Tag Archives: immigration

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

Posted in 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? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Refund of UK visa fees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UK visas: Transferring a valid visa from an expired passport

You do not normally need to transfer your valid UK visa to your new passport – you can travel with both passports, and show them both to an immigration officer when you arrive in the UK. However, if you so … Continue reading

Posted in Transferring a valid visa from an expired passport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lost passport with valid UK visa

Lost passport with valid UK visa If you have lost your passport or had it stolen, you must first apply to your country’s government for a replacement passport, and then reapply for your UK visa. UKBA will treat this as … Continue reading

Posted in Lost passport with valid UK visa | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Working in the UK – UK Ancestry visa

This post explains how Commonwealth citizens with UK ancestry may be able to apply for permission to live and work in the United Kingdom. You can apply to come to the UK in this category if you can show that: … Continue reading

Posted in UK Ancestry Visa | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Working in the UK – non points based system work categories

This post gives an overview of work-based immigration categories outside the points-based system. These categories are currently open to people who want to come to and work in the UK. The categories below are under review – they remain open … Continue reading

Posted in Non Points Based System Work Categories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tier 5 Temporary Workers

This posts provides an overview about the routes available to migrants who want to come to the UK to do temporary work for a licensed Tier 5 sponsor. If you are a national of a country in the European Economic … Continue reading

Posted in Tier 5 Temporary Workers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment