The Points-Based System In 2008, the introduction of the points-based system for immigration (PBS) - re-structured the UK Immigration system removing over 80 existing immigration routes to the UK and establishing a new Tier system. The current system is made up by 5 categories (tiers) or employment routes under which a foreigner can apply for [...]
Tier 1 is the immigration route available to highly skilled workers, investors and entrepreneurs who want to work in the UK. Tier 1 has four categories: Entrepreneur: if you are investing in the United Kingdom by setting up or taking over the running of a business; Exceptional Talent: if you’ve been endorsed in your field [...]
Tier 2 is the immigration route currently available to skilled workers with a skilled job offer to fill a gap in the workforce that cannot be filled by a British or EEA worker. Tier 2 has 4 categories: General: if you are a skilled worker with a job offer from a licensed sponsor coming to [...]
Tier 5 is designed to allow people to enter the UK for a limited period of time and carry out various types of work to satisfy primarily non-economic objectives. You need to have an employer in the UK willing to sponsor you or, if you are a national of a country that participates in the [...]
You can also apply to work in the UK as a Domestic worker in a private household (https://www.gov.uk/domestic-workers-in-a-private-household-visa); as a Turkish Businessperson (https://www.gov.uk/turkish-worker) or a Turkish Worker (https://www.gov.uk/turkish-worker).
If you are a Commonwealth citizen and at least one of your grandparents was born in the UK, you have UK ancestry and can apply to come to the UK to work. You can apply under this category if you can show that: you are a Commonwealth citizen; you are aged 17 or over; you [...]
Your husband, wife, civil partner or eligible partner (also same-sex partner) and children under 18 can apply to join you as your dependants in the UK. Your dependants will not be applying under the points-based system, but as the dependant of a points-based system Migrant. They will need to make their application using Application form [...]