Tag Archives: working in the uk

UK work visa: Tier 2 (General) Workers

UK work visa: Tier 2 (General) workers SUMMARY The Tier 2 (General) category is for foreign nationals who have been offered a skilled job to fill a gap in the workforce that cannot be filled by a settled worker. Before … 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 The information provided here may be out of date, or just based on personal experience/knowledge.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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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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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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