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Sponsor License Revocations – What to do next

Sponsor License revocation is bad news for any UK-based organization that has hired foreign workers and wishes to continue hiring foreign workers in the future also. If you get a notice from the Home Office that your sponsor license may be revoked, you need to understand what is going to be the consequences of it and the possible solutions there are for your company.  

Impact of Sponsor License Revocation on Organization

Once your sponsor license is revoked you cannot employ foreign worker

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By visaandmigration.com - 6 days ago


What if I am Illegally in the UK

Illegal Migration Act 2023 became law on 20 July 2023 in the UK. However, only a few provisions of the Illegal Migration Act 2023 have come into force as of now. The new law aims to ‘prevent and deter unlawful migration, particularly the migration by unsafe and illegal routes, by removing certain persons from the UK who enter or arrive in the UK by breaching immigration control’.

The new provisions have been introduced with the following objectives:

  • To alter and deal with those living i
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By visaandmigration.com - 1 month ago


Things to know about UK Ancestry Visa

UK Ancestry Visa allows the following nationals to live, work and study in the UK if one of their grandparents was born in the UK, Channel Islands, or the Isle of Man.

  • Commonwealth citizens
  • British overseas citizens
  • British territories overseas citizens
  • British national (overseas)
  • Citizens of Zimbabwe

UK ancestry visa allows all the above citizens to live in the UK because of their ancestral connection to the UK. 
Before you think of applying for a UK ancestry visa, you shoul

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By visaandmigration.com - 1 month ago


What is Self-Sponsorship

Self-sponsorship route is for entrepreneurs/business owners to stay and work in the UK to establish and manage their own business. Self-sponsorship route requires a Skilled Worker visa combined with having a sponsor license for a UK-based business you own. Self-sponsorship is mainly a route for those who want to work in the UK for their own business. So, the route allows you to start, grow, or manage your own business in the UK.  

Who is eligible for self-sponsorship?

If you meet all of th

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By visaandmigration.com - 1 month ago


What to do next if British Citizenship is refused

If the UK Home Office refuses your British Citizenship application, you will receive a letter from them in which you will be informed exactly why your application was refused in detail. Your indefinite leave to remain (ILR) status does not get impacted even after your application for British citizenship is rejected. However, if your application is refused, you lose money, time, and above all your chance to become a British citizen which gives you crucial rights such as voting. You can read this

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By visaandmigration.com - 2 months ago


Unmarried Partner Visa Application Guidelines

Unmarried partners of a British citizen or one who has indefinite leave to remain can apply for a UK Unmarried Partner visa to join their partner in the UK and live with them. Unmarried Partners are those who have lived together in a relationship similar to marriage or civil partnership for at least 2 years.
Unmarried Partner visa is applicable to both heterosexual and same-sex partners. An unmarried Partner visa allows you to enter (when applying from outside the UK) or remain (when applying f

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By visaandmigration.com - 2 months ago


Apply for Sponsorship License

If you are a UK-based organization looking to employ overseas skilled workers you need to sponsor them. In order to sponsor them you need to have a sponsorship license. You can apply for a UK sponsorship license through the UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) which is a division of the Home Office responsible for UK immigration. The Home Office will grant you a sponsorship license only if you meet the necessary
requirements.  
There are different kinds of sponsor licence, however, the most popular

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By visaandmigration.com - 3 months ago


Switching to a UK Skilled Worker Dependent Visa

You can apply to switch to a UK skilled worker dependent visa if you are already in the UK on a different valid visa and you also meet the eligibility requirements of a skilled worker dependent visa.

Who qualifies as dependent?

The following family members of the skilled worker qualify as the dependents who can apply as skilled worker dependents:
 Husband, wife, civil partner or
 Unmarried partner or same-sex partner
 Children below the age of 18 at the time of application (including

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By visaandmigration.com - 3 months ago


UK Visitor Visa Requirements to Apply

You can visit the UK for a short term up to 6 months on a UK visitor visa for study, tourism, business activities, etc. You can apply for a UK visitor visa for one of the following ‘permitted activities’:

  •  As a tourist, for example taking a holiday or vacation
  • To meet your family or friends
  • To pass through the UK to another country (‘in transit’)
  • For certain business activities such as attending a meeting or an interview
  • For certain paid engagements or events as an expert in your p
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By visaandmigration.com - 3 months ago


Financial Requirements for UK Partner Visa

UK Partner Visa allows a non-British applicant to join their partner/spouse in the UK who is a British citizen or has settled status (such as one with indefinite leave to remain) in the UK. If you are already in the UK on a different visa, you can apply to switch to a UK partner visa once you enter into a civil partnership or get married to an individual who is a British citizen or has settled status in the UK. If you are applying from outside the UK your partner in the UK must sponsor you.
You

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By visaandmigration.com - 3 months ago


Visa and Migration is a private OISC regulated company (F201500999) and is not an official Government body. If you would like to prepare and submit your UK immigration application yourself you can do so by visiting the UKVI website.