Visas and immigration operational guidance – guidance

Business and commercial occupation sheets

This publication was withdrawn on 26 June 2015

This document is no longer current.

Casework instructions for how UK Visas and Immigration decides business and commercial work permit applications for working in the UK.

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Accounting, accountants, technicians and auditors

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Aircraft engineers

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Anatomical pathology technician/technologist (APT)

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Architectural occupations

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Art and related therapies

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Audiologists

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Biomedical scientists/medical laboratory technician

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Chefs

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Chick sexer (vent sexer)

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Chiropodist and podiatrist

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Computer and video games occupations

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Dental nurse

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Dental technician/clinical dental technician

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Dentist, salaried dental professionals (England and Wales)

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Dietician

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Dispensing optician

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Geotechnical engineer

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Groom, stable hand and work rider

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Hospitality occupations

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IT occupations

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Lecturer

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Medical practitioner/doctor/consultant

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Nurses, midwives and health visitors

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Occupational therapist

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Operating department practitioner

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Opthalmic medical practitioner

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Optometrist (formally opthalmic optician)

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Orthoptist

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Pharmacist

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Pharmacy technician

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Physiotherapist

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Prosthetist and orthotist

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Radiographer/ultrasonographer

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School teacher: England

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School teacher: Northern Ireland

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School teacher: Scotland

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School teacher: Wales

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Senior care worker

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Sheep shearer

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Social workers

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Solicitor in England and Wales

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Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioner

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Veterinary surgeons

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UK Visas and Immigration casework instructions for how decisions are made about applicants working in the UK.