Sunrise Solicitors based in London, Manchester and Birmingham are one of the leading immigration solicitors in the UK. Our expert team of immigration solicitors deal with wide range of immigration matters including:

We also provide legal help and assistance with challenging Home Office UKVI refusal letters. The quality of our service is self-evident from the reviews of our clients about the service provided by our expert immigration solicitors.

Why Choose Sunrise Solicitors For Your Immigration Matter?

As the expert immigration solicitors, we are registered with the Home Office, UKVI and its commercial partners UKVCAS Sopra Steria to provide Super Priority Service whereby decision on your immigration application is likely to be made by the Home Office UKVI within 24 hours of the enrolment of your biometrics at a designated service centre.

Our immigration solicitors can also provide visa chase up service to chase up the Home Office UKVI for a decision on a pending application where the decision on your immigration application has been unreasonably delayed by the Home Office UKVI and you are prejudiced by such delay.

Nationwide coverage:

We offer professional immigration service with very reasonable fixed fees and flexible payment terms for all of our immigration clients. Please be advised that our fixed fee does not include the Home Office UKVI Fees for the immigration application.

Our Immigration & Nationality Services

As specialist immigration and human rights lawyers, our expert team of immigration solicitors provide immigration legal help and assistance concerning all UK immigration and human rights matters which can be categories as follows:

UK Work Visa Applications

Our team of immigration solicitors specialise in all types of UK work visas including Innovator visas, Start-up visas, Tier 1 visas, Tier 2 visas, Tier 4 visas, Tier 5 visas, UK Ancestry visas, Sole Representative of Overseas Business visas, Turkish ECAA Businessperson visas, Turkish ECAA Worker visas and Domestic Workers visas. Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance at all stages of work visa applications including applications for entry clearance for work visa, switching into work visa from inside the UK, renewal/extension of work visas and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) on the basis of work visas. READ MORE


Sponsor Licence Applications

A UK employer or an educational institution who wishes to sponsor a migrant worker or student to come to the UK for study or work visas must have a sponsor licence issued by the Home Office UKVI. The sponosor licence is normally granted by the Home Office UKVI for a period of 4 years and can be renewed for further 4 years prior to its expiry.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can help you apply for sponsor licence so that you can:

  • sponsor foreign workers to come and work in the UK (sponsorship for employment by UK employers);
  • sponsor foreign students to come to the UK for study (sponsorship by UK educational institutions for study).

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can help with all types of sponsor licence applications including Tier 2 sponsor licence applications, Tier 5 sponsor licence applications and Tier 4 sponsor licence applications. READ MORE


Applications By Family Members Of British Citizens & Settled Persons

Family members of British Citizens and settled persons (holding ILR) can apply to stay with them on the basis of their relation with the British Citizen or settled person. The applications include fiancé(e) visa, proposed civil partner visa, UK spouse visa, civil partner visa, unmarried partner visa, same sex partner visa, ILR on the basis of domestic violence, ILR as a Bereaved Partner, adult dependent relative (ADR) visa, etc. READ MORE


Applications By EEA Nationals & Their Family Members

Until the Brexit takes effect and the UK no longer remains member of the EU, the UK at present continues to be member state of the and as such the nationals of other EU member states have right of free movement within the EU zone. The EU nationals and their family members have right to live and work in the UK as long the EU national is exercising treaty rights in the UK and is a qualified person as envisaged under the . The EU law will continue to be applicable to all EU nationals until Brexit from the EU becomes effective as a result of the Article 50 which has already been triggered by the UK Prime Minister.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance with your application for pre settled status or settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme. READ MORE


Private Life Applications Under Paragraph 276ADE Of The Immigration Rules

Our expert immigration solicitors can provide the required legal help and assistance for your application for leave to remain in the UK on the basis of your private life in the UK which you have established as a result of your residence in the UK. Applications for leave to remain on the basis of private life in the UK are made under paragraph 276ADE of the Immigration Rules. Private life applications include application on the basis of 20 years long residence, application on the basis of 7 years child residence, application on the basis of being over the age 18 and under the age of 25 and living half of the life in the UK continuously and application on the basis of significant obstacles to integration in your country of origin. Such applications are usually made using the application form FLR (FP) and leave is granted under 10 years route to settlement. READ MORE


Discretionary Leave To Remain (DLR) Applications

Discretionary Leave to Remain is granted outside the Immigration Rules and is based on human rights as well as compelling/compassionate circumstances of the applicant. The discretionary leave is based on discretion of the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) in favour of the applicant due to particular compelling and compassionate circumstances of the applicant and therefore despite not meeting the requirements of the Immigration Rules for the grant of leave to remain, the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) can exercise his/her discretion and grant someone discretionary leave to remain. Discretionary Leave to Remain (DLR) is currently granted by the Home Office UKVI under the 10 years route to settlement. READ MORE


Asylum & Humanitarian Protection Applications

A person who fears persecution in his country of origin due to one of the reasons given in the Refugee Convention can apply for asylum in the UK and the successful applicant will be granted refugee status in the UK. A person who cannot qualify for refugee status in an asylum claim can still qualify for Humanitarian Protection due to need for protection from ill-treatment and torture in his country of origin.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance with all matters involving asylum, humanitarian protection, discretionary leave as a result of failed asylum claim, fresh asylum claim and family reunion etc. READ MORE


British Citizenship Applications

Becoming a British citizen is a significant life event. It allows you to apply for a British citizen passport, and gives you the opportunity to participate more fully in the life of your local community. There are different ways to become a British citizen. You can either naturalise as a British Citizen (Naturalisation as a British Citizen) or register yourself as a British Citizen (Registration as British Citizen).

