Read the Tier 2 (Sportsperson) guidance before you apply.
Apply outside the UK
You must apply online for a Tier 2 (Sportsperson) visa.
You’ll have to collect your biometric residence permit within 10 days of when you said you’d arrive in the UK.
You may be able to get your visa faster or other services (like translation) depending on what country you’re in - check with your visa application centre.
You can’t apply online if you’re living in North Korea.
To apply from North Korea you must:
- download the application form and guidance - read the guidance if you need help filling in the form
- read the instructions to find out where to take your completed form
Apply in the UK
Check if you can apply from inside the UK to: