New Requirements for Tier 1 (Investor and Entrepreneur) applicants: Overseas Criminal Record Certificate

New Requirements for Tier 1 (Investor and Entrepreneur) applicants: Overseas Criminal Record Certificate
On 20 July 2015, the UK Visas and Immigration announced new rules for Tier 1 (Investor and Entrepreneur) applicants to crackdown on foreign criminals entering the UK. From 1 September 2015, non-EEA migrants applying for a visa to set up a business or invest in the UK will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate from every country they have lived in during the previous 10 yea...
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Salary threshold for migrants to settle in the UK from 2016

Salary threshold for migrants to settle in the UK from 2016
For many years the Home Office has granted settled status to migrants on the basis of the length of time spent in the UK and their ties to this country. However, in early 2012, significant changes were announced to the salary threshold for Tier 2 migrants, wishing to settle in the UK after April 2016. This strategy was part of the government’s intention to decrease net migration and to ensure that...
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NHS Health Surcharge – Important information

NHS Health Surcharge – Important information
On 29 June 2015 the Home Office announced that a new integrated process has been developed in order to ease the payment process for the NHS Health Surcharge. According to the new changes, if an IHS reference is needed, an applicant will only need to input personal details once, making the overall process quicker, easier and avoiding errors. The changes will come into force as of 5 July 2015 for ...
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