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UK work visa: Tier 2 (General) Workers

UK work visa: Tier 2 (General) workers SUMMARY The Tier 2 (General) category is for foreign nationals who have been offered a skilled job to fill a gap in the workforce that cannot be filled by a settled worker. Before … Continue reading

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I am a DATv national, I do not qualify for the visa waiver and I will pass UK en route to another Common Travel Area destination. Which visa do I need?

I am a DATv national and do not qualify for the visa waiver. Which visa do I need? Your country is on the list of so-called DATv (Direct Airside Transit visa) countries and you do not qualify for the visa … Continue reading

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Changes to the family migration immigration rules come into effect on 9 July 2012

The following text was published on the UKBA website on 13 June 2012 Changes to the family migration Immigration Rules come into effect on 9 July 2012 09 July 2012 A number of changes to the Immigration Rules come into … Continue reading

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Why does it take so long before I get my visa after an appeal?

Why does it take so long before I get my visa after an appeal? If the judge allows your appeal, his or her determination will be sent to the relevant visa section, which will in turn contact you. It can … Continue reading

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ASK! a question about visas for the UK

This section contains Questions asked by our visitors, along with the Answers from the team at ukimmigrationspecialist.com Please feel free to ask us any question that you may have about visas for the UK. We will attempt to answer as … Continue reading

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UK Visas: What supporting documents should I include with my application?

What supporting documents should I include with my application? For PBS applicants, this question is fairly easy to answer because the UK immigration rules stipulate that a list of “specified documents” have to be submitted in support of all PBS … Continue reading

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Refund of UK visa fees

Help! My application was refused. Can I get my fees back? The short and simple answer is; no, generally speaking, you cannot. The reason for this is the fact that the fee is a processing fee. This means once your … Continue reading

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