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UK Immigration Application Tracker (Beta)

Let's start making sense out of the UK immigration process! Use this tool to track the various types of applications you undergo throughout your immigration process.

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UK Immigration News

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Discuss the latest Immigration News and Home Office Press Releases and Announcements here...

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General Immigration & Residency Discussion

  1. Supporting Members Forum: General Immigration & Residency Discussion,
  2. UK Immigration Experiences,
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Application Forms, Government Procedures, etc ...

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Working in the UK

A forum for discussing all aspects related to working in the UK.

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Tier 1 (General) (was HSMP - Highly Skilled Migrant Program)

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Tier 1 (HSMP)

Discuss all aspects of Tier 1 (General) in here.

This was formerly known as HSMP ... Highly Skilled Migrant Programme.

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Tier 1 (Investor)

Discuss all aspects of Tier 1 (Investor) in here.

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Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)

Discuss all aspects of Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) in here.

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Tier 1 (Post-Study Work) (was International Graduates Scheme (IGS) )

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Tier 1 (Post-Study Work)

Discuss Tier 1 (Post-Study Work), formerly known as the International Graduates Scheme (IGS), for students wishing to remain in the UK after graduation.

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Tier 2 and Tier 5 (was Work Permits)

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Tier 2 and Tier 5 (was Work Permits)

Tiers 2 and 5 go live 27 November 2008

From 27 November 2008 employers wishing to bring non-European Economic Area migrants to the United Kingdom under tiers 2 and 5 of the points-based system will need to be a licensed sponsor.

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Tier 4 (was Student Visas)

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Tier 4 (was Student Visas)

Discuss all issues relating to Tier 4 (previously, student visas).

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Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) (was Working Holidaymaker (WHM Visa))

  1. Supporting Members Forum: WHM Visa

The WHM scheme closed on 26.11.08. It has been replaced by the Youth Mobility Scheme, but that is very different in nature.

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Spouse/Partner/Family Visas

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Spouse/Partner/Family Visas

If your spouse or partner is British or a UK ILR holder then this forum is for you...

Note that the minimum age for the applicant, and their sponsor, is now 18.

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European track

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Forum For European Applications. European mobility and visa applications under European law.

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Are any of your ancestors UK Citizens? Discuss how you can become one too...

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A forum for discussing Appeals; how to make them and general support for people undergoing the appeal process (pre during and post).

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Legacy Cases

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This forum is for people who have made a claim for asylum but the Home Office records indicate that the case has not been concluded or that the case is not being dealt with by the New Asylum Model(NAM)

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Indefinite Leave to Remain (aka ILR, Permanent Residency, Settlement)

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Did you get it? Want to get it? Discuss all aspects of the ILR and permanent residency in the UK in here...

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British Nationality UK Citizenship and Naturalisation

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Nationality Citizenship & Naturalisation,
  2. Timelines,
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British Nationality - Making the transformation, discuss the process of becoming a British Citizen.

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Claiming Benefits

That dreaded "no recourse to public funds" statement. What does it mean? and more importantly...who's entitled to benefits and who isn't? Find out in here...

Before starting a new topic, please read the pinned topic.

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UK Immigration Lawyers

Find an OISC-registered immigration advisor from our database of over 1,700 Advisors around the UK.

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UK Immigration Experiences

UK immigration experiences articles written by members of UKresident.com.

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Supporting Members Forum: Settling In

Best Threads from the Settling In Forum . You need to be a supporting member to access this forum.

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Financial Planning

Discuss your personal finances including government financial assistance schemes and tax planning.

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Banking and Loans

  1. Debit, Credit and Store Cards,
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Can't open a bank account or get a loan? This forum is for you.

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A forum for Vendors selling property; Buyers purchasing property; Landlord renting property & Tenants letting property.

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Announcements from members will be posted here as well as the latest board updates, upgrades and improvements!

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