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Immigration – Tier 2 General, Tier 2 Intra-company Transfer and Tier 2 Religious Workers

The Tier 2 route is for skilled workers coming to the UK to take up employment. The skilled workers would have to be sponsored by their employers in order for them to pursue this route.

Tier 2 (General)

You can apply for a Tier 2 (General) visa if you have been offered a skilled job in the UK and your employer sponsors you for the role by providing you with a certificate of sponsor (CoS). You would have to be paid an appropriate salary for your job. You would also have to demonstrate you have an adequate standard of English and that you are able to maintain yourself during your stay.

Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer)

You can apply for a Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) visa if your overseas employer has offered you a role in a UK branch of the organisation. Your employer is required to sponsor you for the role by providing you with a certificate of sponsor (CoS). You would have to be paid an appropriate salary for your job. You would also have to demonstrate you are able to maintain yourself during your stay.

Tier 2 (Minister of Religion)

If you wish to apply under this route, you can do so if you have been offered a job as a minister of religion, missionary, or member of a religious order in the UK. Your employer is required to sponsor you for the role by providing you with a certificate of sponsor (CoS). You would have to be paid an appropriate salary for your job. You would also have to demonstrate you are able to maintain yourself during your stay.

Tier 2 (Sportsperson)

You can apply as a Tier 2 (Sportsperson) if you are an international elite sportsperson or qualified coach, who’s recognised by your sport’s governing body as being at the highest level of your profession. Your application has to be endorsed by your governing body. Your employer is required to sponsor you for the role by providing you with a certificate of sponsor (CoS). You would also need to demonstrate that your employment is required to develop your sport in the UK at the highest level. You would have to be paid an appropriate salary for your job. You would also have to demonstrate you are able to maintain yourself during your stay.

At Vestra Lawyers, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you with these types of applications. Contact us today to speak to our specialist solicitors by calling 0121 728 5999 / 0203 929 5999 or alternatively you can email us at info@vestralawyers.com.

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