For tax purposes, so long as you reside in the country for 183 days or more per tax year, you will be considered a resident. This is the normal practice around the world. To exercise your rights and freedoms, you will need to prove your immigration status. This is dependent on the country you’re from.
Entry Clearance | Extensions | UK Settlement | British Citizenship
Fiancé (Marriage), Spouse, Unmarried partner, Child or other Dependant of a settled person
Extension of family visas
Settlement visas (family or other grounds, see below)
British Nationality and passport
For European Nationals
EUSS (European Union Settle Scheme) for EU citizens living in the UK qualifying as pre-settled & or settled & status. Everyone should apply before 30 June 2021 (the grace period). Please contact us if you have a vulnerable family member that needs support in order to apply.
A family permit for direct/extended family members was the initial six months entry. After which the applicant used to receive a Residence Card (for 5 years) from within the UK and Permanent Residence Card (once the 5 years were reached). Please notice that those residence documentations were linked to the UK’s membership of the EU. Someone who wishes to have the latest information about the status of the EU citizen or their EU family members in the UK after the UK leave the EU preferably should contact us and book an appointment.
There will be no change to the rights and status of EU citizens currently living in the UK until 30th June 2021 who had applied for pre-settled or settled status, but at the end of the Grace period, 30th June 2021, things will change and every BRP issued under free movement rules will seize. New arrivals will need to apply under the new Point Base System.
Irish citizens have their own conditions, but we highly recommend applying EUSS also.
Business and Work
New points-based immigration system requirements are in place because Tier1, 2, 4 and 5 have been replaced from the 1st Dec 2020! With the end of EU free movement from 1st Jan 2021, the new routes are for EU citizens as well as non-EU citizens. We have now:
If you are considering coming to the UK as a professional, you may qualify as someone who has a profession listed on the shortage occupational list. Please contact us to see if you meet the requirements. We can liaise with your potential employer on your behalf.