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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I have multiple questions regarding this process. To begin, my current visa (spousal) has been curtailed and expires on the 9th October. I intent on leaving England for Canada on October 2nd. The company I work for in England have offered to sponsor me. They have completed the labor...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I'm about to submit my application for a Tier 2 General work visa from the US, and I have a little anxiety about whether my responses on this visa application form (mainly the 'purpose of visit' explanations for previous trips into the UK) do not match up with the responses on a visa...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Pls help. If i have gotten my approval letter from UK government that my tier 2 general in country switching application approved.... can I start work with new employer immediately while waiting for BRP??? Is this legal??
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    hi all, After searching through this very informative forum, I have a few unanswered questions and hope someone can help me out! I have received a COS number from my employer and am now applying for the TIER 2 visa online. There are a few fields which I am not sure how to answer. I want to...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello Everyone , I have started Tier 2 general application online on Visa2uk , i am the stage where i paid IHS charge . IHS page shows i paid the charge when i goto application IHS charge button is not gone green and cause of that can't go to next page of application which is paying for visa...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi I am currently living in UK having T2 ICT short term visa. I got visa in Oct 2015 and it will get expired by Oct 2016. I want to stay in UK and work here. But before finding sponsors, I want to find out my options from legal point of view. I am not sure but only switching to T2 General would...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I am pretty new to the forum and I have a question because I haven't been able to find any information about anyone being in a similar situation as mine. I am currently in the UK on a tier 2 general visa. I am a software developer and have been here for bit more than 3 years. One and a...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, Could anyone here tell if they ever applied for a PBS Tier 2 General visa for themselves outside of their home country? I was told by UKVI that it is possible, but it is recommended that one applies from the country in which they are residing. I have to obtain some documents from the...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I have been trying to locate information on Tier 2 elsewhere on the forum, but it is either unrelated to my query or outdated. In case any respected members of the forum know of threads where I could find answers to my questions, please post the link to the thread. Moving on, I have...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I moved on to Tier2 after my PSW in 2013. My SOC code is 2132 (soc2000). June2016, I need to go for renewal. I am still with same employer, but thinking of moving into a different job role when i am up for visa renewal. here i have couple questions please: 1) Do my employer need to do the...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all! I am a Mexican engineer, Im new in this forum, so the reason Im here is because Im looking foward to move to the UK to join my british partner, we met in Brazil and live together for 6 months where we were doing an intership. We have been looking the options I have for get a visa so we...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey guys, I've started filling out my online application form for a UK ancestry Visa and have got stuck on the 'Tier 2 Skilled Worker' section. The page has mandatory fields that have to be filled out which asks; What the name of my sponsor is, what their physical address is, and if the...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello Expats, I have been working in UK for last 3 years. My wife was working with me on dependent visa. She has now gone back to India for her maternity leave and receiving her maternity benefits. If I change my employment now while I am in UK, how can I ensure that she would get her new visa...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am coming up to three years on my Tier 2 general under the point-based-system (visa expires Sept 30, 2015; 3-yr visa started 30 Sept 2012). I didn't start my job until January of 2013 (moved here in Dec 28 2012). If I apply for another 3-year visa, does it matter that my visa started...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    So my Tier 2 General Visa application was rejected due to not obtaining the maintenance points (it was my understanding I did not have to have bank statements as my sponsor is a A-rated sponsor - turns out they also have to tick the maintenance box on the CoS - two different words were used...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My sponsor is willing to offer me job. As I am working for him from Sri Lanka for last 2 years now he wants me to join with him in UK. But my job is not in the category of government approved shortage occupation. So in this case he has to pass the RLMT. But for sure he will get plenty of...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I'm working in UK for last 4.5years on Tier 2 General Visa. Am I considered non-dom (I'm from India). Doe the rule I mentioned apply to me? I could not post direct link here but is on HMRC website. There are more rules on hmrc website. Has anyone used this deduction successfully? I filed...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I found this forum so incredibly helpful leading up to my visa being granted that I wanted to pay it forward. Here is my experience: I paid the additional fee to apply in person for my FLR (M) as my Tier 2 General was expiring and I could not wait for the paper/post route. My job was made...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi Guys, Just after information on the process required to change from a tier 5 visa to a tier 2 visa with the same company (who are a registered sponsor). I'm hoping to start this very soon. As I understand it the process would be as follows; - I hand in my resignation to current company in...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I will be moving to UK, Abderdeen in Jan 2015 alongwith my husband and my son. Both me and my husband work for the same company and are dual career. However, we currently have just 1 job figured within the company and the other will go on leave of absence till we find a job within the...
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