For tax purposes, so long as you reside in the country for 183 days or more per tax year, you will be considered a resident. This is the normal practice around the world. To exercise your rights and freedoms, you will need to prove your immigration status. This is dependent on the country you’re from.
Entry Clearance | Extensions | UK Settlement | British Citizenship
Fiancé (Marriage), Spouse, Unmarried partner, Child or other Dependant of a settled person
Extension of family visas
Settlement visas (family or other grounds, see below)
British Nationality and passport
For European Nationals
Free movement has ended, EU nationals may no longer rely on an EU citizenship to evidence their immigration status in the United Kingdom. Likewise, EU nationals and non-EU overseas nationals should prove their right to work and provide an acceptable document that confirms so. Aka: pre-settle, settle status or Biometric Residence Card or Permit. You may wish to check if there are any conditions appointed to the status. New arrivals will need to apply under the Point Based System.
Someone passport is proof of their identity, sometimes not proof of their nationality. The person should check with the country that issued the passport if they still holding the nationality as some nationalities can be lost when acquiring a second or third nationality.
Business and Work
New points-based immigration system requirements are in place because Tier1, 2, 4 and 5 have been replaced from the 1st Dec 2020! With the end of EU free movement from 1st Jan 2021, the new routes are for EU citizens as well as non-EU citizens. We have now:
If you are considering coming to the UK as a professional, you may qualify as someone who has a profession listed on the shortage occupational list. Please contact us to see if you meet the requirements. We can liaise with your potential employer on your behalf.