The number of overseas visits to the UK increases each year. Based on statistics gathered so far, it is forecast the total number of overseas visits in 2017 will be around 39.7 million – up 6% on 2016. Many people come to see the sights, to visit family, to study a short educational course, or even to get married here.
Depending on the visitor’s nationality and the reason for the visit, it may be necessary to seek entry clearance before travel. In some cases, visitors may seek entry on arrival to the UK granted by an Immigration Officer. The lawyers at McGill & Co are highly experienced in securing the necessary clearance to allow travel and providing advice to visitors due to seek entry on arrival. To discuss your specific circumstances and requirements with one of our experts, contact us today by calling 0131 228 2083 for our Edinburgh office or 0141 248 6552 for our Glasgow office or complete our online enquiry form and a member of our team will get back to you right away.
Expert Visitor Visa Lawyers in Glasgow and Edinburgh
In the UK, visitors are regulated under Appendix V of the Immigration Rules. Appendix V contains important provisions relating to the eligibility of an individual to visit, the duration of visits, permitted activities and extensions. It is important to closely abide by the conditions of a visa or grant of entry in order to preserve your ability to visit the UK in the future.
We regularly assist visitors, including by liaising with UK Border Force Officers at airports throughout the UK, often on an urgent basis. We have assisted clients with every conceivable issue over the years and successfully resolved the vast majority of cases.
Contact our Immigration Solicitors in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland
To discuss your specific needs with us, get in touch with our experts today. We act for individuals, charities, educational institutions and corporate bodies, and offer a comprehensive service with flexible and competitive fees. With offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh, we cover all areas of Scotland and throughout the UK.