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Jun 14, 2014

Learn More about UK Immigration Services

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United Kingdom has now accepted a new five tier points-based system for determining immigration applications. This is the latest and biggest that UK immigration has undertaken for many years. The five tier point based assessment was lofted in the month of February 2008. The new system thoroughly changes the ways to work, train and study in UK for the individuals who are outside the EU and European Economic Area (EEA).

The five tier points based system has modernize over 80 different avenues to education and employment in the United Kingdom:

Tier 1: Highly skilled individuals, entrepreneurs and investors.
Tier 2: Skilled workers with a job offer to fill gaps in the UK labour force.
Tier 3: Low skilled workers to fill labour shortages.
Tier 4: International non-EU students wanting to study in the UK.
Tier 5: Youth and temporary workers.

The interested people for UK immigration are liable to gain certain points to qualify for a specific tier before they can apply for permission to enter into the country, or remain in, the UK. Points are awarded, depending on the tier, based on the age, qualifications, earnings, experience, maintenance and language competence. Moving ahead to the points-based system, the UK Border Agency will finally take the decision regarding the authority to be assigned to the individual to stay in United Kingdom. One of the specific benefits that Tier 1 Visa holds is that it not restricted by the need to have an offer of employment in place within the UK, but you need to provide evidence that you can meet all the necessary criteria. The new applicants are restricted to the tier 1 visa category to United Kingdom. For qualifying an Investor Visa you must be able to afford 1 million pounds in disposable income held in a regulated financial institution, alternatively show evidence of 2 million pounds in personal assets and a loan of 1 million pounds.

The entrepreneurial category of visa is available to those investing in the UK by establishing or taking over one or more businesses based in the country. It is a further requirement that the Entrepreneur get directly involved with the management and operation of these business. To qualify for a Tier 2 sponsored Visa or a student Visa; a migrant will need to provide evidence of a sponsoring employer or educational institution in the United Kingdom licensed by the UK Border Agency.UK remains as one the most popular destination for international students for higher studies and degrees. The revenue stream from International students studying in the UK, completely contributes to the UK economy annually. The UK is the world’s fifth largest economy with a population of over 60 million.