Application to extend stay in the UK: form Tier 2

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Form to apply to extend stay in the UK under Tier 2 and get a biometric residence permit.


Application for a grant of leave and biometric residence permit under Tier 2 - main applicant: form Tier 2

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Use ‘Form Tier 2’ to apply to extend your stay (also known as a ‘grant of leave to remain’) and get a biometric residence permit.

This form is for premium service customers who are in the UK and:

  • want to make an initial application under Tier 2
  • want to change their employment or extend their stay under Tier 2
  • have a work permit and want to extend their stay under Tier 2

Read the policy guidance and before you apply.

If you’re not a premium service customer, you can:

  • apply online as an individual or as a family group
  • ask to use the priority service