Immigration lawyers in Harpurhey
Do I need an immigration lawyer to apply for a visa?
When applying for a UK visa, you can fill in and submit the application yourself without assistance. However visa applications are often rejected by the Home Office due to mistakes in applications or a lack of evidence to support the application. This is why it is highly advised that you do see the help of a professional when applying for a visa, as it will give you the best chance of success.
Applying for a visa can be complex, you will need to meet many requirements and it can be difficult to know exactly what you need. Our lawyers in Harpurhey want to make sure that the time and effort you spend on your application is wasted, they can help to make the process simple and minimise the chances of a refusal.
Our Harpurhey lawyers offer an application package that is perfect for those who would like assistance with a visa application. With this package you will be assigned one of our lawyers in Harpurhey who will be dedicated to assisting you throughout the entire process. Your lawyer will discuss your circumstances and advise you on your eligibility for a UK visa, they will help you to fill in the application form, explain all the requirements you need to meet and assist you with gathering the evidence to do this and they will submit the application to the Home Office on your behalf.
To find out more about how to apply for a visa, speak to our Harpurhey lawyers today on 01618269783.
Do you Harpurhey lawyers help with asylum claims?
If you want to claim asylum in the UK then our lawyers in Harpurhey can help. You can seek asylum in the UK if your are fearing persecution in your country due to race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group. If you application for asylum is accepted you will be granted refugee status and be allowed to remain in the UK for 5 years, after this you can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain.
The UK asylum process often takes a long time, with many waiting more than 6 months for a decision on their case. As well as this it’s often stressful and emotional. Our Harpurhey lawyers want to help those claiming asylum through this difficult process. They will handle your case with compassion and do their best to put your mind at ease, prepare you for every aspect of the process and help you to do everything you need to for your application to be successful.
If you wish to claim asylum in the UK its important that you do so as soon as you can once you have entered the country, to begin your application today get in touch with our Harpurhey lawyers on 01618269783.
Frequently Asked Questions
The requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) vary depending on which category you are applying under, but generally the requirements are as follows:
- You must have spent a specified amount of time residing legally in the UK under a relevant category (usually 5 years but can sometimes be reduced to 3 or increased to 10)
- You need to pass the Life in the UK Test
- You will have to prove your knowledge of the English language
- You must have no continuous absences from the UK, this is usually a maximum of no more than 180 days spend outside of the UK in a 12 month period.
- You must have no criminal record or breaches of immigration law
People with refugee status are not required to sit the Life in the UK Test or prove their knowledge of the English language.
Of course, you don’t need to be from Harpurhey to get the assistance of one of our lawyers.
Our Harpurhey lawyers offer appointments at their office, but if you can’t make it they also offer appointments over the phone or visa Skype call.
To book an appointment today enquire online or call 01618269783/