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Tier 1 Investor Visa: Anti-Money Laundering Provisions

United Kingdom - August 14 2019 A recent investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches alleged serious failings in the Tier 1 Investor visa scheme, with the Home Office supposedly

How To Pass The Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Genuineness Test

United Kingdom - July 11 2019 The Home Office needs to ensure that those applying to come to the UK for work are eligible and that a reputable employer has a genuine wish to

Indefinite Leave to Remain ILR: A Complete Guide

United Kingdom - July 31 2019 Not quite citizenship, and yet more than just a visa the status of Indefinite Leave to Remain or ILR has its own specific characteristics. In this

UK Investor Visa Investment Options

United Kingdom - July 16 2019 Tier 1 Investor visa holders must invest at least £2 million in the UK within 3 months of their arrival in the UK. But investors should be aware that

Tier 2 General Visa Application - A Short Guide

United Kingdom - July 5 2019 The Tier 2 General visa category is for individuals who have an offer of a skilled job in the UK from a licensed Tier 2 Sponsor. In this post, we

Applying to an Innovator Visa Endorsing Body for Endorsement

United Kingdom - August 15 2019 On 29 March 2019 the Home Office introduced the new Innovator visa. In order to qualify for an Innovator Visa, prospective applicants must receive an

Tier 1 Investor Visa: Anti-Money Laundering Provisions

United Kingdom - August 14 2019 A recent investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches alleged serious failings in the Tier 1 Investor visa scheme, with the Home Office supposedly

Unreasonable Costs in Immigration Appeals

United Kingdom - August 7 2019 Prior to 2014, it was not possible to get an award for unreasonable costs in immigration appeals. However, Rule 9(2) of the Tribunal Procedure

What is a Biometric Residence Permit?

United Kingdom - August 2 2019 A Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) is an 86mm x 54mm polycarbonate card containing a chip to make it more secure against forgery and abuse. A

Indefinite Leave to Remain ILR: A Complete Guide

United Kingdom - July 31 2019 Not quite citizenship, and yet more than just a visa the status of Indefinite Leave to Remain or ILR has its own specific characteristics. In this