Tag Archives: UK Border Agency

EEA Family Permit FAQ

This post provides an overview of the most frequently asked questions from applicants for EEA Family Permits overseas What are the EEA (European Economic Area) Countries? These are currently: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, … Continue reading

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No appointments visa application centre Rome 1-5 October

As part of the UKBA’s ongoing project to centralise the UK visa decision-making process in the United Kingdom, all visa applications submitted in Italy will be forwarded to Croydon for decision w.e.f. 8 October. To prepare for this move, the … Continue reading

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Outcome of London Metropolitan University’s legal challenge

Last month, the UK Border Agency revoked (withdrew) London Metropolitan University’s licence to sponsor students from outside the European Union. The withdrawal of London Metropolitan University’s licence means that it is removed from the register of licensed sponsors, and students … Continue reading

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Warning about fake UK Border Agency websites and calls

On 13 August 2012, UKBA issued a warning about fake UKBA websites and phonecalls. Please find the text below. Quote: We are aware of a number of scam e-mails and websites claiming to be sent and operated by us; and … Continue reading

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UK Tier 4 Student Visa – Who can sponsor my student application? Can this be a family member?

Who can sponsor my student application? Can this be a family member? As outlined in our Tier 4 Student visa pages, you will need to show that you have enough money to pay for your course fees and for your … Continue reading

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How quickly must an EEA Family application be processed?

How quickly must an EEA Family Permit be processed? These are the instructions for UKBA staff concerning the processing times of EEA Family Permit applications (valid as at 10 August 2012): Quote: “Priority must be given to applications for EEA … Continue reading

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