Increase in UK Visa Fees from 4 October 2023

The Home Office has announced increases in UK visa, settlement and nationality fees that will take effect from 4 October 2023. The increases are affecting a wide range of applications, covering UK entry clearance, indefinite leave to enter, indefinite leave to remain as well as applications for leave to remain in the UK including many […]

Pre Settled Status in the UK

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Changes to the EU settlement scheme were announced by the Home Office in 2023, impacting those who had been granted pre-settled status. In this guide, we explain what pre-settled status is and how the change in rules affects your status to remain in the UK on a lawful and indefinite basis.   What is pre […]

British Citizenship Test: Applicants’ Guide

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One of the mandatory requirements when applying to naturalise as a British citizen is that applicants pass the British citizenship test to prove their understanding and knowledge of British history, culture and politics. This is in addition to having a language qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or its equivalent. The questions are taken […]