Top tips for a smooth UK visa application

Do you need to know how you can ensure a smooth application for a new visa to live and work in the United Kingdom?

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UK considers ‘barista visa’ to stave off post-Brexit hospitality staff panic

The so-called ‘barista visa’ is dividing opinion, but it’s pretty clear that the UK will have a big gap to fill in the labour market if it ends EU freedom of movement.

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How to get married in the UK if you are a non-EU citizen

People often think that getting married in the UK is extremely easy. In reality though, for non-EU nationals getting married in the UK the process can be a long one filled with a lot of red-tape.

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Brexit advice to EU Nationals living in the UK, sort out permanent residency now

EU nationals who currently qualify to apply for UK Permanent Residence should do so without delay, say immigration specialists.

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UK Immigration Skills Charge to be introduced in April

There are a number of UK immigration changes coming into effect in April 2017. One of these is the introduction of the UK Immigration Skills Charge, as well the annual UK Home Office fee increases.

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Not ready for marriage, but want to join your partner in the UK?

People are often surprised to hear that they do not necessarily have to marry in order to join their partner in the UK.

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UK visas and passports: Right of abode explained

One of the terms that one often encounters in the UK immigration rules is the so-called ‘right of abode.’ But, what is this so-called ‘right of abode’?

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The most common FAQs about UK immigration in 2016

From Brexit, to right to rent, to the minimum pay threshold; it’s been an unsettling year for foreigners working in the UK.

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Changes to UK Tier 2 Visa confirmed

The UK Government has announced that it is making changes to the Tier 2 Immigration Category. The changes will apply to all applications made on or after 24 November 2016.

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Indefinite Leave To Remain: Settlement in the UK based on long residence

Many expats are surprised to find out that they can qualify for permanent residence in the UK, despite the fact that most of their time spent in the UK is not specifically on visas leading to permanent residence.

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So you have obtained British Citizenship… Now what?

You have been living in the UK a while now, jumped a few hoops and obtained British citizenship. But still, you have some niggling questions at the back of your mind. What now? Are there still things left to do? Yes…

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UK Biometric Residence Permits: all you need to know

Many people are confused and in doubt about the exact purpose, process, and eligibility of the UK Biometric Residence Permits or BRP’s as they are often known.

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UK will adopt Australian points-based immigration, Brexit proponents say

Leave campaign advocates “non-discriminatory” skills and language assessment of migrants to Britain.

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UK permanent residence: changes in the way continuous period is calculated

The Home Office recently made changes to the manner in which continuous period in the UK is calculated for Indefinite Leave To Remain visas. How does it affect you?

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UK immigration shouldn’t be a birth lottery for Aussies

Australians feel they are part of a unique family which the UK is the heart of, so it would be nice to be recognised for that.

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