@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-1{margin-top:15px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:0px!important;margin-left:0px!important;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-1{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:20px!important; margin-left:0px!important;}}

The SmartMove2UK spills the beans on a DIY Visa Process vs. Immigration Law Firms

@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-2{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:15px!important;margin-left:0px!important;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-2{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:20px!important; margin-left:0px!important;}}

by UK Immigration Lawyers in India & UK

Published on: 26 Nov 2021
Reading time: Approx 6 mins

.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-0{width:100% !important;margin-top : 5px;margin-bottom : 10px;}.fusion-builder-column-0 > .fusion-column-wrapper {padding-top : 0px !important;padding-right : 0px !important;margin-right : 1.92%;padding-bottom : 0px !important;padding-left : 0px !important;margin-left : 1.92%;}@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-0{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-0 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-0{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-0 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}

.fusion-body .fusion-flex-container.fusion-builder-row-1{ padding-top : 0px;margin-top : 0px;padding-right : 0px;padding-bottom : 0px;margin-bottom : 20px;padding-left : 0px;}

These days, the internet is a source of information for everything. From trying to repair a rocket ship to tying your shoelaces. The internet has step-by-step instructions on performing surgery, but one wouldn’t want to be that adventurous. These DIY tricks are resourceful. However, there are certain cases where hiring an expert could benefit you! We will discuss this as well! Keep reading!

UK immigration can be a complex area to navigate. Minor mistakes can have serious consequences. The rules and requirements of a visa vary based on the categories.

Understanding certain aspects of immigration thoroughly before you apply for a visa by yourself is important, like:

  • You must fully know the information associated with the process.
  • The basic rules of UK immigration (the paperwork you need to submit, entry clearance process, etc)
  • The requirements, eligibility criteria, permissions and more, for various routes and the one that fits your needs, the best!

However, immigration provisions keep updating or changing, in many aspects. This can make it a challenging experience for an unprofessional to keep track of.

.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-1{width:100% !important;margin-top : 5px;margin-bottom : 10px;}.fusion-builder-column-1 > .fusion-column-wrapper {padding-top : 0px !important;padding-right : 0px !important;margin-right : 1.92%;padding-bottom : 0px !important;padding-left : 0px !important;margin-left : 1.92%;}@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-1{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-1 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-1{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-1 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}

.fusion-body .fusion-flex-container.fusion-builder-row-2{ padding-top : 0px;margin-top : 0px;padding-right : 0px;padding-bottom : 0px;margin-bottom : 0px;padding-left : 0px;}

@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-3{margin-top:15px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:15px!important;margin-left:0px!important;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-3{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:20px!important; margin-left:0px!important;}}

Should a DIY visa process from the internet, influence you?

The internet contains only so much information, that it provides a basic understanding of the various categories of immigration, but nothing other than what’s online. A lot goes on into applying for visas, especially if you are thinking of doing it yourself.

With immigration, every detail matters! Right from the information you provide on your application form – to – submitting it with the required paperwork attached; it is all considered as evidence you provide to prove you are eligible, can meet the requirements and abide by all rules and provisions set up by The UK Home Office.

The drawback is that the smallest of mistakes can cause a refusal of the application. To avoid this, you always have the choice of hiring the right expert to get the hassle off your head.

@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-4{margin-top:15px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:15px!important;margin-left:0px!important;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-4{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:20px!important; margin-left:0px!important;}}

Some aspects to watch out for while applying for a visa by yourself

  • Wrong selection of visa category,
  • Mistakes in immigration applications – like incorrect or inconsistent details,
  • Incomplete supporting documents – for example, your application form claims you lived in a certain area, but your documentation proves otherwise,
  • Documents not in the proper format,
  • Correct documents not provided,
  • Non-Disclosure of previous immigration history,
  • Failure to meet financial requirements,
  • Insufficient evidence of relationship (with a spouse or dependent visa),
  • Criminal record found against the visa (if not attached any previous or ongoing convictions),
  • and a lot more

DIY visa information and application procedures on the internet may shed light based on immigration, but hiring a UK visa expert can save you a lot of hassle. Not to forget, the immigration process is tedious and can get very time-consuming and cost more money.

Professional immigration law firms have skilled immigration solicitors who can guide you through a successful immigration process, with a value for time and money.

.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-2{width:100% !important;margin-top : 5px;margin-bottom : 10px;}.fusion-builder-column-2 > .fusion-column-wrapper {padding-top : 0px !important;padding-right : 0px !important;margin-right : 1.92%;padding-bottom : 0px !important;padding-left : 0px !important;margin-left : 1.92%;}@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-2{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-2 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-2{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-2 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}

.fusion-body .fusion-flex-container.fusion-builder-row-3{ padding-top : 0px;margin-top : 0px;padding-right : 0px;padding-bottom : 0px;margin-bottom : 0px;padding-left : 0px;}

@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-5{margin-top:15px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:15px!important;margin-left:0px!important;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-5{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:20px!important; margin-left:0px!important;}}

How do immigration lawyers simplify the process?

