Emigration law

The decision to emigrate to a new country is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make so it is crucial to make sure you apply for your visa to ensure you can do this.

Emigration laws set out the legal guidelines for which individuals and businesses can operate in a foreign country. This can vary from person to person depending on the nationality of the person and the laws from the country the wish to emigrate to.

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What different types of Visas are there?

For long term residence there are:

  • Immigration based on family relatives/family member visa
  • Immigration based on employment/employment visa
  • Immigration based on Investment/investment visa
  • Immigration based on business/business visa
  • Highly skilled migrant (available for Australia)
  • Appeals against rejections

For short term residents there are:

  • Holiday visitors
  • Students
  • Business visitors
  • Temporary professional workers
  • Exchange visitors
  • Members of the media
  • Intra-company transfers

It is very important to know what type of visa you wish to apply for before you apply to give yourself the best chance of an acceptance. It is also important to make sure you are up to date with the laws in the country you wish to emigrate to.

Why use Stephensons for emigration law?

It is important to consult with an efficient solicitor at all stages of your application process to reduce the possibility that your application be returned, refused, rejected or delayed. At Stephensons our experienced team can offer a variety of services: we can advise you on your eligibility for a visa, we can fill in and submit your application and we can also help with appeals against rejection for a visa. We find that a lot of clients have tried to fill in applications for certain visas on their own but have underestimated how difficult the process can be.

We found that the four main areas that can cause problems for applications are: applying for the wrong visa, claiming the wrong occupational classification, failing to provide the correct documentation and answering important questions incorrectly.

To make your application a less stressful process, speak to a member of our team today on 0175 321 5096 and see how we can help you.

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