February 2015

Tier 1 (General) Category will be Closed from 6th April 2015

You can’t apply for a Tier 1 (General) category visa if you’re outside the UK, and you normally can’t switch to it from other immigration categories. From 6 April 2015 it will be closed to applicants who want to extend their visa. Tier 1 (General) visa holders have the following…

Tier 2 visa holders could be forced to leave the UK

Tier 2 Visa review: The UK authorities have proclaimed a clampdown on fake Tier 2 visa sponsorship’s, which may result in up to 2,500 migrants forced to leave the country. A recent investigation showed that in some occasions migrants have been issued with Tier 2 visas for jobs that don’t…

Changes to the UK Immigration Rules for Tier 2 visa Sponsors

Changes to Tier 2 visa sponsors: Recent changes to the Tier 2 visa which became effective in November 2014 have placed new Sponsor Licence applications and Tier 2 applications under scrutiny by the Home Office. The major change in regards to Tier 2 is the introduction of a ‘genuineness’ test….