The Skilled Worker visa is designed to enable skilled workers to come to the UK in order to fill a gap in the UK labour market.
In order to qualify for a Skilled Worker visa, the applicant must be able to demonstrate that:
Length and conditions of stay in the UK
There is no restriction on the length of stay in the UK under this route. However, visas will be granted in accordance with the work start and end data entered onto the CoS by the sponsor.
During their stay in the UK, applicants must work for the sponsor in the role described on the CoS.
Indefinite Leave to Remain
An application for Indefinite Leave to Remain can be made once an applicant has held a Skilled Worker visa (plus time spent under Tier 2 (General) for a period of at least five years.
We have considerable experience in preparing Skilled Worker/Tier 2 applications. If you would like to discuss matters further please contact Charles Green, Consultant Partner, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone to 07955112218