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Working in the UK

If you are applying for a UK work visa and need advice on the best steps to take in order to make a successful application, our team of immigration lawyers at Walker Prestons can help.

UK work visa

If you are planning to work in the UK you will require a UK work visa.

Making a UK work visa application can be a daunting process, however our team of immigration lawyers will explain each stage of the process with you as it happens.

The different types of UK work visa’s

There are different types of visa for each situation depending on how long you wish to work in the UK and what level of job you have been offered. Each visa type has it’s own criteria that must be met in order for an application to be successful.

There are several types of working visas in the UK, including:

  • Working holiday visa
  • Ancestry visa
  • Sponsorship visa
  • Spouse visa

If you are unsure what work visa type is most applicable to you, our immigration solicitors will be able to provide professional guidance and assist on all work visa applications whatever the circumstances behind your individual case.

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Do I need a visa?

Anyone that is hoping to work in the UK who is not currently a British Citizen must have a UK work visa. If you need advice on submitting a successful visa application our team of experienced lawyers can help you.

As immigration specialists we are often asked how quickly a typical visa application will be approved however this is very much dependent on the type of application submitted. Most applications will be processed within 6 weeks of the initial submission however if it is a sponsorship application it may take months for the application to be approved.

It is also essential to apply in advance of your planned visit to the UK to ensure that you do not loose money on booked flights or accommodation costs if your application is unsuccessful.

For more advice on making a working visa application contact immigration lawyers Walker Prestons now.

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