5 must do’s in your Personal Statement

Finally, you have decided that it worth trying and now are preparing your application for UK Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa to the Tech Nation (or, more correct – Home Office) to get your Endorsement in Digital Technology.
I think you have already known about Tech Nation Guidelines, regularly updated by this Designated Competent Body, so you need strictly follow them.
However, there are still a lot of assumptions and unique questions regarding all of the parts of the application. Even with so detailed guidelines about the talent visas.
Hence, today I decided again to write my five extra thoughts on personal statement. By the way, I have wrote about the Personal Statement in details before. I even made a brief instruction how to write the Personal Statement for Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Visa. By the way, you can find examples of Personal Statement in my Talent Visa app. However, there are still plenty of topics to cover.

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Past applicants about Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa

I have dived into tech work. Hence, I completely left my memoirs on Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa. However, sometimes I feel that my mission is not complete. Particularly, when I get some new information about application process and advice on this unique visa type. At this moment, I try to spread this information through my website.

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Personal Statement for UK Exceptional Talent Visa in details

Every time I receive a question from a future Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa applicant I start to remember my feelings at some point of life when I was standing in him or her shoes.

I deeply understand what they are thinking and try to help as much as possible. I have already done some writing about Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Personal Statement. Today I will write a little bit more about a structure of the Personal Statement and some other related topics. By the way, you can find examples of Personal Statements in the Talent Visa App. I have developed it after numerous requests to provide a sample Personal Statement (and other supporting documents for visa application)

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May non-UK person recommend me?

Recently, I have got a question about non-UK referees and decide to write a little bit more about this issue. Recommendation Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa application is always a difficult subject to think about.

Sure, you must follow the Tech City UK Guidelines for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent (Promise) Visa Applicants and I will repeat this every time since I am doing this writing every my post. But also, I think you need to try your luck and look out of the box.

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Supporting documents for visa application

Ten supporting documents – what does this mean? Let’s consider almost a real situation.

For example, I have my Work Agreement in 15 pages, also my article published in the international journal in 3 pages, my diplomas and certificates are in 5 pages plus 5 pages of the translation into English. And also I have 5 pages of screeenshots from my applications. At least, these 4 supporting documents have 33 pages. Is it OK to add to my application?

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How to write Personal Statement for UK Exceptional Talent Visa

It is always a challenge. And personally, always not easy to do. I spend a couple of hours or even days for writing a personal statement for different occasions. But talking about the Personal Statement for such honoured UK Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa I have doubled my work.

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Tricky moment – UK healthcare surcharge in the Visa Stage

National Health Service (NHS) is the name of the public health services in the United Kingdom. All applicants for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa are required to pay for their future health services at Foggy Albion. This payment is called Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS). At the first glance, it seems that this step of the application is very easy to do. But in reality is not completely easy. This is my explanation why.

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Final Steps of Stage 2 in Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Process

After all filling the forms and printing documents you will have the final point of Stage 2 Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Process. In other words, you need to go to Visa Center and bring a bundle of application with supporting documents. In most cases, you will go to the partner’s center – VFS Global, TSL Connect or other services.
These companies are not the UKVI. They are outsourcing and technology services. However, they are trusted by many governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. For example, UK Visas and Immigration has partnership with VFS Global in 33 countries.

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