There are various ways a person may obtain British citizenship. The most common method of becoming a British citizen is via naturalisation.  What is Naturalisation?  Naturalisation is the legal process by which a Non-British adult becomes a British citizen. The criteria and process obtaining British citizenship has changed over the years, however, for successful applicants…

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 decade ago, no one would have imagined that British Citizens could move to the Middle East. Surprisingly, the trend has since changed and the Middle East has become a rising hotspot for British Citizens where you can travel to work, study or visit on a family vacation. The adventurous life, especially in the United…

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…

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