Tag Archives: visa requirements

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 immigration rules. I am a US citizen. Do I need a visa for the UK?

Remember, immigration law is complex and subject to continuous change. The information provided here may be out of date, or just based on personal experience/knowledge. The use of these pages is therefore entirely at your own risk. Before applying for … 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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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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