Are you a Commonwealth citizen with a grandparent born in the UK, Channel Islands or the Isle of Man? Then you may be eligible for UK Ancestry Visa – one of the most popular routes to UK residency.
1. Eligibility criteria:
- You are a Commonwealth citizen
- One of your grandparents was born in the UK, Channel Islands or The Isle of Man.
- You must show that you intend to work in the UK.
2. Application Process:
You must apply for this Visa in your home country, or the country where you legally reside.
3. Length of stay in the UK:
You can reside in the UK for a period of five years on this visa category.
You can further extend your visa for five years.
Note that you should apply for your extension before your current visa expires.
If you have lived in the UK for five years on this visa, you can apply for ‘indefinite leave to remain’ in the UK.
The cost of UK Ancestry Visa currently stands at £496.
5. Your rights as a UK Ancestry Visa holder:
-You are allowed to work in the UK
-You are allowed to study in the UK
-You are allowed to bring family members.
6. Public funds:
You cannot claim public funds as UK Ancestry Visa holder.
How can we help?
If you want to learn more about your eligibility for UK Ancestry Visa contact Master Legal Services and we will discuss your circumstances and assist you with your application.
T: 020 8935 5205