The Global Talent visa enables those who are endorsed as a recognised or emerging leader in their field to come to the UK to work.
The Global Talent visa is for leaders and emerging leaders in one of the following fields:
Applicants must have won an eligible prize or, alternatively, must have obtained an endorsement from an approved endorsing body:
Length and conditions of stay in the UK
Once an endorsement has been obtained, applicants can apply for a visa to come to the UK, or permission to stay if already in the UK and eligible to switch into the route, for an initial period of up to five years.
Under the current rules, applicants can apply to extend their stay in the UK indefinitely providing they continue to meet the requirements of the scheme.
During their stay in the UK, applicants can work for any employer, work as a director of a company or be self-employed.
Indefinite Leave to Remain
The Global Talent visa leads to Indefinite Leave to Remain. In order to be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain, an applicant must demonstrate that:
We have considerable experience in preparing talent-related applications. If you would like to discuss matters further please contact Charles Green, Consultant Partner, at email@example.com or by telephone to 07955112218