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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...

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...

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