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New Immigration Rules For Illegal Immigrants

The UK government has set many conditions in place which make it even more difficult for illegal imm...

Spouse Sponsorship Visa Application Requirements

You may need a spouse visa if you are looking to move to the UK to join your married partner. Get th...

Switching From Tier 1 Entrepreneur To Tier 2

Yes, it is possible to switch from a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa to a Tier 2 General Visa. The possibil...

Tier 1 General Visa

With the Tier 1 visa, investors and entrepreneurs with significant business funds available to set u...

Change Visitor Visa Status While In The UK

Unfortunately, you cannot switch from a Visitor Visa to any other visa in the UK. The Visitor Visa i...

What To Do If Your Child Is About To Turn 18 And You Are In The UK Illegally

If your child is about turning 18 and you are in the UK Illegally its normal to be concerned about t...

What Can I Do If My British Citizenship Is Unlawfully Nullified

Certain circumstances may warrant the nullification of your British citizenship which may affect you...

UK Citizenship By Investment: Investment Options

UK citizenship: Investment options on a Tier 1 investor visa Meta Description: If you want to move t...

Disability Living Allowance Rates: Are There Benefits?

The disability living allowance rates or personal independence payment you get, depends on two parts...

Switching From Tier 4 To Spouse Visa

You may be able to switch from a Tier 4 Student Visa to a Spouse Visa after getting married or enter...

What Do I Do If I Have Been Offered A Job But Do Not Have A Sponsor In The UK?

If you are looking to work in the UK for foreigners without a sponsor licence, you would need to fir...

Are You A Tier 1 Entrepreneur Or A Tier 1 Investor?

Are you trying to obtain a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa or a Tier 1 Investor Visa? You will need specifi...

Application For Permanent Residency As A Non-British Citizen

Would you like to apply for a Permanent Residency? We at Reiss Edwards we can help you with our top ...

How Long Does A Visa Application Take To Be Processed?

Another frequently asked question here at Reiss Edwards,...

Can I Enrol With Another University On A Tier 4 Visa?

If your current course is coming to an end at your current university, you may be considering moving...

Which Countries Can A UK Visa Holder Travel To?

One common question that is frequently asked by UK visa holders are, which countries are UK visa hol...

Tier 2 Visa And The National Insurance Number

There are certain instances where your National insurance number may not be pre-printed on your BRP ...

How would I know if my application is Successful or Unsuccessful?

If I make an application to the Home Office, how would I know if my If I make an application to the ...

If I Make A Mistake On My Application Would I Be Rejected?

If I have made a mistake when creating my visa application, what are my options and would this lead ...

Is It Possible For Grandparents Sponsor My Application?

A commonly asked question in immigration is, if its possible for the grandparents to sponsor their c...

Scenario of In-Country Spouse Visa Application by Non- UK citizen

If my partner is not a UK citizen, and he/she wants to make a spouse visa application. Is this possi...

Scenarios for Visitors Visa

If my spouse/fiance plan to visit me in the UK. what are the requirements and if theres any restrict...

Can Tier 1 Investors And Entrepreneurs Invest In Property?

Can you buy a property if you are on a Tier 1 visa in the UK? We offer a specialised service to our ...

Am I Eligible For The Help To Buy Scheme While On A Tier 2 Visa?

What status will your child have once they are born? Will he/she automatically become a British citi...

What Is The Immigration Status Of Your Child If You Are On A Tier 2 Visa?

What status will your child have once they are born? Will he/she automatically become a British citi...

Will my immigration status change if I want to get married?

Tier 2 visa holders often want to understand if their right to marry is impacted due to their visa s...

How Does "Help To Buy" Work If I Am A Tier 1 Visa Holder?

Tier 1 visa holders can access funding for the Help to Buy Scheme but specific rules have to be foll...

Documents Required For A Tier 1 Visa Application

Are you trying to obtain a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa or a Tier 1 Investor Visa? You will need specifi...

Obtaining Permanent Residence After A Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa

As well as the initial period, the Tier 1 entrepreneur visa is extendable and can get you to the poi...

