UK Immigration: Best Sources of Free Online Advice
If you have a question about UK immigration, visas, or your application, you may wish to see if you can find a free answer online before directly approaching an immigration professional.
Listed below are some of the most useful and up to date sources of free UK immigration advice.
Last updated January 2019.
The free forum discussing all aspects of UK immigration, with OISC registered consultants regularly posting and answering questions.
The official UK Government site, completely reorganised and rewritten in 2014, and up-to-date as of 2019.
The latest Home Office fees for immigration applications can be found on the UKVI page.
AdviceNow is a free online legal advice service provided by the charity Law for Life, with many useful links to great immigration articles and help guides.
You can find a searchable archive of all Freedom of Information requests submitted to the UKBA (the forerunner to today's UKVI): eye opening and invaluable.
Celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2018, UKCISA serves the interests of international students and all who work with them in universities, colleges and students' unions. Great for comprehensive advice on all issues relating to Tier 4 student visas.
Oanda is the currency exchange site that is used by the UKVI for all currency calculations: so if you need to check your calculations before submitting your application, then this is the site to use.