UK Student Visa – Study in the UK in 2018

As the end of the academic year in South Africa is approaching, the queries on how to qualify for a UK Student visa increase. Qualifications from British educational institutions are held in high esteem and are highly sought after. As it is relatively easy for young South Africans wanting to study in the UK to […]
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Elderly Dependent Visa – bringing your parents or grandparents to the UK

The UK Elderly Dependent Visa offers the opportunity for a UK sponsor to bring an elderly dependent to the UK. One of the biggest concerns for expats is whether their parents will be able to join them in the UK. This is, of course, an understandable concern, as it is often difficult for parents and/or […]
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How to emigrate to the UK by studying at a UK University

UK universities are recognised as some of the best in the world, albeit very liberal, meaning graduates are in high-demand in the local job market. What’s more, if you study in the UK on a Tier 4 (General) student visa, it’s far easier to get a job in the UK and switch to a Tier […]
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Proving your good character for British citizenship

In order to be successful in your British citizenship application, the Home Office must be satisfied that you are of good character. If you are not able to fulfil this requirement, your British citizenship application will be denied. It is thus crucial that future British citizenship applicants keep this in mind in their preparation for […]
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How will the Trump administration affect US immigration for South Africans?

Obtaining visas and Green Cards in the new era of the Trump administration has become a more cumbersome and pedantic process. If you are considering emigrating to the United States and are wondering how the Trump administration may affect your application and approval, we chatted to some immigration experts about particular visas, and when you […]
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Are you flying to the UK? Check out these tips on customs and more

The consultants often receive desperate pleas for help from South Africans who are refused entry to the United Kingdom at the Port of Entry. Help at this stage, is, unfortunately, often too late. Our consultants have compiled some tips for persons travelling to the UK from South Africa. Pre-departure tips for flying to the UK […]
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Wat jy nodig het om oorsese burgerskap te ‘koop’

Europese programme vir internasionale burgerskap was tot dusver gewild onder Suid-Afrikaners omdat dit dikwels gekoppel is aan ’n belegging in eiendom in die lande en mense dit as minder riskant beskou. Só sê Marc J. Sharpe van die private-ekwiteitsmaatskappy LCR Capital Partners, wat Suid-Afrikaanse beleggers bystaan om ’n EB-5-visum vir permanente verblyfreg in Amerika te […]
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Spouse UK Visa holder? Tips to ensure a smooth visa extension

When one receives the initial spouse visa, the relief is often very big, and thoughts of the extension seem far away.It is, however, a good idea to keep in mind that the extension application and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application, are in the near future. It is thus best to be prepared from day […]
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South Africans requests US investment visas

Demand for US investment visas by wealthy South Africans has more than doubled. Data released last week showed that South African demand for US EB-5 visas, which allow people to obtain a green card by investing $500 000 (R6.66 million) into a US business, has increased sharply since 2014. Doug van der Merwe of LCR […]
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How have Trump’s immigrant rulings effect matters for South Africans wanting to move to the US?

No one can deny that the new Trump administration has caused chaos and uncertainty in the immigration arena in the USA. Amidst multiple litigation filings, the rumours are flying with ‘doomsday’ predictions. Here’s some clarity from a qualified source about where South Africans stand with regards to emigrating to the US: If you are a […]
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