UK Immigration Advice
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Available to exceptionally skilled and talented individuals, each application under this category of visa for the UK is judged individually.
For highly skilled workers, this category of British visa is no longer available to new applicants. Existing visa holders are still eligible for a renewal or extension.
For those studying in the UK who wish to transition to working in the UK. Obtaining these UK visas typically depends on the skills and education obtained while studying.
Granting a visa to the UK to those who have the experience and funding to start a business in Britain.
Similar to the Entrepreneur visa, this grants a UK visa to those who make large investments in the British economy.
Granting a temporary UK visa if you have a job offer from a UK company and meet the minimum points requirement based on education and earnings.
Change of employment
Allowing for Work Permit holders to switch between jobs. Applicants must have a job offer from a UK company and meet the minimum points requirement based on education and earnings.
Intra-company Transfer (ICT)
For overseas employees of a multi-national company to transfer to a UK office.
UK Student visa
UK visas for foreign students. Applicants must have a visa letter from a British education provider and provide evidence of maintenance fees and living expenses.
Creative and Sport Workers
Applicants for this category of visa for the UK must prove they have recognition as a leader in their field of expertise.
Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS)
Temporary visa to UK for adults aged 18-30 from Australia, Canada, Japan and New Zealand.
Family visas UK
Have to be 21 and able to support yourselves.
Must be 21 and can prove you intend to marry within six months.
Must be a Mother, Grandmother, Father or Grandfather and meet certain criteria. In some cases parents or Grandparents under 65 qualify. Additionally, son, daughter, sister, brother, aunt or uncle under 18 sometimes qualify.
De facto visa
For unmarried partners with settled status or ILR who want to bring their partner to join them via immigration to UK.
For Commonwealth citizens whose grandparent was born in the UK (or Republic of Ireland before March 1922).
Covers a visit to the UK for up to 6 months, also covers business trips and medical treatment.
Indefinite Leave to Remain
Commonly known as UK residency, you normally need to have a minimum of 4 or 5 years continuous residence in the UK on the same visa (the amount of years depends on which visa you are on).
Be 18 or over, have lived in the UK for at least five years, have not spent more than 450 days outside of the UK in the past five years, have not spent more than 90 days outside the UK in the last 12 months, have not broken any immigration rules in the last five years.
Allowing applicants to live in the UK while attempting to start a business in the country, this category of UK visa simplifies the pathway to a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa.
UK Visa Extension
Depending on what type of visa you are on in the UK you may be able to apply for an extension Take the Global Visas free assessment to find out your options today.
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There are five main UK Immigration Visa categories you can apply under:
Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, Tier 4 and Tier 5
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