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If you are a non-EEA national and would like to work in the UK, you should
Tier 2 – General
The Tier 2 (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa) is for qualified professionals to come to the UK with a skilled job offer to fill a gap in the workforce that cannot be filled by a settled worker. It is an employer based procedure wherein the sponsoring company will apply on behalf of the applicant. However, the candidates are required to pass a points test. To qualify candidates are required to satisfy the minimum pass mark of 70 points.
Points Criteria - Candidates
A total of 70 points must be scored across various criteria prior to assigning a sponsorship certificate.
You must score a minimum of:
Employer Requirements for Tier 2 (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa)
The candidates, in addition to meeting the required points should have a job offer/sponsor and a certificate of sponsorship. The responsibility is on the employer to ensure that the candidates are eligible and suitable to fill the positions being offered in the organisation.
Basic Features of the Tier 2 visa (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa)
Duration of the Tier 2 visa (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa)
For candidates applying from outside the UK, the Tier 2 (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa) visa will allow them to live and work in the UK for a maximum of three years plus one month, or the time given in their certificate of sponsorship plus one month, whichever is shorter (beginning no more than 14 days before the start date given on the certificate of sponsorship).
For applicants within the UK, who are switching from another visa category, they will able to live and work here for a maximum of three years, or the time given in their certificate of sponsorship plus 14 days, whichever is shorter (beginning on the start date given on the certificate of sponsorship).
At the end of 3 years, the Tier 2 Visa (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa) can be extended for another 2 years. Work permit holders can then apply for settlement after 5 years in the UK.
Spouse, common law, civil or unmarried partner of the applicant and any dependent children can be included in the application at the same time. Any such dependents would be granted the same period of leave as the main tier 2 visa applicant. Dependents will be able to work in the UK.
Intra-company transfer (ICT) category
This category is for employees of multinational companies who are being transferred by their overseas employer to a UK branch of the organisation, either on a long-term basis or for frequent short visits. There are 4 sub-categories:
Eligibility Criteria for Intra Company Transfer (ICT) Tier 2 Visa
Applicants applying for an intra-company transfer should have:
It is a points-based system and applicants are expected to score 50 points in total for attributes listed below:
Duration of the Intra Company Transfer (ICT) Tier 2 visa
The duration of the ICT visa is at the discretion of the sponsoring employer and the particular country’s government. An employer could request for the visa for a few days to up to 5 years. Applicants are obligated to return to their home country once their visa expires.
If the visa granted to stay in the UK, the applicant will be able to live and work in the UK for a maximum time of three years, or the time given in their certificate of sponsorship, which ever time is shorter.
At the end of this period an extension can be applied for the husband/wife or partner of a candidate may relocate to the UK along with them, although, as the main applicant, the dependents will also need to return to their home country when the permit expires. Dependents can work in the UK.
Minister of Religion category
Minister of Religion category Tier 2 (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa) is for those who wish to go to the UK as religious workers to perform recognized religious duties within religious group for more than 2 years. The duties will include preaching to a community and performing pastoral roles.
Applicants under the Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) include those who act in the capacity of a Minister of Religion (either regularly or occasionally), missionaries and members of religious orders. Duties performed by eligible applicants under Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) can include:
To apply under the Minister of Religion category, you must have:
It’s a points-based system and points are awarded for meeting the following criteria
The sportsperson category under the Tier 2 Visa (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa) is designed for the elite sports person and coaches who are internationally established at the highest level, and will make a substantial contribution to the development of their sport.
To apply under the sportsperson category, you must have:
Duration of Stay under Tier 2 Visa (UK Work Permit / UK Work Visa)
For candidates applying from outside the UK, this visa will allow them to live and work in the UK for a maximum of three years plus one month, or the time given in their certificate of sponsorship plus one month, whichever is shorter.
For applicants within the UK, who are switching from another visa category, they will able to live and work here for a maximum of three years, or the time given in their certificate of sponsorship plus 14 days, whichever is shorter.
At the end of 3 years, the visa can be extended for another 2 years, a new Certificate of Sponsorship for his or her continued employment should be issued. After a continuous period of residency in the UK for 5 years, they can apply for settlement as a permanent resident.
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These are the fees for applicants under Tier 2 (General), Tier 2 (Sportsperson) and Tier 2 (Minister of religion) of the points-based system.
Fee for Intra Company Transfer applicants:
These are the fees for applicants under Tier 2 (Intra company transfer - application to stay in the UK up to 12 months) of the points-based system.
Fees for applicants under Tier 2 (Intra company transfer - application to stay in the UK over 12 months) of the points-based system.
Disclaimer: Embassy charges are subjected to change without prior notice. Please confirm before submitting the application.
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