Do your lawyers in St Luke’s assist with British Citizenship applications?
Yes, becoming a British Citizen is a big step and our lawyers in St Luke’s are honored to have helped many of their clients to complete their journey of becoming a British Citizen.
Being granted British Citizenship has many benefits, it means that you can make the UK your permanent home as you will be free to live, work and study here without being subject to any immigration restrictions. As well as this, you will also have the rights of any other British Citizen, which includes the right to a British passport and the right to vote in all UK elections as well as stand for public office.
The process of applying to become a British Citizen is time-consuming, complicated and expensive. You will need to meet strict requirements, provide lots of detailed information and documents and pay expensive application fees. Unfortunately, many citizenship applications are rejected to to mistake in the application or a lack of supporting documents. This is why it is highly advised that you seek the help of a reliable immigration lawyer to assist you with your application. Having this assistance could save you a lot of time, money and stress.
Our lawyers are dedicated to making the process simple for you, they will be with you every step of the way and can assist you with every part of the application process. With their expert knowledge they know exactly what it takes for a successful application and will make sure that you have the best chance of this.
Contact our friendly team now on 0333 305 9375 to find out more about becoming a British Citizen.
I need to extend my visa, can your lawyers help?
Of course, as well as assisting with initial UK Visa applications, our lawyers can also help with applications for visa extensions. It’s important to note that some visa’s are not possible to extend. If you wish to remain in the UK our lawyers can assess whether you are eligible for a visa extension. If you are not eligible they can also work with you to find an alternative route to staying in the UK.
Whilst visa extension applications may appear simpler than the initial application, they are still complex. You will need to meet all of the original requirements and refusals are often made on extension applications that have been rushed and done incorrectly. Our lawyers will make sure that your application is completed to the highest standard, giving you the best chance of success.
Once you have become a UK citizen, you can apply for your first British passport. There are two ways that you can apply, either online or by posting a paper form.
To apply online it costs £75.50 and to apply by post it costs £85.
The passport application form can be complex, our lawyers can thoroughly check your passport application form for you to ensure it is completed correctly and has a good chance of being approved.
It currently costs £1,330 to apply for British Citizenship. As well as this application fee, there are other fees that you should consider, these include:
- The English language test – £150
- The Life in the UK Test – £50
- The cost of having your biometric information taken – £19.20