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Posted on December 08 2015

Employers now have greater options if they want to have non EU Employees

By  Editor
Updated April 03 2023

Work Visa

There is great news for people who are willing to employ workers that belong to the non EU category. There are as many as five options for you to choose from. To start with, you have the visa for a Tier 5  intern ship which is called the GAE. With this visa you can employ a foreign graduate on a full time intern ship. He or she can be employed by you for a period of one year.

The process of acquisition of this visa has been simplified to a great extent by eliminating the need to apply for a sponsorship license. Next in the list is the Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme. This is specially meant for citizens of specific countries which include  Australia, Canada, Hong-Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Monaco, South Korea and Taiwan. Citizens of these countries are allowed to work for 2 years and is sponsored by the government.

A variety to choose from

Here too, the employer does not require to apply for a sponsorship license to employ the people from foreign countries. One could also get a Tier 2 visa for an Intra Company Transfer. This will allow people already working in a company to go to a branch in the United Kingdom. In this case, the employee must provide a proof that he either did not work or worked with the employer for 12 months.

In addition they also have to prove that they will be allowed for a period ranging from 6 months to  5 years and 14 days. Next comes the Tier 2 General Visa, for wish the employer has to sponsor the person to be employed irrespective of the size of the company in question. The person being employed cannot work in a position greater than managerial lever drawing a minimum of £22K per year.

The visa will allow the person you hire to work with you for a period of 5 years. Finally there is the Tier 1 for Exceptional Talent, Graduate Entrepreneur Visa or Entrepreneur Visa. The acquisition of this visa, requires an entrepreneur or a graduate to prove that he or she can bring exceptional skills to the country along with a minimum threshold investment.

So, are you looking for Work Visa in the United Kingdom?


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