We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

immgration

London, United...
1 post
Save Topic
immgration

my cousin has come over for 3 weeks and they stamp his passport 6 months and now he has been here for 5 months i want to know if there possible for extention for 2 more months and how do i go about it he is from st lucia,

London
Destination Expert
for London
Level Contributor
21,026 posts
45 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: immgration

You need to seek advice. UK Immigration Law is extremely complex and a lot will hinge on why he is seeking to remain in the UK beyond the date at which he is currently required to leave.

www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Brussels
Level Contributor
5,672 posts
9 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: immgration

< i want to know if there possible for extention for 2 more months and how do i go about it >

Adding to what wirewiper said in post 1, the relevant page on the UK Border Agency website seems to be this one …homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/…

It says that visitors *in most cases* cannot extend their permission to stay ... but read it and see if it says anything that is relevant to your cousin's situation.

Islington
Level Contributor
1,922 posts
3 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: immgration

I think they would want to know why he wants the extension and what he will be living on. Most people, unless they are retired, have a job to go home to, and Immigration will certainly be concerned that he does not seem to have a job back home, as to them that increases the likelihood that he is working here illegally.

London, United...
Level Contributor
18 posts
Save Reply
4. Re: immgration

Came over for 3 weeks and stayed for 5 months sounds familiar :)

5. Re: immgration

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 22 May 2014, 06:17