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New UK Visa & Citizenship Application Process

New application process to apply for a visa in the UK From 5 November 2018, the process of applying for UK visas in-country is set to change.   At present, UK in-country visa applications [...]

By |November 5th, 2018|Categories: UK Visa|Comments Off on New UK Visa & Citizenship Application Process

How to Apply for a UK Visa Extension

Extending your UK visa Whether you are able to and how you can extend your visa will be dependent upon the type of visa you have and if you continue to meet the visa eligibility [...]

By |November 4th, 2018|Categories: UK Visa|Comments Off on How to Apply for a UK Visa Extension

Immigration Skills Charge – FAQs

To employ nationals of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland under a Tier 2 visa, employers are liable to pay the Immigration Skills Charge for each Tier 2 worker they sponsor. Under the Immigration [...]

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Sponsor licence|Comments Off on Immigration Skills Charge – FAQs

Overstay in the UK (Has Your Visa Expired?)

What happens if my visa expires while I'm in the UK? If your UK visa has expired while you are still in the country, you will be out of status and deemed an ‘overstayer’. The [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Categories: UK Visa|Comments Off on Overstay in the UK (Has Your Visa Expired?)

How to Apply for Your Tier 2 Visa Extension

If you are employed in the UK under the Tier 2 (General) visa, your permission to remain and work in the UK will be time-limited. The Tier 2 visa is initially granted for up to [...]

By |October 21st, 2018|Categories: Tier 2|Comments Off on How to Apply for Your Tier 2 Visa Extension

PBS Dependant – FAQs

PBS Dependants: What are the rules for family members of points-based system migrants? A PBS dependant is a family member of a person who has a valid UK visa under the points-based system (PBS) under [...]

By |October 21st, 2018|Categories: Tier 2, UK Visa|Comments Off on PBS Dependant – FAQs

PBS Dependant Visa (Do You Qualify?)

Can you apply for a PBS dependant visa? The following guidance provides an overview of the immigration options available to family members of a migrant in the UK applying for, or having been granted, leave [...]

By |October 7th, 2018|Categories: Tier 2, UK Visa|Comments Off on PBS Dependant Visa (Do You Qualify?)

Brexit Migration Report

MAC Brexit Migration Report & The Future of the UK Immigration System Since the MAC published its report, the Government has made proposals for an overhaul of the UK immigration rules, focusing a new system [...]

By |September 18th, 2018|Categories: Brexit|Comments Off on Brexit Migration Report

UK Tier 2 Visa Refusal Reasons

UK Tier 2 Visa Refusal Reasons: Can you Challenge the Home Office's Decision?  A refused Tier 2 visa is a huge set back for both the individual applicant and their prospective employer. As a highly [...]

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Tier 2|Comments Off on UK Tier 2 Visa Refusal Reasons

UK Shortage Occupation List

In October 2018, the UK Government commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to undertake a review of the current Shortage Occupation List and its suitability in respect of the needs of the UK economy and the [...]

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Tier 2|0 Comments