Posts tagged Tier 2 Visas

UK visas set to get more expensive fr...

Indian IT industry needs to rethink business strategy after immigration curb

UK Home Office last year is set to take effect from Thursday, affecting Indians and other nationals from outside the European Union (EU). The Tier 2 category of visas, a route used by many Indians and other nationals from outside the EU, will undergo major set of changes under the new rules. Companies in the […]

Possible to switch to a Tier 2 permit...

Possible to switch to a Tier 2 permit from a Student Visa

The UK Home Office has tightened the rules in regard to switching from within the UK over the past years, on when Tier 4 (General) migrants (i.e. those holding a student visa for the UK) can switch into the Tier 2 (General) category. Fortunately, there are still options available to migrants who are currently in the […]

UK tourism body calls for visa-free E...

visa-free EU travel after Br-exit.

Britain should aim to secure visa-free travel between the UK and the European Union in upcoming negotiations to leave the bloc, an association of travel agents said on Tuesday, adding that a transitional deal could also help the sector. Britain formally began its divorce from the European Union last Wednesday, and airlines have demanded that […]

Scotland to hold another referendum o...

Scotland to hold another referendum on exiting U.k

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who asked lawmakers to authorize her to request the referendum, says Scots must be given the chance to vote on their future before Britain leaves the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to launch the U.K’s two-year process of exiting the EU.  Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of […]

NEW RULES FOR TIER 2 (GENERAL)

NEW RULES FOR TIER 2 (GENERAL)

New Immigration Rules are being introduced on 6 April 2017 and affect most if not all UK visa categories. Major changes are being made to the UK’s skilled worker visa categories, Tier 2 General and Tier 2 Intra-company Transfer (ICT). Below, we look specifically at what will come into play for Tier 2 (General) applications as of 6 […]

TIER 2 SALARY REQUIREMENTS SET TO RIS...

TIER 2 SALARY REQUIREMENTS SET TO RISE

The Government has openly admitted its aim of reducing skilled migration to the UK using cost as its main deterrent.These financial measures are taking many forms and the next batch is arriving this April. With new and amended costs specifically designed to make the prospect of hiring a non-EU national a lot less attractive, the changes will mainly […]

NEW IMMIGRATION RULES ANNOUNCED!

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The spring changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules have been announced and will be introduced on 6 April 2017. The Statement of Changes confirms the completion of the government’s two-stage approach towards changing the UK’s skilled migration category Tier 2, as promised in March last year. The main changes being introduced on 6 April: Tier 2 (General): Tier […]

India adds E-Visa channel

India adds E-Visa channel

India’s great beauty has made the country tourist potential. An unending choice for travellers is the climate variations ranging from the coldest hottest and driest spread across the country. The best attractions are the simply astounding architectural wonders, topographical magnificence and last but not least the diversity of food that varies by state serves every […]

Indians account for 57% of UK Tier 2 ...

UK Tier 2 visas issued

Indian nationals secured almost 60% of the Tier 2 skilled worker visas granted by the UK in the year ending September 2016, despite UK visa numbers falling to their lowest level since 2014. Employers need to have both a Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence and a Certificate of Sponsorship for each employee they need to employ on Tier 2 Visas. The figures were released […]

US Visa and UK visa boost on agenda w...

US Visa and UK visa boost on agenda when May met Trump

During the visit to the US in January 2017 to meet newly installed President Donald Trump, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, planned to discuss how to boost US-UK migration – according to sources within the British government. May was in the US partly to discuss an early trade deal once Britain has left the European […]