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Tier 2 Skilled Workers

This post gives you an overview of the different visa subcategories within the UK Points Based System’s Tier 2 Skilled Workers category. Please also see our separate post on Tier 2 General Workers. The following PBS Tier 2 routes are … Continue reading

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Outcome of London Metropolitan University’s legal challenge

Last month, the UK Border Agency revoked (withdrew) London Metropolitan University’s licence to sponsor students from outside the European Union. The withdrawal of London Metropolitan University’s licence means that it is removed from the register of licensed sponsors, and students … Continue reading

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UK work visa: Tier 2 (General) Workers

UK work visa: Tier 2 (General) workers SUMMARY The Tier 2 (General) category is for foreign nationals who have been offered a skilled job to fill a gap in the workforce that cannot be filled by a settled worker. Before … Continue reading

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UK Tier 4 Student Visa – Does UKBA accept provisional degree certificates in India?

Several of our visitors from India have asked us whether or not UKBA India accepts provisional degree certificates in support of PBS Tier 4 student visa applications. This following an article in the Hindu Times earlier this summer in which … Continue reading

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UK Tier 4 Student Visa – required documents

UK Tier 4 Student Visa – required documents ________________________________________________________________ Important update (05-09-12) for our visitors from India: Several of you have asked us if it is true that, in India (only!), UKBA accepts provisional degree certificates in support of Tier … Continue reading

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New rules for PBS student applicants come into effect 30 July 2012

New rules for PBS student applicants come into effect 30 July 2012 Overview of changes: From 30 July 2012, Entry Clearance Officers must be satisfied that the applicant is a genuine student (similar to the student rules in effect prior … Continue reading

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Tier 5 Temporary Workers

This posts provides an overview about the routes available to migrants who want to come to the UK to do temporary work for a licensed Tier 5 sponsor. If you are a national of a country in the European Economic … Continue reading

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