UK Government has the power to deprive someone of their British Citizenship under the British Nationality Act 1981. Section 40(2) allows the government to deprive someone of their Citizenship the if “that deprivation is conducive to the public good” but such an order should not be made if deprivation of British citizenship “would make a…

Introduction There are a huge number of people making UK visa applications every year.  According to an official government factsheet, “UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) received more than 3.3 million visa applications in the year ending June 2019, of which almost 2.9 million were granted”. Visa applications are complex and rule-bound and there are strict…

There are two key pieces of UK legislation that govern the requirements for UK Entry Clearance:- The Immigration Act 1971 (and subsequent immigration and asylum acts); and The Immigration Rules  Law contained in these provisions regulate how and when people subject to immigration control may be granted permission to travel to and stay in the…

On August 29, 2021 | In General | By A Y & J Solicitors

The Immigration Health Surcharge, commonly abbreviated to “IHS”, is a fee that you must pay as a part of your visa application.  The Immigration Health Surcharge was introduced in 2015.  When you pay Immigration Health Surcharge, you can make use of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.  The amount of IHS payable depends…

On August 24, 2021 | In General | By A Y & J Solicitors

Moving to the United Kingdom with your partner? Planning a beautiful marriage in the UK, surrounded by family and friends? Or maybe a quiet ceremony at a local registry?  You should consider applying for a ‘Fiancé visa’ if you are looking to enter the UK to marry or enter a civil partnership with a UK…

Dual citizenship is also commonly referred to as Dual nationality. It means you legally hold the citizenship of two or more countries. Dual citizenship is lawfully allowed in the UK. While holding your home country’s citizenship, you can also seek to apply for British citizenship as a second nationality. Every country has its own nationality…

The United Kingdom offers numerous work visa options to overseas workers willing to work in the UK. Any overseas migrant seeking to apply for work in the UK will first need the correct permission to work.  Choosing the right work visa depends on a number of factors and the most common questions are:- What type…

A Certificate of Sponsorship is a critical piece of evidence required for UK visa applicants applying under one of the sponsored employment routes. Sponsored Worker routes include the Skilled Worker, Intra-Company Transfer, Minister of Religion (T2), Sportsperson (T2). Applicants can also be sponsored under various Temporary Worker (T5) subcategories. A UK employer must assign their…

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