Visas & Permits
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UK visa

Visas for coming to the UK


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

UK work visa: The UK immigration 'points-based system'


Since 2008 the UK Border Agency rolled out the new points-based system (PBS) regarding migrants moving to the UK requiring work authorisation.

UK visas

UK visa: Moving to the UK to join a family member


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.

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

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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 for UK visa

English test required for UK settlement visa


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.

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