Tier 1 - Exceptional Talent

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Tier 1 (Exceptional talent) is for people who are internationally recognised as world leaders or potential world-leading talent in the fields of science and the arts, and who wish to work in the UK.

Please note: You cannot apply under Tier 1 (Exceptional talent) if you are already in the UK.

Do you need to apply under Tier 1 (Exceptional talent)?

Tier 1 (Exceptional talent) is part of the UK points-based system, which is for migrants from outside Europe. A person would not need to apply under the points-based system if:

They are a national of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland;

They are a British overseas territories citizen, unless they are from one of the sovereign base areas in Cyprus;

They are a Commonwealth citizen with permission to enter or stay in the UK because at least one of their grandparents was born here; or

They have no conditions or time limit attached to your stay.

There are many immigration categories for workers within the points-based system. If they do not qualify to come to the UK under Tier 1 (Exceptional talent), there maybe other routes to enter the UK under various working visas.

Limit on Tier 1 (Exceptional talent) applications body'. There is a limit of 1,000 endorsements between 6 April 2012 and 5 April 2013.

The endorsements will be assigned to the designated competent bodies in 2 phases: 500 will be available from 6 April 2012 to 30 September, and the second 500 from 1 October 2012 to 5 April 2013. The total will be divided between the designated competent bodies as follows:

Designated competent body
Total endorsements
Until 30 September 2012
From 1 October 2012 to
5 April 2013
Royal Society
300
150
150
Arts Council England
300
150
150
British Academy
200
100
100
Royal Academy of Engineering
200
100
100



We are happy to offer a fixed fee plan to our clients. We give you the best and affordable quote to receive quality service from us. Contact us through email: jds.img@hotmail.co.uk or on Mob. 07877088526 to book an appointment

NOTE: Please make a note that the immigration rules are subject to change. You must meet all the requirements of the Immigration Rules at the time of application with us.