Tag Archives: living in the uk

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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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