If you are currently living in the UK on a spouse/partner visa and wish to extend your stay beyond the initial period you were granted, you will need to complete and submit the Home Office’s FLR M Visa form. Form FLR M is also used to extend the stay of dependant children presently in the…

If you plan to come to the UK in 2023 or beyond, it is important to understand the UK’s entry requirements before you travel. By bringing the correct documentation with you, you can ensure that you are granted permission to enter the UK at one of our ports or airports. The exact UK entry requirements…

If you have been advised by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) that your visa application has been refused or your leave has been cancelled due to deception, you may be able to challenge the decision by appealing on human rights grounds or by way of a judicial review. This may happen even if you make…

The High Potential Individual (HPI) visa was introduced by the Home Office in May 2022 to enable graduates from top-ranked international universities to live and work in the UK. Unlike other work visa schemes, such as the Skilled Worker visa, applicants do not require a job offer before they apply. In this blog, we will…

If you are considering applying for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK, it is important to understand the costs associated with your application, both for you and your family members. In this article, we will outline the indefinite leave to remain fees, whether you need to pay the healthcare surcharge, the priority processing…

Business is thriving in the UK, making the country very sought after by investors and those in business. There are a variety of business visas available, and it is important to select the correct route for your individual needs. What if I am looking to do business in the UK short-term? If you are looking…

UK sponsors have access to an online “portal” called a Sponsor Management System (SMS) from where they can assign “Certificates of Sponsorship” or “CoS”, which are virtual documents an employee needs to make a sponsored work visa application.  A UK employer cannot assign “CoS” unless they hold a valid sponsor licence. In order to obtain…

If you are looking to come to the UK for reasons of tourism, visiting friends and family, for a business trip or for a short course, you will need a UK standard visitor visa. This visa can also be used for other activities allowed under the visitor visa rules such as private medical treatment.  Can…

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