I want to study in the UK, can your lawyers in St Johns help?
The UK is home to students from all over the world, if you would like to study in the UK then our lawyers can help to make this a possibility.
To be able to study here, you must hold a UK student visa which can be acquired using the student visa route. To be eligible, you must have an offer to study on a course from a registered UK educational facility. There are also other requirements you will need to meet, such as proving that you will be able to support yourself financially whilst in the UK and demonstrating your knowledge of the English language.
The student visa will be valid for the entire duration of your studies, you are also allowed to work in the UK on a student visa but this is restricted to a certain number of hours per week depending on the type of course you are on.
Applying for a UK student visa can seem daunting, but our lawyers can make it simple. If you choose to hire on of our excellent lawyers in St Johns Wood they will explain the entire process to you clearly and assist you throughout the entire application process, helping you to fill in any forms and gather any documents you may need. Our St Johns Wood lawyers will even communicate with the Home Office on your behalf.
Our lawyers can get you started on your student visa application today, to find out more contact them now on 0333 305 9375.
Do you lawyers in St Johns Wood assist with work visa applications?
Of course, there are several different UK work visas available to foreign workers and our lawyers in St Johns Wood offer assistance with applications for all of them.
The most common UK work visa is the Tier 2 Skilled Workers Visa, to be eligible for this visa you will need a job offer from a registered UK sponsor company and will also need to meet the relevant salary requirements. Other requirements you will need to meet include demonstrating your knowledge of the English language and proving that you can support yourself financially. The Tier 2 Visa also has several different categories including the sportsperson, minister of religion and intra-company transfer visa. The requirements for these categories vary.
For those who wish to work in the UK temporarily, the Tier 5 Temporary Workers Visa may be a better option. Our lawyers in St Johns Wood can assess your situation and advise you on the best work visa option for you.
Once you have decided which visa you would like to apply for our St Johns Wood solicitors can assist you throughout the entire application process, guiding you through it step by step and helping you with any queries you may have.
For more information on UK work visas, speak to our team on 0333 305 9375.
If you’re student visa is set to expire but you plan to continue studying in the UK then you can apply to extend it. You should apply for an extension before your current visa expires.
However, if you’re visa is set to expire and you have no plans to continue studying in the UK then you cannot apply to extend it. If you still wish to stay in the UK then you will have to do so using a different visa category.
The requirements for a Tier 2 Work Visa vary depending on the category you are applying for, but generally the requirements are as follows:
- Have a job offer from a registered UK sponsor company
- Meet the relevant minimum salary threshold for that job
- Demonstrate that you have a knowledge of the English language
- Pass the genuine vacancy test
- Prove that you can support yourself and any family members financially without needing access to public funds.