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OTS Solicitors is an award-winning City of London law firm advising individual clients on all aspects of their immigration matters.

We apply our Immigration experience of over 85 years combined, and our legal knowledge and expertise, for which we are highly accredited for by the Law Society of England and Wales, to ensure that every client receives an exceptionally high standard of personal service throughout their Immigration application or appeal process. We work hard to ensure the best stratigic advice, and best possible outcome and to make sure that the process is as hassle-free as possible for our clients, their families and households.

Our solicitors are recognised for being some of the best Immigration lawyers in the industry. Our head of department Teni Shahiean and the team at OTS are Legal 500 recommended Immigration lawyers. For full and comprehensive strategic advice the team is also joined by Immigration judges and senior Immigration solicitors which allows our clients to experience a truly high level of work in every Immigration case. As such we have a very high success rate on all of our Immigration matter and in some cases 100% success. As a former Immigration Judge, Mr Paul Gulbenkian, is the senior consultant with a reputation for providing the best legal expert advice in both personal and business immigration matter.

As a provider of global Immigration services, our team of international Immigration and global mobility solicitors work alongside expert consultant from China, US, Russia, South East Asia, the Middle East and North Africa to provide the best immigration services to you whichever corner of the globe you may come from. We have a network of interpreters and translator and we can advise nationals from a wide range of countries both inside and outside of Europe.

Obtaining a visa is only one aspect of relocating to the UK and we recognise that you might also need to review your tax and wealth-management arrangements and purchase a new home here. In addition to our Immigration expertise, we have specialist residential conveyancing and family law solicitors, which allow us to offer a very comprehensive and complimentary range of services, all within one firm, to our clients who are relocating to the UK.

At a glance

Our Immigration Solicitors are highly successful and always provide clear and honest advice on your Immigration matters. We work hard to provide the best outcomes in every Immigration case that we take responsibility for, and we are ultimately here to ensure our clients get the best immigration services at OTS Solicitors.

If you require any Immigration legal advice from our UK Immigration lawyers, contact OTS London immigration solicitors today on 0203 959 9123.

Your Questions and our answers about Individual Immigration

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You can remain outside of the UK for a period of 5 years. If you stay longer than this, you may loose your status. You should also note that absences may affect future applications such as naturalisation.

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As long as the marriage certificate is evidence of a legally recognised marriage, you should be able to use this for your application. You should note however, that Islamic marriages are not necessarily considered in the same way.

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If you start a new job and are still over the threshold amount then you would likely need to apply under Category B of the Financial Requirements. This would mean that you would need to provide income for the previous 12 months prior to the application.

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There are multiple documents that you can provide in support of your application for naturalisation (British Citizenship). The general rule is that you should aim to provide as much detail as possible. We can provide you with a full document checklist tailored to your application if you get in touch with us.

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The most effective way to address this refusal would be to make a fresh application ensuring that the reasons for refusal are addressed in the new applications. You may be able to appeal on the basis of Human Rights however this may be restrictive depending on the individual circumstances.

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The online for can be quite restrictive, and many of the fields are mandatory meaning that you cannot continue without completing the previous section. You should complete the form s accurately as possible and address any discrepancies such as the one mentioned in a separate cover letter to accompany your application.

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If you hold Settled Status as your current status in the UK then you would usually need to wait 12 months from when you were first granted this to apply for citizenship. The rules differ slightly if you are married to a British Citizen.

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The requirements are complex and we would suggest that you contact the office to discuss the list of documents needed to apply as a dependent.

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In order to hire overseas workers (including EU nationals not settled in the UK), the company would need to apply for a sponsorship licence.

The requirements are complex and we would suggest that you contact the office to discuss the potential viability of obtaining a licence to employ overseas workers.

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The application will be dealt with on a discretionary basis taking into account factors that may influence the Good Character Requirement. This would depend on the nature of the offence, the date that you received the conviction and whether there is an identifiable pattern of behaviour.

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The UK does allow dual and triple Citizenship, however, you would need to check with the respective countries whether they allow this otherwise you could be at risk or losing one or more of your nationalities.

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If the applicant is under 18 or over 65. or if they have a long-term physical or mental condition, they will likely be exempt from taking the test. This would need to be confirmed with a letter from a doctor and/or other medical professional.

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