Orchid of Siam UK Visas For Thais
UK Visa For Thai Nationals Specialists & Immigration Appeals Help & Advocacy, Bangkok & Epsom Offices.

Our UK and Bangkok Offices will be closed from 24th December 2021 and re-open on 4th January 2022.
From 04.00 hours on Monday 30/08/2021 Thailand will be on the red list. Travellers from Thailand who are British or Irish Citizens or Thais with residence rights in the UK will be allowed to enter the UK but must do a 14 day hotel quarantine which must be booked prior to travel at a cost of £2285.

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

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.


In addition to preparing UK Visa applications we also conduct other immigration related work and we regularly deal with the following kind of problems. It is not possible to quote fees on a website as each case is very different however we will give a quote after discussing a case in detail.

Advice on appeals following a visa refusal.

Child refusals based on ‘lack of proven sole custody.’

Sponsors in receipt of Public Funds.

Out of time applications for further or indefinite leave to remain for spouses, partners or children.

Concessions and discretion outside the Immigration Rules.

Immigration Bail.

Someone who arrived in the UK using another person’s passport.

Applicants with a criminal history.

An overstayer with no passport.

Victims of trafficking either forced or voluntary.

A lady married to a UK citizen who splits up from her husband and goes to live with another man before her two year probationary period expires.

Remaining in the UK as the carer of  British child.

Applications for discretionary  leave to remain when the current visa is about to expire, or has expired, but they do not satisfy the English language/Citizenship knowledge requirements. 

Domestic violence claim for indefinite leave to remain before the end of the probationary period.

Illegal immigrant applying to stay as the wife of a work permit holder.

Illegal immigrant applying to stay as the wife of an EEA resident in the UK.

Overstayer applying to stay for access to a child in the UK.

The wife of a UK citizen living and working in Southern Ireland who entered the UK illegally.

An overstayer applying to remain on health grounds.

Please note we do NOT deal with asylum or refugee claims.

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