Tier 2 Visas for Skilled Migrants

Tier 2 Visas for UK under Points Based Immigration System for Sponsored Skilled Workers

Tier 2 Visas UK - Tier 2 General, Tier 2 Sportspersons, Tier 2 ICT (Intra Company Transfer), Tier 2 Minister of Religion.

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UK Employers can sponsor Skilled Workers from non-EEA countries if they cannot find a suitable settled skilled worker within the UK or EEA nations

UK employers are required to have Home Office license as Employer Sponsor under Tier 2 before they can sponsor any skilled worker of non-EEA nationality under Tier 2.

If you are a skilled worker and if you have received an offer of employment from a licensed UK employer, alongwith Certificate of Sponsorship (COS), you can apply under Tier 2 of Points Based System of UK, however Employment Offer and Sponsorship Certificate are not enough to get Entry Clearance or Leave To Remain under Tier 2. You also need to score the Points under Tier 2 of PBS to successfully get the Tier 2 Visa. You need to score the points for your Education, level of English language knowledge, your offered salary level and maintenance fund apart from having a valid Certificate of Sponsorship (COS) from a UK employer.

Tier 2 Visas UK are divided under following categories and you can find more details by clicking the links:

  1. Tier 2 General Visa

  2. Tier 2 Intra Company Transfer Visa

  3. Tier 2 Sportspersons Visa

  4. Tier 2 Minister of Religion Visa

In this section we will discuss the Eligibility under Tier 2, what are the requirements under Tier 2 and how we can help you in applying for Leave To Remain or Entry Clearance under Tier 2.

We will also discuss about the provisions under Tier 2 for applications by dependants and who can come to the UK as PBS dependant under Tier 2.

We will also clarify what are the requirements for switching to Tier 2 or extending your stay under Tier 2 Visa, if you are applying within the UK, and if you are applying from outside the UK for Entry Clearance under Tier 2.

What are other Tiers or Levels of UK Visas?

  1. Tier 1 Visas for the UK

  2. Tier 3 Visas for the UK (Not Yet Implemented)

  3. Tier 4 Student Visas for the UK

  4. Tier 5 Temporary Work Visas for the UK

We will keep updating this site as well the sections related to Points Based Immigration System of the UK and we would like to suggest that you bookmark this page and visit this page at regular interval.

If you are planning to apply under Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 4, Tier 5 or for ILR (Indefinite Leave To Remain or Naturalisation / British Citizenship, we will be happy to offer professional help. We are registered with OISC, UK as Immigration Advisors and we have been helping Highly Skilled Migrants in Immigration related matters since 2004.

Please contact us today to fix an appointment to discuss your Tier 1 Visa eligibility and application.

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We are also planning to open branches / offices in other countries and we would also be entering into long-term partnerships / association with a view to reaching out to our clients in a more meaningful manner.

A Word of Caution:

There are some bogus email messages offering employment in the UK doing rounds and if you have received an offer for employment in the UK which is doubtful, you should make proper investigations to make sure that you are not being a victim of such a fraud. In such cases we would like to advise you to make a complaint to Home Office. Genuine UK Employers do not ask for any money from prospective employees and if someone asks for any payment, you should be very cautious.

How HSMP Services can help you?

If you are planning to apply under Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 4, Tier 5 or for ILR (Indefinite Leave To Remain or Naturalisation / British Citizenship, we will be happy to offer professional help. We can check and assess your documents to assess if you are eligible to apply or when you would be eligible to apply. We are registered with OISC, UK as Immigration Advisors and we have been helping Highly Skilled Migrants in Immigration related matters since 2004.

Please contact us today to fix an appointment to discuss your UK Visa eligibility and application requirements