor licence are required to follow a strict set of sponsor duties and compl...

How to prepare for Tier 2 Compliance/Sponsor Licence Visits

Prepare for a Tier 2 Compliance visit by following our guide on what you should do before and after ...

How to Extend/Renew Your Visa in the UK

Learn how to apply for a UK visa extension and whether or not your UK visa can be renewed.

Moving from Ireland to the UK

Irish citizens do not need to apply for a visa to live, work or study in the UK even after Brexit. H...

UK Visitor Visa Refusal Reasons and What to Do

If your UK Visitor Visa is refused, you will receive letter from the Home Office explaining the deci...

UK Citizens Returning to the UK With Spouse

If you are a British citizen returning to the UK, you can bring your overseas spouse with you if the...

UK Family Visitor Visa Requirements and Application

The UK family visitor visa allows overseas nationals to visit family members in the UK for up to 6 m...

What is Section 3C leave?

Section 3C leave protects you from becoming an overstayer while you wait for a visa application. Lea...

What Is the Good Character Requirement for Naturalising as a British Citizen?

You will be required to meet the “good character” requirement when you are applying for British citi...

Spouse Visa Financial Requirement and Exemptions in 2023

Learn about the financial requirements for obtaining a UK spouse visa, including how to meet them an...

How to Bring Your Husband or Wife to the UK

Learn the steps and requirements for bringing your husband or wife to the UK, including various visa...

Settlement Visa: How to Settle in the UK

Settlement visa is usually referring to settlement in the UK or ILR. There are several ways to settl...

UK Artist Visa for Creatives and How to Apply

The UK Artist visa (Global Talent visa) allows recognised leaders and potential leaders in the artis...

Medical Visa to UK for Private Treatment with Accompanying Family

Understand the medical visit visa requirements for you and any accompanying family members coming to...

UK Healthcare Worker Visa Extension Guidance

You can apply for a Healthcare visa extension if you hold a valid UK Healthcare Worker visa. However...

UK Visa for Top Graduates from the US

High Potential Individual (HPI) visa is a new UK visa for top university graduates from the US to li...

Indefinite Leave to Remain Application for Children

There are several ways a child can apply for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) and stay indefinitely ...

Pregnancy During Visa Application or Stay in the UK

If you become pregnant during a UK visa application or while you’re in the UK, find out more about t...

EU Citizens Working in The UK After Brexit

After Brexit, EU citizens must hold a UK work visa if they do not have Settled Status or Pre-settled...

UK Partner Visas: How to Bring Your Partner to the UK

Depending on your immigration status, you may be able to bring your partner to the UK to join you. L...

Comprehensive Sickness Insurance for British Citizenship Update in 2022

Understand how the latest update on Comprehensive Sickness Insurance affects EU nationals applying f...

UK Visas for Australian Citizens

Australian nationals do not require a visa to come to the UK for a short-term visit of up to 6 month...

How to Convert Dependant Visa to Work Permit In the UK

If you currently hold a UK dependant visa, you may be able to switch to a work permit or work visa i...

Switching from Tier 2 / Skilled Worker Visa to Spouse Visa

As a UK Skilled Worker visa (Tier 2) holder, you may be able to switch to a Spouse visa within the U...

UK Au Pair Visa Options and Application Guidance

There is no specific Au Pair visa in the UK, however, there are several suitable visas for young peo...

What is Leave to Enter?

Leave to enter is the permission given to a person travelling to the UK by an immigration entry clea...

Visa Requirements to Bring Your Girlfriend or Boyfriend to the UK

If you would like to bring your girlfriend or boyfriend to the UK, there are several visa options th...

How to Apply for a BNO Dependant Visa

The BNO Dependant visa allows immediate family members of British National (Overseas) visa holders f...

Regain/Resume UK Citizenship after Renouncing it

You may be able to regain UK citizenship, having previously renounced it. Understand the circumstanc...

Health and Care Visa Dependant Application Guidance

UK Health and Care visa holder can bring their eligible partners and children to the UK. Understand ...

US Citizen marrying a UK citizen: UK partner visa options

Understand the visa requirements for a US citizen wishing to settle in the UK with a British partner...

British Citizenship for US Citizens

US citizens may be able to apply for British citizenship and hold dual citizenship for US and UK. Le...

Tier 2 / Skilled Worker Visa to ILR Requirements and Guidance

As a Tier 2 or Skilled Worker visa holder, you may be eligible to apply for indefinite leave to rema...

What Does Sole Responsibility Mean in Immigration Law

Sole responsibility (sole parental responsibility) in UK immigration rules means that one parent no ...

UK Parent Visa Application Guidance

The UK Parent Visa allows overseas nationals to live with their British or settled child in the UK. ...

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...

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