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Airport Security in the UK
Airport Security in the UK
Issues and requirements relating to security at UK airports. What passengers should expect when they arrive at the airport and how to avoid problems with airport…...
Appealing a Refusal to Grant a Student Visa
Appealing a Refusal to Grant a Student Visa
An overview of the process for appealing a decision to refuse a student visa and reasons why a student visa may be refused....
Are UK Immigration Policies Damaging the Economy?
Are UK Immigration Policies Damaging the Economy?
An overview of the likely impact of future immigration policies on the UK economy - is limiting the number of skilled workers really the best way to stimulate economic…...
Arriving in the UK from Another Country
Arriving in the UK from Another Country
What to expect when arriving in the UK. Passport control, questioning by immigration officials and the use of iris recognition technology....
Business Visitors to the UK
Business Visitors to the UK
What is meant by a business visitor. Applying for a UK visa as a business visitor: filling in the application form and providing supporting documents....
Coming from Abroad to Study in the UK
Coming from Abroad to Study in the UK
Applying for a visa to come to the UK as a student. UK student visa requirements and different categories of student visas....
Coming to the UK for Medical Treatment
Coming to the UK for Medical Treatment
Coming to the UK for private medical treatment. Applying for a visa and what to do if you need to extend your stay once you are in the UK....
Customs Rules for Entry into the UK
Customs Rules for Entry into the UK
A guide to UK Customs laws - categories of goods which may be brought to the UK and categories of goods which are banned....
Do I Need a Visa to Visit the UK?
Do I Need a Visa to Visit the UK?
A guide to who needs a visa to enter the UK. Different categories of visa and the factors which determine whether or not a visa is required....
Do I Need to Pay for Help With My Visa?
Do I Need to Pay for Help With My Visa?
Paying for help with the UK visa application process - who might need to pay for help with their visa and a note of caution for those who do....
E-Borders and Travel to the UK
E-Borders and Travel to the UK
E-borders - the UK’s electronic immigration system for monitoring travellers to and from the UK. How does E-borders work and what is its purpose?...
Giving Birth to a Child in the UK
Giving Birth to a Child in the UK
A guide to the immigration issues relating to giving birth in the UK. Registering a child as a British citizen and the entitlement to healthcare....
Increasing Fees for UK Visitors
Increasing Fees for UK Visitors
The April 2011 increase in fees for UK visa and citizenship applications and why the government has increased the fees yet again....
New Rules for South African Visitors to the UK
New Rules for South African Visitors to the UK
A summary of the new UK immigration rules which have been introduced for South African visitors to the UK - the new visa requirements....
New Rules on Student Visas
New Rules on Student Visas
An overview of the latest changes to the rules governing applications under Tier 4 of the points-based immigration system for UK student visas....
Rules for Visitors from the EU to the UK
Rules for Visitors from the EU to the UK
The rules which apply to EU citizens who wish to live in the UK. The right to bring family members to the UK and exceptions to the rules....
The UK's Immigration and Asylum Biometric System
The UK's Immigration and Asylum Biometric System
The introduction of the UK’s new Immigration and Asylum Biometric System, which will be used by the immigration authorities to monitor and control the UK’s borders....
UK Immigration Rules: Visas and Overstayers
UK Immigration Rules: Visas and Overstayers
If you come to the UK to live or work, you must possess the relevant visa. It is a criminal offence to overstay your "period of authorised stay". This straightforward…...
Visa Conditions for Entry into the UK
Visa Conditions for Entry into the UK
An overview of the visa conditions for entry to the UK. The rules applying to visa nationals, non-visa nationals and entry clearance requirements....
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