Turkish Businessperson Visa Extension Guide

The Turkish Businessperson visa route is no longer open to new applications. However, it is still possible for existing visa-holders to apply to extend their permission to stay in the UK under this route. This guide for Turkish Businessperson visa-holders looks at how to extend this visa, from the extension eligibility requirements and application process […]

UK Visas for Turkish Citizens

If you are a Turkish national looking to live, work, study or settle in the UK, or want to visit the UK for a holiday or spend time with loved ones, you will need to apply for a visa. This guide looks at the different UK visa, settlement and citizenship options that could be available […]

Hong Kong BNO Visa (Application Guidance)

hong kong bno visa uk

The UK’s Hong Kong BNO visa allows British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) individuals from Hong Kong, and their immediate family members, to live, work and study in the UK. The BNO visa is a route to indefinite leave to remain and British citizenship.   What is the Hong Kong BN(O) visa? The Hong Kong BN(O) visa […]

UK Visa Guide 2023

There are various different types of UK visa, depending on the purpose of your stay, from visiting the UK for a holiday to undertaking a course of study or starting a new job, or even starting a whole new life with loved ones.   UK visitor visas If you are a citizen of a country […]

Visa Options If You Lose Your Job in the UK

If you’re currently working in the UK in a skilled job role, either under a Skilled Worker visa or the previous Tier 2 (General) work visa, and you are facing the possibility of losing your job, you will undoubtedly want to know what visa options are available to you to be able to remain in […]

UKVCAS Super Priority Service FAQs

UKVCAS super priority

Following the suspension of certain fast-tracked visa processing services due to the humanitarian crisis caused by the invasion of Ukraine, the Home Office has now resumed Priority Visa (PV) and Super Priority Visa (SPV) services for certain visa routes, including work, visitor, family and student applications.   Priority service update  Priority processing is now open […]

UK Entry Clearance Guide

UK Entry Clearance

If you’re a foreign national looking to come to the UK, the following guide will help you to understand the rules and requirements relating to entry clearance, from what this actually means to the rules on transiting though the UK.   What is entry clearance? Under UK Immigration Rules, you will need to apply for entry clearance […]

Do You Need a Transit Visa for the UK?

transit visa

If you are passing through a UK airport while on the way to another country, you may need a UK transit visa. Transit visas are required by some nationals who are passing through the UK en-route to another country within 24 or 48 hours. The UK immigration rules recognise two types of ‘layovers’: Airside – […]

UK Visa Application Guide 2023

Applying for a UK visa can feel like a daunting process, especially if you are unsure which type of visa you will need to apply for and how to go about making a UK visa application. The following guide on how to apply for a UK visa looks first at the main UK visa options. […]

Permitted Paid Engagement Visa Guide 2023

permitted paid engagement visa

The UK visa application process can often be challenging for international entertainers who are planning to perform in the UK, but there are ways to improve prospects of making a successful application to the British Home Office. If you’re a professional performer, you will only be granted entry into the UK and the required permission […]