72. Tier 2 (General) Migrants, Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) Migrants and Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Migrants: limited leave to remain.

To qualify for leave to remain as a Tier 2 (General) Migrant, Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) Migrant or Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Migrant1 an applicant must meet the following requirements2:


    (1)     the applicant must not fall for refusal under the general grounds for refusal, and must not be an illegal entrant3;


    (2)     the applicant must have, or have last been granted, entry clearance, leave to enter or leave to remain as:


      (a)     a Tier 1 Migrant, a Tier 2 Migrant4, a representative of an overseas business, a Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) Migrant5 or the partner of a relevant Points