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Tier 2


“To sponsor skilled workers within your business”.

We work with UK organisations both large and small, across all sectors.

Our experts advise on the right visa and options – managing the whole process from start to finish. 

Call us on 01793 836010 or complete our Enquiry form for a Free Assessment.

Tier 2 General visas in more detail

The organisation must hold a Sponsorship Licence. The job must pay the appropriate salary and meet the Tier 2 General criteria skills criteria.

Unless a Tier 2 Shortage Occupation or an exemption applies, you must prove you cannot find a suitable person from within the UK first (the resident labour market test). 

Extension applications

If continuing to work for the same employer extend your Tier 2 General visa. 

Changes of employment

Tier 2 General is specific to the job and organisation. Any changes may require a new application to be made.

Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)

Tier 2 General can lead to settlement after five years stay in the UK.

Tier 2 General Free Assessment

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Whether  making an initial Tier 2 General application, extension require consultancy services, our experts can help.