Skilled workers from countries outside EEA, who are willing to migrate to the UK can apply for the Tier 2 (General) Visa. Most of the skilled workers, who have been offered employment in the UK, are eligible for this visa.
And before we start, here are a few pointers that you should consider before applying for Tier2 (General) Visa.
You can apply for this Visa under these conditions.
To be eligible for any category of this visa, you must pass the points assessment by scoring a minimum 70 points from the following criteria.
To score maximum points in Maintenance, you should have funds of at least £800 in your bank account for the last 3 months before application.In other cases, your A-rated sponsor can provide you with a letter covering your maintenance requirements.
The Visa application and processing can take up to 3 months, so better start early by simply filling in our
FREE VISA ASSESSMENT form.
Once you are here, the Tier 2 (General) visa allows you to stay for 5 years and 14 days, or the time period mentioned on your certificate of sponsorship and 1 additional month (whichever is shorter).
Once you are eligible for the visa and have migrated to the UK, there are a few dos and don’ts that you must be aware of as a Tier 2 (General) Visa Applicant. Here are a few tips which might come handy.