UK Tier 2 Visa For Skilled Workers

Work & Settle in the UK Via Tier 2 Visa

Invites skilled professionals

Work in the UK on a long term basis

UK Work Visa for Indians

United Kingdom is a major globalised economy, ranking fifth in the world. In the last few decades, amazing opportunities for working in the UK has emerged with the latest innovative technologies, expansion of scientific research and world-class management.

For Indian nationals wishing to live and work in the UK it is a golden opportunity towards the career of their dreams.
Though earlier UK's immigration system was restrictive, in the new millennium, UK government is focusing on improving their competitive edge, and are inviting skilled professionals to work in the UK under the Tier 2 visa program and the Skilled Worker Visa (Points-based system).

Under the TIER 2 program, skilled workers from countries like India whose occupations are listed on the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List, can apply to work in the UK on a long-term basis and advance their professional aspirations in a stimulating environment.

Entrepreneurs, investors and exceptional talents are given extra preference in this visa category. The applicants must not be from EU/EEA/EFTA nations because the employment protocols are different for citizens of those countries.

The visa service is available at all UK consulates and designated visa service centres where the visa application form can be collected and submitted for processing with necessary supporting documents.


Popular Professions on the list

  • Doctors (Physicians)
  • Nurses/Healthcare workers
  • Teachers/Professors
  • Engineers
  • Scientists and Research Fellows
  • Finance experts
  • Innovators
  • Entrepreneurs/Business Investors
  • IT specialists
    And a few others.

Types of Employment Permit:

  • Tier 2 (General) Visa:

You can apply for a Tier 2 (General) visa if you have been offered a skilled job in the UK or you are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. You need to have a certificate of sponsorship from a licensed sponsor (i.e. potential employer) before you can apply to come to the UK to work, and the work you do in the UK must relate to the work of your sponsor organization.

  • Tier 1 (General) Visa:

You can apply to switch from your current visa to a Tier 1 (General) visa if you have permission to stay (‘leave to remain’) in the UK. You cannot apply for a Tier 1 (General) category visa if you are outside the UK, and you usually cannot switch to it from other immigration categories.

  • Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Visa:

You can apply for a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa if:

You have been endorsed as an internationally recognized leader or emerging leader in your field in science, humanities, engineering, medicine, digital technology, arts or you are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

  • Representative of an Overseas Business visa:

You can apply to come to the UK as a representative of an overseas business if you’re from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland and you’re either:

The sole representative of an overseas company planning to set up a UK branch or a wholly owned subsidiary for an overseas parent company

An employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organization posted on a long-term assignment to the UK

  • Domestic Workers in a Private Household Visa:

You can apply for a visa to visit the UK with your employer if you:

  1. are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland
  2. are a domestic worker in a private household
  3. have worked for your employer for at least 1 year
  4. meet the other eligibility requirements

Eligibility to get UK Work Visa

The UK skilled worker visa is a point-based system in which applicants must score a minimum of 70 points to be eligible for the visa. Along with that, here is the list of eligibility criteria to apply for a UK Work visa.

  • Net income expected in the future should be according to approved guidelines
  • A valid Work permit in the United Kingdom
  • A Valid Offer letter for a job from a recognized organization
  • Sponsorship from a licensed UK business
  • Proficiency in English communication
  • Bank account balance as per the guidelines
  • Your employment offer letter must state a salary of at least £25,600, or the precise salary requirements or ‘going rate’ for the chosen occupation.

Documents Required for UK Work Visa for Indians

Here is the list of documents required for the UK Skilled worker visa in 2022.

  • Certificate of sponsorship/job offer letter from a licensed UK company
  • Academic/professional certificates
  • Current employment information
  • Commendations or appreciation certificates of exceptional works if any.
  • Current and previous year’s salary slips and bank statements
  • Sufficient maintenance of funds for the principal applicant and his dependents (if any).
  • Language Proficiency in English with scores and clearance certificates
  • A legitimate passport with trip history and visa stamps.
  • NOC on criminal records after police verification from a recognized law enforcement agency
  • Birth and marriage certificates
  • National Insurance numbers, travel, and health insurance details
  • Additional information based on the job taken

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