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New Points Based Visa System for UK - FAQ

FAQs for New Points Based Immigration System UK.

Get Answers to All Your Questions regarding New Points Based Immigration System UK.

UK Government has announced New Points Based Immigration System for the Post-Brexit era starting 01 January 2021. Under the new immigration rules, the EU / EEA Citizens wishing to come to the UK will need to meet the same requirements as the Non-EEA migrants. New Points Based System (PBS) will replace the current PBS comprising of Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 4 and Tier 5.

New Skilled Worker Visas will replace the current Tier 2 Work Visas. New system will be more flexible. The main differences are as under:

Tier 2 Visas UK Skilled Worker Visas UK
You cannot switch from Tier 2 ICT to Tier 2 General under current scheme If you are under Tier 2 ICT currently you will be able to switch to Skilled Worker Visa
Tier 2 General has annual cap Skilled Worker Visas will not have annual cap

We hope you have found answers to all your questions about the New Point Based Visas for the UK, however if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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