Work Visa — Business Visa

At Fusco Browne we pride ourselves in our extensive expertise and knowledge of the UK Points Based System (PBS). Our expert lawyers have extensive knowledge and experience in advising and making applications for applicants in all parts of the PBS system.

Tier 1 Visas

Tier 1 visas are suitable for those with specialist skills who are seeking moving to the UK with an intention to settle here. Applications under this Tier can be initiated from within the UK or from outside the UK. Applicants are required to meet certain points based on their qualifications and skills. Applicants are required to submit a range of supporting documentation to prove their qualification under the Tier together with forms for the application.

Tier 1 (General)

New applications into this Tier are now closed. However those who have leave under the Tier may apply for an extension. Applicants must still score points for Attributes which include qualifications, previous earnings, age and UK experience (if applicable) and additional points for English language and Maintenance/Funds.

Our caseworkers can assist with your application and ensure that everything is done correctly and efficiently in order for you to receive your visa at your convenience also giving you peace of mind.

Tier 1 (Post-Study Work)

This Tier is now closed. Those currently under this Tier (Post-Study Work) cannot extend under the Tier. However applicants can make applications to switch into another qualifying immigration category without leaving the UK.

As leading immigration specialists with extensive experience, knowledge and resources to determine your needs, Lawyers at Fusco Browne will assess your circumstances and needs and advice you on all your available options in obtaining further leave to remain in the United Kingdom - contact us now.

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)

This category covers those who wish to make a significant investment in business in the UK and/or run a business here. Points are awarded for

At Fusco Browne we have successfully assisted a number of Entrepreneurs to successfully enter or remain in the UK. Our relationship with our clients has not ended at the application stage but we continue to advice in order to ensure that the requirements for an extension will be met - contact us now.

Tier 1 (Investor)

The Tier 1 (Investor) category is for high-net-worth individuals who want to make a substantial financial investment in the UK. Applicants are awarded points for showing the ability to invest £1,000,000 in the UK. There is no maintenance or English requirement under this Tier. Applications can be made from outside or within the UK (if under a qualifying category).

With our help you are sure to benefit from a smooth running and stress free application process with the peace of mind that you have done everything correctly and efficiently in order to receive your visa at your convenience - contact us now.

Tier 2 Visas

Tier 2 is suitable for those with specialist skills who wish to enter or remain in the UK in order to take up employment. Those in receipt of the set salary may qualify for settlement in the UK after a continuous period of 5 years under this Tier. Lawyers at Fusco Browne have great expertise in advising and assisting applicants under this Tier.

Tier 2 (General)

This Tier is for foreign nationals who have been offered a skilled job to fill a gap in the workforce that cannot be filled by a settled worker.

Applicants must score points for a valid Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS), Maintenance/Funds and English Language.

The employer must first obtain a Sponsorship Licence to enable them to issue you with a (CoS) before they can make your application.

Applications can be made from within the UK (if you qualify) or from outside the UK.

Evidence requirements are applied very strictly under the Points Based System by the UK Border Agency (UKBA). Therefore it is essential that the correct documents are submitted in support of your application at the outset.

We at Fusco Browne can assist you at all levels of your application process, we can:

  • Offer general, all-round advice on the requirements and the documents needed
  • Check an application that you have prepared yourself
  • Provide full assistance with completing your application
  • Book and attend a Same-Day Premium Service/PEO slot with you at the UKBA

If you would like our assistance with your application or you would like to make some further enquiries regarding our services please do not hesitate to contact us now.

Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer)

This route is for employees of multinational companies who are being transferred by their overseas employer to a UK branch of the organisation, either on a long-term basis or for frequent short visits.

The routes allows established, skilled employees to be transferred to the UK branch of their organisation to fill a post that cannot be filled by a new recruit from the resident workforce or recent graduate employees to come and learn the skills and knowledge required to perform their job overseas, or to impart their specialist skills or knowledge to the UK workforce.

Our professional team will be happy to advice on the requirements and procedures on applications in this category - contact us now.

Tier 2 (Minister of Religion)

This Tier (Minister of religion) category is for people who have been offered employment or posts or roles within their faith communities in the UK as:

  • ministers of religion undertaking preaching and pastoral work;
  • missionaries; or
  • members of religious orders.

The Sponsor must first obtain a Sponsorship Licence to enable them to issue you with a (CoS) before they can make your application.

Points are awarded for a valid CoS and English Language.

Applications can be made from outside the UK and within the UK.

We at Fusco Browne can assist you at all levels of your application process, whether you are inside or outside the UK. If you would like our assistance with your application or you would like to make some further enquiries regarding our services please do not hesitate to contact us now.

Tier 2 (Sportsperson)

This category is for elite sportspeople and coaches who are internationally established at the highest level, and will make a significant contribution to the development of their sport.

Your application will need to be endorsed by your sport's governing body.

The Sponsor must first obtain a Sponsorship Licence to enable them to issue you with a (CoS) before they can make your application.

Points are awarded for a valid CoS and English Language.

There is an English Language and Maintenance requirements to be met.

Our specialist team can assist further - contact us now.

Tier 5 visas

Tier 5 covers various temporary workers. We will help you throughout the application process whether you are applying from within or outside the UK contact us now.