Immigration Advice Service (Edinburgh)

83 Princes Street
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0131 5164 409
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Why do you need a visa?

To bring my partner to the UK To bring my family to the UK To settle in the UK To invest or start a business in the UK To work in the UK To study in the UK To visit the UK

Are you looking for immigration solicitors in the Edinburgh area?

IAS offer some of the best and most experienced immigration specialists Edinburgh has to offer many of which have previously practised as immigration solicitors.

If you need help and advice with regards to an immigration issue in Edinburgh, then the Immigration Advice Service is on your side. Our Immigration advisors consisting of qualified solicitors in Edinburgh are highly competent and fully versed in all matters relating to immigration law.

Our experts are able to provide a wide range of services that are designed to assist you in reaching your goals. Whether you are a foreign worker on a Tier 1 or Tier 2 visa looking to extend your stay in the UK,  an overseas student looking to study in the UK, or you are an EEA national wanting to bring family members to live with you, our immigration consultants in Edinburgh can offer the practical advice and legal assistance you need.

When it comes to immigration, it is an essential requirement to have a full understanding of how the system works and an extensive knowledge of the law if you want your application or appeal to be successful. Our immigration highly qualified advisors in Edinburgh have the experience required to resolve your issue and can provide invaluable expert guidance in every conceivable set of circumstances.

Why do I need an immigration lawyer?

The help of an immigration lawyer will greatly improve the chances of an successful outcome with your visa application. This is because they offer valuable legal insight and an understanding of immigration law jargon.

They will ensure that your application has been filled out correctly, with no mistakes or gaps in information. This is of vital importance, as immigration officials will reject applications that have gaps or issues.

An immigration solicitor or lawyer can also put your mind at ease. Making an application to UKVI/ the Home Office can be complex and time-consuming. Having an immigration lawyer takes the stress out of the application process. A lawyer will take charge of the application, supporting evidence and cover letter, meaning that you can get on with your life.

Why choose us?

Our Edinburgh immigration lawyers are highly-talented and skilled. As a result, they are equipped to deal with any advice, application or appeal query.

As part of our services, you will be given an immigration lawyer who can deal with your particular immigration query in the best way. Your lawyer will talk you through your next steps, your options and the requirements you need to meet. Following on from this, they will begin gathering and collating your supporting evidence. Once they have done this, they will file them into you Evidence Portfolio. This is a bundle, which is comprehensive, ordered and navigable. It allows the Home Office to easily move between each section of your application, meaning that they do not miss any vital information or documenatation.

Once your immigration lawyer has done this, they will write you a detailed cover letter — called a Letter of Representation. This document states the merits of your case and uses case-law and legislation to back it up.

Your IAS lawyer will also communicate with the Home Office, acting as a go-between for you and UKVI. When a decision has been reached by the Home Office, your lawyer will contact you straight away to update you.

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Contact us

Call us on 0131 5164 409 for a free consultation with a member from our enquiries team. Alternatively, make an enquiry using the contact form to request a free callback at the time that suits.


Why should I choose IAS lawyers in Edinburgh?

With a team of immigration lawyers in Edinburgh and other locations, IAS is one of the most renowned legal firms in the UK.

The secret of our success is the bespoke service that we offer to each of our clients. Before we take on a case, we always first establish your eligibility and what kind of visa would be right for you. In this way, we can make sure that your request will be successful, and you will get your UK Visa.

By getting in touch with one of our best immigration lawyers in Edinburgh, you can benefit from:

  • A first session with us, where you will have a clear plan of the range of applications available for your case, the costs involved and the potential outcome;
  • An experienced immigration lawyer who will always be available for you;
  • A complete assessment of your documents, to identify the best evidence to support your case;
  • A Letter of Representation written by your lawyer to plead your case’s merits to the Home Office;
  • Expert legal advice for you and your family;
  • Complete support until you get your visa.

Can I get in touch with an immigration lawyer in Edinburgh from abroad?

Our offices are located in Edinburgh city centre. However, as part of our bespoke service, we also offer our guidance over the phone or via Skype.

If you are unable to travel or if you need to communicate with your family abroad, you can still rely on our legal guidance. We believe in a modern, client-centered approach to immigration advice, and we can deliver our help in several ways.

For this reason, your dedicated expert will be available at any time is most convenient for you. You can schedule your video conferences with your adviser and contact our office whenever you need our help.

To book your first assessment with one of our immigration lawyers in Edinburgh, you can call us or ask for a free call back from our office. In addition, you can use our contact form to communicate with our staff.

Can I trust IAS lawyers in Edinburgh?

Delivering the best immigration service also means to offer transparent prices to our clients. We firmly believe in an ethically driven service. For this reason, we will always be upfront with you about the cost associated with your case.

Furthermore, we will always offer you the best advice on how to complete your paperwork. In other words, you will not have to waste your money nor time for rejected or delayed applications.

Our packages

Advice Package

Comprehensive immigration advice tailored to your circumstances and goals


Application Package

Designed to make your visa application as successful, smooth and stress-free as possible


Fast Track Package

Premium application service that ensures your visa application is submitted to meet your deadline


Appeal Package

Ensure you have the greatest chance of a successful appeal. We will represent you in any hearings/tribunals


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