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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 27th Oct
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This Practice Note sets out the requirements for an application for entry clearance as the fiancé(e), proposed civil partner, spouse, civil partner or...
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21st Oct
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Who can apply under Part 8?An application for further limited leave to remain as a spouse, civil partner, unmarried or same-sex partner can be made...
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9th Oct
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This Practice Note covers practical factors which will need to be considered when advising clients who may not meet all of the requirements of any...
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Produced in partnership with Ed Mynott 5th Oct
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Limited leave to remain as a partnerHow the category worksThis Practice Note sets out the requirements for an application for limited leave to remain...
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5th Oct
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The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category closed to new entrants on 29 March 2019. The only individuals who can now enter this category are those who have or...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note looks at the of ‘Exceptional circumstances’ provisions found in para GEN.3.1‒3.3 of the Immigration Rules, Appendix FM, which may...
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26th Sep
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The schedule of absences spreadsheets below may be used by Lexis®PSL Immigration subscribers to calculate a person’s absences from the UK for the...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note examines the key common requirements for indefinite leave to remain (also known as ILR or settlement) applications in work-related...
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26th Sep
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When applying for a sponsor licence under Tiers 2 and 5 of the Points-Based System (PBS), an organisation must go through the following process:•step...
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26th Sep
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The visitor (standard) category enables short-term visitors to come to the UK for a range of purposes including recreation, business activities,...
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25th Sep
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Applying to register a minor child as a British citizen is only necessary if the child has not automatically acquired British citizenship. Before an...
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25th Sep
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An employer who is found to have employed a person unlawfully in the UK may be liable to civil penalties and/or criminal sanctions. For further...
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25th Sep
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The eligibility criteria for obtaining a sponsor licence are not located in statute law nor in the Immigration Rules; they are mainly contained within...
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25th Sep
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There are multiple sources of immigration law. In addition to 16 or so statutes and the ever-changing Immigration Rules, there is a huge number of...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains what happens to a person’s leave to enter or remain in the UK when they:•travel outside the UK, the Channel Islands, the...
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25th Sep

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This Practice Note highlights some common pitfalls associated with applications under the visitor (standard) immigration category that may lead to...
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25th Sep
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The Immigration Rules, Appendix V contains lists of activities which are specifically prohibited and those that are explicitly permitted for visitors....
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note outlines the procedure (including application form and fee information) for individuals applying to come to the UK under the...
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25th Sep
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A person who makes an application for entry clearance, leave to enter or leave to remain as a visitor (standard) has a right of appeal where the...
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25th Sep
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The grounds on which leave as a visitor can be cancelled or curtailed are contained within the Immigration Rules, Appendix V, Part V9. The grounds for...
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25th Sep
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The visitor (standard) category enables short-term visitors to come to the UK for a range of purposes including recreation, business activities,...
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25th Sep
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[Insert UK address of sponsor or produce the letter on headed notepaper if the sponsor is an organisation][Insert Home Office address where...
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26th Sep
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For employers:[To be typed on original letter-headed paper of the employer including the employer’s name and logo][Insert address of employer if not...
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26th Sep
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[Insert UK address of sponsor or produce the letter on headed notepaper if the sponsor is an organisation][Insert Home Office address where...
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26th Sep
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[Insert address of parent/guardian in home country][Insert Home Office address where application is being sent][Insert date]Dear [insert organisation...
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26th Sep
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[To be typed on original official letter–headed paper of overseas business][Address either to: Chief Immigration Officer [insert port of entry]...
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26th Sep
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You have now been granted [entry clearance OR further leave to remain] until [insert date] as a visitor (standard).This information sheet confirms the...
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26th Sep
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You have now been granted [entry clearance OR further leave to remain] until [insert date] as a visitor (standard).This information sheet confirms the...
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26th Sep
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[To be typed on original official letter–headed paper of uk business][Address either to: Chief Immigration Officer [insert port of entry] (non-visa...
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26th Sep
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The suitability requirements to be met by all visitors are set out in the Immigration Rules, Appendix V, Part V3. Appendix V is intended to be a...
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26th Sep
Q&As
Standard Visitor Visa RoutePermitted activities for all visitors to the UK are found in Immigration Rules, Appendix V. Although most visitors come to...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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As confirmed in various relevant Practice Notes: Administrative review outside the UK and at the border and Visitor (standard): procedure, decisions...
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28th Sep
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The general requirements in relation to funds, maintenance and accommodation provided by third parties for visitors (including permitted paid...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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It has been assumed that the applicant is either a non-visa national or is not, but has been issued with a multiple entry visitor visa that has not...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Nason of Edgewater Legal 29th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the options available for non-EEA nationals who intend to come to the UK to undertake a period of academic research.It...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Brooksbank of Freeths 6th Oct

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