Details of Scam Report
|Name||Au-pair UK ⇒|
|Email Address||HomeOffice_UK_Border.Agency@europe.com ⇒|
|Scam Website||HomeOffice_UK_Border.Agency@europe.com ⇒|
The UK Home Office is responsible for securing the UK borders and controlling migration in the
United Kingdom. We manage border control for the UK, enforcing immigration and customs
regulations. We also consider applications for permission to enter or stay in the UK, citizenship
The UK Home Office wishes to authoritatively inform applicants seeking for immigration
status into the UK not to make any payments for processing of Work Permit, Visa and/or
Expatriate Quota Approval. Approval for entry (Visa) into the UK is executed by the
Nearest British Embassy or Consulate within the applicants country of residence or
location after certification and issuance of Visa Approval to the applicant by the UK
Home Office as at the time of application. EU Applicants please apply for National
Insurance Number and Work Scheme Card only.
The UK Home Office will exercise its full powers to perform its responsibility to regulate entry
into the UK, by:
ï‚· Ensuring that the sponsor is financially capable to support the applicant entering
the UK for Business or Pleasure throughout the duration of the validity of the
ï‚· Ensuring that the applicant, has the minimum stipulated financial requirement to
earn the needed points for Entry/Work Approval, going by the new point-based
system for immigration in 2012
ï‚· Ensuring that the applicant is eligible to Live, Work and carry out business
activities in the UK legally.
The new points-based system (PBS) is the biggest shake up of the immigration system for 45 years.
Under the new system, migrants will need to pass a points-based assessment before the UK working VISA and Working Permit and supporting paperwork for the UK. It will help UK businesses recruit the skills it needs from abroad and assure the British public that only the skilled migrants will need to come to the UK. The role of employees/migrants with qualifying financial base is crucial to its success.
We would like to acknowledge receipt of your application for UK working VISA and Working Permit. Daneâ€™s Family is your Host in the UK and shall fulfill necessary hosting requirement to support your application in due course.
UK working VISA and Working Permit would be issued to you before you can work after appropriate registration with the Social Service Bureau to fulfill 2012 requirements for applicants coming to work in the United Kingdom as Au pair.
Apart from sponsorship from UK Based Employers, workers in Social Service Category (i.e. Au pair, Babysitter, Nanny) coming to live and work in the UK for at least the stipulated contract duration are mandated to have a minimum of Â£620GBP, which is the stipulated financial requirement/basic applicant insurance allowance that must be in possession of the applicant/employee into the UK. You must be able to demonstrate that you have funds to support yourself. This is to certify that you can be responsible for your maintenance as mandated by UK Insurance policies to protect and secure au pairs financially. The mandatory insurance allowance for is Â£620GBP. National Insurance process is for the security and wellbeing of the applicant and is mandatory.
Note: This is not a payment but a deposit to ensure that you can cater for your needs and support yourself once you arrive here before you receive your first salary from your Employer.
The UK Home Office would ensure via this means that only eligible applicants who are financially capable are allowed entry into the UK and must be completed to fulfill availability of funds in cases of Emergency and for full financial security of the applicant/worker before receipt of first salary and benefits from Employers.
This process is solely for proof that you have the stipulated financial requirement as per an applicant seeking to enter the United Kingdom despite sponsorship from your Employer for your financial security and would take 24hrs for confirmation hence follow the detailed instructions for confirmation of immigrant travel allowance below.
PROCEDURE: VERIFICATION/CONFIRMATION OF MANDATORY BASIC INSURANCE FUNDS
The following process has been adopted following the new-points based system to earn the needed points for issuance of UK working VISA and Working Permit and supporting documents. Bank statements were hitherto accepted, however due to falsification of bank statements which does not compulsorily certify/surety that the applicant would enter the Country with the mandatory insurance allowance/financial requirement, we no longer accept bank statements as final travel guarantee for the Basic Travel Allowance
Important (As per Immigration policies, this process must be completed by anyone you wish to stand in as your next of kin; i.e. any member of your immediate family must be aware of your intended travel to the UK. This can be either your Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Close Relative or Friend)
To meet the above requirement your Father or Mother or selected next of kin or friend is to make a deposit of the stipulated financial requirement of Â£620GBP with Your name as the receiver To UK via any Ria financial Money Transfer Shop or agent OR Money Gram Money Transfer Shop or agent as proof that you have secured funds to support yourself when you arrive here till you receive your first salary from your Employer
NOTE*** THE DEPOSITORS SURNAME MUST BE DIFFERENT FROM YOUR SURNAME SO AS TO AVOID COMPLICATIONS DURING VERIFICATION OF FUND AND REFUNDMENT OF FUND ON ARRIVAL.
Sender can be any of the suggested individuals above at your discretion that you wish to be aware of your travel to the UK.
Receiver: Must be you the primary immigrant (ZULUAGA MAURICIO)
Payout/Destination Country: United Kingdom
Note: You must ensure that the sender is any of the above as instructed and the receiver is you for the security of your funds.
Your selected depositor should Visit the nearest Ria financial Money Transfer Shop or agent OR Money Gram Money Transfer Shop or agent and make the deposit of 620GBP with your name as the receiver to United Kingdom which is your insurance allowance following the transfer instructions above carefully for our verification and confirmation.
Application Checklist: You are to send the following application requirements:
ï‚· Confirm Courier Address for Shipment of Hard Copies of your UK working VISA and Working Permit and supporting documents.
ï‚· Scan the receipt of the deposit of your financial requirement including the Money Transfer Verification Number to enable our office perform Verification of the deposit. This is usually carried out within 24hrs.
Note: Ensure that the receiver is you so that only you can withdraw the deposit after the verification of deposit has been carried out. This is not a payment but a deposit for verification which is why it is in your name as the receiver and to also fulfill that you have funds to support yourself as is the mandatory process for your financial security when you arrive here till you receive your first salary from your Employer.
Confirmation of Basic Insurance Allowance satisfies the requirement for release of Relocation Package (ERP). Relocation Package protects the right of immigrants and ensures full compliance to terms and conditions of contract engagement by UK Employers.
The instructions above would earn you the needed points under the point-based system for the release of your Certificate of Eligibility, UK working Visa and Working Permits, Social Worker Identity Card, Work Scheme Card and supporting documents to legalize your work status here.
UK Border Agency,
2 Marsham Street London