Tier 2 intra company transfer visa route is aimed at multinational companies based overseas that wish to transfer existing staff (who can prove they have worked for the company overseas for at least 12 months) from a country outside the EEA to the UK branch of the same company. There is a minimum salary requirement (at least 40,000 pounds and at least the minimum salary required for the specific job type under the codes of practice), but under this sub category a Resident Market Labour Test is not required. Applicants can apply for settlement (Indefinite Leave to Remain) after spending a continuous 5-year period in the UK in this capacity or in combination with other categories.
The important elements the applicant needs to meet are as follows:
Companies can choose from one of the four sub categories listed below under which to transfer their employee depending on the company’s goals and objectives:
We help a whole range of companies of varying sizes to transfer their staff from their overseas branch to their UK counterpart. They often inform us of how grateful they are for us helping them to make this process as smooth as possible. If you are a company or an individual and are interested in this category then please book a consultation with us.
We offer assistance and specialist advice on specific immigration issues. We are not part of the Home Office. General immigration advice and forms can be found on the Home Office website www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk.UK visa & immigration consultation