Tier 2 Sponsorship
There are two types of Tier 2: Sponsorship General & Intra Company Transfer.
Individuals are required to score 50 points on attributes, 10 points on maintenance & 10 points for (General only).
Attribute points are awarded for Certificates of Sponsorship, qualifications and salary.
Maintenance points are awarded for either evidence of funds at required level for a minimum of three months or an A rated sponsors maintenance letter. (wording for these letters can be provided by Farley & Associates upon request)
For applications made within the UK we can assist with arranging suitable tests with recognised language schools.
Tier 2 Intra Company Transfer qualifying requirements.
This category is suitable for companies wishing to transfer international staff from overseas offices to the UK branch.
In order to meet the criteria of the Tier 2 ICT scheme, an individual must be able to provide 12 months original payslips from the overseas employer, the post must meet the UK Border Agency specified skills and salary criteria in conjunction with advertised codes of practice. Initial approval will be up to 3 years with the ability to extend. This category no longer leads to settlement and migrants would be required to return home or switch into a more appropriate category upon withdrawal of sponsorship.
Tier 2 General qualifying requirements.
This category is suitable for companies wishing to fill genuine vacancies where resident labour market employment is not available.
In order to meet this criteria companies must demonstrate their efforts to recruit from the resident labour market and ensure post meets the UK Border Agency specified skills and salary criteria in conjunction with advertised codes of practice.
Farley & Associates can assist your organisation in all aspects of this process from initial enquiry , suitability, issuance of Certificates of Sponsorship as well as assisting the migrant with either in country leave to remain applications or out of country entry clearance applications.
To find out more about how Farley & Associates Ltd can help, contact one of our immigration specialists on:+44 (0)20 7981 9778 firstname.lastname@example.org