If your application for British Citizenship is refused by the Home Office UKVI, you can apply for the reconsideration of the nationality application. READ MORE


UK Visitor Visa Applications

A visitor is a person who is coming to the UK, usually for up to six months, for a temporary purpose, for example as a tourist, to visit friends or family or to carry out a business activity. One of the key factors in the visitor visa entry clearance applications is to satisfy the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) that the applicant has strong family, financial and social ties to the country of origin and therefore he will return to the country of origin upon visiting the UK.

Our expert immigration solicitors can provide help and assistance with visitor visa applications by assessing your eligibility for visitor visa, advising you on the relevant documents to be submitted in support of the application and explaining in detail the relevant family, financial and social ties you have in your country of origin for the ECO to believe that you will not overstay in the UK if granted entry clearance as a visitor. READ MORE


UK Student Visa Applications

The Tier 4 General Student visa category is for students to come to the UK for post - 16 education, and the Tier 4 (Child) student visa is for children aged 4 to 17 years to come to the UK for their education. Children aged 4 to 15 years only qualify if they are being educated at independent fee paying schools.

To be granted student visa, Tier 4 migrants must satisfy the Immigration Rules and score points against two sets of objective criteria to achieve an overall pass mark of 40 points.

Applicants must score points for:

  • attributes (30 points), and
  • maintenance (10 points)

If you are outside the UK, you can make an application for entry clearance as a Tier 4 General Student or a Tier 4 Child Student. If you are already in the UK, you may be able to switch or extend your stay in the UK as a Tier 4 General student or Tier 4 Child student, as the case may be. READ MORE


Applications Based On Long Residence In The UK

Applications for leave to remain or Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) can be made by a person based on continuous long residence in the UK. Long residence applications can be either based on 10 years of continuous lawful stay (10 years long residence category) or 20 years of continuous lawful/unlawful stay in the UK. Also, a person who is over the age of 18 and under the age of 25 and has lived at least half of his life in the UK continuously can apply for limited leave to remain on such basis.

Children who are under the age of 18 and have lived 7 years continuously in the UK can apply for leave to remain under the 7 years child residence category. READ MORE


UK Passport & Travel Document Applications

If you are a British Citizen by birth, naturalisation or registration, you are entitled to apply for British Passport. If you are a refugee in the UK, you can apply to the Home Office UKVI for refugee travel document. If you are a stateless person, you are entitled to apply to the Home Office UKVI for stateless person travel document.

If you are in the UK lawfully but do not have a valid passport issued by the authorities of your own country, you may be able to apply for Certificate of Travel if you can show that the authorities of your own country have refused to issue you with a passport. READ MORE


Applications By Stateless Persons & Their Family Members

According to paragraph 401 of the Immigration Rules, a stateless person is a person who:

  • satisfies the requirements of Article 1(1) of the 1954 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, as a person who is not considered as a national by any State under the operation of its law;
  • is in the United Kingdom; and
  • is not excluded from recognition as a Stateless person under paragraph 402.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance with your application for leave to remain as a stateless person. Once you have been granted leave to remain as a stateless person, your family members can apply to join or stay with you in the UK. READ MORE


Applications By Members Of Armed Forces & Their Family Members

Members of Armed Forces, Members of Non-HM Forces, Relevant Civilian Employees and their family members can apply for permission to stay in the UK under Appendix Armed Forces to the Immigration Rules. READ MORE


Other Miscellaneous Immigration Applications

Immigration Bail Application Revocation Of Deportation Order
Subject Access Request (SAR) Returning Resident Visa UK
TOC Application NTL Application
Certificate of Entitlement To Right Of Abode Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) Replacement Application From Inside The UK
Replacement BRP Visa Application From Outside The UK Immigration Applications From Overstayers In The UK

One-Off Immigration Services

We provide the following one-off immigration services at Sunrise Solicitors:

Detailed Immigration Advice During Our Office Hours From Just £80 (VAT included) Assessment Of Case Documents / Documents Checking Service From £200 + VAT
Emergency Phone/Skype Consultation Outside Our Office Hours from Just £120 (VAT included)  

Challenging Refusal Letters (Immigration Decisions)

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide the required legal help and assistance in challenging the refusal of your immigration application for UK visa or leave to remain in the UK. Our immigration solicitors can challenge the refusal of your immigration application by way of an immigration appeal where you have been granted a right of appeal. In cases where you have not been granted an appeal right, you may be able to challenge the refusal by way of Administrative Review (AR), Pre Action Protocol (PAP) and Immigration Judicial Review (JR). READ MORE


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Sunrise Solicitors is the trading name of Sunrise Solicitors Ltd (company registration no. 6405492). Sunrise Solicitors Offices are regulated by SRA under SRA ID 490903 (London Office) and SRA ID 645256 (Manchester Office). Sunrise Solicitors are also members of Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA).

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