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    The Ballet Dancer's Visa

    If you have been recognised as an exceptionally talented ballet dancer, or a ballerina who demonstrates exceptional promise, you may be eligible to apply for a UK visa

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    How to apply for a UK partner visa

    In this post, we provide a guide on how to apply for a visa to live in the UK with your partner. We will cover the main eligibility rules and the process, including completing the online form, uploading your documents, timelines and fees, and provide links to Home Office and other resources to help you make your application

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    Using employment income in your partner visa application

    In this post we consider how you can rely on employment income to meet the minimum income requirement

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  • Cover image for Using income as a company director in your partner visa application

    Using income as a company director in your partner visa application

    In this post we consider how you can rely on income in your visa application as a company director/employee of a business where you have a shareholding

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    Do I need a Fiance visa or a Marriage Visitor visa?

    In this post, we briefly explain the difference between the fiance visa and the marriage visitor visa. This is because we have seen at least one person make the wrong application. It is a sub-post of our main How to apply for a partner visa post

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    Using cash savings in your partner visa application

    In this post we consider how you can rely on cash savings to meet the minimum income requirement in your UK partner visa application under Appendix FM

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  • Cover image for My partner visa has been refused: what are my options

    My partner visa has been refused: what are my options

    In this post we consider what options you have in the event that your partner visa application is refused

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  • Cover image for The main (and hidden) costs of applying for a partner visa

    The main (and hidden) costs of applying for a partner visa

    In this post we consider the fees to make a UK partner visa application. In addition to the main application fees, we also consider the “hidden” fees associated with the process, and for which you will need to budget.

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  • Cover image for How can I meet the English language requirement in my partner visa application?

    How can I meet the English language requirement in my partner visa application?

    In this blog post we look at the English language requirement for those making UK partner visa applications

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    How to write your Tech Nation personal statement

    In some Global Talent visa endorsement applications, you have to write a personal statement. Having reviewed many Tech Nation personal statements in the past, here are some pointers on what has worked, and what hasn’t

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  • Cover image for Case notes: getting the Home Office to pay your legal costs in the immigration tribunal

    Case notes: getting the Home Office to pay your legal costs in the immigration tribunal

    Here we look at the process of trying to get the Home Office to pay your legal costs following a successful immigration appeal

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  • Cover image for How can I move to the UK for work?

    How can I move to the UK for work?

    We consider what steps you need to take if you want to work in the UK

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