UK Immigration Solicitors

Our Immigration Solicitors in Manchester can advise you on all aspects of your UK Immigration application. We have an experienced team of solicitors who have achieved outstanding results for our clients over the years. If you are looking for immigration advice we would highly recommend to book in a consultation with our team.

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Immigration matters can be emotional as well as being complicated because they affect people on a personal level. From Standard UK Visitor Visa applications, more complex Leave To Remain matters to appeals to the home office, We understand the difficulties involved in the immigration process and this is why we offer a no-obligation free UK Visa assessment to determine your options before processing your application.

If you or someone you know, has an immigration problem, it is likely that you will need to seek legal advice. Get in touch with our team today on 0161 835 2446. or start your Free Assessment Check online

Personal Immigration Service

UK Spouse Visa

A spouse visa allows individuals who are married to someone, present and settled in the UK, to apply for entry clearance to the UK. This will allow your spouse to live and work in the UK. Leave is usually granted on a 30-month basis and this can be extended for a further 30-months.

UK Fiance Visa

A Fiancé(e) Visa will allow you to enter the UK and get married to someone who holds settled status in the UK. This is ideal if you want to stay in the UK afterwards. A successful application for a fiancé(e) visa, will lead to entry being granted, for a period of six months. During this period, you will need to get married to your partner in the UK.

UK Visitor Visa

A Standard Visitor visa is ideal for those who want to visit the UK for a number of reasons, for example visiting family, travel, tourism and leisure purposes. A visitor visa is usually issued for a period of six months, you will need to leave the UK before the expiry of your visa.

Marriage Visitor Visa

Marriage visit visa is ideal for those who are presently not in the UK and have no intentions of settling in the UK on a permanent basis. A Marriage visitor visa will allow you to enter the UK for a period of six months, during this period, you will be required to get married and leave the UK at the end of your visit.

Indefinite Leave To Remain

There are different routes to gaining settlement in the UK. depending on the visa route you are on, you may qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain after a 5-year or 10-year period. We will assess the visa route you are on and inform you accordingly. Obtaining Indefinite Leave to Remain will allow you to remain in the UK without requiring additional consent from the Home Office.

Further Leave To Remain

Visas are normally issued for a specific time period. If you have limited leave to remain in the UK, you will be required to make arrangements to extend your visa before the expiry date, or alternatively, leave the UK before your visa expires. When applying to extend your visa from within the UK, it is referred to as ‘Further leave to remain’.

British Citizenship

Changing your nationality can be considered as a major life event, some countries do not allow you to hold more than one citizenship. The UK on the other hand, allows you to hold more than one nationality. There is no automatic right to becoming a British Citizen. There are several ways to become a British Citizen, the process itself is known as ‘naturalisation’ for those 18 years and over.

Ancestry Visa

If you are a Commonwealth citizen and one of your grandparents was born in the UK, the Isle of Man, Channel Island or a British-registered ship or aircraft before 31 March 1922. You will need to demonstrate that your grandparent is your biological grandparent.


Bringing Family Into The UK

From 1 January 2021, EEA and EU citizens with Settled Status will be able to bring close family members to the UK if their relationship began before 31 December 2020 and the relationship is still continuing. Extended family members will not be able to utilise this route, unless they already hold an residence card or family permit.

Registering a child under 18 years, as a British Citizen

This application is in reference to a child being registered as a British Citizen. There are different ways for a child to qualify under this route.


EU Settled and Pre Settled Status

All EEA nationals and their family members who were resident in the UK before 1 January 2021, and wish to remain in the UK after 30 June 2021, can make an application under the EU Settlement Scheme for either settled status or pre-settled status.

Claiming Asylum in The UK

The UK is a signatory to the United Nations Refugee Convention 1951. It is an important mechanism that allows people to claim asylum in the UK. The Home Office is responsible for overseeing this procedure. Our team can help you with all aspects of an Asylum application.

Victim of Domestic Violence

If you have been a victim of domestic violence and abuse, you may be entitled to apply for indefinite leave to remain. You must have been in a relationship with someone who is a British Citizen or has Settled Status in the UK. You will be required to show that you relationship has broken down as a result of domestic violence.

Applications Based on Human Rights

If you have been a victim of domestic violence and abuse, you may be entitled to apply for indefinite leave to remain. You must have been in a relationship with someone who is a British Citizen or has Settled Status in the UK. You will be required to show that you relationship has broken down as a result of domestic violence.

Deportation Order

A deportation order can be issued, if the Secretary of State deems the person’s deportation to be conducive to the public good.The Home Office will automatically pursue a deportation order, if a person who is not a British Citizen, is convicted of an offence and sentenced to a custodial sentence, of 12 months or more.

Denied Entry to the UK

An immigration official can deny you entry to the UK at the Border, even if you have valid entry clearance. Nationals of certain countries do not require a visa before traveling to the UK and are referred to as non-visa nationals. The following countries are considered as being non-visa nationals: Australia, Canada, Hong Kong (SAR), Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea and the USA

Immigration Bail Applications

If you are being held in an Immigration detention centre, you may be able to apply for Immigration bail. You may be able to apply for bail if you are held in an immigration removal centre, a detention centre or a prison.

Bringing Your Child into The UK

If you are being held in an Immigration detention centre, you may be able to apply for Immigration bail. You may be able to apply for bail if you are held in an immigration removal centre, a detention centre or a prison.

We Will Fight For You

Why choose MWG Solicitors?

We provide a tailored and targeted approach at competitive rates. Should you instruct MWG Solicitors, we will ensure the following:

  • We will assign a caseworker to your case, who will be your point of contact.
  • We will aim to take the stress away from navigating the complex immigration rules.

Call us on 0161835 2446 to find out more about our service or book an appointment.

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