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.
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)
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.
On the first glance, after reading the Tech City UK Guidelines, the content and format of a recommendation letter for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent (Promise) Visa is clear. But…
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?
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.
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.
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.
At the end of Stage 2 for Exceptional Talent Visa application, the luckiest people get a visa vignette in the passport. So the most important aspect regarding it – this is not an actual visa. Why is this vignette not a UK visa?