Points-Based Immigration Visa
Understanding the UK Points-Based Immigration System
The UK’s points-based immigration system can be complex. At our firm, we provide you with unmatched expertise across all visa categories within this framework, ensuring you’re well-prepared to make knowledgeable decisions.
Why Choose Alexander Boyd for Your Points-Based Immigration Visa Application?
Commitment, accuracy, and comprehensive support define our service values. When you choose us, you’re not just completing a task; you’re carefully shaping your transition to become a part of the UK’s dynamic professional environment.
We Have Expertise in Every Points-Based System Visa Category
Years of experience in UK immigration gives us an all-encompassing perspective on the points-based system. Be it Skilled Worker, Global Talent, or Graduate routes, we guarantee a smooth and tailored application experience.
Tailored Assistance for Each Applicant
Recognising the uniqueness of every applicant’s situation and goals, our approach is always client-centric, ensuring that every application is treated with precision, thoroughness, and the highest level of professionalism.
UK Points-Based Immigration System Overview
The UK’s points-based immigration system is designed to offer flexibility for UK employers to recruit skilled workers globally. Here’s a breakdown of the various immigration routes we can help support;
Points Based Routes -
Skilled Worker Route
- The main route for recruiting overseas talent.
- Job offer required from a licensed sponsor.
- Job must meet skill level RQF 3 (A Level and equivalent).
- English language proficiency is required.
- Salary thresholds apply, with some flexibility.
- Some professions have unique salary rules.
Global Talent Route
- Targets highly skilled individuals endorsed by a recognized UK body.
- No job offer is required.
- Focus on science, humanities, engineering, arts, and digital technology.
- For international students with a degree.
- Allows work at any skill level for two or three years.
- No sponsorship is required.
- For key personnel within multinational organizations.
- Must meet specific criteria, including salary and skill thresholds.
Start-up and Innovator
- Designed for entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas.
- Differentiates between first-time entrepreneurs and those with industry experience.
Health and Care Visa
- Part of the Skilled Worker route.
- For eligible health occupations.
- Offers benefits such as reduced fees and Immigration Health Charge exemption.
- Targets the creative industry.
- Limited to short-term contracts or engagements of up to 12 months.
- For international sportspeople.
- Requires an endorsement from the governing sports body.
Seasonal Workers Pilot
- Temporary workers in the horticulture sector.
- Specific visas available for butchers, HGV drivers, and poultry workers.
Youth Mobility Scheme
- Agreements with ten countries for young people to work and travel.
- Age limit of 18-30 years old.
EU Settlement Scheme
- For EU, EEA, and Swiss citizens resident in the UK before 31 December 2020.
- Ensures continuation of rights to live, work, and study in the UK.
- EU workers employed in the UK but living elsewhere.
- Permit required, except for Irish citizens.
Right to Work Checks
- Employers must check job applicants’ right to work in the UK.
- Two types: manual checks (e.g., for UK and Irish citizens) and online checks (for most EU citizens and others with eVisas).
- Ensure no discrimination during these checks.
Visa Success Story
Our clients’ feedback is a testament to our commitment, expertise, and success.
Hiram Quiñones Rodríguez: “Alexander services have been outstanding. I wish I knew about him before because I would have done all my visas applications through him. Alexander has been very helpful since day one. I just recently applied for skilled worker visa and got the decision within 3 working days from having the biometrics, the fastest decision ever. Alexander has always been very professional, easy to contact and very good at reassuring and making sure we have everything we need on time for the application. 100% recommended, will definitely use him again.
Alexander got me through indefinite leave to remain and my British citizenship without any problems. Strongly recommended. I would give 20 stars if I could. Thank you so much for all of your help. I really appreciate everything you have done for me.“
Alexander Boyd Solicitors are committed to helping you navigate the Points-Based Immigration Visa process. Contact Us and start your journey with us today.
Points-Based Immigration Visa