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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 The information provided here may be out of date, or just based on personal experience/knowledge.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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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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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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