Skilled Worker Visa for the UK

Are you a skilled South African professional looking to work in the UK? Move Up is here to help you navigate the UK immigration system and secure a UK Work Permit.

The Skilled Worker Visa, previously known as the Tier 2 Visa, is designed for non-UK nationals who have a job offer from a UK employer with a valid Certificate of Sponsorship. The visa allows individuals to live and work in the UK for a maximum of 5 years, with the option to extend or apply for settlement.

At Move Up, we understand that applying for a Skilled Worker Visa can be a daunting process, especially when it comes to securing a Certificate of Sponsorship. That’s why we offer a comprehensive service to help South African professionals secure their Certificate of Sponsorship.

Our experienced caseworkers will assist you with your application and make sure that you provide all the necessary documentation to the Home Office. We also provide guidance on the application process, from start to finish, ensuring that you avoid any common mistakes that can lead to a visa refusal.

In addition to securing your Skilled Worker Visa, we also provide valuable assistance with your family dependents. We understand that relocating to the UK can be a major decision, and it’s important to have your loved ones with you. Our team of experts can help you navigate the complex UK immigration rules to bring your spouse or partner, and minor dependents with you.

With Move Up, you can trust that your application is in safe hands. We provide a personalized service that takes into account your unique circumstances, ensuring that you have the best chance of success.

Contact us today to get started on your UK Work Permit application.

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This page caters for South Africans looking to find out what UK visas are available that grant UK working rights. It is important to note that in this industry, we deal with unique individuals. Each individual has its own unique background. The UK government have put together generalised provisions, with specialised qualifying criteria. At Move Up, we are here to create awareness of the opportunities available and to help navigate applicants through successful cases.

There are four general provisions that have been made for South African passport holders.

    1. Family dependency
    2. Birth rights (heritage through ancestors place of birth)
    3. Point based visa system
    4. Non point based visa system

To break up these 4 general provisions into more detail, the follow content applies

Family dependency

Family Dependency Explained

Relatives that live in the UK

Spousal Visa Explained

Settlement visas

EEA Family Permits

Birth rights (heritage through ancestors place of birth)

Birth Rights Explained

UK Ancestry Visa Explained

UK Ancestry Visa

Point based visa system

Point Based Visa system

Tier 1 – Highly Valued

Tier 2  – Work Permit

Tier 4 – Full time Student

Tier 5 – Temporary Worker

Other opportunities that could apply:



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