This visa has replaced the Tier 2 (General) work visa.
The UK Skilled Worker visa was introduced to bring in highly skilled overseas workers into the UK labour market and subsequently take up permanent residence in the UK.
With this visa, skilled workers from other countries can be selected based on the shortage occupation list and they will be eligible to get an offer letter without the labour market test and stay in the UK for up to 5 years
Applications for the Tier 2 Skilled Worker route are available to individuals in the following categories:
For the purposes of the above, EEA nationals do not include Irish citizens, who do not need to apply for a visa or apply to the EU Settlement Scheme if they wish to come to and work in the UK.
Being a holder of this successor to the Tier 2 visa entitles you to do the following:
Your visa can last for up to 5 years before you need to extend it. You’ll need to apply to extend or update your visa when it expires or if you change jobs or employers.
Whatever your intentions and aspirations in relation to this visa route. e-lhr consultants are always available to take your enquiries.
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