If you follow international news, it can sometimes seem that Great Britain is withdrawing from the world. The country’s exit from the European Union (dubbed Brexit) followed by a new immigration regime introduced this year gives the impression of a nation turning its back on the global workplace. Concerns about unchecked immigration from Continental Europe…

It may seem simple when your visa application is granted, but the process of visa approval by the Home Office is strict and rigorous. Each application is being scrutinized thoroughly before approval or rejection. Each year thousands of applications are rejected. At times applicants worry about what possibly could have been wrong with their application….

When applying for settlement or British citizenship, an essential requirement is to clear the Life in the UK test. This test is essential to help you know the country you are moving to stay in and get familiar with places and history. While it may seem that one could quickly pass it, one should not…

Significant developments came into force on 6 April 2021 in the UK immigration and visa services, following the Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules published on 4 March 2021. A few additions in the health and care sector in the UK announced, which will enable South African citizens to have higher prospects in securing…

A UK visa is a provisional authorised document issued by a government to any foreign national allowing them to visit, stay and leave the country after a pre-decided period. It can be either an electronic document or a stamp on the foreign national’s passport which specifies the conditions and rights the person is entitled to…

On April 29, 2021 | In Visitor Visa | By A Y & J Solicitors

The new visa route to allow British National (Overseas) (‘BNO) Status Holder to enter the UK has eased freedom of movement between Hong Kong British National and the UK for those who are eligible under this route. The new visa route recognises the UK’s historic and moral commitments to Hong Kong Citizens and offers BNO…

South Africans are eagerly moving their businesses and UK sees this as an opportunity to grow and help them grow. The UK offers one of the best education, the worlds best infrastructure, quality life and an innumerable source of growth.  Learn everything you possibly need to know about UK visa applications for South Africans planning…

Immigration became one of the defining issues of the Brexit debate. The arguments however were literally one-way traffic. Discussions inevitably focused on the issue of free movement and of the number of EU nationals coming into the UK to live and work. For the casual observer, it could often seem that there was no movement…

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