The Skilled Worker Visa is the main visa route for foreign workers to live and work in the United Kingdom under the new immigration system. This visa has replaced the Tier 2 (General) work visa.
If you are an organisation wishing to employ foreign workers, you must first obtain a sponsor licence. If your application for Sponsor Licence is successful, you will be able to hire skilled workers from outside.
The Global Talent Visa UK is for exceptionally talented and promising individuals in the fields of academia or research, arts and culture or digital technology who wish to work in the UK.
A Health and Care Worker Visa was launched in August 2020 to help healthcare professionals to come to the UK and work in an eligible job with the NHS or NHS-related bodies.
The protection of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) extends to every person within the United Kingdom and also to those under the authority and control of the UK immigration authorities.
The British National Overseas (BNO) visa is a new immigration route that opened to applications on 31 January 2021. This visa is open to Hong Kong citizens who have British National (Overseas) status, and their close family members.
If you are a Commonwealth citizen and you have at least one grandparent born in the UK, you may be able to apply for an Ancestry visa. You must intend to work in the UK after your arrival.
The Temporary Worker (T5) visa category offers a variety of options for overseas nationals to take on short-term work in the UK that will satisfy cultural, charitable, religious, or international objectives.
If you have been in the UK for a sufficient amount of time (usually 5 years with additional 12 months or more with Indefinite Leave to Remain) and wish to apply for British citizenship, you can apply for Naturalisation as a British Citizen.
If you wish to have your marriage or civil partnership ceremony in the UK but you do not wish to stay and live in the UK, you can apply for Marriage Visitor visa for up to 6 months.
If you are residing in the UK or applying for a Partner or Parent visa, and you have a child outside the UK, you can apply for a Child visa if you wish for your child to join you in the UK.
If you, or your relative who lives outside the UK, require long-term care, you may be able to apply for a Dependent Adult Relative visa to come to the UK to be cared for by your relatives who either hold British citizenship or are settled in the UK.
The Graduate route is an opportunity for international students in the UK to continue to stay, work, or look for work. This route is a part of the Global Talent Visa policy that focuses on recruiting talented individuals in the STEM sector.