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Global Talent Visa UK

UK Immigration Lawyers - Global Talent Visa Advice

Our UK Immigration Lawyers are experienced, ethical, and members of the Law Society of England and Wales. They can assist clients in our offices in Melbourne or Brisbane, Australia and in Hong Kong. In addition, our United Kingdom qualified Lawyers can advise clients worldwide, with a fast and efficient Consultation by telephone or skype where they advise you about:

Contact VisaConnect's UK Immigration Lawyers in 2021 for advice and assistance with your Global Talent Visa for UK Settlement (Permanent Residence)!

Global Talent Visa - Eligibility

The new Global Talent visa system started on 20 February 2020 and is managed by the UK Research and Innovation Agency (UKRI), which funds government research. It is a fast-track visa, with no cap on the number of suitably qualified persons that can apply, and no minimum salary requirements.

To apply for the UK Global Talent visa, you must work in a qualifying field, and meet the following eligibility criteria:

1. Endorsed as a recognised leader (exceptional talent) or

2. Endorsed as an emerging leader (exceptional promise) or

3. Under the UK Research and Innovation endorsed funder option.

Who are the Endorsing Bodies for a Global Talent Visa?

At stage 1, one of the Endorsing Bodies will advise the Home Office whether you meet its eligibility criteria and have reached the appropriate level to be endorsed under the Global Talent visa. The Endorsing Bodies are:

How do you get an Endorsement?

The Global talent visa involves a 2-stage application process:

1. Endorsement - Stage 1

2. Apply for Entry Clearance or Leave to Remain - Stage 2

The visa decision is usually made within 8 weeks of applying. Note that you can get a faster decision if you:

When can you apply for Settlement in the UK?

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