UK Visitor Visa

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If you wish to visit the UK then you can obtain a UK Visitors visa at a British Embassy in your country. The visitors visa is a tourist visa which is there to allow you only to visit the UK. You are not allowed to work or seek employment and you have to leave before the visa expires.

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UK Indefinite Leave to Remain

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This is one of the most common terms in UK immigration. Normally referenced as ‘Permanent Residence’ the Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) is when a foreign national is granted Indefinite Leave to Remain being permission to live and work in the UK without restriction.

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UK Marriage Visit visa

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Note that this is not a UK Spouse visa or a UK fiancee visa. This visa allows the person to enter the UK in order to marry another person who is not a UK resident. A good example of this visa is someone who is not a British national entering the UK to get married to someone on a UK ...

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UK Unmarried Partner Visa

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If you are the unmarried partner of a UK national then you can apply for an Unmarried Partner visa. This visa is also known as the UK defacto visa and it allows you the unmarried partner of a UK national to enter and remain in the United Kingdom. This is done on the basis that you are in a relationship ...

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Hong Kong Jitters BN(O) Renewals Rise

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With political jitters in Hong Kong there has also been an increase in the number of applications from those renewing their BNO passports. After a steady decline in BNO renewals there has again been a marked uptick in the renewals of BNO passports.

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BNO & FCO in London

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The issue of the status of BNO holders has again raised its head in January 2015 with the lobby group  BritishHongKong arguing for the right to live in the United Kingdom. The issue has been replied to by the FCO as to how they view BNO holders as follows.

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British Embassy in Armenia

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If you are going to visit Armenia and in need of consulate assistance while in the country then you can contact the British Embassy in Armenia for assistance. The Embassy is located in Yerevan and their contact details such as a map, telephone numbers as well as their email address has been added below. Much like other Embassies it is always ...

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TB tests for UK visa applicants

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If you are apply for a visa for the UK that is for longer than 6 months then you will need to have a tuberculosis (TB) test done if you are coming to the UK and are a resident in any of these listed countries below.  You will need a chest x-ray to test for TB and if the x-ray result is ...

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British nationals in Australia

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There are about 1.2 million British nationals (including dual nationals) living in Australia, and more than 620,000 British nationals visit Australia each year for the purposes of tourism. The British consulates in Australia help by providing advice, consular assistance and support to all British nationals when things do go wrong.

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