There are many reasons for people to immigrate to another country. And it can’t be emphasized enough how crucial the process of visa applications is. Whether you are looking for a study-work opportunity, or to join your partner overseas or business-related activities, the immigration process is just as critical!

It is a life-changing decision! However, the procedure is long and sometimes, take months to process. Leaving no room for mistakes! Especially if you are on a time restriction, for example, you are looking to attend a business meeting, and you try applying for the visa by yourself with not much time on your hands and your visa is refused- you have no time to appeal or re-apply because, by the time either of them is processed, you have missed your commitment!

@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-6{margin-top:15px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:15px!important;margin-left:0px!important;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-6{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:20px!important; margin-left:0px!important;}}

Specialist immigration law firms offer a personal and friendly yet comprehensive solution to your immigration, travel and business needs. Here’s why:

  • Hiring an immigration lawyer can save you both time and money because an expert’s guidance will help you avoid a refusal.
  • Immigration law firms handle issues related to family or employee-based naturalization immigration sponsorship as well
  • Immigration law firms can help you address a wide range of issues related to visa like special cases of convictions, ongoing cases, etc.
  • Immigration lawyers are experienced enough to assist with the documentation procedure while initiating the immigration process
  • Immigration advisors can help you with an idea of the 360-degree immigration benefits that come with the categories that fit your needs the best. The permits, requirements and allowances vary with different types of visas, experts can help you best with which visa offers you a vast range of benefits.
  • Expert immigration law firms keep you posted with the updates of visas and immigration as per the Home Office
  • UK Visa experts know whom to direct your complaint or query to rather than a generic call centre
  • Immigration law firms help you appeal against a decision of the Entry Clearance Officer, Administrative Review and Judicial Review.

By hiring an expert, you can avoid many such insecurities and enjoy a smooth and hassle-free immigration experience.

.reading-box-container-1 .element-bottomshadow:before,.reading-box-container-1 .element-bottomshadow:after{opacity:0.7;}

.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-3{width:100% !important;margin-top : 5px;margin-bottom : 10px;}.fusion-builder-column-3 > .fusion-column-wrapper {padding-top : 0px !important;padding-right : 0px !important;margin-right : 1.92%;padding-bottom : 0px !important;padding-left : 0px !important;margin-left : 1.92%;}@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-3{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-3 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-3{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-3 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}

.fusion-body .fusion-flex-container.fusion-builder-row-4{ padding-top : 0px;margin-top : 0px;padding-right : 0px;padding-bottom : 0px;margin-bottom : 0px;padding-left : 0px;}

@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-7{margin-top:15px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:15px!important;margin-left:0px!important;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-7{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:20px!important; margin-left:0px!important;}}

Conclusion

DIY activities can be fun; but with immigration, consulting an expert might be the best way to go about it! The process is not only tedious but can get frustrating without guaranteeing a positive result. Your choice of visa determines everything – the duration of your visit, your permissions, eligibility criteria, and a lot more. Risking the process can easily cost you more concerning time and money than hiring an expert!

@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-8{margin-top:15px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:15px!important;margin-left:0px!important;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-title.fusion-title-8{margin-top:0px!important; margin-right:0px!important;margin-bottom:20px!important; margin-left:0px!important;}}

Make the smart move!

We at The SmartMove2UK have UK immigration lawyers based in India – Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru & Chandigarh. We have been consulting our clients for years now and have a 99% success rate. Furthermore, we have helped many individuals and families move abroad, without a hassle! We consult our clients worldwide via Zoom, Skype & WhatsApp, and we have offices in Mumbai & Delhi for in-person visits.

.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-4{width:100% !important;margin-top : 5px;margin-bottom : 10px;}.fusion-builder-column-4 > .fusion-column-wrapper {padding-top : 0px !important;padding-right : 0px !important;margin-right : 1.92%;padding-bottom : 0px !important;padding-left : 0px !important;margin-left : 1.92%;}@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-4{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-4 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-4{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-4 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}

.fusion-body .fusion-flex-container.fusion-builder-row-5{ padding-top : 0px;margin-top : 0px;padding-right : 0px;padding-bottom : 0px;margin-bottom : 0px;padding-left : 0px;}

Need to discuss which is the right visa for you? You can connect with our lawyers on the below-mentioned details.

.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-5{width:100% !important;margin-top : 5px;margin-bottom : 10px;}.fusion-builder-column-5 > .fusion-column-wrapper {padding-top : 0px !important;padding-right : 0px !important;margin-right : 1.92%;padding-bottom : 0px !important;padding-left : 0px !important;margin-left : 1.92%;}@media only screen and (max-width:1024px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-5{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-5 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}@media only screen and (max-width:640px) {.fusion-body .fusion-builder-column-5{width:100% !important;order : 0;}.fusion-builder-column-5 > .fusion-column-wrapper {margin-right : 1.92%;margin-left : 1.92%;}}

.fusion-body .fusion-flex-container.fusion-builder-row-6{ padding-top : 0px;margin-top : 0px;padding-right : 0px;padding-bottom : 0px;margin-bottom : 0px;padding-left : 0px;}

The post The SmartMove2UK spills the beans on a DIY Visa Process vs. Immigration Law Firms appeared first on The SmartMove2UK.