(Partner Content) There are several advantages to getting British citizenship. You will have unrestricted entry to the UK, and will no longer be subject to immigration control. A British passport means more visa-free travel to many countries. The migrant who receives British citizenship will also enjoy the same benefits as a person born as a British citizen.
(Partner Content) Once you have relocated to the UK with your family, you will need to decide where to send your children to school, which can appear daunting. To help make the process easier, we have compared the education system in South Africa to the school system in the UK so you can make the best decision for your children.
(Partner Content) A new points test for skilled migration, a new student visa route and some changes to the visitor visa rules are just some of the highlights of the post-Brexit UK immigration system. Here we break down all the major changes.
(Partner Content) England is currently in a 4-week lockdown period that will end on 2 December 2020. Many of our clients in England are very concerned about how this will affect their visa applications. Fortunately, we have good news.
(Partner Content) Our SA Immigration Team at Breytenbachs have compiled answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions on the South African Relatives Visa, as the interest in this type of visas is picking up.
(Partner Content) Earlier this month, the new UK Student Visa route replaced the Tier 4 (Student) Visa route. Breytenbachs since had several queries from prospective students on the new Student visa route. We have compiled answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions on the issue for prospective students to the UK.
(Partner Content) Recommendations in the report by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) brings welcome news for many migrants who hope to live and work in the UK.
(Partner Content) In an attempt to produce clearer pathways for students, and maintain the UK’s competitiveness in a changing global education market, the government has announced new immigration routes for students – available earlier than expected.
(Partner Content) Breytenbachs Immigration Consultants have provided a breakdown of the TB test requirements for South Africans.
(Partner Content) The deadlines for applications for the EU Settlement Scheme is coming closer, as we near the end of 2020. As Breytenbachs are receiving more and more pressing questions on the EU Settlement Scheme from clients, we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions on the issue.
(Partner Content) South Africa’s historical ties to the UK have made it possible for many people to claim British citizenship and get a British passport. Routes vary greatly in complexity but we take a look at the three most common (and popular) ways you may be able to claim UK nationality.
(Partner Content) If you’re planning to relocate to the UK, there’s a lot of admin to get through. One of the biggest concerns for new arrivals is getting a National Insurance (NI) number sorted. Here’s everything you need to know about getting your NI number as a South African.
(Partner Content) Are you a medical worker interested in working in the UK? Here is how to qualify for the Health and Care Visa.
(Partner Content) If you’re considering moving to the UK, here’s why London is a great choice.
(Partner Content) The status of Indefinite Leave to Remain has many advantages. It is also the final stepping stone to receiving British citizenship.
(Partner Content) Breytenbachs can confirm that the UK Government is planning to increase the Immigration Health Surcharge from 1 October 2020. This increase is still subject to Parliamentary approval, but we do expect that it will go ahead.
(Partner Content) British nationality rights can be passed down to children from a father or mother born in the UK. In some cases, it’s possible to claim citizenship from a British parent born outside of the UK. Let’s look at this route to British citizenship in more detail.
(Partner Content) Breytenbachs is delighted to inform clients that the Home Office made some concessions to the family or private life immigration routes. The concessions will apply to migrants on these routes affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.