APPLYING TO VISIT
THE UK

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Aldijana Hoad

Director

"Since the changes to the immigration rules in 2012 made it more difficult for adult dependant relatives to join their children in the UK, there has been a significant increase in the refusal of visit visas from elderly relatives.


The added difficulty is that the appeal rights have been restricted for visitors and therefore applicants are often prevented from visiting relatives and miss out on special occasions taking place in the UK. Unless there are grounds to appeal the refusal on human rights, the only way to challenge the refusal is to make an application for a judicial review to the High Court. Given this, legal advice is strongly recommended, especially in the cases where the applicant is visiting the UK for the first time.


Our legal team at OTB Legal have a great track record of getting successful outcomes for applications to visit the UK . Why not talk to us about your application?"

Our legal experts for applying to visit the UK

How we work - including our transparent pricing

We find that our 3 stage system of working with clients gives everyone the greatest clarity on what can be achieved, how it will happen and how much it will cost.


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Investigation Stage

Price - £0.00

Before we take on a case we always want to establish what the right kind of application is for you and this is what the Investigation Stage is all about.


We find out more about you and what you want to achieve. It is an informal discussion which can be delivered how you want it, whether that is over the phone, using video conferencing or at our easily accessible office - it is entirely your choice.


This stage is completely free and there is no obligation to take on our paid services. At the end of the Investigation Stage you will have a clear plan as to the range of applications available, the costs involved and how likely you are to get a successful outcome.


Take advantage of this free legal advice from the UK's leading immigration lawyers:


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Advice Stage

Price - £240.00 (inc VAT)

Once we have been given the green light by you we can formally take instructions on which application type you wish to pursue.


For a fixed fee of £240.00 (which includes VAT) you will benefit from:

  • Having an experienced and specialist Immigration Lawyer advising you.
  • Discussing and agreeing which application type is best for your personal circumstances.
  • Obtaining clear written advice in plain language on the legal requirements of your chosen application.
  • Receiving a detailed and tailored list of the documents to be submitted in support of your application.

In this stage you will gain a clear strategy on how to move things forward. Our lawyers will work with you to maximise your prospects of success. 


Once the Advice Stage is completed you have the choice of either completing the application yourself or instructing us to assist you in submitting your application. You remain fully in control of how far you progress your matter with us. In any event you will be armed with expert legal advice and how to apply.


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Application Stage

Price - £720.00 (inc VAT)

The Application Stage is all about guiding you successfully through the application process with minimal fuss.


During this stage the service includes:

  • The crucial review of all documents and evidence you have gathered in support of your application. Our lawyers will let you know if any documents are missing. If you have not been able to obtain certain key evidence, we will advise you on other ways of proving that you meet the requirements of the immigration rules.
  • Advice on, and assistance with, completion of the complex online application form.
  • Preparing the tailored bundle of evidence that will support your application.
  • Writing a detailed cover letter in support of the application explicitly stating any relevant case law and official guidance which should be considered by the Home Office if appropriate.
  • Representation all the way to the decision on your immigration application and advice on any further steps that are needed.

Want more information about this type of application?

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Our free guide on applying to visit the UK includes advice on the key information you need, your prospects of success, professional tips and a case study.

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for a Legal adviser?

I employ a lady from Ghana as a carer for my mother she was refused a visa renewal. 

How did Mark help you?

Mark prepared a very comprehensive and involved new application which was successful.

Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for? Yes.

What could they have done better? There is nothing mark could have done better the result is exactly what we were aiming for

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Ready to talk to us?

If you want to take the first step towards getting an outstanding legal service then click the button below to decide how you want to get in contact with us. You can even schedule an appointment from your finger tips via our on-line booking system.


Your first chat with us will always be free, confidential and give you a clear idea of the application types which suit you best. There is no obligation to purchase any services from us but we will give you an idea as to costs and your chances of getting a successful case outcome if you decide you want to make an application. Our leading legal team are waiting to hear from you now or whenever you feel you are ready.

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