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Capital Visas assists in a wide range of immigration services, we provide advice
as corporate clients. We endevour to work with all of our clients on a one to one
basis to ensure we deliver a service that the client is fully satisfied with.
every type of visa or immigration situation, we are aware of the potential Capital
Visas offers in successfully changing peoples lives,
Our experience in dealing with a vast range of clients from all over the world as
Our team at Capital Visas is registered with the OISC at the highest level. We have
a vast array of experience within a full range of immigration cases and our team
of qualified immigration specialists has all the knowledge required to handle the
full complexities that are associated with the frequently changing immigration
industries policies and procedures. We are aware of the variety of different
circumstances and requirements that can affect any individual or company and
this unrivaled understanding helps us in helping you in every aspect of you enquiry.
and legal assistance around UK immigration and visas to individuals as well
well as assisting with every step of a clients visa process has enabled us to provide
a standard of service we consider unmatched within the immigration industry.
About Capital Visas
Having a total experience of over 15 years in immigration and having dealt with
immigration. The Tier 1 category is designed to allow non EEA nationals who
are designed to attract the brightest and best individuals to the UK, and are unlike
are intending to work in the UK. Different to the rest of the ~tier immigration system the Tier 1 visa application does not require any sponsors and is solely dependent on the applicant successfully meeting the minimum points threshold of 75. Tier 1 visas
are designed to attract the brightest and best individuals to the UK, and are unlike the Tier 2 visas which are also relevant to individuals who are setting up a long term
a long term business or looking to be employed by a particular company. Also unlike
company the Tier 2 visa, the tier 1 does not require an offer of employment from a UK based
able to apply to immigrate to the UK on the grounds that they have a substantial
investment or by starting or gaining control of UK based business. Similar to the other
subdivisions of the Tier 1 visa system a candidate applying for the Tier 1 Entrepreneur
visa application does not require any sponsors and is solely dependent on the applicant
successfully meeting the minimum points threshold of 75 based on general Tier 1
requirements and more specific requirements. Tier one visas are set apart from the other
four tiers by the fact that applicants do not need to receive a certificate of sponsorship
from a UK business, college or another qualifying establishment
be able to satisfy the language and maintenance requirements, each of these have a
pass mark of 10 points. Under the Points Based System, there is an important emphasis
placed upon the applicants ability to be proficient in the English language as well as
be able to support themselves and any dependents they bring with them. Individuals
who are relocating to the UK under any of the Tier 1 divisions must be able to support
themselves and their dependents as mentioned. The total amount that they must show
to satisfy this requirement is 2800 pounds for the main applicant. The first dependent
would then require 2/3rds of 2800 pounds and any further dependents would require
1/3rd f 2800 pounds
General Visa - As a standard requirement of all categories of Tier 1 the applicants must
Entrepreneur Visa - The Tier 1 Entrepreneur category is designed so that candidates are
Tier 1 Visas - There are fours division under the Tier 1 Points Based System (PBS) for UK
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do not require the applicant to have a certificate of sponsorship from a licensed sponsor.
All other tiers of UK immigration requires the sponsoring college, business or any
other institution to have a license as a sponsor and be able to provide the individual
with a sponsorship certificate, allowing them to be able to apply for entry clearance.
The Tier 1 General visa has replaced the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme (HSMP)
and it aims to allow the most highly skilled individuals to enter the country with the
intention to work. As mentioned no sponsor is required for this process but a minimum
points threshold must be reached to qualify for the visa service.
graduating from UK universities to change their Post Study work visa into another work
been made as a transitional route to allow the most qualified non EEA nationals
visa. The Post study work visa has replaced the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme
as well as the International Graduate Scheme also known as IGS. Applicants who are
on the Post Study Work visa are eligible to change into any of the other Tier 1 category
visas provided they meet the specific requirements of the category.
individuals who are planning to immigrate to the UK and work within a British company.
An offer of employment is required with a British company. The process of applying for
the Tier 2 is an employer led process and the company themselves must apply on behalf
of the candidate they are interested in employing. In all the Tier systems, applicants will
need to be assessed against a Points based system, with regards to the Tier 2 work permit
the minimum pass mark required is 50 points.
Post Study Work Visa - The Post Study Work visa category of the Tier 1 subdivisions has
Tier 2 Work Permit - The Tier 2 Work Permits are designed for medium and highly skilled
Change of Employment - Candidates on the Tier 2 visa are able to do a change ofemployment whilst living in the United Kingdom; however it is important to bare in mindthat the process of gaining a Certificate of Sponsorship must be repeated and the candidatewill need to be re-assessed against the Points Based System. The length of this permit towork within the United Kingdom can be granted for a period anywhere from one day tofive years, this is dependent on the time the sponsoring company request. The length oftime which is finally granted is down to the discretion of the Home Office. Work permitsand change of employment applications are seen as temporary visa services, however if a candidate has been continuously living in the UK for over five years, it may be possible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK (ILR).
Investor Visa - Unlike all other tiers of the UK points Based System, the Tier 1 visas
transfer overseas employees to fill a particular position which they may have been
unable to fill with employees within the UK workforce, this could be for a variety of
reasons. To be eligible for this type of visa process the applicant must have been working
for the company in an overseas branch for a minimum of six months. They must also
prove that they have relevant experience or qualifications for the position in question.
The main aspect of the visa which would be considered a benefit would be the fact that
the employer does not need to show evidence that the position has been advertised
before applying for the Intra-Company transfer.
Intra Company Transfers - Intra Company Transfers allows multi national companies to
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and officers have been seen and the economic crisis is likely to result in a
Business Visa - The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa is for foreign nationals who want to come to the UK with a large investment and start their own UK business or assume control of a UK business without requiring a sponsor. However, just as with the Tier 1 General Visa, the individual must reach a specified points limit. The individual must know English and the language requirement fulfils 10 points of the PBS(Points Based System). It is essential that the applicant who is immigrating to the UKcan financially support him/herself and also support any dependents who mayaccompany them. Similar to the English language requirement, this particular criterion
has a pass mark of 10 which goes towards qualification on the PBS.
Entrepreneur Visa - This visa, also known as a Business status application grants applicants leave to enter the UK and start a business. Making an application for this visarequires a candidate to start any kind of business in Britain. The business must form thebasis of the applicant's employment. Applicants will need to show a minimuminvestment of 200,000 for their business UK visas are given for a period of 2 years.Applicants must make the full investment and create at least two positions for EEAnationals during this 2 year period, after which the applicant may make an applicat