European immigration service
Our hand-picked immigration team is fully-equipped to manage your employees’ work and residence permit needs in every European jurisdiction.
Our immigration service is able to provide a personalised and comprehensive immigration strategy aligned to your business needs. From short term business trippers to permanent cross-border assignments, we deliver an efficient, cost-effective and meticulous service to clients.
How we can help
Smith Stone Walters will provide strategic solutions to meet your workforce’s mobility needs.
Through our network of trusted European partners, we deliver a coordinated and seamless service to corporate employees from entry visa authorisations, to post-arrival trouble-shooting, to further services including visa extensions and renewals.
What You Need To Know
We make immigration work for your business. We will give you clear, practical advice on the day and should you wish to proceed, we will tailor-make a costs package that works for you.
European immigration applications require a thorough knowledge of the immigration system in the destination country and exceptional attention to detail.
Whether you are a business or an individual, our dedicated team is committed to delivering an outstanding service and to meeting your temporary and permanent migration needs.
We make it personal. To ease your employee’s transition into a new country of residence, we ensure our knowledge and on-the-ground support is where you need it most.
From new hires to business travellers, we will help you obtain work authorisation and residence permit approval quickly and efficiently.
This section is intended for quick reference and provides an introduction to some of the European immigration services provided by our team of specialists:
Following the end of free movement, businesses now face greater complexities when moving their UK staff to the EU and vice versa.
Smith Stone Walters can provide strategic advice on the implications of Brexit for your organisation, and provide practical solutions to minimise disruption to your business.
The Schengen Area covers a wide area across the EU and affords travel across multiple countries on a single permit. Obtaining a Schengen visa requires planning and a detailed approach to document provision.
At Smith Stone Walters, we pride ourselves on being able to offer cost-efficient customised European based migration solutions to meet your business needs.
Frontier workers are individuals who work in an EU member state and reside in another country where they return every day or at least once per week. Frontier workers crossing UK borders may be affected by Brexit.
Our account management team is ready to advise your business and to develop a tailored immigration plan which supports your workers post-Brexit.
A Posted Worker is a worker who, for a limited period, carries an assignment or service in the territory of an EU Member State other than the State in which they normally work.
Smith Stone Walters can advise your business on the rules surrounding Posted Workers including compliance with local laws.
Intra-Corporate Transferees Directive
The Intra-Corporate Transferee Directive seeks to simplify the process of issuing work permits by enabling multinational corporations to legally transfer their employees throughout their places of operation. This permit provides an easier visa route to qualified workers.
By advising you about whether your employees are eligible for an ICT, we will help reduce un-necessary additional visa applications for staff completing multiple-country assignments.