Breytenbachs Immigration Consultants Limited or BIC for short is an immigration firm specialising in UK and South African Immigration. We pride ourselves on our reputation for excellence, fast results and friendly personal service. Our highly qualified consultants have many years of experience in the field of immigration. We also offer advice and representation in all South African immigration matters. Our UK consultants are regulated by the Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner (OISC). We thus have to adhere to very strict rules. Ref No. F201000144 oisc.gov.uk
When should you begin preparations for the British Citizenship application?
Based on the new legislation, landlords cannot provide residency to illegal immigrants and will be penalised for doing so
You can work as a sports person in the UK, all you need to produce is a sponsorship certificate from the sports club offering you the contract
You can continue to keep possession of your UK visa and residency as well as work in the UK; regardless of the breakdown of your relationship or marriage
According to UK Immigration Rules – do you meet the requirements needed to be able to take on Supplementary work, Voluntary work or Secondary work
Living and working in the UK on an EU passport for a solid decade already? Find out how to qualify for permanent residency
Here’s what you need to know about the Knowledge of Language and Life (KoLL)
Looking for options on how to live and work in the UK?
If you have an overseas business and are looking to establish a firm in the UK, then the Sole Representative visa might be the perfect option for branching out
Earlier this year the UK Government has announced Tier 1 (General) will close for extension applications on 6 April 2015, and for settlement applications on 6 April 2018.
Residing in the UK and looking to get your partner to join you? But will you be able to meet the financial requirements for the spouse visa?
In a committed relationship with someone in the UK and want to know how to extend your stay?
The Tier 1 Entrepreneur and Investor categories offer additional benefits to immigrants under certain criteria, especially in terms of the qualification period for ILR as well as flexibility regarding settlement
The loss of a loved one can be traumatic enough without having to consider what effects it will have on your future in the UK. Fortunately, the UK immigration rules make allowance for dependants in such unfortunate circumstances
One of the most interesting and exciting visas available to non-EU workers who wish to live and work in the UK is the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa. Do you qualify?
A certain provision under UK Immigration guidelines allows you to apply for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) after 10 years of continuous lawful residence in the UK. But you have to stick to the rules to qualify
This week we look at how a family history steeped in British ancestry can help your child towards gaining UK citizenship
I am a South African on a Tier 4 Student visa. I am six months pregnant. The father is my ex-boyfriend who is a British citizen.
I have recently arrived in the UK and would like to know how one qualifies for British citizenship?
The consultants at BIC get frequent queries from South African clients, who are present and settled in the UK, and would like to bring an elderly parent and in some cases grandparents to live with them in the UK.
I am on an ancestry visa in the UK, based on my husband’s grandfather being a British citizen. Things are not well between me and my husband and I am considering asking for a divorce. However, I am concerned about how this will affect my visa status in the UK. We have been in the UK for just over two years.