The British government welcomes visitors to the United Kingdom. There is lots to do
and lots to see - something for everyone in the UK.
We are able to arrange visas for the following kinds of visitor:
- Business visitors
- Parents of Students studying in UK
- Friends and Relatives of people living in the UK
- Medical visitors
- Visits for marriage
- Visiting academics
- Visitors seeking leave to enter under the approved destination scheme
- Student visitors
If you would like, assistance or advice on any of these categories, we recommend that
you contact us to discuss your situation so that we can assess your application and
inform you of the likelihood of success and agree a fee structure with you before
If after consultation you decide to engage us to act on your behalf, we will ensure that
your application is presented in the most professional and comprehensive way.
It is possible to enter the United Kingdom as an entrepreneur in order to establish or
take over a business in the UK.
You cannot enter the UK for the purpose of establishing or taking over a business unless you have prior entry clearance for this purpose.
The minimum investment is GBP200,000 which must belong to the applicant and be
disposable in the UK.
The business must also create a minimum number of two jobs
in the resident labour force.
When submitting an application to enter the UK to establish or take over a business it
will be necessary to produce a comprehensive business plan. We will help you to ensure that all the necessary documentation accompanies your
We strongly recommend that you contact us to discuss your situation.
People who wish to make their main home in the United Kingdom may do so if they
are able to support themselves and any dependants, without working provided they
have proof of GBP1 million disposable income and will be investing at least
GBP750,000 in Government Bonds or a UK registered company but not one which is
principally engaged in property holding.
You cannot enter the UK in the category of Investor unless you have entry clearance
for this purpose.
If you wish to make an entry clearance application under this heading we will be
pleased to assist you and strongly recommend that you contact us to discuss your
If after consultation we believe that you have a realistic claim and you wish to engage
us we will, using our considerable expertise, ensure that your application is presented
in the most professional and comprehensive way.
Work permits are designed for medium skilled workers immigrating to the UK and
require all applicants to have a confirmed job offer with a British company. (Qualified
Nurses, Midwives, Airline Ground Crew, Representatives of Overseas Companies).
The new system, is similar to the old one in so much that the application is employer
led with the sponsoring company applying on behalf of the applicant.
As with all the new Tier systems which have recently been introduced, candidates will
be assessed against a points test. In this case the minimum number of points required
is 50. All applicants will be required to meet this threshold in order to qualify.
Applications for Work Permits must be made by the employer or by a representative
acting on his behalf. Work permits are not issued for jobs at manual level, craft,
clerical, secretarial or similar levels or for domestic work such as nannies or
The UK government, UK Universities, Colleges and Schools, welcome genuine
students from overseas. You may wish to come to the UK to study English or you
may wish to undertake higher studies such as a first or postgraduate degree course.
Whatever studies you wish to embark upon you will need to meet the requirements of
the Immigration Rules. Our expertise will help you to achieve your goal.
Although the Immigration Rules require students to be able to prove at the outset that
they have sufficient funds available to finance their studies, maintain and support
themselves without recourse to public funds, you may find it helpful to know that
students are allowed to work for up to 20 hours per week during term times and 40
hours per week in holidays.
We strongly recommend that you contact us to discuss your situation. We can also
help you to obtain a place at a UK University of your choice, whether it is for
Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or PhD.
If you are the Spouse, Civil Partner or Unmarried partner/Same sex partner of a
person who is qualified to live permanently in the UK we can help you to make an
application for your entry clearance. We can also assist with Fiancee applications as
well. We strongly recommend that you contact us to discuss your situation so that we
can best advise you on the kind of documentation which is required for your particular
kind of application.
The British government’s policy on Immigration welcomes the dependants of those
people who are settled, working or studying in the United Kingdom, provided they
meet the requirements of the Immigration Rules.
The rules governing the admission of dependants are complex. In order to ensure that
you are fully aware of the various avenues which may be open to you, we strongly
recommend that you contact us to discuss your situation.
If, after consultation we believe that you have a realistic claim and you wish to engage
us, we will, using our considerable expertise, ensure that your application is presented
in the most professional and comprehensive way.
The UK government permits foreign nationals to enter the United Kingdom for
employment without work permits in some instances but these categories are under
review at the moment and may change in the future:
- As a representative of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting
- As a Sole Representative of a company
- As a Overseas domestic worker in a private (non-diplomatic) household
- Entertainers coming for a specific event
- Film Crews on location
- Overseas qualified Doctors sitting PLAB tests
- Clinical attachment & Dental observers
Foreign nationals cannot enter the UK in the category of Permit Free employment
unless they have an entry clearance for this purpose,
If you are a prospective employer or employee we are able to provide the best advice
as to whether an application for permit free employment is likely to succeed. We
strongly recommend that you contact us to discuss your situation.
We also assist clients to obtain visas for other countries besides the
The list of countries include all of the European Countries, America,
Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and China.
UK Ancestory is open to Commonwealth Citizens over the age of 17. In order to qualify you need to have a grandparent who was born in the UK or the Republic of Ireland (before March 1922). Intend to work in the UK and can support yourself and any dependants without needing any help from public funds. You do not need a Work Permit for this kind of visa and will be granted permission to stay for 5 years initially. After 5 years you will be able to apply for permanent residence. If you think you qualify for this kind of visa please contact us and we will be happy to assit you.