Work & Settle in the UK Visa Tier 2 Visa
Who can apply or Eligible:
Among the popular professions on the list are IT, Finance, Teaching, Healthcare and Engineering
If skilled workers must come to the UK, they need to have the Skilled Worker visa. (Formerly the Tier 2 visa). You can apply for this visa if you have been offered a skilled job in the UK. The salary requirements for this visa is £25,600, or the specific salary requirement for the occupation or the ‘going rate’.
There are 3 major steps involved in submitting an application for UK skilled worker visa:
How long can one stay on a skilled worker visa?
The duration for stay as per the U.K. Skilled Worker is for a maximum period of 5 years
You can stay for a maximum of 5 years on this visa.
How many points we required:
The Skilled Worker Visa is a points-based visa and applicants must score a minimum of 70 points for their application to be considered.
- Whether you have a Certificate of Sponsorship from an employer
- Whether you are receiving an appropriate salary
- Your English communication skills
- The maintenance funds you hold
If you have successfully received a skilled worker visa you can:
- Study in the UK
- Bring family members to the UK
- Travel to and from the UK
You can apply for this visa THREE MONTHS before you begin working in the UK. The starting date will be mentioned in the certificate of sponsorship you will receive from your UK employer.
You will get the decision on your visa within three weeks of your application. With the UK government including more occupations in the Shortage Occupation List, the processing time is expected to be reduced for many applicants.
The documentation required for the UK Tier 2 Visa includes:
- Having a valid Certificate of Sponsorship from an employer
- Salary and financial details
- Current passport and travel history
- Certifications proving your English skills
- Other supporting documents
The applicant must have a minimum of £1,270 in their bank account to demonstrate that they can support themselves financially in the UK.
Yes, the dependent spouse can work full time.
Yes, education will be free for children below 18 years of age just like UK citizens or PR holders