Approved English Language Tests for Immigration Applications

The list of approved tests and providers has been updated as per the link below.


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

The Home Office has updated its information for EU nationals

The Home Office has updated its information for EU nationals –

Please contact me if you would like to discuss any of the  issues raised.

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. 

New guidance on right to work checks for employers

A new guide has been published, dated 16.8.17, and applying to people employed after 8.8.17.


Changes include advice about the employment of non- EEA family members of EEA nationals, voluntary workers and international students and is a vital read for employers and their HR teams. It also explains the new illegal work measures such as closure notices and compliance orders as well as the introduction of immigration checks in to the licencing regimes for taxis and private hire vehicles and alcohol and late night refreshment.