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If a points-based system (PBS) migrant switches from a Tier 2 category to Tier 1, is that person’s dependant with extant leave as a PBS dependant required to make a new PBS dependant application as a result? Does the answer differ if the PBS migrant switches into other immigration categories?

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Produced in partnership with Greg O'Ceallaigh of Garden Court Chambers
Published on LexisPSL on 20/07/2018

The following Immigration Q&A produced in partnership with Greg O'Ceallaigh of Garden Court Chambers provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • If a points-based system (PBS) migrant switches from a Tier 2 category to Tier 1, is that person’s dependant with extant leave as a PBS dependant required to make a new PBS dependant application as a result? Does the answer differ if the PBS migrant switches into other immigration categories?

If a points-based system (PBS) migrant switches from a Tier 2 category to Tier 1, is that person’s dependant with extant leave as a PBS dependant required to make a new PBS dependant application as a result? Does the answer differ if the PBS migrant switches into other immigration categories?

This is a Q&A about whether it is necessary for dependants to apply to switch categories at the same time as their relevant points-based system (PBS) migrants.

The Points Based System (Dependant) Guidance confirms the general position that:

‘If the main migrant

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