Immigration Health Surcharge increase!

Following parliamentary approval, there has been a doubling of the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) fees which is to affect all visa applications of longer than 6 months, made from 8th January 2019.

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Changes in how to make immigration applications from November 2018!

From 2nd November 2018, the way applicants make an application for settlement, citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work, has changed.

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Post BREXIT – EU Settlement Scheme


What is the Settlement Scheme?

If you are an EU citizen living in the UK, you and your family can continue living in the UK after December 2020 with settled or pre-settled status.  You will not need to apply if you an Irish citizen or have Indefinite Leave to Remain.

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Breaking news: Settled status for EU citizens and their families

Under recent announcements, the Home Office has confirmed that if you’re a European Union (EU) citizen living in the UK, you and your family can apply for ‘settled status’ if you want to continue living here after June 2021. Continue reading

Landmark ruling confirming EU nationals who become British can still bring non-EU spouse to the UK!


The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that a European citizen who becomes a British citizen does not lose the right to have a spouse from a non-EU country live with them in the UK.

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Prime Minister Theresa May set out an outline of her proposal at a private dinner with other EU leaders in Brussels which was not on camera but made it clear that that EU nationals legally living in the UK for at least 5 years, would be granted ‘UK settled status’.

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Are UK employers prepared for immigration changes?


Britain is due to start negotiations for its exit from the EU, next week.  In anticipation of this, it is important to establish what UK based employers expect will happen and whether they are prepared for imminent changes.

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How important is it to apply for EEA residence documents?


We believe, the answer is:   It’s probably a good idea to have confirmation of your status in the UK.  So apply for those residence documents!

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