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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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Moving To The Uk - last post by Bolami

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 Older topics (information in here maybe out of date)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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Applying Visitor Visa For M... - last post by Susi

Working in the UK

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

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Minimum Earnings Threshold... - last post by Susi

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 General To Ilr - last post by Susi

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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Tranfering 200K To The Uk -... - last post by Raveji2015

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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English Certificate - last post by nahidjan

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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Remain With British Parents - last post by Susi

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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How To Prepare Tier 5 Lette... - last post by Shelley1950

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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Uk Divorce What To Do Next ? - last post by Susi

European track

  1. Supporting Members Forum: European Track

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

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Extended Family Members Of Eu - last post by Susi


  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 7 Year... - last post by 7year child

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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Judicial Review - last post by LinaFrank

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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Child Birth Registration Af... - last post by Sahoong

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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How Long Will It Take For M... - last post by Susi

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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Hb And Ct Benefit Problem - last post by misiawoo

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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