Skilled Worker Visa to ILR

skilled worker visa to ilr

You can become eligible to switch from a Skilled Worker Visa to ILR after you have lived in the UK continuously with sponsored status for 5 years. Skilled worker visas are granted for a period of up to 5 years. At the end of this visa period, you apply to extend your visa or you […]

Permitted Paid Engagement Visa

permitted paid engagement visa

In this guide, we take a detailed look at the UK’s Permitted Paid Engagement (PPE) visa, a route for foreign professionals to visit the UK for the purpose of carrying out a work engagement.   What is the permitted paid engagement visa? The Permitted Paid Engagement (PPE) visa is for experts from visa national countries […]

UK Shortage Occupation List: How Does It Work?

shortage occupation list

The Shortage Occupation List (SOL) is used by the UK Government to allow more relaxed work visa requirements for certain types of job, making it easier for employers to recruit overseas workers for these roles. The UK is experiencing shortages of skilled workers across many parts of the economy, and through the shortage list, the […]

Tier 2 Sponsor List (How to Find a UK Sponsor!)

tier 2 sponsor list

Arriving in a new country on a work visa is one of the most common ways to immigrate. The United Kingdom has one of the most highly regulated immigration systems in the world. It uses a system of work visa sponsorship to ensure that foreign national workers are both contributing to the British economy and […]

Skilled Worker Visa Guidance

skilled worker visa

The Skilled Worker Visa is the primary work-related visa category under the new Points-Based Immigration System available for those seeking to move to the United Kingdom. At first, the Skilled Worker Visa process may seem daunting, but once you have confirmation of an eligible job from an approved employer it is overall a simple application […]

Global Talent Visa Applicant Guidance

global talent visa

The Global Talent visa is an unsponsored work visa for leaders or potential leaders in recognised fields. In this way, the Global Talent route is also helping to provide a pool of top global talent from which UK-based businesses can easily recruit highly-skilled migrant workers. The following guide to the UK Global Talent visa examines […]

Graduate Visa: How to Stay in the UK

graduate visa

If you’re an international student in the UK and you want to stay in Britain after your studies, you may be eligible for the Graduate visa. The Graduate visa is a post-study work visa designed to help foreign graduates find work in the UK on completion of their studies. This immigration route is also aimed […]

Seasonal Worker Visa: Temporary Work in the UK

UK seasonal worker visa

The Seasonal Worker visa is for those looking to undertake seasonal work in the UK within the horticulture or poultry production sectors with an approved scheme operator. The following guide for workers and sponsors alike looks at the requirements and process to apply for a ‘Seasonal Worker visa UK’, with the rules around sponsoring seasonal […]

Certificate of Sponsorship to Work in the UK

certificate of sponsorship

When applying for a UK work visa, many of the available immigration routes designed for overseas nationals coming to the UK to undertake employment are sponsored routes. This means that before being able to apply for a visa, you will need the offer of a suitable job and to be assigned a valid certificate of […]

UK Scale Up Visa Guide

scale up visa

The Scale up visa is aimed at overseas workers taking up roles at high-growth UK businesses. As a part-sponsored and part-unsponsored work route, the Scale up route provides overseas nationals with the flexibility to either remain with their sponsor for the validity of their visa or to transfer over to another UK-based business, in this […]