Life, Moving to the UK

What to expect at your UK Premium Service visa appointment

1st July, 2017

If you are switching or extending your visa in the UK you have the option of paying for the Premium Service, where you attend an appointment at a Premium Service Centre to have your application processed. As I explained in my previous post about how to extend your Tier 2 (General) visa, I chose this […]

Life, Moving to the UK

How to Extend Your UK Tier 2 (General) Visa

26th June, 2017

It has been three years since I got my Tier 2 (General) visa and since I only got the three year visa the first time I needed to extend it for a further three years. My original post on getting a Tier 2 (General) visa has been my most popular blog post by far so […]

Life, Moving to the UK

How to renew your Australian passport in London

13th December, 2016

I can’t believe it was ten years ago that I applied for my passport ahead of my first ever trip to Europe. When I was filling in that form I never would have imagined that I’d actually be living in London by the time it expired. Even though I was back in Australia recently, I […]

London, Moving to the UK

Getting a UK drivers licence

30th March, 2015

With my NSW drivers licence approaching its expiry date, I had to make a decision – do I renew it or trade it in for a UK drivers licence? I did some research and found that while you can renew a NSW drivers licence overseas (by filling in a form and having it signed by […]