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THIS PRACTICE NOTE COVERS THE LAW WHICH APPLIED AS AT 18 DECEMBER 2014. THE WORK PERMIT SCHEME WAS REPLACED BY TIER 2 OF THE POINTS-BASED SYSTEM FROM 27 NOVEMBER 2008 AND...

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[Insert personal address of applicant] [Insert Home Office address where application is being sent] [Insert date] Dear [insert organisation name] [Insert name and date of...

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The Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) is a short-term category that enables non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals under the age of 31 from certain specified countries...

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Eligible children of 'relevant Points-Based System migrants' (relevant PBS migrants) are able to accompany or join their parent in the UK and extend their stay in that...

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THIS PRACTICE PRECEDENT COVERS THE LAW WHICH APPLIED AS AT 15 SEPTEMBER 2014. THE WORK PERMIT SCHEME WAS REPLACED BY TIER 2 OF THE POINTS-BASED SYSTEM FROM 27 NOVEMBER...

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THIS PRECEDENT COVERS THE LAW WHICH APPLIED AS AT 6 APRIL 2014. THE WORK PERMIT SCHEME WAS REPLACED BY TIER 2 OF THE POINTS-BASED SYSTEM FROM 27 NOVEMBER 2008 AND IT IS...

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Checklist of supporting documents for entry clearance Format for translations Any documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by the version in its original...

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A. All categories: information available from all applicants' passports QuestionsNotesResponses First name(s) as stated in your passport Last/family name(s) as stated in...

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Checklist of supporting documents for leave to remain Format for translations Any documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a translation which includes:...

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A. All categories: information available from all applicants' passports and (if relevant) Biometric Residence Permits QuestionsNotesResponses Full name as stated in your...

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This Practice Note examines the key common requirements for indefinite leave to remain (also known as ILR or settlement) applications in work-related categories in the...

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I am pleased to enclose a letter from the Home Office which confirms that you [and your [wife OR husband OR partner]] [and your children] have been granted indefinite...

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The Tier 5 (Creative and Sporting) sub-tier encompasses a broad range of temporary roles across two industry sectors. The eligibility criteria for sponsoring workers...

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This Practice Note considers the options available for non-EEA nationals who intend to come to the UK to undertake a period of academic research. It should be noted that...

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Background In December 2015, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), an independent non-departmental public body which provides advice to the government on immigration...

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[Insert address of [parent OR guardian] in home country] [Insert Home Office address where application is being sent] [Insert date] Dear [insert organisation name] Letter...

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The partner of a ‘relevant Points-Based System migrant’ (relevant PBS migrant), or of an Appendix W migrant, is able to accompany or join the main applicant in the UK and...

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An employer will be required to carry out a Resident Labour Market Test (also referred to as RLMT) before they can apply for a restricted Certificate of Sponsorship...

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The schedule of absences spreadsheets below may be used by Lexis®PSL Immigration subscribers to calculate a person’s absences from the UK for the purposes of various...

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This Practice Note examines the key issues of entry clearance and leave to remain applications for non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals being sponsored under the...

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This Practice Note examines the key issues of entry clearance and leave to remain applications for non-European Economic Area (EEA) national employees being sponsored...

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This Practice Note covers key considerations for internationally established sportspersons and coaches seeking entry clearance or leave to remain under the Tier 2...

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This Practice Note introduces key considerations for migrants seeking leave to enter, entry clearance or leave to remain under the Tier 5 (Creative and Sporting) route....

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The Tier 2 (General) category enables UK employers with an appropriate sponsor licence with the Home Office to recruit or continue to employ skilled non-European Economic...

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Background and recent changes The Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) (ICT) category enables businesses with linked entities overseas to transfer certain non-EEA national...

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Tier 2 (Sportsperson) is for elite sports players and coaches: • who are internationally established at the highest level • whose employment will make a significant...

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