If you are a Commonwealth citizen and you are able to prove that one of your grandparents was born in the UK, you may be eligible to apply for an Ancestry visa. You must be able and planning to work in the UK.

This visa allows you to work and study without restriction.

Visa Duration

The visa is issued for a period of up to 5 years, following this it can be extended.


You can apply for your dependants (husband, wife or partner and children under the age of 18) to join you.


The Ancestry category is a route to settlement in the UK after a period of 5 years.

Please contact us to discuss this option further.