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

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
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.

 
 
 



With effect from 6th April 2011 applications for Settlement as well as applications for British Citizenship are subject to a Criminality threshold. The length of sentence and the affect it will have on an application are as in the following table:

Sentence

Rehabilitation Period

A sentence of imprisonment or corrective training for a term exceeding 30 months or preventative detention or detention during Her Majesty’s pleasure or imprisonment or detention for public protection.

This will not become ‘spent.’

* Imprisonment or youth custody for 6 months to 30 months.

10 years.

* Imprisonment or youth custody up to 6 months.

7 years.

* Fine, community service/community punishment order or compensation order.

5 years.

Bind over, conditional discharge or supervision order.

1 year or when the order ceases to have effect, whichever is the later.

Absolute discharge.

6 months.

Driving disqualification.

Once the disqualification has ceased.

* All halved if the person is under 18 when convicted.

 
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