Exceptional Talent Tier1 Visa is a category for person who have internationally recognized skills and talent in science, art and cultural areas. UK welcomes individuals with such talents and gives them a chance to apply to the Tier1 Exceptional Talent Visa in order to live and proceed their talent within the UK. This visa leads to ILR after after the completion of a 5 year stay in the UK.
To apply for the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa the person should be very well known or awarded by an international organization or have an approved leadership recognized internationally within the major areas of science, humanities, engineering, digital technology, or the arts.
To be selected for the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa, an applicant will need to score 75 points endorsed by a ‘Designated Competent Body’.
No, you do not have to prove your English level. But after a 5-year duration within the UK, you will need to submit your English level B1 certificate from a recognised English language test in order to apply for an Indefinite leave to remain in the UK. Please contact vize4uk Ltd. for the list of approved tests.
Endorsement is the approval required in the second stage of the application. Firstly, the application is made to the Home office in order to get an endorsement for your talent and leadership. After obtaining the endorsement, the applicant moves to the second stage of the visa process to get a 5 year visa.
No, you cannot apply for this visa and make a switch from a Student Visa. You need to go back to your country to apply for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa. But once granted this visa, you can study during your stay in the UK.
Your visa will be granted for a 5 year duration.
Exceptional Talent Tier 1 Visa has 2 stages in its application process. Firstly, the applicant will need apply to get an approval from the Home Office as a leader or an emerging leader in their particular field. Secondly, an application will need to be made in order to carry out work upon the talent approved by the Home Office.
No, Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa holders who are approved by the Home office can either work for a company or set up their own business or be a director of a firm.
Exceptional Talent Visa is limited to 500 applications, which are released in April and October every year.
The validation period for applicants from within the UK is 5 years, and 5 years and 4 months for applicants who apply from outside the UK.
Additionally, you can extend your visa for an additional 5 years.
Yes, you can bring your family with you as long as they qualify for the Dependent Visa.
No, you cannot work as a doctor or dentist in training and sport related professionals such as sportsperson or a coach.
Yes, people can apply to switch their Tier 1 Visa if they already have Tier 1, Tier 2 or Tier 5 (temporary worker) Visa’s. Extension applications can be made while in the UK.