Reminder for applicants in the UK to apply for Tier 1 before it is too late

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As a reminder, until the end of March 2011, there is no limit on the number of Tier 1 (General) visa applications that can be made from within the UK. This is now the only way in which you can apply for a Tier 1 (General) visa.

It has not been possible to make Tier 1 (General) visa applications from outside of the UK since 23 December 2010 when the Tier 1 (General) limit was reached. There remains a possibility that a successful legal challenge may mean that in future the interim limit will in future no longer be lawful.

You can apply to remain in the UK under the Tier 1 visa if you are already in the UK in one of the following immigration categories:

You should serioiusly consider applying now to immigrate to the UK as a highly skilled migrant. After March 2011, it will be almost impossible to emigrate to the UK as a skilled migrant without a job offer.

From April 2011 there will be major changes to the Tier 1 schemes. The Tier visa categories that will be available will be the Tier 1 entrepreneur scheme, the Tier 1 investor scheme and a new 'exceptional talent' Tier 1 visa scheme. It will be almost impossible to come under the exceptional talent visa. It also seems likely that the Tier 1 Post Study Work visa will be abolished soon. can help you navigate the UK immigration system quickly and efficiently. We have over 20 years experience helping people immigrate to the UK and other Countries around the World. Please fill out a free assessment form or give us a call.