Step 1: Assessing Your Case Before making a decision to immigrate or apply for a visa, you should have your case professionally assessed to determine whether you are eligible

Step 2: Signing the Retainer Agreement with your Lawyer Once you are told you can get a visa and you wish to hire a lawyer introduced to you by DS Immigration Group, to help, you should always sign a retainer agreement with your lawyer before proceeding with your case. The retainer agreement sets out the legal fees and the lawyer’s responsibilities in representing you.

Step 3: Gathering your Documents It is important that you gather all documentation which is relevant to your case. Your lawyer should provide you with a list of documents you will need.

Step 4: Completing Application Forms Your lawyer should be able to assist you in completing your application forms. Our lawyers use software whereby application forms can be completed on the computer.

Step 5: Preparing your Application Package After gathering your documents and completing the forms, your lawyer will prepare the documents in an organized presentable fashion. Your lawyer will also prepare legal submissions to the visa officer on your behalf

Step 6: Submitting the Application to the Visa Office Your lawyer should be able to advise you as to what visa office to submit your application. You will have to pay your immigration processing fees at this time.

Step 7: Monitoring the Application as it is Processed at Visa Office: It is important to make sure that your application is being processed according to the visa office’s published service standards. If not, your lawyer should be pro-active to make sure your case is processed on time.

Step 8: You may have an interview Some visa cases require an interview with a visa officer. If an interview is required, the visa office will notify you of the date and time of the interview. Your lawyer should prepare you for your interview.

Step 9: Letter of Acceptance or Refusal Letter After your interview or if you don’t have one, you will be eventually notififed in writing that you have been accepted for immigration or refused.

Step 10: Issuance of Visa or Appeal because of a Refusal If you get approved for your visa, congratulations! And don’t forget to thank your lawyer! But if your case is refused, you should consider your options for appealing the refusal. Do not delay if your case is refused because there are often deadlines to file applications.

The process of case may change as the kind of application that we use as every case weather it is skilled SUV Business TRV FMS FMP CEC appeal cases etc. have its own processing and time.

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