Author Archives: Ryan Rennison

Cape Town set to get 24-hour UK Visa service

The British Chamber of Business held talks yesterday with regional manager of Southern Africa’s United Kingdom Visas and Immigration Department (UKVI), Lorna Feldtman, where it was announced that Cape Town will be the new recipient of a 24-hour-turnaround visa service. Formerly only available to applicants in Tshwane and Johannesburg, Move Up’s managing director, Ryan Rennison […]

Brexit and the UK Ancestry visa

Recently we have been received a lot of queries asking about Brexit and it impacts on the UK Ancestry visa. It seems a lot of people are concerned about the British government reviewing its international policies. At this stage, it is important to note that the British politicians are scrambling to meet the end of […]

Beat The NHS 2018 Rush

Move Up is currently dealing with a higher volume of Ancestry applications, with the pending NHS fee increase looming. Based on our experience in visa changes, there are naturally a high volume of last minute submissions. These last minute cases consist of understandably more stressful processes. Attempts to try to get a lot done in […]

5 Tips for a Budget-Friendly Christmas Holiday in London

While you may think it’s too early to start planning your Christmas break, if you’re hoping to pop over to London in December and you’re on a budget, now is the time to start.  Even though we can’t guarantee you’ll get snow, we can help you squeeze every ounce of value out of your stay. […]

SA Set to Break Emigration Record in 2018

Experts predict that 2018 will be the year South Africans break their own emigration record. Ryan Rennison, managing director of UK visa solutions experts, Move Up, says that they’ve seen a 22% increase in South Africans interested in relocating to the United Kingdom (UK) over the past two years. That figure is expected to increase […]

British citizenship through double descent.

The past week, a fellow British nationality and UK immigration firm has released a press release that vaguely explains a change in British nationality laws. Move Up has since received several calls looking for clarity in the transaction and solutions moving forward. It is true, the UK Government introduced legislation in 2002 and again in […]

South Africans looking to marry British nationals.

The union of these two nationalities (South African and British) takes place quite often. Especially when you deal with South Africans emigrating to the UK as a daily profession – as is the case with myself (Ryan Rennison). I have been in the UK immigration industry for close to 10 years now and I have […]