Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa is alternative immigration route for professionals in their industry and overseas employees to work in the UK. Our clients always asking questions related to this visa and we decided to publish an article about it and how to successfully obtain British Passport.
This category was created for highly skilled people in specific professional fields who wish to work in the UK. Applicants must be internationally recognised at the highest level as leaders in their field or have already demonstrated exceptional promise in their field.
Yes, applicant’s family can join them in the UK, however they must provide evidence that applicant can maintain and accommodate any dependants and financially support them in the UK.
Stage 1 assesses applicant’s skills and achievements and enables they should be endorsed in order to progress your application.
Mann’s Solutions Immigration advisers assist on qualifying potential applicants based their expertise and experience to competent body.
Each applicant must obtain endorsement from recognised Designated Competent Bodies below:
Competent Bodies have two sets of criteria:
made a as a leader in their profession with significant contribution made.
Once applicant is granted an endorsement Competent Body, they must apply for Stage 2.
Stage 2 is process, which is undertaken solely by the Home Office and assesses immigration matters only based on endorsement letter from relevant Body.
Visa (Leave to enter) normally granted for:
Mann’s Solutions Immigration advisers assist on preparation of the case and submission of the application to the Home Office.
Applicant will apply for settlement with a copy of Stage 1 letter, this letter confirms whether they were granted under exceptional talent or exceptional promise criteria and will determine whether applicant qualifying period is 3 or 5 years respectively.
The qualifying period depends on whether applicant is granted under either the exceptional talent or exceptional promise visa. The period must be continuous though some absences. However, qualifying period for any Dependant Partner is 5 years.
Indefinite leave to remain holders can apply for naturalisation one year after the grant of settlement and become British Citizens.
The requirements for citizenship are as follows:
Mann’s Solutions has expertise in offering UK Immigration services and legal support to individuals and corporate companies, our specialists provide an advice on UK visas including Tier 2 and other categories, including permanent residence and settlement status in the United Kingdom.