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 for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa application is always a difficult subject to think about.

Sure, you can find the answer to this question on page 27 of the Tech Nation Guidelines for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent (Promise) Visa Applicants. Follow these rules 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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10 supporting documents for visa application

Ten supporting documents for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa application – 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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Stage 1 or Endorsement Stage in details

You decide that you are a talent (or promise) and want to conquer a peak in digital technologies in the United Kingdom. Surely, that is a great idea. Moreover, if you are British – all doors are open for you in your native country and you have a good start for your goals. But if you were born in another country, you may need to have a visa to enter the UK. I believe you have already known about this requirements but if not – check here.

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Are you an Exceptional Talent?

There is the only authority in the United Kingdom that can answer the question “Are you an Exceptional Talent in Digital Technology or not?”. This is Tech Nation (previously – Tech City UK).

Tech Nation is a Designated Competent Body, responsible for assessing visa applications submitted by individuals who suggest being Exceptional Talents (or, Promises) in the area of digital technologies. Again, this is the only authority appointed by the Home Office to implement Tech Nation Visa Scheme (Tier 1 Exceptional Talent). Tech Nation endorses up to 200 candidates annually. Also, it notices the statistics of received applications and available endorsements on the page of the Tech Nation Visa Scheme.

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