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United Kingdom - Tier 2 Visa

Tier 2 Visa (General) route is for migrants who have been offered a place to work in the UK and are being sponsored by UKVI authorised employers. It is the main immigration route for the skilled workers to be employed in the UK. The employer must be a UK based entity which holds a UKVI sponsorship licence.

The applicant must be issued with a certificate of sponsorship (CoS) by his employer. CoS holds information on the migrant and the proposed job. The visa or Leave to Remain (LTR) will be issued for the period stated in CoS. The CoS must also confirm that the applicant will be paid appropriate salary and that the job passed Residence Labour Market Test (RLMT)

You should have an offer for a skilled job in the UK

Our have relationship with recruiters and some organisation that can help with job offers, and our experienced team of Immigration lawyers can also help you successfully apply for the Tier 2 General visa. A. D. & Partners have a dedicated team that specialises in Tier 2 applications and we would be happy to assist with your application.

Requirements for Tier 2 Visa – General

  • You should have an offer for a skilled job in the UK
  • The job offer should be from a UK employer holding a valid Tier 2 Sponsor Licence from UKVI ;
  • You should be assigned with a valid certificate of sponsorship (CoS) number from your employer
  • Your job should pass the Resident Labour Market test (undertaken by your employer). In some cases, a Resident Labour Market test exemption can apply.
  • You should be paid an appropriate salary for your job, above the minimum salary threshold of £20,800.
  • No Tax residency status if not living in Malta full-time.
  • Children can go to school in the EU member state and pay EU fees.
  • Residency rights can be passed down generationally.