Switch to Tier 1 Exceptional Talent from student Tier 4

In students circles it is a very popular topic: how to switch to Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa from student Tier 4 General visa? In my previous post, I wrote about a purely legal and classical situation. But today I will share with you insight that I got from one of the real applicants who has this situation.

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A full guide on how to get a Letter of Recommendation for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa

From October 2019, an applicant for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa in Digital Technology must have three docs called “Letter of Recommendation” for this type of visa application. However, some immigration lawyers think that this change will positively influence the whole ecosystem. But since I have been in your shoes, I know how big headache you have now. So let’s clarify the main points about the letter of recommendation and main steps on how to get it.

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Key Criteria 1 – Innovation by you as a member of team

“For Key Criteria 1 of Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa – if you have worked as an employee of an MNC and have done innovation and the product is in the market but in the company name and you have worked as part of the team will it work?”

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Updated Guidelines for Exceptional Talent Visa in Digital Technologies

Following the updates of Guidelines for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa legislation in September, we got the new version of both Home Office & Tech Nation Guidelines for applicants who would like to apply for this unique talent visa in Digital Technologies.

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Age Limit and Educational Background

In general, the most questions I get are about Personal Statement and Letter of Recommendation for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa in Digital Technologies. However, sometimes I receive unusual questions about education and age, and today we will discuss them in details.

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Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa – three main updates from Home Office

On Monday, September 9, the Home Office published updates to different immigration schemes. Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa was among them. That is why I want to clarify what part of the updates is related to our beloved visa. The following changes shall take effect on 1 October 2019.

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Questions from Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa applicant

The primary audience of my readers is future applicants for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa. Hence, I decided to share with you one more email with questions and my answers to them. I hope it will be useful and will prevent you from mistakes or misunderstandings.

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Letter of Recommendation: questions about address and template

Recently I have got a quite simple but essential question regarding Letter of Recommendation as a part of Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa application. So I decided to attach a couple of more aspects regarding these critical documents.

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How to apply for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa?

Today we go to basics. I got a simple question from my reader: “Hello, I am interested in applying for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa. How can I start the process?”. Hence, in this post, I will pay attention to the first steps to launch the significant and life-changing process of moving to the United Kingdom with this unique visa.

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Question of Location

Today I got a question from a person who is not applying for Tech Nation Visa but for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa in The Arts. However, this request is the same for any area of professional excellence – Digital Technology, Engineering or Fashion. It is about location of you when you are applying for this visa route. Hence, let’s discuss it in details.

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