LONG-TERM WORK VISAS

LONG-TERM WORK VISAS

1 - 6 weeks

3 - 5 years

 LONG-TERM WORK VISAS

Brief

1. General work visa:

You can apply for a Tier 2 (General) visa if:


Getting sponsored

You need to be employed by a licensed sponsor to apply to live in the UK.

Your sponsor checks that you can do the job they’re hiring you for and if it qualifies you for a visa. They’ll assign you a certificate of sponsorship to prove this.


2. Health and Care Visa

You can apply for a Tier 2 (Health and Care) visa if:

  • you have a job offer from the NHS, an organisation providing medical services to the NHS or an organisation providing adult social care

  • you’re from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland

  • your sponsor has told you that you are eligible for it

You must be a qualified:

  • doctor

  • nurse

  • health professional

  • adult social care professional


Getting sponsored

You need to be employed by a licensed sponsor to apply to live in the UK.

Your sponsor checks that you can do the job they’re hiring you for and if it qualifies you for a visa. They’ll assign you a certificate of sponsorship to prove this.


3. Intra-company Transfers visa:

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

  • you’re from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland

Types of Intra-company Transfer visa

  • Long-term Staff: Apply for this visa if you’re transferring into a role that requires you to have had previous experience working for the company. You’ll need to have worked for your company for more than 12 months, unless they’re going to pay you £73,900 or more a year to work in the UK

  • Graduate Trainee: This visa is for transfers into graduate trainee programmes for specialist roles. You need to be a recent graduate with at least 3 months’ experience with your employer overseas.


Getting sponsored

You need to be employed by a licensed sponsor to apply to live in the UK.

Your sponsor checks that you can do the job they’re hiring you for and if it qualifies you for a visa. They’ll assign you a certificate of sponsorship to prove this.


4. Minister of Religion Visa

You can apply for a Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) visa if:

5. Sportsperson visa

You can apply for a Tier 2 (Sportsperson) visa if all of the following apply:

  • you’re an elite sportsperson or qualified coach, who’s recognised by your sport’s governing body as being at the highest level of your profession internationally

  • your sport’s governing body is endorsing your application

  • your employment will develop your sport in the UK at the highest level

  • you’re from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland



Steps

  • Consult us for free to talk about your options.

  • Gather documents

  • Pay service fee and visa application fees

  • Application is made

  • Receive appointment invitation

  • Prepare and attend interview

  • Get visa

How to apply

To talk about your UK visa needs with one of our dedicated visa consultants for free now. Click Link below or contact us visa ideaswithrich@epicrich.co or call +234 706 534 4127.

Requirements

Tier 2 Documents

  • your certificate of sponsorship reference number

  • proof of your knowledge of English

  • a bank or building society statement or letter that shows you have enough personal savings (unless your certificate of sponsorship shows your sponsor can support you)

  • a current passport or travel document to prove you can travel - you need a blank page in your passport for your visa

  • expired passports or travel documents if you need them to show your travel history

  • your tuberculosis test results if you’re from a listed country

  • a criminal record certificate - if you’re working with vulnerable people