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Move Up, Visas

Why Consider Move Up

There are many agencies out there in the immigration industry like Move Up. Lawyers and consultancies offering to assist South African applicants in their visa applications. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right firm to assist you.   So, why would you consider using Move Up above the […]

British Passports, Family Dependency, Move Up, News, UK Birth Rights

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 […]

News

Delayed Processing Times Confirmed

As you are aware, Move Up’s role in UK travel industry serves to provide UK visa solutions for South African passport holders. Move Up therefore specialises in helping South Africans gain entry clearance, which can be seen as permission to pass through the UK’s border. Move Up therefore specialize in cases submitted in South Africa […]

News, UK Visitor and Transit Visas

Move Up’s New Online Application

Today we announce Move Up’s latest product offering. A replica of the British governments online application (visa4uk.fco.gov.uk). This new offering serves to provide a much more user friendly experience. South Africans often complain about the visa4uk site -claiming it is difficult to access and process. To create an easier transaction, we have made this online application form […]

Family Dependency, News

Financial Requirement Solutions

Many British passport holders find themselves in a position where the required financial household income, for the UK Settlement visa, is out of reach. For those that don’t know, the UK Settlement visa makes provision for South African family members to claim family dependency on their partner/parent’s British nationality. The complication in the UK Settlement […]

My British Passport has expired. Can I travel on my South African Passport?
British Passports, UK Visitor and Transit Visas

My British Passport has expired. Can I travel on my SA passport?

Have a British Passport that has expired? This article caters for those fortunate enough to hold dual nationality; to be more specific, South Africans who also hold British nationality. Adult passports are issued for a set 10 year validity period. This also means that they expire. In their busy lives, dual nationals (hereafter referred to […]

English Culture
News

SA English vs. British English

This article on English colloquialisms within Britain should be considered a must read for all South Africans relocating to the UK. It’s a preparation guide to a new culture. Theoretically we both speak English, however our dialect and interpretation differs. Inspired by a social media discussion, we wanted to share some of our top observations. […]