Working after studies: Switching from UK Tier 4 to Tier 2
Posted on March 10, 2016
The United Kingdom’s Home Office has recently tightened up their immigration rules on once Tier 4 (General) Immigrants, i.e. those holding student immigration visas for the UK, will switch to the Tier 2 (General) category. Luckily, there great measures offered by the Home Office who are currently residing in the UK under the UK as a Tier 4 student immigration visa, or those who may enter the UK to study in any of its educational institutions in this ability.
It is doable, to change from a UK Tier 4 (General) visa to a UK Tier 2 (General) visa allow if the subsequent necessities concerning the studies undertaken while holding a Tier 4 (General) visa measures are met:
The immigrant should have been granted an ‘Entry Clearance‘, ‘Leave to Enter‘, or ‘Leave to Stay’ as a Tier 4 immigrant; and through that grant of leave, or a amount of continuous leave which has the primary recent grant of leave, the migrant should have completed and passed a UK recognized graduation, or post graduation degree, or a UK Postgraduate Certificate in Education or skilled Graduate certificate of Education; or, as an alternative, to possess completed twelve months study towards a UK Doctor of Philosophy.; and therefore the studies should are sponsored by a UK recognized body; the education supplier should hold a license for sponsoring students under Tier 4 visa which runs on the Points-Based System; and therefore the student immigrant should be applying from within the United Kingdom and either still hold valid Leave to Enter/Remain as a Tier 4 (General) visa, or be apply inside of twenty eight days of that visa expiring.
If the specified necessities can be met, the immigrant will be allowed to change into the Tier 2 (General) visa.
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