Tag Archives: visa rules

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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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: 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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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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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

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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

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Working in the UK – pointsbased system for highly valued migrants – Tier 1

This post gives an overview of the UK immigration routes available to exceptionally talented workers, investors and entrepreneurs wanting to work in the UK. You should read the eligibility requirements for your category in full before making an application. Currently … Continue reading

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Partner

This post explains whether and how you can come to or remain in the UK if you are the husband, wife or civil partner of a British citizen or of a person that is settled here. A person that is … Continue reading

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UK visa application procedures

UK Visa Procedures This post explains the main procedures for UK visa applications. Prepare yourself It cannot be stressed enough that this is perhaps the most important step of the application process. Before submitting any application, carefully review what application … Continue reading

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EEA – Bulgarian and Romanian citizens

This section explains Bulgarian and Romanian nationals’ right to live and work in the UK. All EEA and Swiss nationals can enter and live in the UK without needing to apply for permission, if they can support themselves and their … Continue reading

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