5 Things to Remember Before Applying for a British Citizenship

Applying for citizenship isn’t something you do on a whim. Truth is, you'll time to adequately prepare for the application process.  Of course, we aren’t just talking about emotional and mental preparedness. What we’re talking about is the real groundwork, the documents you need to prepare and actions you need to carry out to ensure a smooth application down the road. 1.  You must know the rules...

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5 Things To Remember When Sponsoring a Tier 2 Migrant

Just recently, the government of the United Kingdom introduced a few changes to its Tier 2 (General) visa. This type of visa is for applicants outside the European Economic Area (EEA) zone and Switzerland who have received a skilled job offer from a legitimate firm in the UK. As it is always is after a policy update, we anticipate an increase in the number of confused applicants. However, we at...

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Questions you are asking us... Voluntary Work on a Tier 2 Visa

At Migration Expert, we often get certain questions frequently. So in this series, we decided to answer a few of them at one time. Today, we're looking at voluntary work. Q: I am currently in the UK on a Tier 2 General Visa. Will I be allowed to do some voluntary work outside my normal working hours in my field of work? Holders of a Tier 2 visa often ask this question as this particular...

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Questions you are asking us...English-Speaking Countries

At Migration Expert, we often get certain questions frequently. So in this series, we decided to answer a few of them at one time. Question: Which countries are considered English-speaking countries by the UK Home Office for the purposes of the English language requirement? This question often comes up because candidates applying for a visa to the United Kingdom have to satisfy a...

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The 10 Most In-Demand Jobs in the UK

Let’s be frank about it—a lot has changed after Brexit. But that doesn’t mean the country’s job market will just yield to an incessant freefall. The new administration’s many efforts in pulling the economy up have paid off. As The Guardian’s economic editor Larry Elliot put it, “The job market is slowly catching up.”    In other words: there are still jobs for everyone. In fact, locally...

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30 British Expressions and What They Mean

Brits have a way with words that could make even English-speakers from other parts of the world scratch their heads in confusion. Wordplay is common in everyday expressions, particularly when describing things—from the most mundane occurrences to massive sporting events. If you want to inject some creatively cryptic (and somewhat bold) expressions into your vocabulary, start off with these...

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4 Traits of a reliable and professional UK immigration Consultant

The United Kingdom is a country which welcomes travellers, temporary workers, and prospective residents alike. British countries invite people from all over the world, not just to visit their historical treasures, but also to strengthen their workforce. The health service sector alone is composed of a significant portion of migrant workers and is continually in high demand for more nurses and...

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Getting Around London on Public Transit

Image source: http://tinyurl.com/gryq6ye   London’s street plan is considered by many as some of the most complicated in the world, but that doesn’t mean that the city is impossible to navigate. With a complex transport system to complement the England capital’s intricate urban layout, you’d find that getting around London is not as intimidating as it seems. After all, being a metropolis...

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Top 10 Questions about the UK Visa Application Process

The United Kingdom is highly considered in various tourism rankings in the world as it welcomes millions of visitors each year, in addition to the many foreigners who relocate to the UK for reasons other than travel. Education and employment are two of the most popular incentives for moving to the United Kingdom. Quite often, many questions arise during the application process.    Among the...

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