After browsing profiles of actual holders of the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa or Tier 1 Exceptional Promise visa, there is a danger to worry. And think that startups are a natural attribute of these people.
However, there is true and false in these thoughts. Simultaneously.
Yes, I agree that over 80% of all people within the mentioned community have already founded (or co-founded) their startups. BUT!
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Finally, you have decided that this is the right time. It worth trying and now you 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.
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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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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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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.
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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.
There are a couple of rules for successful Letter of Recommendation in Exceptional Talent Visa application. Sure, the Tech Nation Guidelines clearly declare the content and format of a recommendation letter. But since the number of questions on this topic is always high, I decided to pay more attention to it.
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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 five pages of the translation into English. And also I have five pages of screenshots from my applications. At least, these four supporting documents have 33 pages. Is it OK to add to my application?
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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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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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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 the Visa Centre and bring a bundle of application with supporting documents. In most cases, you will go to the partner’s centre – VFS Global, TSL Connect or other services.
Continue reading “Final Steps of Stage 2 in Tech Nation Visa Process”
These companies are not the Home Office (or previously it was called 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 a partnership with VFS Global in 33 countries.