Visas & Permits
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Visas for coming to the UK

Visas for coming to the UK

24 May 2011   0 comments
Whether you're moving to the UK or just visiting, it's important that you find out in advance whether you need a UK visa.
UK work visa: The UK immigration 'points-based system'

UK work visa: The UK immigration 'points-based system' 25 September 2012

Since 2008 the UK Border Agency rolled out the new points-based system (PBS) regarding migrants moving to the UK requiring work authorisation.
UK visa: Moving to the UK to join a family member

UK visa: Moving to the UK to join a family member 22 April 2013

Restrictions apply to both European and non-European citizens when bringing family members to the UK. Here's a guide to UK family visas and permits.
UK expats: Extend your Tier 1 (General) visa by April 2015

UK expats: Extend your Tier 1 (General) visa by April 2015 12 September 2014

If you have a Tier 1 (General) visa and you’re currently in the UK, you have until 5 April 2015 to extend your visa. Thereafter, Tier 1 (General) will close and extensions will no longer be possible.
English test required for UK settlement visa

English test required for UK settlement visa 1 August 2012

Compulsory English language tests have been introduced for non-European migrants applying for a UK visa to join or marry their settled partner in the UK.

How to get your UK identity card

29 December 2009
As part of the National Identity Service, UK identity cards are being introduced in the United Kingdom.

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