67. Tier 2 of the Points Based System.

Tier 2 of the Points Based System1 covers skilled workers with a job offer from an employer based in the United Kingdom2, and it comprises the following sub-categories:


    (1)     Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) Migrants3;


    (2)     Tier 2 (General) Migrants4;


    (3)     Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) Migrants5; and


    (4)     Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Migrants6.

A person who makes arrangements with the Secretary of State7 with a view to securing that an individual8 is granted entry clearance9 or leave to remain in the United Kingdom to enable the individual to work for that person in the United Kingdom (a 'sponsor') must pay a