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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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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: Do I have the right of appeal?

My UK visa application was refused. Do I have the right of appeal? If UKBA refuses your application, they will send you a letter informing you of their decision. This is called the notice of decision. The notice of decision … 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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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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