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UK Tier 2 visa route hit as immigration health surcharge set to double

18:15 06/04/2018
Non-EU workers applying for Tier 2 visas to work in Britain were dealt a blow recently as the UK’s immigration health surcharge looks set to double from £200 to £400 per year some time in 2018. The...

1,615 UK Visa Tier 2 Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship were Available for Allocation in February 2018

17:10 14/03/2018
Following the first Tier 2 visa allocation meeting of 2018, the number of Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) available for February 2018 stands at 1,615, according to UK Visas and Immigration data...

Switching from UK Tier 4 visa to Tier 2 visa made easier following January immigration rule changes

18:06 23/02/2018
New UK visa rules are now in effect that make it easier for Tier 4 student visa holders to switch to a Tier 2 (General) visa . A raft of rule changes enforced on January 11 2018 allow Tier 4 visa...

UK Tier 2 visa sponsors warned of winter delays due to restricted Certificate of Sponsorship CoS shortage

22:29 22/02/2018
Employers hoping to sponsor non-EU workers under Tier 2 (General) visas during the winter season are being warned to expect delays. A report published by Personnel Today states ‘there is no guarantee...

UK Tier 2 visa quota stops NHS doctors coming to work in Britain

19:19 20/02/2018
Non-EU doctors hired by NHS hospitals scrambling to fill skills gaps, are being denied entry into Britain by the Home Office. The NHS blames the blockade on a Tier 2 visa restricted certificate of...

UK visa changes from 11 January 2018 affecting tier 2 visa holders

17:02 20/02/2018
Sanwar Ali workpermit.com comment The UK visa changes contains some good news and some bad news. It is now easier for tier 2 visa holders to gain indefinite leave to remain. Previously many tier 2...

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