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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

  1. Legislation

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

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Immigration Bill: Landlords... - last post by Ali110

General Immigration & Residency Discussion

  1. Supporting Members Forum: General Immigration & Residency Discussion,
  2. UK Immigration Experiences,
  3. Older topics (information in here maybe out of date)

Application Forms, Government Procedures, etc ...

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Visit Visa For Parents - I... - last post by zeddie

Working in the UK

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

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Work Permit While Case In A... - last post by PanicNot

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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Tier1 To Ilr Bogus Company - last post by sonu001

Tier 1 (Investor)

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

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Opening Up A Pharmacy Busin... - last post by nahidjan

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)

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

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200K Entrepreneur Visa From... - last post by paulsam

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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T1 General Extension - last post by np0506

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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What To Expect From An Inte... - last post by SigeNaPlease

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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Colloge Revoked. Living Wit... - last post by sah10406

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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Major Confusion, Major Prob... - last post by ArchiveLena

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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Financial Requirement 2.5 Y... - last post by Nitelife

European track

  1. Supporting Members Forum: European Track

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

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Pr Application Over 6 Month... - last post by paka


  1. Supporting Members Forum: Ancestry

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

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New Settlement Laws And Anc... - last post by pozsonyi


  1. Supporting Members Forum: Appeals

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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Appeal Allowed Under The Ru... - last post by deewan30

Legacy Cases

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Legacy Cases,
  2. Life after Legacy,
  3. Legacy Cases Phone Number Requests

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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Is Possible To Be Removed F... - last post by Road king

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

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR),
  2. Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) Success Stories

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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Ilr - When To Take Kol In T... - last post by Susi

British Nationality UK Citizenship and Naturalisation

  1. Supporting Members Forum: Nationality Citizenship & Naturalisation,
  2. Timelines,
  3. Passport Applications,
  4. Good Character Requirement,
  5. Naturalisation for Spouses,
  6. Application process and forms

British Nationality - Making the transformation, discuss the process of becoming a British Citizen.

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Naturalisation - Confirmation. - last post by PanicNot

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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Benefit Claims Dillemma - last post by arkady

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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