United Kingdom’s Skilled Worker Visa Program
From December 2020, the UK introduced a new Skilled Worker Visa that’s fully replace the Tier 2 work visa which implements a more flexible point system and shortens working time restrictions. The applicability of the Skilled Worker Visa is extremely high. Not only students from the UK or professionals can apply, American students are also eligible for this opportunity.
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UK’s Points-Based Immigration System
A total of 70 points is needed to be able to apply to work in the UK
Offer of job by approved sponsor
Job at appropriate skill level
Speaks English at required level
Salary of £20,480 to £23,039 or at least 80% of the going rate for the profession 0 Points
Salary of £23,040 to £25,599 or at least 90% of the going rate for the profession 10 Points
Salary of £25,600 or above or at least the going rate for the profession 20 Points
Job in a shortage occupation as designated by the Migration Advisory Committee 20 Points
Education qualification: PhD in a subject relevant to the job 10 Points
Education qualification: PhD in a STEM subject relevant to the job 20 Points
My Visa Services’ Guaranteed UK Work Visa Program
My Visa Services launched a brand-new program for international students and professionals in and outside the UK “The Guaranteed UK Work Visa Program”. In this program, we provide Career Assessment + Internship Opportunity + Job Matching + Face-to-face Career Training + Qualification guarantee + Work Visa Application. During the Visa application process, our top British Lawyers will be available for the entire process to help clients successfully work and live in the UK.
Based on the client’s application and resume, the project consultant will conduct an initial evaluation and will provide feedbacks if the candidate is eligible within 3-5 working days.
Contract Signing – After the client passes the evaluation process, the client signs a contract with My Visa Services. Then to discuss target careers, working hours and paying the service fees.
According to the client’s background and the matched employer, My Visa Services will conduct a Personalized Resume Revision, Interview Skills Improvement, Thinking and Cultural Counseling to help clients meet the needs of the employer. To increase the competitiveness, the client will conduct 3-6 mock interviews before the formal interview with the employer.
Matching & Interviews
My Visa Services will then match the client with suitable job and employers. The client will conduct an interview with the employer. If the client fails to pass the arranged interview, we will continue to arrange interviews with the next employer. The client will get at least one offer they desire.
Acceptance of Job Offer
The client will receive an official offer letter once they passed the interview. The client will have to accept the job offer within 3 working days.
Onboarding & Work Permit Application
In accordance with the British Law, we will start applying for a work permit.
To qualify for a Skilled Worker visa, you must:
Work for a UK employer that’s been approved by the Home Office
Have a “certificate of sponsorship” for your employer with information about the role you’ve been offered in the UK
Do a job that’s on the list of eligible occupations
Be paid a minimum salary – how much depends on the type of work you do
*You must have a confirmed job offer before you apply for your visa
Knowledge of English
You must prove you can read, write, speak and understand English to at least level B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) scale.
Permanent Residency Requirements
Hold a Skilled Worker Visa when applying for permanent residence
During the first 5 years, applicants cannot leave the UK for more than 180 days a year
Your employer is willing to continue to hire you and pay the salary required by the immigration office
Pass the Life in the UK test
At least a level B1 on the CEFR test
After obtaining permanent residence, there are no more strict immigration supervision requirement to maintain the permanent residence status with a minimum requirement of entering UK once every 2 years.
Be currently living in the UK
Living in the UK for at least 5 years, without an absence longer than 450 days
Travelled outside of the UK for no more than 90 days in the last year
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