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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 […]

These 30+ Jobs Will Help South Africans Move to the UK

Brexit has brought some seismic shifts to the United Kingdom’s (UK) immigration policies.  One of the changes the UK government will be implementing shortly is an expansion of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL), which means that South Africans whose career paths match the SOL jobs, may find it easier to qualify to live and work […]

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 […]

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 […]