Category Archives: Visas

United Kingdom (UK) consists of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. UK visas therefore are travel documents that permit South Africans to pass through the UK border. Different Visas grant different permissions,

How do South Africans find UK visa sponsors?

How South Africans can find UK visa sponsorship To help fellow South Africans in finding sponsorship opportunities in the UK, Move Up has secured interest with selective UK employers. Majority of South Africans without birth or marriage ties to the UK need to consider the UK’s Skilled Worker visa to consider work in the UK […]

More Jobs than ever in the UK: What Does This Mean for South Africans?

As Britain enters the post-Brexit era and aims to recover the economy amidst the constant threat of the pandemic, the labour spectrum is undergoing a simultaneous metamorphosis. South African workers are set to be the next bridge in the skilled labour gaps emerging in the UK market. UK employers now face sponsorship bureaucracy when employing […]

Customer Case Study: Ancestry Work Permit

Unique Visa Provisions In todays case study, we are going to be looking at how we help South Africans locally and internationally.  Today’s client, Julianne, was referred to us by her brother. We helped him and his wife submit their Ancestry case in the USA. When his sister was ready to relocate, he insisted that […]

Customer Case Study: Marriage Visitor Visa

Unique Visa Provisions In our previous case study, we can see how Move Up’s free assessment serves to help reduce risk of refusal (before visa submission). In todays study, we will see that Move Up’s free assessment also serves to identify unique visa opportunities that exist. A young couple, one British, one South African, were […]

Customer Case Study: UK Skilled Worker Visa

UK Employer Sponsorship UK skilled work permits, previously known as Tier 2 visas, work on the basis that UK employers not only have to offer South Africans job offers but they also have to gain approval from the UK government to do so. In todays study, you will see that even UK employers don’t get […]

COVID Border Regulations: Understanding the UK’s “Traffic Light System”

The EU vaccine passport is in its rollout phases and vaccinations across the UK are moving along swiftly. With these two events coinciding, it was expected that travel restrictions would be eased in time for the summer but the UK’s “Traffic Light System” is still giving the red light to many countries. The system has […]

Do You Qualify to Move to the UK Under the New Points System?

The United Kingdom (UK) is adopting an Australian-style points system to replace their current immigration approach now that the UK has left the European Union.  Under the new points system, migrants will have to accumulate at least 70 points in order to be eligible for a visa.  The new Immigration Bill will come into force […]

New UK Immigration System: More South Africans May Qualify for Work Visas

In the wake of Brexit and the United Kingdom’s (UK) new skills-based immigration system, South Africans will have increased access to UK work visas. According to Move Up, the new immigration system will see South Africans given access to work visas – in some cases with a path to permanent UK residence – based on […]