I’ve Been Overstaying my Visa, What Should I Do?

There’s a range of reasons why individuals could have been overstaying their Visa and cannot leave the country for a range of reasons. Overstaying your Visa is a criminal offence in the UK; however, individuals do not usually get prosecuted for it, and the authorities usually result to sending the overstayer back to their country of origin. Due to coronavirus, the rules had to become more lenient, because of closing borders.

If you are restricted from travelling for a range of reasons, the government has introduced new guidelines to help people, a policy called Exceptional Assurance is available for people who intend to leave the UK but cannot and have a Leave or Visa that expires by 30th June 2021.

How to apply for exceptional assurance

If you are applying for exceptional assurance you must email the Home Office under the email address “[email protected]” with the subject line “Request for an Assurance”, you can find more information on this topic on the Free Movement website.

If travel restrictions don’t apply to your current case, and you have been overstaying for other reasons, we highly recommend that you contact Solicitors on Your Side now, as we can utilise our extensive immigration knowledge and make sure you get the best possible outcome for your particular case.

Human right’s Law

If you have been overstaying your Visa for other reasons, our experienced solicitors will help utilise the human’s rights law to help you stay in the UK and avoid deportation and prosecution. The European Convention of human rights means that every individual is under the Human Rights Act, meaning that everyone is entitled to family life or private life. This law is separate from the British Immigration law, this can be used to defend your case and enable you to stay in the UK. There is a range of things that can make you apply under the Human Right’s law, to find more information you can visit our page Human Right’s Visas and Overstays.

We can help you out!

Here at Solicitors On Your Side, we will use our extensive immigration law knowledge to make sure you come out with the best possible outcome for your case, we will do everything in our power to make sure that your process is as stress-free and easy as possible, enabling you to get back to you daily life in no time. We will ensure to get to know your case in the best possible way, enabling you to feel confident to tell your story in the best possible way.

We will help you fill out any form or application to the highest possible standard, making sure they are completed carefully and thoroughly, increasing the chances of a positive outcome. We understand that these situations can be extremely daunting and cause a lot of stress and worry to you and your family, this is why we will help you out in the most professional way, enabling you to come out with the best outcome for your case.

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