Global Immigration And The Plight Of Vulnerable Women

The struggles of women who have been trafficked for sex and of women who fled to the UK, has hit the...

Is It Possible For A Tier 2 Migrant Start Up A Business In UK

There are some common questions asked under tier 2 migrants visa, which is can a tier 2 migrant star...

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Application- Angel Investors

Is your company looking for seed capital to support your efforts in preparing for Tier 1 Entrepreneu...

American couple lose legal challenge against refusal of leave to remain in UK

An American couple lost their legal challenge for indefinite leave to remain which was turned down b...

How To Bring My Children To The Join Me In The UK

looking to come with your child to the UK, you should consider their rights under various rules. We ...

Consider Other Options After Tier 1 Entrepreneur Refusal

With the 50% refusal rates for Tier 1 entrepreneur visa, you might be unsuccessful but we can help y...

Tier 1 entrepreneur processing time

Your Tier 1 entrepreneur Visa application may be the most important document of your business life, ...

Tier 1 entrepreneur visa Refusal Rate

With Tier 1 entrepreneur been one of the more generous offers by the British Government, there has b...

The Future Of The UK And The European Union After Brexit

In 2016 the UK voted to leave the EU in a nationwide vote that resulted in a small majority wanting ...

Obtaining A Sponsor Licence For A Start-Up Business

If you are just starting a business, you may be looking to hire from outside the EEA. If this is the...

What's the best way to find a sponsorship and get the tier 2 visa in the UK?

A common route for working in the UK by migrants is the Tier 2 general visa. But what is the best wa...

Duties of a Tier 2 Sponsor licence holder

Tier 2 sponsor licence allows you to employ immigrant staff, but with this comes the responsibility ...

Common Reasons For Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Refusal

With Tier 1 Entrepreneur been one of the major route for businesses or individual to enter the UK, h...

Tier 4 Switching to a Tier 2 company with no sponsor licence

The tier 4 visa route is an excellent route for students The tier 4 visa route is an excellent route...

Scenario on Switching Companies on Tier 2 Sponsor visa.

Here's one of the scenarios we at Reiss Edwards deal with concerning switching companies while holdi...

Appeals Process For Visa Rejections

So you have submitted your visa application and it has been refused, what are your options now? Plea...

Running A Business As A Tier 4 Student Visa Holder

If you are in the UK on a Tier 4 student visa, you may wonder if you are allowed to run your own bus...

Immigration At The Heart Of Brexit Negotiations.

Former UKIP Leader Nigel Farage has waded back into the debate over Brexit. He has insisted that imm...

Small Rise In Indian Students Choosing UK Universities

There has been a modest rise in the number of Indian students choosing to move to the UK. The surpri...

Second Business As Tier 1 Entrepreneur

Absolutely! Your visa is granted on your original business idea, but there is nothing to stop you st...

Tier 2 Notice Period

Thinking about the best time to hand in your notice? Read our complete guide to changing employers a...

Dealing With Immigration In The UK

Prime Minister Theresa May has indicated that Scotland needs to take the same view as the rest of th...

Visa Application Refused?

There are many reasons why a visa application may be refused. Although there are ways in which you c...

Funding Options For Tier 1 Visa

The only drawback to some of the Tier 1 Visa routes is the requirements for how much money you need ...

Skilled Migrants Moving To The UK

If you are a skilled professional who is looking to migrate to the United Kingdom for work, there ar...

Applying for a Tier 2 Visa Sponsor

Are you looking for how to work in the UK under a Tier 2 General visa? Do you know that you may requ...

Immigration Changes 2018

Yearly, immigration rules for migrating to the UK changes. Some rules have been adjusted or added. T...

Immigration Skills Charge: Do I Need To Pay It?

Becoming a director of a company in the UK whilst on a Tier 2 Visa is a common question asked. Even ...

Visa Jobs With Few Restrictions

The Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa has been in the news recently. The British Government recently de...

Tier 2 Using NHS

One of the biggest benefits of living in Britain is its National Health Service (NHS). It is the bac...

Tier 2 Restricted Work

The Tier 2 visa comes with some restrictions. The article sheds more light on the details of the res...

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