Tier 2 Visa Statistics April-June 2017

This relates to Tier 2 Visa Statistics for entry clearance, extension and settlement grants during the second quarter (April-June) 2017. In total, 39,834 UK visa granted i.e. 23,589 entry clearance visas, 13,423 extensions and 2,822 settlements to Tier 2 General, ICT, Minister of Religion, Sportsperson, Work Permit Holders and Dependants applicants.

Tier 2 Entry Clearance Grants 23,589

Tier 2 Visa Statistics April-June 2017

During April-June 2017, 12,633 and 10,956 Entry Clearance Grants to Main Applicants and Dependants with a refusal rate of 2.06% and 1.73%, respectively, under the following categories:

Tier 2 General Entry Clearance Grants- 4,325

4,325 visas to Main Applicants were granted with a refusal rate of 4.56%.

Tier 2 ICT- 85

85 entry clearance visa grants to PBS Intra Company Transfers (Main Applicants)  with a refusal rate of 1.16%.

ICT Short-Term- 3,827

1,895 and 1,932 visas were granted to the Main Applicants and Dependants under PBS Intra Company Transfers Short Term with a refusal rate of 0.16% and 0.57%, respectively.

ICT Long Term- 11,842

6,201 and 5,641 visas were granted to Main Applicants and Dependants under PBS Intra Company Transfers Long Term with a refusal rate of 0.24% and 0.34%, respectively.

Tier 2 Ministers of Religion- 72

72 visas were granted to the Main Applicants under PBS Ministers of Religion with a refusal rate of 34.23%.

Tier 2 Sportsperson- 31

31 visas were granted to the Main Applicants under PBS Sportsperson with a refusal rate of 6.06%.

Work Permit Holders- 41

24 visas were granted to the Main Applicants as Work Permit Holders. 17 Visas were granted to the Dependants of the Work Permit Holders with a refusal rate of 5.56%.

Tier 2 Dependants- 3,366

3,366 visas were granted with a refusal rate of 4.57%.

Tier 2 Extension Grants- 13,423

6,962 and 6,461 extensions to stay in the UK were granted to Main Applicants and Dependants with a refusal rate of 4.17% and 2.46%, respectively.

Tier 2 General Extension- 9,421

5,233 and 4,188 extensions to Main Applicants and Dependants with a refusal rate of 4.87% and 3.10%, respectively.

Tier 2 Intra Company Transfer Extension- 3,732

1,597 and 2,135 extensions to Main Applicants and Dependants with a refusal rate of 0.50% and 0.42%, respectively;

Tier 2 Ministers of Religion Extension- 182

93 and 89 extensions to Main Applicants and Dependants with a refusal rate of 21.85% and 18.35%, respectively.

Tier 2 Sportsperson Visa Extension- 88

39 and 49 extensions to Main Applicants and Dependants with a refusal rate of 2.50% and 0.00% (zero), respectively.

1,824 and 998 settlement grants to the  Main Applicants and Dependants under Work: Tier 2 Sponsored with a Job during Q2 2017, respectively.

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