Tier 2 of the Points Based System is for those with job offers in the UK who are filling a position that cannot be filled by someone already settled in the UK.
Tier 2 has four categories:
You must have a job offer from an employer who is registered with the UK Border Agency as a Tier 2 sponsor. The employer may need to demonstrate that they have advertised the job in a specific way and have been unable to find anyone qualified to fill the position from within the existing UK labour market.
There is an annual quota on Tier 2: General Certificates of Sponsorship.
To be eligible for Tier 2 of the Points Based System you must score:
If you have a job offer from a Tier 2 sponsor but do not want to risk a refusal of your visa, why not use Nikki de Prey’s expertise and inside knowledge to get it right first time? She’d love to work with you!
de Prey Consulting is an immigration consultancy based in Edinburgh, UK. Nikki advises clients on the variety of visa applications for entering or remaining in the UK. For more information read about her background in About dPC.