T2 SKILLED SPONSORED WORKERS
Tier 2 replaces the old Work Permit Scheme and relates to those who have a sponsoring employer in the UK.
Tier 2 (General)
Those eligible will either fall within a shortage occupation or have an employer who cannot fill the position with a British or EEA worker
- Attributes; 50 points
- Maintenance; 10 points
- English Language; 10 points
An applicant can receive up to a maximum of 3 years or the period of engagement following an initial application.
Tier 2 (Minister of Religion), (Sportsperson) & Intra- Company Transfer)
These are specific categories and would not be used for general immigration to the UK.