Category Archives: Tier 1


Tier 1 Visas for High Value Individuals

How to extend your visa and get Permanent Residence If you have a Highly Skilled Tier 1 (General) visa – well done.  You got in before the programme was closed to new entrants. If you want to establish a UK base for the long term, it is essential that you ensure that you qualify to […]

Extending your Stay After a Tier 1 Post Study Work Visa

Are you already in the UK, working on a Tier 1 post study work visa, and looking to establish a long term visa and career in the UK? We may be able to help. If you can work for your prospective sponsor for 6 months before your visa expires,  your extension/sponsorship does not need to […]

Transferring to Tier 1 Post Study Work (closed from 5 April 2012)

Tier 1 Post Study Work Visas allowed Non EEA graduates to work freely in the UK for a period of up to two years following graduation. The category was seen as a transitional router to a long term work visa; it closed to new applicants on 5th April 2012.

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Extension Applications

Are you interested in growing your business in order to apply for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Extension Visa? Do you already hold a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa? If so Commonwealth Contractors can help! Requirements For Tier 1 Entrepreneur  Extension Within 3 months You must have complied with the requirement to Either: become a Director of a […]

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) – Initial Applications

Are you interested in opening a business in the United Kingdom? Or would you like to join and invest in an existing UK business? If so Commonwealth Contractors has partners that can assist and guide you through the process of gaining a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa!