The Skilled Worker visa category is for foreign nationals who have been offered a skilled job by a UK employer holding Skilled Worker sponsor licence. The prospective employer of the Skilled Worker must have Skilled Worker sponsor licence and must assign a Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) to the Skilled Worker for the Skilled Worker to apply for Skilled Worker visa.
The Skilled Worker visa is a Point Based System (PBS) visa category and points can be awarded for the Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS), job skill level, English language, appropriate Salary, Phd level qualifications, job in shortage occupation, and applicant being new entrant. A total of 70 points are required to be eligible to apply for Skilled Worker visa; 50 points from mandatory non-tradable points and the remaining 20 from tradable points.
The Skilled Worker visa rules has become operational from 1 December 2020 and an application for entry clearance or switching into Skilled Worker visa can now be made by those who have Certificate of Spnosorship (CoS) from a licenced employer.
Services For Skilled Worker Visa
As specialist Skilled Worker visa solicitors, we can provide fast, friendly and reliable fixed fee immigration advice and representations for the following applications for Skilled Workers:
- Entry Clearance For Skilled Worker Visa
- Switching Into Skilled Worker Visa
- Extension Of Skilled Worker Visa
- ILR As A Skilled Worker
- Administrative Review (AR) Of Skilled Worker Visa Refusal