Intra Company ICT Visa Extension Guide

Intracompany transferees will need to apply to remain in the UK beyond the initial period of their ICT visa. The following guide examines the rules relating to ICT visa extensions, including the eligibility requirements that must be met, to the application process, timescales and costs.   What does an ICT visa extension allow? An ICT […]

Tier 2 Cooling Off Period: New Rules 2021

With the Skilled Worker visa now open, replacing the Tier 2 (General) visa, a number of changes have taken effect impacting points-based skilled workers and their sponsors. One significant area of change is in relation to the Tier 2 cooling off period.   Tier 2 cooling off period abolished for skilled workers Under the UK’s […]

Tier 2 ICT to Skilled Worker Visa Switching

Tier 2 ICT visa holders are allowed to switch into the new Skilled Worker route, provided they meet the eligibility requirements. Under previous rules, it was not possible to switch from ICT to Tier 2 General without triggering the cooling-off period. The cooling-off requirement no longer applies for ICT switchers under the UK’s points-based immigration […]