This page serves to help navigate South Africans looking for UK employment opportunities. We have put together further content such as “How to Get a UK Job Offer” and “Once You Get a UK Job Offer” to also assist in these cases.
If the applicant either holds one of the following passport(s) or UK visa, they can consider applying for any of the opportunities available in the UK:
- British Passport
- Ancestry Visa (Main applicant or dependent)
- Settlement Visa (Family dependent of British passport)
- EEA Family Permit (Family dependent of EU National)
- Tier 2 Work Permit Holder (or family dependent thereof)
- Tier 4 Student Dependent
Below we explain, for those without the above work permits, the level of skill set required to qualify for the Tier 2 (General) Work Permit visa.
This industry expectation is based on the UKVI’s visa requirements listed here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-j-codes-of-practice-for-skilled-work