Tier 5 (Creative and Sporting)

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Switching into the Tier 5 (Creative and Sporting) category is only permitted for those in the UK with leave as a visitor who are undertaking permitted...
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25th Sep
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[To be typed on original letter-headed paper of financial institution including its name and logo][Insert address of financial institution][Insert...
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26th Sep
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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...
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26th Sep
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This checklist details the copy documents that must be kept on the sponsor’s file for a Tier 5 (Creative and Sporting) employee in accordance with the...
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26th Sep
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Information requiredThe following information will assist us to complete a Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) on the Sponsorship Management System, if...
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26th Sep
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A. Additional documents for main applicantEvidence of endorsement from a sport governing bodyEvidence for maintenanceAny combination of A, B or C...
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26th Sep
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A. Additional documents for main applicantEvidence of endorsement from the sport governing bodyEvidence for maintenanceAny combination of A, B or C...
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26th Sep
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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...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note discusses key factors a sponsoring employer should be aware of before considering sponsoring a migrant through Tier 5 (Creative and...
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26th Sep
Q&As
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)...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ó Ceallaigh of Garden Court Chambers 28th Sep
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This Q&A addresses whether a person who has leave in a Tier 2 or 5 sponsored work category can continue to work lawfully in two particular situations....
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28th Sep
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The Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) route of the Points-Based System allows people to come to the UK, temporarily, primarily for non-economic purposes. The...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Trott and Ross Kennedy of Bates Wells 5th Oct
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You have now been granted leave to remain until [insert date] under the Tier 5 (Creative and Sporting) sub-tier. This leave enables you to work in the...
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6th Oct
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You have now been granted entry clearance (a visa) until [insert date] in the Tier 5 (Creative and Sporting) sub-category. This entry clearance...
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6th Oct
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STOP PRESS NOTICE: This Practice Note is being updated to reflect changes to the Immigration Rules in relation to partners of Students from 5 October...
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6th Oct
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STOP PRESS NOTICE: This Practice Note is being updated to reflect changes to the Immigration Rules in relation to children of Students from 5 October...
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6th Oct
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Checklist of supporting documents for leave to remainFormat for translationsAny documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a translation...
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6th Oct
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A. All categories: information available from all applicants' passports and (if relevant) Biometric Residence PermitsQuestionsNotesResponsesFull name...
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6th Oct
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A. All categories: information available from all applicants' passportsQuestionsNotesResponsesFirst name(s) as stated in your passportLast/family...
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6th Oct
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Checklist of supporting documents for entry clearanceFormat for translationsAny documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by the version...
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