Services

  1. Notification of change of circumstances: form MCC

    Form to tell UK Visas and Immigration about changes since you arrived in the UK with a visa under Tier 1, 2, 4 or 5.

  2. Application for certificate showing right of abode

    Form ROA to apply for a certificate of entitlement proving you have the right to live and work in the UK.

  3. Application for UK visa under Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme)

    Form and guidance to go with application form VAF9 to apply to come to the UK in the Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) category: form VAF9 appendix 7.

  1. Form for Tier 2 priority applications

    Form to make a priority application to extend stay in the UK under Tier 2, and get a biometric residence permit.

  2. Application for visa to come to UK as Tier 5 (Temporary Worker)

    Form and guidance to go with the VAF9 visa application form in the Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) categories: form VAF9 appendix 6.

See all services

Guidance and regulation

  1. 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

  2. Applying for a UK visa: approved English language tests
  3. Register of licensed sponsors: workers
  1. 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

    • Guide
  2. 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

    • Guide
See all guidance and regulation

News and communications

  1. Restrictions on Croatian workers to expire in June

    • Home Office and UK Visas and Immigration
    • News story
  2. Migration Advisory Committee reviews of Tier 2

    • UK Visas and Immigration
    • News story
  3. Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report on nursing shortage

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • News story
  4. Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) research project: foreign born nurses in the NHS

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • News story
See all news and communications

Policy and engagement

  1. Call for evidence and briefing note: EEA-workers in the UK labour market
  2. Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) review on teacher shortages
  3. Call for evidence review: shortage occupation list - nurses
  1. Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report: immigration and the labour market

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • Independent report
  2. Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) partial review: shortage occupation list and nursing

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • Independent report
See all policy and engagement

Transparency

  1. Partial review of the shortage occupation lists

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • Research
  2. Seasonal migrant workers

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • Research
  3. Analysis of the points-based system: Tier 2 at NQF level 6

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • Research
  4. Limits on migration for Tier 2 (general)

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • Research
  5. Transitional restrictions on access of Bulgarian and Romanian nationals to the UK labour market

    • Migration Advisory Committee
    • Research
See all transparency