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How to Extend a Spouse Visa

The UK spouse visa, otherwise known as the marriage visa, is a type of settlement visa. It is designed for non-EEA citizens who wish to join their partners in the UK. The spouse visa enables a non-EEA person to lawfully live and work in the UK, and...

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How to apply for a Spouse Visa (Q&A)

What is a Spouse Visa? If you are married to a British citizen or national, you may both wish to settle together in the UK. However, before you can enter the country, you must apply for a Spouse Visa. This permit allows you to immigrate to the UK...

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British Naturalisation Timeline

Naturalisation is the process through which a foreign individual is admitted as a citizen of a country.  In other words, by applying for British Naturalisation, you can get citizenship in the UK even if you were born abroad. Once you are...

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Top tips to help you pass the Life in the UK Test

What is the Life in the UK Test? The Life in the UK Test, also known as the British Citizenship Test, is one of the mandatory requirements to settle in the UK. It is aimed to test your knowledge of British culture, history and geography, as well as...

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Tier 2 Visa and termination of employment: what to do?

The Tier 2 Visa is granted to international skilled workers who have been offered a job in the UK. Once you get your sponsorship through your UK-based employer, you can apply for your permit. This status allows you to remain in the country until the...

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5 Reasons why your UK Spouse Visa has been refused

Why was my UK Spouse Visa application refused? Appendix FM-SE of the UK Immigration Rules sets out the requirements you need to meet when applying for a Spouse Visa. If you fail to comply with any of these conditions, you will receive a Spouse Visa...

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How to track your UK Visa application

One of the most frustrating parts of applying for a UK visa is the waiting time. Furthermore, if you need to enter the UK or book your travel within a specific date, any delay in your application process can jeopardise your journey. Once you submit...