Visas and Immigration

This page can provide you with advice and support on visas, immigration and refugee status. 

When you should not be in the UK 

If you are in the UK illegally you may be able to apply for leave to remain. 

Citizens Advice can provide you with your options if you are in the UK illegally.

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Visas for your spouse / partner 

If you are applying for a visa for your spouse or partner the following websites can provide you with more information and support. 

Citizens Advice can provide you with information for getting a visa for your partner to live in the UK. 

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GOV.UK can provide you with further information on visas for a partner or spouse. 

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Visas for family / friend 

If you are applying for a visa for a friend or family information the following can provide you with support and advice. 

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent information on getting a visa for family and friends to visit the UK. 

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Alternatively, GOV.UK can provide advice on family visas.

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Apply for a visa

If you are applying for a visa to stay or visit the UK the following websites can provide you with further information. 

Citizens Advice can provide you with advice on immigration. 

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GOV.UK can help you apply for a visa. 

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Getting a divorce but wanting to stay in the UK

If you are getting a divorce and wish to stay in the UK the below can give you advice and support. 

Citizens Advice can give you independent advice on staying in the UK on a visa after a divorce. 

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Overstaying a visa 

If you have overstayed your visa and need help and support. 

Citizens Advice - Can provide you independent support and advice. 

Refugee status

If you have claimed asylum and have been given refugee status the below can give you advice and support on what you need to do next.

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent advice on what happens after you get refugee status. 

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Asylum support 

If you need support and advice while seeking protection or asylum the below can give you advice. 

GOV.UK can provide advice and support on asylum. 

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Immigration 

For immigration support and advice the following webpages may provide more information. 

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent information about immigration. 

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GOV.UK can provide further support and advice on immigration. 

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