Our team of expert solicitors have recently been informed by a client that his Tier 2 General UK work visa has been granted. Our Solicitors prepared an exceptional application, making the process itself a stress-free experience, by ensuring all the Tier 2 General UK Work Visa requirements were satisfied in accordance with the Home Office’s requirements. Our solicitors had previously assisted the client’s employer to acquire a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence.
Tier 2 General UK Work Visa application to the UK Home Office
In our initial consultation with the client, we were informed that he had previously been employed in the UK on a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme visa working for a specialist internet business. The Applicant impressed during his employment and as a result was offered a full-time position as a Software programmer. The Applicant informed our solicitors that he would now like to submit a Tier 2 General UK Work Visa. Our solicitors explained the process and assessed the client’s circumstances in accordance with UK immigration rules. After speaking to our expert solicitors and receiving the comfort that our solicitors often assisted clients in similar situations to his. The client instructed us to prepare and assist with the submission of a Tier 2 General UK Work Visa application to the UKVI. We had previously assisted his employer to acquire a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence, therefore, the client was confident in our 100% success pledge with Point Based System applications.
Apply for a Tier 2 UK Work Visa application to UKVI
To submit a successful Tier 2 General UK Work Visa application to the Home Office, you must meet all the Home Office requirements and provide evidence in support of your application. It is crucial you submit an application that is well presented in a clear and logical manner. In our experience, Entry Clearance Officers may overlook applications that are improperly prepared, for example by failing to provide the correct supporting evidence. To submit a successful Tier 2 General UK Work Visa application you must meet the following requirements:
- Your employer must have issued you with a Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) reference number. A COS is an electronic document which holds information about the job such as salary and length of employment;
- You must be offered a minimum of at least £30,000 per year in salary unless you’re working as pre-registered nurse or midwife;
- You must prove your knowledge of the English Language by passing an English language test at a Home Office approved test centre at a minimum level of B1 CEFR in reading, writing, speaking and listening. You can also meet this requirement if you have an academic qualification that was taught in English and is recognised by the UK Naric. You will not be required meet the English language requirement if you are a national of an English-speaking country;
- You must meet the maintenance requirement by showing that you have held £945 in cash savings for 90 consecutive days before the date of your application or provide a written undertaking from your prospective employer confirming that they are willing to accommodate and maintain you if necessary.
It is important you seek legal advice when submitting a Tier 2 General UK Work Visa application as the Home Office requirements are complex and must be fully satisfied in accordance with their rules and policy guidance.
How we can assist with submitting a Tier 2 General UK Work Visa Application
Our solicitors successfully guided the Applicant through the application process and prepared outstanding legal representations which focussed on how the Applicant met the Immigration Rules. Our solicitors had to work closely with the Applicant to ensure they were able to collate all the mandatory documents required for the application. It was essential that a properly executed application that met all the requirements was submitted as the Applicant had accepted a job offer in the UK and wanted to commence his employment as soon as possible. In addition to the legal representations, our team of solicitors also provided multiple substantial reviews of his documents to ensure that Applicant submits the correct documentary evidence in the correct format, which met the Home Office’s requirements.
Using Legal Representation to make a Tier 2 General UK Work Visa Application
Legal representatives, such as our specialist immigration and visa law firm, are qualified to advise you on immigration law and your immigration status. It is possible to instruct an immigration and visa legal representative to submit a Tier 2 General UK Work Visa Visa application.
Caseworkers at the Home Office are trained to reject applications which are improperly prepared, for example by failing to provide the correct supporting evidence. In order to ensure your application succeeds, all necessary documents must be provided.
This can be a significant administrative task and you will need to submit the correct documentary evidence. The UK Immigration Rules are complex and a legal representative can help ensure that your application meets the Immigration Rules.
Successfully submit a Tier 2 UK Work Visa application to UKVI
Our team of solicitors and barristers are specialist immigration lawyers who act in your best interest. We offer a client-tailored approach from the outset. From the very first meeting, we will be able to advise you in respect of your Tier 2 General UK Work Visa and the merit of an application before your application even reaches the Home Office UK Visa & Immigration department. We can assist you with the preparation of your immigration or visa application and ensure that you meet all the requirements of the relevant rules.
We are based in the legal epicentre of London, just across the road from the Royal Courts of Justice in order to ensure we get the best results for our clients. We are minutes away from the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal, the Royal Courts of Justice and other central London courts.
Preparation is the key to successful immigration applications. Our UK immigration and visa solicitors are here to guide you through the complex immigration rules and requirements. If you wish to meet one of our lawyers, please call our Immigration Team so we can assess your case and arrange your legal consultation to discuss a Tier 2 General UK Work Visa.
Contact our London immigration solicitors on 02071830570 or complete our contact form.