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Registration as a British citizen guidance

Naturalization is one way of becoming a British citizen. However, this route is for adults only. Registration is another route to become a British Citizen. This is especially for children who can apply based on the citizenship status of their parents. They need to register for British citizenship who can't become one automatically. Registration as a British citizen is the most common route for the children below the age of 18 to become a British citizen. This route is less stringent than natu...

By - 3 years ago

Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on UK immigration

The world is going through a global pandemic called "Coronavirus (COVID -19)". In such times when the virus has made inroads in more than 150 countries including some of the countries that are worst hit like China, the USA, Italy, Spain, and the UK and has already infected millions and caused thousands of deaths, there are concerns about immigration-related issues as well. What will be the impact of the Coronavirus on UK immigration is a question in many people's minds. The UK has also imposed t...

By - 4 years ago

How to apply for a UK marriage visa

UK marriage or spouse visa allows a person to live in the UK with his or her spouse who is present and settled in the UK – (ILR Holder or British Citizen). UK marriage visa is a part of the "UK Family visa" category. Since 9 July 2012, you are required to meet the financial requirement to get your partner to the UK. Your partner can also bring children (if any) for the whole they have sole custody or sole responsibility with you to the UK as a dependent child. Eligibility There are eligibi...

By - 4 years ago

A guide about UK fiancé visa cost and fee

UK fiance visa or UK prospective marriage visa is an entry route to the UK. This is a part of the "Family visa" category. With this visa, you are allowed to come to the UK if your fiance is a British Citizen or has settled status in the UK. This is a short term visa that allows you to stay in the UK for six months. You must marry your fiance in those six months to live with your partner beyond six months for which you need to apply for a UK spouse visa. Your fiance needs to sponsor you. So, you ...

By - 4 years ago

Permitted paid engagement visa UK

If you are an expert in your profession and you have been invited to the UK for a job related to your expertise by a UK-based organization then you can apply for a permitted paid engagement visa.

The following are permitted paid engagements according to the Immigration Rules –
  • An academic who is highly qualified within his or her field of expertise may examine students and/or participate in or chair selection panels, if they have been invited by a UK Higher Education Institution or a UK ba

By - 4 years ago

Evidence Requirement for 10 years long residence

You can apply to settle in the UK based on long residence. This route was previously known as Long Residence concession, which means that – a person who has lived in the UK for 10 continuous years lawfully can apply to settle in the UK. Settling in the UK means that you get "indefinite leave to remain" in the UK that allows you to stay in the UK without any time restrictions.

Calculating Continuous residence
Continuous residence is the time that you spend in the UK without breaching immigra...

By - 4 years ago

How to apply for a visa as the parent of a child in the UK

The UK Immigration Rules allows a parent to come to the UK to live with their child in the UK. You can apply for a visa as the parent of a child in the UK to take care of your child. However, if you can apply as a partner you should apply for a partner or spouse visa instead of applying as a parent. So, you can come to the UK, remain in the UK and settle in the UK as a parent of a child who is either a British citizen or is settled in the UK provided you meet the eligibility conditions.


By - 4 years ago

UK Visa Administrative Review: faqs, fees, and processing time

Visa refusal is quite evident in the UK. Hundreds of visa applications are refused every year for various reasons. Once a visa application is refused applicant may have 3 options to exercise. The applicants can apply for  -

  1. A fresh application.
  2. An administrative review and
  3. An appeal.
The applicant is informed about his/her right to go for either administrative review or an appeal in the refusal letter sent from the Home Office.
 UK visa administrative review FAQS 
There are some ...

By - 4 years ago

How to appeal against UK spouse visa refusal

Refusal of any kind of visa application is bad. UK spouse visa refusal is even worse because you cannot join your partner in the UK. However, you can appeal against the decision of the Home Office. You will be informed about the right to appeal in the refusal letter.

 Who can appeal?
Applicants who wish to join his/her married partner who is a British citizen can apply for a UK spouse visa. But if your visa is refused for one of the several possible reasons you can either apply for a fresh app...

By - 4 years ago

EU Nationals and Family members


EU Nationals
European Union or EU is a union of 27 member states. All these EU states are primarily located in Europe. Some major EU member states are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, the Czech Republic, France, Finland, Spain, and the UK. Citizens of these countries are called EU Nationals or EU Citizens.
 EU nationals living in the UK after Brexit
The UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020 as a result of Brexit. Now, all EU nationals living in the UK need to apply f...

By - 4 years 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.