Category Archives: Tier 2

Tier 2 General Visas (formerly UK Work Permits)

Tier 2 General Visas Information

On this website we have provided loads of useful information on  Tier 2 General Visas.

How long you can I stay?

You can come to the UK with a Tier 2 General visa for the time given on your certificate of sponsorship plus 1 month, or for a maximum of 3 years and 1 month, whichever is shorter.

Your stay must start no more than 14 days before the start date on your Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS).

You can extend this visa for another 3 years. See the information on Tier 2 Extension Applications

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Tier 1 General to Tier 2 General

Are you unable to qualify for a Tier 1 General extension? Do you work as a highly skilled IT, Engineering, Medical or Financial Services Professional? If so Commonwealth Contractors may be able to help you ‘switch’ in country to Tier 2 General! (more…)

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