How can Immigration Lawyer help you make a successful application?

If you need to submit a UK immigration application an Immigration lawyer can make the process seamless and provide crucial assistance which will ensure that your application is successful. UK Immigration laws can be complex and difficult to navigate. Given below are a few examples how a lawyer’s assistance can help applicants reach a successful …

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Late Applications Under the EU Settlement Scheme

The Home Office has recently announced that EU citizens and their family members who apply late to the EU Settlement Scheme will have their day-to-day rights protected whilst that application is being considered The Home Office has encouraged people to submit their applications under the EU settlementsscheme even if they are late or have missed …

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I’m applying for a Skilled Worker visa; can my family join me?

Under most immigration routes you can bring your dependants to the UK including the Skilled Worker route. Who can be considered your dependants? Spouse/Civil Partner Unmarried Partner if you have been living together in a relationship for at least two years Children under the age of 18 If your child is over the age of …

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Can the financial requirement of a UK Partner (Spouse) visa be met through Cash savings?

To meet the financial requirement under Appendix FM of the Immigration rules, you will need to have an annual income of atleast £18,600. This amount will increase if there are dependent children. Cash savings over the amount of £16,000 can count towards meeting the financial requirement. £16,000 is the level of savings at which a …

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Common pitfalls to avoid when applying for a UK Visitor Visa

Applying for the correct type of visitor visa: There are various types of visit visas that are most commonly used to enter the UK. The below are some of the most frequently used: Standard Visitor visa – You can enter the UK as a standard visitor if you wish to visit family, for tourism, to …

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COVID-19 CONCESSION ON RIGHT TO WORK CHECK EXTENDED UNTIL 1 SEPTEMBER 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Home Office introduced temporary adjustments to allow employers to carry out virtual right to work checks between 30 March 2020 and 20 June 2021. The Home Office have now confirmed that the adjustments will continue to apply until 31 August 2021. Employers will maintain a defence against a civil penalty if …

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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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