Tag Archives: Visa

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 […]

Are UK Visa Tech Woes affecting SA Applications?

United Kingdom (UK) visa processing times have become unpredictable thanks to the uncovering of a system algorithm that could be unfairly discriminating against visa applicants.  The uncertainty has left many South African applicants on edge as they face even greater ambiguity around their eligibility for settlement visas. “The UK immigration process is like a board […]

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 […]

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 […]