As from 19/07/2021 the VFS centre in Bangkok is closed to all new applications. People with current appointments will be recheduled for when it re-opens. All current appointments are now cancelled.
We will update this news in the future.
This is due to the rapid spread of Covid 19 and variants in Thailand.
23/07/2021 VFS are now re-scheduling cancelled appointments.
We are intending to attend the following festivals to give advice on family visas, leave to remain in the UK, settlement in the UK and British Citizenship applications.
24/25 July 2021
Platt Fields Park, Platt lane, Manchester, M14 5NF
WE WILL NOW NOT BE ATTENDING THIS EVENT
31 July-1 August 2021
Parker's Piece, A603, Cambridge, CB1 1NA
7-8 August 2021
Campbell Park, Miton Keynes, MK9 4AD
21-22 August 2021
Preston Park, Preston Road, Brighton, BN1 6AU
The situation could change if the Coronavirus problem worsens or by Government order.
It was announced today that the Immigration Health Surcharge is to be increased from the current £400.00 a year to £624.00 a year. This change to come in during October 2020 the exact date has not been announced. This is a large increase of 56%.
Lek (Suthisa) will be attending the TWN conference at the Royal Thai Embassy Zurich from 24-26 May and back in the office on Tuesday 28th May after the Bank Holiday.
Within hours of Tony being interviewed twice by ITV Meridian for the news at 6 today the case in question has been immediately overturned by the Home Office and the visa issued. This was a case where the Home Office refused a settlement visa for a wife by applying the incorrect rule. Tony was asked for his comments on this case.
Angela has now received authorisation from the OISC to work as a qualified immigration Adviser.
As from 21st April 2017 all settlement visa applications will be processed in the UK and decisions will be made in approximately 60 working days. Please see details on our Settlement Visa page.