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ANCESTRY VISA - UK

UK Ancestry Visa -Naturalisation

UK Immigration Lawyers - Ancestry Visa Advice

Our UK Immigration Lawyers are experienced, ethical, and members of the Law Society of England and Wales. They can assist clients in our offices in Melbourne or Brisbane, Australia and in Hong Kong. In addition, our United Kingdom qualified Lawyers can advise clients worldwide, with a fast and efficient Consultation by telephone or skype where they advise you about:

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Ancestry Visa

To be eligible for the Ancestry visa, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

1. Commonwealth Citizen - you are a Commonwealth citizen (53 member countries).

2. Apply from your Country of Residence - you apply for the visa from your country, outside the UK.

3. Grandparent born in the UK - you can prove that one of your grandparents was born in the UK.

4. Work in the UK - you can work in the UK and intend to work in the UK.

5. Age - Aged 17 years or over.

6. Funds - you have sufficient funds available to support and accommodate yourself and any dependents, without assistance from public funds.

Ancestry Visa - Grandparents

You must prove that you have a grandparent that was born in 1 of the following circumstances:

British Citizen with the Right of Abode

Right of Abode - If you have the right of abode then you are completely free from United Kingdom Immigration Control. The right of abode exists for all British citizens, a select group of Commonwealth citizens and citizens of certain other countries. If you have a right of abode then the Home Office issues a Certificate of Entitlement to right of abode in the United Kingdom, as a sticker, that is fixed in a valid passport.

The British Nationality Act 1981 came into force on 1 January 1983 and after that date you will have the right of abode in the UK if, immediately prior to that date, any of the following situations apply:

Commonwealth Citizen with the Right of Abode

If you have been a citizen of a Commonwealth country up to 1 January 1983 and, immediately prior to that date you will have a right of abode as a Commonwealth citizen if either of the following situations apply:

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