Services

  • Tier 2 (General) visa

    Apply for a Tier 2 (General) visa if you’ve been offered a skilled job in the UK - eligibility, fees, documents, extend or switch, bring your family, taking a second job

  • Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa

    Apply for a Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa to live and work in the UK if you’re from a participating country - fees, eligibility, sponsors, how to apply

  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa

    Apply for a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa if you want to set up or run a business in the UK and have more than £50,000 investment funds available, extend or switch your visa, bring your family

  • Tier 1 (General) visa

    You can no longer apply for or extend a Tier 1 (General) visa, or apply to settle as a Tier 1 (General) worker - family members can still apply

  • UK Ancestry visa

    Apply for a UK Ancestry visa if you're a Commonwealth citizen and can prove that one of your grandparents was born in the UK - eligibility, fees, documents, how to apply and how long it takes

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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. Restrictions on Croatian workers to expire in June
  2. Migration Advisory Committee reviews of Tier 2
  3. Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report on nursing shortage
  4. Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) research project: foreign born nurses in the NHS
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Research and statistics

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Policy and engagement

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Transparency

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