A person can apply for this type of visa if an overseas employer has offered a role in a UK branch of the company and if the person is outside the European Economic Area.
This type of visa requires for a person to be sponsored before applying to come to the UK.
We can help you make a successful application.
This type of visa is separated into 4 types:
For transfers of more than 12 months into a role that cannot be filled by a new UK recruit. You need to have worked for your employer overseas for at least 12 months.
For transfers up to 12 months into a role that cannot be filled by a new UK recruit. You need to have worked for your employer overseas for at least 12 months.
For transfers into graduate trainee programmes for specialist roles. You need to be a recent graduate within at least 3 months experience with your employer overseas.
For transfers that allow people to gain skills and knowledge needed to perform their role overseas, or to pass on their skills to UK colleagues. You do not need to have been with your employer overseas for a set period of time.
You can only apply for this type of visa if your certificate of sponsorship was assigned to you on or before 23 November 2016. Employers cannot give new certificates of sponsorship for this type of visa because it is now closed.
To be eligible you must have the following:
The appropriate salaries are:
You may be able to apply to extend your stay in the UK under a Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) visa.
You must prove:
A Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer - Long Term Staff) visa can be extended for the shortest of 3 options:
You can extend all other type of Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer visa if your original visa was for less than the maximum stay allowed by that type.
Settlement only if you have acquired the visa before 6 April 2010 (if later it is possible to settle under long residency rules)
NATURALISATION apply for British Citizenship after you receive your settlement
On 16 March 2017, the Home Office has released a Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules. These new changes will affect those applications that need to have a Certificate of Sponsorship and these changes will be in effect on 06 April 2017.
What you should know about European visas after Article 50. The UK Prime Minister Theresa May has so far not changed her mind in regards to the plans of triggering Article 50 before the end of March 2017.
For international students who wish to remain in the UK longer or would like to eventually settle. There are options to choose from, granted you are willing to stay.
As of 16 January 2017 the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, has given hints that the UK is moving towards a hard Brexit. Although Theresa May insists EU citizens are ‘welcome’ to be in the UK, she cannot guarantee the right of EU citizens in the UK at an early stage. These are troubling news for Europeans and British Citizens currently living and working in the UK.
As of 24 March 2016, the UK government has announced new changes to Tier 2 type visas. This is the migration route for those who have a confirmed job offer to undertake skilled employment in the UK.
The UK government has recently introduced a significant amount of changes to immigration rules and procedures that can influence nationals of European Economic Area. These changes will come into force on the 1st February 2017, however, some changes are happening now.
A new Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules HC667 has been laid down on the 3rd November 2016. These changes come in a whopping 90 pages however, most changes are in the language itself rather than effect. The significant changes include the increase of the minimum salary requirement of Tier 2 skilled workers; the introduction of a fresh English language requirement for family immigration regarding to Tier 4 visa and the removal of the previous 28 days’ grace period for making out of time immigration applications.