Tier 2 Visas are the primary route for skilled workers to enter the UK, enabling individuals to undertake long-term employment or transfer to a UK company from one based overseas. There are a range of Tier 2 Visas, and depending on the type some can lead to settlement
- General Workers Visas
- Intra-Company Visas
- Sportsperson Visas
- Minister of Religion Visas
Employers must hold a sponsorship licence, in addition to applicants satisfying immigration criteria, English language and maintenance requirements.