British Citizenship EU Citizen

Most of you may now know that the rules regarding applying for British citizenship as an EU Citizen were amended by the Home Office to include the need for the applicant to posses a documents certifying their permanent residence. Below we bring all the information together and outline the new procedures. Ever since David Cameron’s […]

Tier 4 Student Visa Changes – The Fall of Staying in the UK after Graduation

Immigration has been and continues to be at the forefront of the Government’s agenda. As the media continues to report heavily on asylum and refugee cases, one area of immigration that is quietly being targeted in the upcoming years are foreign nationals on Tier 4 student visa that wish to work whilst studying in the […]

Important Tier 4 UK Student Visa Changes

On July 13th 2015, the UK Government announced a number of changes to the Immigration Rules, much of which are related to Tier 4 UK Student Visa route of the Points-Based System. The government says the intended changes are aimed to ensure that the UK maintains its’ competitive edge in attracting the brightest and best […]

Interview for Tier 4 Student Visa UK

Below is a copy of a letter sent by UKVI regarding an Interview for Tier 4 Student Visa UK. “As you will be aware, we introduced a credibility assessment for Tier 4 applicants in the UK Autumn 2013. Since then we have been expanding the number of locations at which we can hold interviews across the […]

Tier 4 Student Appeal Update

Tier 4 Student Appeal Update They say there are only two certainties in life; taxes and death. We’d like to add two more; that statement of changes in immigration rules happen twice a year, May and October. Think of it as the Easter and Christmas of immigration but not much like either! Unless, one really […]

Tier 4 Student Maintenance – Preparing for the Surge

Tier 4 Student Maintenance The Home Office has laid out actions academic institutions can take to prepare yourself and your students during this busy period. This year, the Home Office aims to deliver 100% of compliant cases within the 8 week service standard by: Increasing the number of trained staff processing Tier 4 applications; Introducing […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Switching – No more from Tier 4

This is a blog post about Tier 1 Entrepreneur Switching. As of 10th July it is no longer possible to switch from a Tier 4 (General) to a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa. The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category is for those who wish to establish a genuine business which will generate jobs in the UK. The […]