Where to seek advice during the vacation

If you should need imigration advice during our vacation closure dates please refer to the following list of immigration advice providers. They may be able to provide some assistance (subject to their own availability and opening times during the vacation period).

Please note that some but not all providers charge for their services.

UK Council for Student Affairs (UKCISA)

Outside the UK: +44 20 7107 9922
Inside the UK: 020 7107 9922

The advice line is open from Monday to Friday, 1.00pm - 4.00pm hours (UK time). Their telephone advice line is busy but if you do have difficulty getting through, keep trying, and you should get through eventually. Please note that UKCISA only give advice by telephone. They do not offer personal appointments or advice by email.

If you need to make an application from within the UK, view the 'Making a Student Immigration Application in the UK' information sheet.

Immigration Advisory Centre

Their local office in located in Slough. The provide bookable appointments on Friday afternoons. Check their website for details.

Citizens Advice Bureau

ing CAB Minster Street Reading RG1 2JB

Reading CAB has a specialist Immigration service that can help with appeals on paper. They have limited capacity, work Wednesday and Friday and may not be able to see you in time – check their contact details on the OISC website.

Community Legal Service (CLS)

Visit the CLS website to search for details of local solicitors

Immigration Law Practitioners Association

Visit the Immigration Law Practitioners website to search for details of local solicitors.

Local Solicitors Firms Specialising in Immigration

There will be a fee for using the services of the following firms. You can make contact by email but if you require urgent assistance, telephone in the first instance.

Dexter Montague

105 Oxford Road, READING
Tel: 0118 939 3999

Turpin and Miller

1 Agnes Court, Oxford Road, OXFORD, OX4 2EW
Tel: 01865 770111
Email: office@turpinmiller.co.uk

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