Whether your business is already established in the UK or you are looking to set up operations here, our specialist solicitors will guide you through the complexities of the UK’s immigration laws and support you with your UK visa application. Our team prides itself on its record of working with employers of all shapes, sizes and types and ensuring that our advice is tailored to your needs.
Written by specialist solicitors, our UK visa application guide will give you an overview of:
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That position will continue while the UK remains a member of the EU and potentially during a transitional period agreed with the EU after the UK’s exit. Everyone else must be granted permission, or ‘leave’, to enter or remain in the UK.
Leave to enter or remain in the UK is granted by UK Visas & Immigration, the operational command of the Home Office responsible for immigration control in the UK.
That leave is granted in accordance with Immigration Rules approved by Parliament. The Rules set out the criteria to be met and the conditions which will be attached to the immigration status granted to successful applicants.
Many categories require the applicant to apply for entry clearance (a visa) demonstrating that they meet the requirements of the Immigration Rules before travelling to the UK.
Sometimes you may be able to send an individual to the UK without the need for sponsorship or an endorsement.
Individuals who may qualify for a visa include:
The requirements, length of visa and eligibility for indefinite leave to remain depend on the category the individual is applying under.
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