July 2012

Family Migration Calculator and Financial Evidence Checklist Launched

Today we've launched new tools to help make the immigration process easier for our users.

Family Migration Financial Evidence Checklist

UK Family Visa Financial Evidence List

The required financial evidence for UK Family Visas must be in the name of the applicant's partner, the applicant or both, as appropriate and original documents (not copies) unless otherwise specified.

For employment-related earnings, bank statements covering the period(s) of employment relied upon must be provided.

For non-employment income, only those bank statements which show the income being relied upon must be provided.

Free Calls to the USA for Independence Day

International call provider Localphone is celebrating the Fourth of July, Independence Day, by giving away free calls to the USA for two days.  Calls to landlines and mobiles in the USA will be free from 12pm (noon) GMT 3rd July until 12pm (noon) GMT 5th July.  Customers can call for as long as they want, to as many numbers as they want and Localphone won’t charge them.  The offer is available to

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