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WHAT IS A CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP (COS)?

A Certificate of Sponsorship is an electronic document with a unique reference number that a Sponsor (Employer) must issue to the migrant worker to enable them to submit a visa application under the sponsored routes such as Skilled worker, ICT and Temporary worker. A CoS must confirm the migrant worker’s personal details, the job tittle, …

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EU Family members – How can your family members join you under the EU Settlement Scheme?

Under the current Immigration Rules, family members of EEA nationals are eligible to apply for either Settled or Pre-Settled Status if they have been resident in the UK prior to 31 December 2020. Family members of EU nationals are still eligible to apply to join an EEA national in the UK, even if they have …

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CAN AN EU NATIONAL WITH SETTLED STATUS APPLY FOR BRITISH CITIZENSHIP?

Can an EU national with settled status apply for British Citizenship?

Ever since the UK left the European Union, the Home Office data suggests that there has been an influx in naturalisation applications from EU citizens. EU nationals with settled status can also apply for British Citizenship; however you must bear in mind that the Home Office has updated their ‘good character’ requirement making it harder …

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EU Settlement Scheme And COVID Related Absences

The Home Office has published its official guidance for those applicants whose ‘continuous residence’ in the UK under the EU settlement scheme might have been affected by the pandemic. Continuous qualifying period  In order to obtain settled status, a person must have a ‘continuous residence’ of five years in accordance with Appendix EU. This will …

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What Requirements Do You Need To Fulfil To Apply For A Spouse Visa? And, How Much Do You Need To Earn To Be Able To Apply For A Spouse Visa?

These are just two of the most common questions we get asked at Mulgrave Law. A UK spouse visa application can be notoriously complicated. Most people find themselves walking an unfamiliar path as the rules are extremely complex and strewn all over the place and not user friendly. What steps do I need to take …

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How Much Does It Cost To Sponsor An Employee As A Skilled Worker?

If you are considering sponsoring an employee as a Skilled worker, it is important to be aware of the cost from the outset. Sponsor Licence If your business does not already have a sponsor licence, you will first need to obtain a sponsor licence to be able to hire migrant workers who require sponsorship. The …

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What Is The Graduate Immigration Route? Can International Student Stay In The UK After Graduation?

If you are an international student, you are probably wondering what options are available to you after you have completed your course. We at Mulgrave Law, have been often asked the above questions. Here we cover information about the graduate route. Graduate Route: The Home Office have confirmed that the graduate route will be launched …

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I’m I Eligible To Apply For A BNO (British National (Overseas) Visa; And Do I Need Specialist Immigration Advice? British Passport

I’m I Eligible To Apply For A BNO (British National (Overseas) Visa; And Do I Need Specialist Immigration Advice?

From the 31st January 2021, the UK government has opened a new visa route. This visa route allows Hong Kong residents who have British National (Overseas) passports and their eligible dependants to live and work in the UK and eventually obtain full British citizenship. This immigration route is nowhere as stringent as most other immigration …

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Do You Need To Hire Staff From Outside The UK? As A Business Here Is What You Need To Know

If you want to recruit a skilled foreign worker from outside the UK, your organisation will need a sponsor licence.A sponsor licence allows a UK based employer to employ skilled workers from overseas or from within the UK (if they are switching from an alternate visa category). How to obtain a sponsor licence: To obtain …

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