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Skilled Worker Visa 2024

Skilled Worker Visa Requirements 2024

The Skilled Worker Visa offers a route for international professionals seeking employment in the UK. Replacing the Tier 2 visa, it aims to attract...
Permitted Paid Engagement Visitor Visa

Permitted Paid Engagement Visit Visa 

The Permitted Paid Engagement (PPE) visit visa allows specified professionals to visit the UK for up to 1 month in order to undertake a paid...
Youth Mobility Scheme Visa FAQs

Youth Mobility Scheme Visa FAQs

The Youth Mobility Scheme Visa is for young adults from specific countries who wish to experience life in the UK. In this post, we discuss the...
Apply for a UK Visa from the USA

Apply for a UK Visa from the USA

The USA is considered a non-visa national country, meaning US citizens do not need to apply for a visitor visa before travelling to the UK. While...
Citizenship Ceremony UK

UK Citizenship Ceremonies

Becoming a British citizen is a significant milestone that comes with rights, responsibilities, and a sense of belonging to a community. The...
British Citizenship by Marriage

British Citizenship by Marriage FAQs

Embarking on the journey to secure British citizenship through marriage involves understanding the intricacies of the application process. This blog...
Family Immigration Success Stories

Family Immigration Success Stories

Whytecroft Ford has been providing expert assistance to clients from all around the world who seek to join and remain with their spouses, civil...
Entry Clearance UK

What is Leave to Enter in the UK?

If you're not a British citizen, an Irish citizen, or a Commonwealth citizen with the right of abode in the UK, you will likely need to secure...
Skilled Worker Dependant ILR

ILR for Dependant of Skilled Worker

In this post, we discuss essential information for those seeking Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK as dependants of Skilled Workers....
UK Partner Visa Application Guide

UK Partner Visa Application

If you're planning to join your partner in the United Kingdom, the UK Partner Visa is the key to making your dreams a reality. Whether you're...
HPI Visa FAQs

High Potential Individual Visa FAQs

If you're a recent graduate from a top global university looking to work or explore job opportunities in the United Kingdom, the High Potential...
UK Visa fee changes 2023

Immigration Fee Changes in 2023

In a significant development, the UK government has recently unveiled a series of impending changes that will impact individuals and organizations...
Graduate Visa FAQs

UK Graduate Visa FAQs

If you're a student considering studying in the United Kingdom or have recently graduated from a UK institution, the UK Graduate Visa might be of...
Health and Care Worker ILR

Health and Care Worker ILR 

The United Kingdom has long been an attractive destination for healthcare professionals from around the world, offering a diverse and dynamic work...
Unmarried Partner Visa Application

Unmarried Partner Visa FAQs

Applying for a UK Unmarried Partner Visa can be a complex and overwhelming process, especially when faced with the intricacies of immigration rules...
SET M Application FORM

Set M Application Guidance 2023

If you are considering settling in the UK and seeking the freedom to live and work without restrictions, you may be eligible to apply for Indefinite...
Life in the UK Test FAQs

Life in the UK test FAQs 2023

The Life in the UK Test is an essential step for those seeking British citizenship or settlement in the United Kingdom. It is a significant...
Immigration Application Fee

UK Immigration Fees to Increase

On July 13, 2023, the UK Government made an announcement regarding the forthcoming increase in the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) by 66%. The...
UK Visa

UK Visa Nationals List 

Your nationality determines the specific requirements for entering the United Kingdom (UK), including whether you need to apply for a Standard...
UK Spouse Visa Property Rental Income

Property Rental Income for Spouse Visa 

Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules encompasses the rules for family members of British nationals, including unmarried partners, fiancés, spouses,...
UK Visa Fees

UK Visa Application Fees 2023

UK Visas & Immigration, also commonly referred to as UKVI, is the division of the Home Office responsible for the UK’s visa system. The UKVI...
UK-Ancestry-Visa-ILR

UK Ancestry Visa ILR

In this post, we discuss the process of applying for settlement in the UK based on the Ancestry visa route. With an Ancestry Visa, you have the...
Spouse visa extension application

Spouse Visa Extension Application 2023

If you are currently residing in the UK on a Spouse Visa and wish to extend your stay, it's important to understand the application process for the...
Frontier Worker Permit

Frontier Worker Permit 

In today's world, the traditional concept of living and working in close proximity has been dramatically transformed by modern transportation and...
UK Visa Document Translations

Document Translations for UK Visa

This post will explore the document translation requirements for UK visa applications. Applying for a Work, Family or Visit visa to the UK can be a...
OISC

What is the OISC?

The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) is a regulatory body established by the UK Government to safeguard the provision of...
10 Year ILR Long Residence

ILR 10 Years Long Residence Application

Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) allows you to remain in the UK without any time limit and the ability to work and study without restrictions. ILR...
UK Spouse Visa

UK Spouse Visa FAQs

If you plan to apply for a UK spouse visa, you may have many questions about the application process and requirements. In this post, we'll answer...
Switch to UK Skilled Worker Visa

Switch to Skilled Worker Visa

This post will explore the rules for switching to a Skilled Worker Visa, previously known as the Tier 2 (General) Work Visa. As businesses across...

SET M Application Documents 

Individuals in a relationship with a British citizen or a settled person who intend to settle in the UK may consider applying for Indefinite Leave...
Find a UK Immigration Adviser

Find a UK Immigration Adviser

If you're planning to move to the UK or extend your stay, navigating the UK immigration system can be a complex and overwhelming process. There are...
UK Proposed Civil Partner Visa Application

UK Proposed Civil Partner Application

The Proposed Civil Partner or Fiance visa is a UK visa category that allows non-British partners to enter the country to enter into a civil...
UK Ancestry Visa

UK Ancestry Visa FAQs

The UK Ancestry visa is a popular option for individuals who have a grandparent born in the UK and want to live and work here. This visa category...
British Citizenship CSI

British Citizenship Application & CSI 

The Nationality and Border Act 2022, introduced on June 28, 2022, has simplified the process of obtaining British citizenship for EU nationals....
Civil Partner Visa Application UK

UK Civil Partnership Visa

The UK Civil Partnership Visa allows individuals in a recognised civil partnership to reside and work in the UK with their partner. The visa...
OISC Immigration Adviser

Benefits of OISC Immigration Advisers

The United Kingdom's immigration system can be a complex and confusing process for those seeking to enter or stay in the country. The rules and...