Monthly Archives: Mar 2019

SA Tourists No Closer to Visa-Free UK Visits

Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, turned down an opportunity to broach the need to renegotiate tourist visas for South Africans visiting the United Kingdom (UK). At today’s gathering of South African trade leaders, Wesgro delegates and representatives of the British government to discuss the UK’s ongoing Brexit negotiations, Minister Davies made it clear […]

UK Government Announces New Border Control Measures

Welcome relief for travellers to the UK. The UK government has announced new border control and visa measures to promote an open and competitive UK after Brexit on 29 March. At the Spring Statement it was announced that from June 2019, citizens of the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore and South Korea will be […]

How to move to the UK: A Step-by-Step Guide

Whether it’s for political, financial or safety concerns, or if you just need an adventure or a fresh start, working out how to relocate to the United Kingdom (UK) can be tricky. Where do you even begin? We’ve compiled this step-by-step guide to help you smoothly navigate the choppy waters of an overseas move. Step […]

SA can expect more UK work permits after Brexit

With less than a month to go until Brexit, South Africans could find it easier to obtain British visas, come 29 March. United Kingdom (UK) immigration expert Ryan Rennison, of Move Up UK Visa Solutions, predicts skilled South Africans will find it easier to obtain work permits, and possibly settlement rights, after Brexit. “In spite […]

Choosing An Immigration Agency

While it’s essential to choose an immigration agency that handles visa and passport applications both professionally and efficiently, with so many options out there how can you know which one to trust? Here are 10 tips to help you choose a reputable consultancy that best suits your needs: 1. Just Ask Ryan Rennison, managing director […]