UK Work Visa

Every year more than 200K non-EEA nationals apply for work visa from outside the UK. From the 1st of January 2021, changes in the immigration rules mean that EEA and Swiss (excluding Irish) nationals require a visa to work in the UK. Please note due to lack of proper information and understanding, 3-5% of the work visa applicants are unable to make a successful application. Therefore, the focus of the posts is to provide guidance and insight for making a successful UK work visa application.

How to Apply for Intra-Company Transfer Visa UK?

This guidance relates to UK Intra-Company Transfer and Graduate Trainee Visa Requirements. In 2020, the Intra-Company Transfer route has replaced the Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) Long-term Staff...

How Do I Get a UK Health and Care Visa in 2022?

This guidance relates to UK Health and Care Skilled Worker Visa Eligibility Requirements 2021. Please note, the Skilled Worker Visa has replaced the Tier 2 General (aka work permit) in 2020. And at present Health and Care Visa is considered as a part of the Skilled Worker Visa. Therefore, this new health and care visa can lead to permanent settlement (ILR) in the UK. Moreover, migrants on Tier 2 (General) workers can apply for extensions, changes of employment and settlement under the Health and Care Visa UK.

Can Skilled Workers Apply for ILR in the UK?

This guidance relates to UK Skilled Worker Visa to ILR (Settlement) Validity, Suitability, and Eligibility (Qualifying Period, Knowledge of Life in the UK, Sponsor, Minimum Salary) Requirements and...

Skilled Worker Visa UK Minimum Salary Threshold 2022

This guidance relates to UK Skilled Worker Visa Minimum Salary Threshold. Accordingly, covers the details of the Options A to F for Scoring 20 Tradeable Points for skilled worker salary UK. If the Minimum Salary for Skilled Worker Visa UK is at least £25,600, £10.10 per hour, and the full pro-rated going rate under Option A then there is no need to consider other tradeable options i.e. PhD qualification (B and C), Shortage Occupation (D), New Entrants (E), and Job in a Listed Health or Education Occupation (F).

How to Get Skilled Worker Visa in UK?

In the light of the New Appendix Skilled Worker, this guidance relates to UK Skilled Worker Visa Validity, Suitability, and Eligibility (Sponsorship, Job, English Language, Salary) Requirements and Guidance 2021. The Skilled Worker visa has replaced the Tier 2 General (aka work permit) in 2020. However, unlike Tier 2 General, this new route for skilled workers can lead to permanent settlement (ILR) in the UK. Please note, migrants on Tier 2 (General) can apply for extensions, changes of employment and settlement under the Skilled Worker route.

UK Innovator Visa: All You Need to Know!

This guidance relates to UK Innovator Visa requirements for applying leave to enter or remain and settlement (ILR) applications. To apply for UK innovator visa (aka tier 1 or t1 business visa), an applicant usually needs to have an endorsement letter, £50,000 of investment funds, B2 level of IELTS or equivalent for proving English language ability and at least £1,270 for maintenance funds. The initial duration of UK innovator visa is 3 years. However, after 3 years, an innovator can apply for an ILR (settlement) under the Immigration Rules.

Please note, from March 29, 2019, the UK innovator visa has replaced the Tier 1 entrepreneur route for doing business in the UK. Therefore, at times, the UK Innovator Visa is also erroneously referred to as t1 or tier 1 innovator visa, British innovation, or innovative visa.

Start-up Visa UK Guidance and Requirements 2022

This relates to UK start-up visa application guidance and requirements 2022. To apply for UK start-up visa (aka tier 1 startup or London startup visa), an applicant needs to have an endorsement letter, B2 level of IELTS or equivalent for proving English language ability and at least £1,270 for maintenance funds. The UK start-up visa is for those setting up an innovative business for the first time. The approved Endorsing Bodies assess the Business Plan for the start-up visa UK. If the endorsing body is satisfied that the Commercial Idea presented in the Business Plan is new, innovative, viable, and scalable then issues the Endorsement Letter for applying start-up visa UK. For start-up visa application there is no requirement of graduation or securing any initial funding.

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