TIER 2 SKILLED WORKERS
Below are the Tier 2 categories. Please give us a call to see if we can assist you.
Tel: 0203 598 7413
Tier 2 General
The Tier 2 (General) visa has now been replaced by the UK Points Based System for all new applications from 01/01/2021
We can assist with your Settlement/Indefinite Leave to Remain once you have completed 5 continuous years in this category.
Tier 2 Minister of religion
The Tier 2 (Minister of religion) category is for people who have been offered employment or posts or roles within their faith communities in the UK as:
Ministers of religion undertaking preaching and pastoral work; Missionaries; Or members of religious orders.
Tier 2 Sportsperson
The Tier 2 (Sportsperson) category is for elite sportspeople and coaches who are internationally established at the highest level, and will make a significant contribution to the development of their sport. Your application will need to be endorsed by your sport's governing body.
Tier 2 Intra company transfer
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:
Long-term staff - for established, skilled employees to be transferred to the UK branch of their organisation for more than 12 months to fill a post that cannot be filled by a new recruit from the resident workforce.
Short-term staff - for established, skilled employees to be transferred to the UK branch of their organisation for 12 months or less to fill a post that cannot be filled by a new recruit from the resident workforce.
Graduate trainee - this route allows the transfer of recent graduate employees to a UK branch of the same organisation, as part of a structured graduate training programme which clearly defines progression towards a managerial or specialist role.
Skills transfer - this route allows the transfer of new graduate employees to a UK branch of the same organisation to learn the skills and knowledge required to perform their job overseas, or to impart their specialist skills or knowledge to the UK workforce.
Tier 2 Priority application
The Home Office has set up a Tier 2 priority application service. This service aims to decide applications within 10 working days from when you submit your application.