Category: Private

  • British passport fees rise for the second time in 14 months

    British passport fees rise for the second time in 14 months

    On April 11 2024, British passport application fees in the rose by 7%. This marks the second increase in 14 months. This follows a 9 per cent prise rise in February 2023. Both online and postal application fees have risen. For adults: For children: Passport type Online Post Adult 34…

  • Changes to the Spouse visa and what they mean for you

    Changes to the Spouse visa and what they mean for you

    What are the changes? The new spouse visa income requirement is part of Home Secretary James Cleverly’s ‘5 Point Plan’ to reduce net migration figures in the UK. On 14 March, the Home Office laid out a Statement of Changes before Parliament. The Minister of State at the Home Office,…

  • Myth busters: 5 UK immigration myths debunked

    Myth busters: 5 UK immigration myths debunked

    Immigration is undoubtedly the most salient topic in contemporary British politics. As a result, the topic is often shrouded in myths and misconceptions. Popular media outlets often peddle exaggerated narratives about immigration in the UK. These narratives can influence public discourse and government policy and can be harmful. Therefore, it…

  • Changes to the Health and Care Worker Visa and what they mean

    Changes to the Health and Care Worker Visa and what they mean

    What is a Health and Care Visa? A Health and Care Worker Visa allows medical professionals such as qualified doctors, nurses, and adult social care professionals to enter and stay in the U.K to undertake a role within the NHS, with NHS suppliers and in adult social care. Health and…

  • Outlining the U.K’s new ‘5 Point Plan’

    Outlining the U.K’s new ‘5 Point Plan’

    What is the 5 Point Plan? On Monday 4 December 2023, the British Home Secretary James Cleverly unveiled a robust proposal to cut net immigration to the U.K in the form of a ‘5 Point Plan’. Apart from the Health and Care Worker Visa reform, which is already in effect,…

  • Is the Expiry Date on the BRP Correct?

    Is the Expiry Date on the BRP Correct?

    The Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) contains details of an overseas national’s immigration status in the UK. Yet, many individuals have been in touch to ask whether the expiry date on the BRP is correct?

  • Top 5 Visas to Work in the UK

    Top 5 Visas to Work in the UK

    The ability to work in the UK is an attractive proposition to many overseas nationals. The Top 5 visas that allow you to work in the UK are as follows:

  • Investor visa qualifying investments

    Investor visa qualifying investments

    We set out the Tier 1 Investor visa qualifying investments and evidence needed to secure entry clearance to the UK.

  • EUSS Deadline

    EUSS Deadline

    Are you an EEA national? Family member of an EEA national? Living in the UK and wish to remain long term. With the EUSS deadline fast approaching, you need to read this blog post.

  • Adult dependant relative visa

    Adult dependant relative visa

    Parents and grandparents age and some even face health issues. Many often live overseas, alone, and unable to access the care that they require. So, bringing them over to the UK, where they can be physically looked after and supported, seems like the next logical step. Sounds straightforward, right? Wrong.…