Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) visa

The Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) visa category is structured for people employed by multi-national companies and are being transferred to fill a skilled position at the UK branch or related organization of the same employer. The Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer category happens to be a replacement of the old Intra-Company Transferee work permit.

The Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) visa is classified into 4 categories:

  • Long-term Staff – for employees working in a role for more than 12 months.
  • Short-term Staff – for employees working in a role up to 12 months.
  • Graduate Trainee – for recent graduate with at least 3 months’ experience with the employer overseas.
  • Skills Transfer – This visa allow people to gain skills and knowledge needed to perform their role overseas, or to pass on their skills to UK colleagues.

What you need to be eligible for Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) Visa?
Basic Requirements

  • A valid job with an ‘appropriate’ salary.
  • Certificate of sponsorship from the Employer.
  • Basic knowledge of English language.
  • Financial Support for your stay.

How Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) visa works?

The prospective candidate has to submit the visa application online along with all the required documents. The most integral step is to procure a certificate of sponsorship from your employer, before you can come to the UK for work purpose. Besides this, Overseas migrants are also required to provide their biometric details (fingerprints and photographs) when applying for this visa.

How much time does the process takes?

The Duration for Visa processing depends upon the particular case lodged and is based on personal circumstances.
A time period of 3 months or above on average is taken to process this visa application for overseas applicants if all the requirements are met.

Benefits of Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer)

  • You can bring along your family members.
  • You can travel across the British nation.
  • You can also pursue your studies.