Tier 2 work visa

You will eligible to apply for a Tier Work Visa if you are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland and have been offered a skilled job in the UK. This visa falls under the points-based system therefore criteria needs to be met in order to meet the required points to qualify.  The visa is generally processed within three weeks and you may apply up to three months before you are due to travel; and once granted it will usually be for five years and fourteen days.

You need to be employed by a licensed sponsor to apply to live in the UK and your sponsor will need to confident you are able to undertake the job you have been offered and that it actually qualifies for a visa; after which you will be issued with a certificate of sponsorship (CoS) to prove this. Other information will needed to be provided by them, such as your salary, however most sponsor are well versed on their duties.

There are four routes for skilled workers under the Tier 2 Visa; which one you will be eligible for is dependent upon the kind of work you are intending to do, and length of stay in the UK. You will also need to pay the NHS Health Surcharge.

Here at Alexandra & Spencer we will discuss your options and check your eligibility for a Tier 2 Work Visa and the eligibility of your sponsor. Your caseworker will check your documentation to make sure you submit a strong application that covers all requirements. We will complete your form and include a Letter of Representation highlighting the strengths of your application; relative to immigration law. Our company will liaise with the Home Office on your behalf until completion. 

Alexandra & Spencer are available to help you on your way to getting a Tier 2 Work Visa and working in the UK. As part of our services, we will assess your eligibility and ensure that you have all the correct documentation to make an application.

Call us today to discuss your Tier 2 Work Visa options and let one of our experts support you to achieve the best outcome. Call 020 7887 1916, complete the online contact form or get in touch on social media.

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