Business and study

Key posts on business visas

GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES ON ENDORSED ROUTES
INNOVATOR GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding Innovator visa applications

INNOVATOR VISA ENDORSING BODIES

List of organisations that can endorse someone for an Innovator visa.

START-UP VISA GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding Start-up visa applications

START-UP VISA ENDORSING BODIES

List of organisations that can endorse someone for a Start-up visa.

GLOBAL TALENT VISA GUIDANCE

Notes for Global Talent visa applicants

GLOBAL TALENT CASEWORKER GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding Global Talent visa applications

THE ROYAL SOCIETY

Information from the Royal Society on the Global Talent route

THE ARTS COUNCIL

Information from the Arts Council on the Global Talent route

TECH NATION

Information from Tech Nation on the Global Talent route

GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES ON SPONSORED WORK ROUTES
SPONSOR A SKILLED WORKER

Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring a Skilled Worker

SKILLED WORKER CASEWORKER GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding Skilled Worker applications

SPONSOR AN INTRA-COMPANY WORKER

Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring a Skilled Worker

INTRA-COMPANY CASEWORKER GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding Intra-Company transfer applications

SPONSOR LICENSING: RENEWALS

Handbook for civil servants deciding sponsor licence renewals

SPONSOR LICENSING: MAINTENANCE

Handbook for civil servants on reviewing and monitoring sponsors

SPONSOR COMPLIANCE VISITS

Handbook for civil servants on compliance visits to sponsors

SPONSOR GUIDANCE, APPENDIX B

List of immigration offences that can prevent employers from getting a

GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES ON STUDENT VISAS
STUDENT ROUTE CASEWORKER GUIDANCE

Notes for Student and Child Student visa applicants

STUDENT ROUTE CASEWORKER GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding Student and Child Student visa applications

PARENT OF A CHILD STUDENT CASEWORKER GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding Parent of a Child Student visa applications

STUDENT SPONSOR GUIDANCE

Notes on how to apply for a student sponsor licence

SHORT-TERM STUDENTS CASEWORKER GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding short term study visa applications

GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES ON TEMPORARY WORK ROUTES
GUIDANCE ON T5 (TEMPORARY WORKER)

General handbook for civil servants deciding temporary work visa applications

YOUTH MOBILITY SCHEME CASEWORKER GUIDANCE

Handbook for civil servants deciding Youth Mobility visa applications

GOVERNMENT AUTHORISED EXCHANGE GUIDANCE

Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring a Government Authorised Exchange worker

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT WORKER GUIDANCE

Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring an International Agreement worker

CHARITY WORKER GUIDANCE

Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring a Charity Worker.

With EU free movement fading into memory, the main visa route available for non British and Irish nationals wanting to work in the UK is

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6th June 2024
BY Joanna Hunt

As the Home Office continues to step up enforcement action in the care sector, we have had another sponsor licence revocation decision involving a large

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4th June 2024
BY Jack Freeland

There is nothing wrong with the integrity of the process by which Educational Testing Service (“ETS”) identifies its English language test results as “invalid” or

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3rd June 2024
BY Keelin McCarthy

The Home Office has published statistics for the period January to March 2024 showing a marked drop in the grant rate for asylum cases, tens

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23rd May 2024
BY Sonia Lenegan

The Migration Advisory Committee has today published its “rapid review” of the Graduate route, concluding that the route is not being abused and should remain

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14th May 2024
BY Sonia Lenegan

The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report An inspection of the immigration system as it relates to the social care sector’ has been

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28th March 2024
BY Sonia Lenegan