Visa is sanctioned government permission to enter, stay and exit of a country that is granted to foreigners who wish to visit the country concerned. It is considered as admission to state that regardless mandatory nature of the visit.
Visa in UK are legally classified as follows –
Instant Tourist Visa
This tourist visa is issued by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection for a period of 3, 6 and 12 months. Tenure of visas depending on the nature of the visit. It is necessary for visitors to hold a valid passport and is often provided by the UK ETA, which stands for Electronic Travel Authority. ETA visa electronically connects with passports of visitors for the duration of a fixed time.
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This visa is provided to tourists who use UK as a means of transit, say, in the case of a lawyer or if the visitor intends to join the merchant navy or crew in the country. Transit visas are generally permitted for the duration of only about 72 hours.
Business Visa is provided for those with established businesses in UK or those sponsored by a company or multi-national governments with the aim of conducting business in UK under the scope of their employer.
An immigration lawyer can make the immigration process easier and faster. They give advice, provide personal and professional assistance in all processes of UK citizenship. The lawyer can also help in sorting through immigration laws and make the process easier to understand so that you can go through the process.
When you come to the UK, you may not speak or read English all that well. Without the help you may miss deadlines, misunderstood the details and requirements, or fail to meet all the necessary documents that all can put you at risk of being deported.
An immigration lawyer is able to speak English and help to understand the legal process required to apply for UK citizenship. There are several companies offering multi-language immigration assistance which will offer a lawyer to assist and certified team willing to help you as well.
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If you come to the UK to work, you may need to apply for a work visa or a permanent resident visa, also called PR. Each of these cases require different documents and the approval process are different, too.
A work visa can take several weeks to process and approve. If anything needs to edit, a lawyer can help to make the process go more quickly than if you try to do everything yourself.