Category Archives: Other UK Visas

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa | Contract / Consulting Business with £50K

Would you like to apply for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa ? Do you have £50,000 and a viable business plan? If so Commonwealth Contractors may be able to help. The UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa is focused on those who want to set up a business in which they will invest at least £200,000 […]

Pilot Plan for £3,000 Visa Bonds Scrapped

The pilot plan for the Home Office to introduce £3,000 visa bonds on visitors from countries in Africa and Asia has been scrapped according to a report published today in The Sunday Times. Nick Clegg threatened to block the policy and David Cameron backed off from a full-scale confrontation with the Liberal Democrat leader. The […]

Appointment Fee for UK Visa for a Fairer and Faster System

Overseas business people and students have suffered from long delays in acquiring visas simply because they have not been able to get an appointment. The problem was caused by individuals and organisations booking several appointments at a time which then prevented others from taking up those appointments. 20 to 30% of the appointments were ‘no […]

Brazil | FIFA World Cup 1 | Olympics 1 | Papa 0

Alas Brazil’s hope of having their cardinal elected as Pope was dashed by Jorge Bergoglio, Pope Francis of Argentina. Having got the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in Rio in 2016 this would have been the icing on the cake for Brazil. It will continue to thrive regardless. At the end of September […]

1 Day Visa for Business People from India

David Cameron is on a three day visit to India with a 100 strong group made up of parliamentarians, business leaders and academics, in a drive to improve our links and trading relationship with a country which has the second fastest growing economy in the world and a population of 1.22 billion. This is one […]

UK Business Visas

Business Visas are designed for those that are coming to the UK to do such things as conduct business meetings, give presentations to prospective clients, attend interviews etc. They do not allow an individual to actually work in the UK. If you are an IT, Engineering, Medical or Financial Services professional and you would like […]

UK Visitor Visa

Each year hundreds of thousands of individuals come to the UK on Visitor Visas which allow ‘tourist activities’. If however you’re a professional on business you will either require a ‘Business Visa’ or you may require a full UK Work Visa if you intend to work in a role or deliver services to a UK […]

UK Ancestry Visas also known as UK Ancestral Visa

Are you a Commonwealth Citizen? Do you have a Grandparent who was born in the UK? If so you may be able to apply for a 5 year UK Ancestry Visa! If you’re a professional IT, Engineering or Finance Services Contractor from a Commonwealth country it‘s well worth finding out whether you have any ancestral […]