Start-Up Visa Criteria

Start-Up Visa Criteria?

Those wishing to apply for the start-up visa will have to fulfil two sets of criteria, Part W3 and Part W5 of the Immigration Rules. Part W3 contains general eligibility …

Brexit

The Brexit Delay

Ever since the 23rd June 2016, the date of Brexit, which was later established to be the 29th March 2019, has been looming. Brexit has been delayed, making the entire …

South Africa

South African Nationals & British Citizenship

In February 2018, the UK’s Supreme Court rectified a discriminatory injustice in British nationality law which opened up British citizenship to thousands of ineligible South Africans. Previously, only a limited …

Tier 1 route: new rules from 29 March 2019

Tier 1 Route: New Rules From 29 March 2019

According to the new statement of changes to the Immigration Rules, the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) and the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) route will be scrapped, and replaced by “start-up” and …

Criminal Convictions Vs Settled Status

Criminal Convictions Vs Settled Status

With Brexit looming, European nationals residing in the UK will have to regularise their status. The EU Settlement Scheme has been set up for the purpose of these residents to …

Forced Marriage

Forced Marriage Amendment to Immigration Rules

On the 9th February 2019, the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration welcomed the publication of the government’s Integrated Communities Action Plan (ICPA). The Action Plan, published by …

Checking Service

The Nationality Checking Service

Citizens applying for a visa could previously use the nationality checking service. As implied by the name, this service would offer the possibility of checking the documents. For an extra …