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UK Spouse Visa Extension Rules

If you intend to remain in the UK with your partner (A British national or one with settled status in the UK) even after initial leave under a UK spouse visa, you need to apply for a UK spouse visa extension before your leave expires. If your extension application is successful, you will be granted leave to remain for another 30 months. After this on completing 5 years of continuous living in the UK, you should be able to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain provided you meet other eligibility r

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By visaandmigration.com - 1 week ago


Documents required for UK Sponsorship Licence

If you are a UK organization (Public body, SME, Franchise, or Start-up) and are looking to employ foreign workers, temporary workers, or foreign students in the UK. Your organization will need to apply for a sponsorship licence. Once you are granted a sponsorship licence you can issue a certificate of sponsorship (CoS) to the foreign workers, temporary workers, or students who want to work for your organization through the sponsor management system (SMS). Read the blog to know about documents re

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By visaandmigration.com - 2 weeks ago


Appendix FM – Parent of a Child

A UK family visa is a route to join your spouse, partner, parent, or child in the UK based on family life and Appendix FM is a comprehensive document that sets out the rules and requirements for overseas nationals applying to enter or remain in the UK on the basis of family life. Appendix FM sets out the legal requirements that applicants must meet to be eligible and granted permission to enter or remain under this route.

Relative in the UK that the applicant wants to join must be:

  • A Br
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By visaandmigration.com - 1 month ago


Indefinite Leave to Remain and Skilled Workers

You can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK if you have been working in the UK on a Skilled Worker visa.
A skilled worker visa is a route to settlement in the UK. ILR is a way to settle in the UK that allows you to live, work, and study in the UK for as long as you want to without any immigration restrictions. After ILR you also become eligible to apply for British Citizenship provided you meet the requirements of the British Nationality Act 1981.
Once you have lived for 5 yea

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By visaandmigration.com - 1 month ago


UK Skilled Worker Visa – Things to Know

A UK Skilled worker visa is a route to come and work in the UK for overseas nationals. You can work for an approved sponsor (a company or an organization) in an eligible role. The UK skilled worker visa process can be complex if you don’t have the expertise in it. Therefore you should seek an expert’s advice before you apply for one.

Here are some important things to know before you apply for a UK skilled worker visa.

1. Who can apply for a Skilled Worker Visa?

UK skilled worker visa is

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By visaandmigration.com - 1 month ago


How to Switch from a Fiancé Visa to a Marriage Visa

If you want to switch from a UK fiancé visa to a marriage visa or spouse visa, you must apply for it before your fiancé visa expires. Once you are granted a marriage or spouse visa you can live up to 30 months in the UK after which you can apply for an extension for 30 months.
A UK marriage or UK spouse visa allows you to live, study, and work in the UK. After living continuously in the UK for 5 years on a marriage visa, you become eligible to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

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By visaandmigration.com - 1 month ago


Indefinite Leave to Remain – Common Mistakes

One mistake when applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK can cost you a visa refusal. It costs you money, time, and opportunity to continue living in the UK without any time
restriction once successfully granted Indefinite Leave To Remain. Hence, you must try to avoid these mistakes. There are usual common mistakes made by applicants which are the following:

1. Issues with your Application Form

You may have submitted the incorrect application form or did not submit the form corr

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By visaandmigration.com - 2 months ago


UK Business Visitor Visa Guide

UK Business Visitor Visa is for those who want to visit the UK for a short period for business activities. Business Visitors can additionally do the activities (not the main activities) such as responding to emails or answering phone calls relating to their employment overseas remotely whilst they are in the UK.
However, you are not permitted to do paid or unpaid work for a UK company or as a self-employed person as a visitor in the UK on a Business Visitor visa.

 

Business Activities Per

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By visaandmigration.com - 2 months ago


What you must do if your UK visa is refused

The UK is a land of opportunity. Hence, thousands of foreign nationals apply for a UK visa every year. Many of those applicants' visa is refused. UK visa refusal happens for various reasons. These reasons include but are not limited to the following:

 The applicant did not complete the correct application form or filled out the form incorrectly;
 The applicant has provided incorrect or fake documentation as a deception;
 If the applicant is the subject of a deportation order or has a cri

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By visaandmigration.com - 2 months ago


Apply ILR as a Dependent of a Skilled Worker in the UK

If you live in the UK on a UK skilled worker visa and your family members (partner and/or children) live with you as your dependents, you can include your partner and/or children when you apply for ILR provided they meet the eligibility requirements.
A dependent can be included in the same application as the main applicant or they can apply separately at a later date once they become eligible to apply. During this period they can continue to extend their existing skilled worker-dependent visa e

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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.