Undocumented Commonwealth Citizens – new guidance for employers

The Home Office has published new guidance for employers dealing with undocumented Commonwealth Citizens in light of the recent revelations about the “Windrush Generation”. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/undocumented-commonwealth-citizens-resident-in-the-uk/guidance-for-employers-conducting-right-to-work-checks-on-undocumented-commonwealth-citizens For questions on the guidance or on any aspect of “Right to Work Checks” please contact me on info@jennyharveyimmigration.co.uk

Undocumented Commonwealth Citizens – new guidance for landlords

The Home Office has published new guidance for  landlords dealing with undocumented Commonwealth Citizens in light of the recent revelations about the “Windrush Generation.” https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/undocumented-commonwealth-citizens-resident-in-the-uk/guidance-for-landlords-conducting-right-to-rent-checks-on-undocumented-commonwealth-citizens For questions on the guidance or on any aspect of “ Right to Rent Checks” please contact me on info@jennyharveyimmigration.co.uk

Approved English Language Tests for Immigration Applications

The list of approved tests and providers has been updated as per the link below.   https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-applying-for-uk-visa-approved-english-language-tests?utm_source=40cbbd53-08c8-4535-9ada-c360e7fba9b4&utm_medium=email&utm_   It’s also useful to note the guidance on Identification Requirements for Test Candidates.

New Home Office Forms Introduced on 6th April 2018

You will need to check that you have completed the most recent version of your application form.   For assistance with this or any aspect of your application please contact me on info@jennyharveyimmigration.co.uk

The Home Office has updated its information for EU nationals

The Home Office has updated its information for EU nationals – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/status-of-eu-nationals-in-the-uk-what-you-need-to-know Please contact me if you would like to discuss any of the  issues raised.

Home Office and Visa Fees to increase on 6th April 2018

Home Office and Visa Fees to increase on 6th April 2018. Please see  schedule here.

Request for Personal Information – Updated Guidance

This could be useful when calculating absences from  the UK for the purposes of applications including those for naturalisation. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/requests-for-personal-data-uk-visas-and-immigration/request-personal-information-held-by-uk-visas-and-immigration 

Nationality Document Return Service introduced

This is  good  news for those who want to keep hold of their passports when they apply for British citizenship. The application must be submitted on-line rather than by post and the Applicant will then take their passport and other supporting documents to a participating local authority. https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/nationality-document-return-service

Some positive changes for Tier 4 students