Tier 2

version 04/2011

APPLICATION FOR A GRANT OF LEAVE AND BIOMETRIC IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT UNDER TIER 2 - MAIN APPLICANT
In accordance with paragraph 34 of the immigration rules, this form is specified for applications made on or after 6 April 2011 You also need the separate Tier 2 of the Points Based System - Policy Guidance for this form. Please read them before making your application. If you do not already have this guidance, you can download it from our website at www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/applicationforms/pbs/ tier2guidance.pdf Applications made on this form may be made by post, courier or in person at one of our Public Enquiry Offices. To apply in person you must make an appointment. Details of our Public Enquiry Offices can be found on our website: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/contact/applyinginperson/

Please post or courier your application to: Postal address: UK Border Agency Tier 2 PO Box 506 Durham DH99 1WB Courier address: UK Border Agency Tier 2 Millburngate House Millburngate Durham DH97 1PA

This form is to be used for all applications made on or after 6 April 2011

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Tier 2 application - payment guidance notes.....................................................4
The applicable fee .................................................................................................................. 4 Reduced fee for main applicants of certain nationalities ........................................................ 4 Dependants ............................................................................................................................ 4 How can you pay? .................................................................................................................. 4 Cheques and postal orders..................................................................................................... 4 Completing the payment details page .................................................................................... 5

Section 1 - Payment details Tier 2 Migrant ........................................................6
A. Application Details .............................................................................................................. 6

Section 2 - Applicant’s details .............................................................................9
B. Personal Details ................................................................................................................. 9 C. Passport or travel documents and Biometric Residence Permits. ................................... 14 D. Immigration History .......................................................................................................... 19 E. Personal History (criminal convictions, war crimes, etc.) ............................................ 24

F - Public Funds..................................................................................................28
G. Dependant Details ........................................................................................................... 30

Section 3 - Sponsorship ....................................................................................31
H. Sponsor contact details .................................................................................................... 31 J. Job Details ........................................................................................................................ 32 K. Application Type .............................................................................................................. 33

Section 4 – Attributes .........................................................................................34
L. Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfers)..................................................... 34

Section 5 – Maintenance and English language..............................................38
M. Maintenance (funds) ........................................................................................................ 38 N. English Language ........................................................................................................... 40

Section 6 – Declarations ....................................................................................46
P. Applicant declaration ......................................................................................................... 46 Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) - page 2

Q. Representative’s details and declaration ......................................................................... 48

Section 7 - Summary sheet................................................................................52 Application Form Help Text ...............................................................................55
Introduction ........................................................................................................................... 55 Who should apply using this form? ....................................................................................... 55 Submitting a valid application ............................................................................................... 55 Biometric Residence Permit ................................................................................................. 56 Claiming Points ..................................................................................................................... 58 Supporting Evidence............................................................................................................. 58 Application Types .................................................................................................................. 59 Question-Specific Help Text .................................................................................................. 59

Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) - page 3

has been exceeded. Attach your 1 Please note that when making large or multiple payments using your credit card. Maestro** (including Solo) * If you are applying in person at a Public Enquiry Office and wish to pay by credit or debit card. Please Note – Dependants’ applications that are submitted at a later date and/or applications for dependent children who are aged 18 years or over will incur a charge and will not be considered without payment Cheques and postal orders You must make the cheque or postal order payable to ‘Home Office’ and cross the cheque or postal order A/C Payee only. How can you pay? You can pay by any of the following methods: • Cheque/Bankers Draft • Postal Order • *Credit card1 . the anti fraud measures that banks operate sometimes stop the full payment being taken.page 4 . Graduate Trainee and Skills Transfer (subsequently set out in brackets below) For applications made by post or courier there is a fee of £550 (£350) For applications made in person at our Public Enquiry Offices there is a fee of £850 (£650) By completing this form you are also applying for a Biometric Immigration Document.PAYMEnT GUIDAnCE nOTES of the specified fee. There is a smaller fee for Short-Term ICT staff.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn . This reduction is currently applicable to main applicant nationals of Croatia. or the number of transactions allowed in a given period of time. and any delay in doing so may affect your appeal rights if your application is subsequently refused. You will be required to make a fresh application. The applicable fee The fee for Tier 2 General and Long-Term ICT staff are set out below. To prevent this you must ensure that you inform your bank of your intention to make large or multiple payments in advance so that your bank allows the full payment to be taken when you submit your application. This is because either the maximum limit on a single transaction.Mastercard. Dependants Each dependant must complete a separate PBS (Dependant) form.We can accept any Maestro card if you are applying in person at a Public Enquiry Office but only Maestro cards issued in the UK if you are applying by post. There are no other fee reductions or exemptions to the fees set out above. the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey only. Visa (including Electron) or American Express (Amex) • *Debit card .Delta. the cardholder must be present in order for the payment to be taken. Please make sure that the date and the amount (words and figures) are correct and that the cheque is signed properly. Any dependant applications that are submitted at the same time as the main applicant’s form will incur a fee of £275 (£175) per dependant for applications made by post or courier. Please write the full name and date of birth of the applicant on the back of the cheque and/or each postal order and keep the postal order receipt(s). or £765 (£585) for applications made in person at our Public Enquiry Offices. ** Maestro . Please note that your application is invalid if you do not pay the specified fee in full or if you pay by any method other than those specified above. reduced fee for main applicants of certain nationalities Nationals of countries that have ratified the 1961 Council of Europe Social Charter pay a reduced fee of £495 (£315) for applications made by post or courier. currently £550 for applications made by post or courier and £850 for applications made in person at our Public Enquiry Offices. or £425 (£325) per dependant for applications made in person at our Public Enquiry Offices (PEO). Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .

TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM cheque or postal order(s) to the front of the application form. please follow this guidance when completing Section 1 of this form (Payment Details). A1 Tick the fee appropriate to your application see above guidance.the person named on the credit/debit card must sign and date these sections. Method of payment A6 Tick one of the boxes to show which method of payment you are using.homeoffice. sort code and cheque number Consideration process • If the payment submitted does not cover the full cost of your application.it consists of the last 3 digits. uk/sitecontent/documents/policyandlaw/IDIs/ idichapter1a). credit/debit cards and postal orders will clear immediately. These details will also be used to acknowledge receipt of the application. If a solicitor or other authorised immigration adviser is submitting the application. For Amex the security code consists of 4-digits and is found on the front of the card. it should be their address at A2 and their name at A3. please give that address at A2. will be returned to you. A11 Card number . you must have a cheque guarantee card with a limit sufficient to cover the amount to be paid. A12-A14 Enter the details where available on the card. A15 The Card Verification Value (CVV) is a 3-digit security code found on the back of the card on the signature strip . Paying by credit / debit card A10 The name as displayed on the credit/debit card. together with any documentation submitted.gov. we cannot take your payment and your application will be rejected as invalid.page 5 . If applying in person at a Public Enquiry Office and paying by cheque. A18 List all the dependants’ applications you are enclosing with your application. A2-A3 If the address for correspondence is different from your home address in the UK.this is the long number across the centre of the card.ukba. This fee will be payable once the application form is received by the UK Border Agency or its payment processing agent. AUTHORISED SIGNATURE 4567 123 123 Completing the payment details page To ensure that your payment is processed without any delay. • Should the application be withdrawn at any time during the consideration process the fee will not be refunded. regardless of the outcome of the application. A5 Applicant’s date of birth CVV AMeriCAN eXPreSS CVV 1234 123456 12345 1234 1234 A16-A17 Cardholder’s signature . Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . A7 . • The fee charged is for the processing and consideration of the application. If you do not provide the CVV number. other than under circumstances set out on the website of the UK Border Agency (www. it will be an invalid application and the form. A4 Applicant’s full name. • We cannot begin the consideration process until the payment has cleared.A9 If paying by cheque or bankers draft enter the bank account number. We allow 5 working days for payments made by cheque to clear. as given in his or her passport or travel document.

Date (3 digit number or 4 digit number for Amex) Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Sort code Cheque/bankers draft (payable to ‘Home Office’) .£650 (short term1) Turkey . A1.£585 (short term1) Short Term means applications for: Short-Term ICT staff. Account number A8.£550 (except short term) . Tick the applicable boxes and fee: – standard Tier 2 application – premium (PEO only) Tier 2 application – applicant is a national of : and is making a standard Tier 2 application. Contact name in the UK if different from that of the applicant A4. Please select the method of payment from the list below: United Kingdom postal order (payable to ‘Home Office’) . Graduate Trainee and Skills Transfer A2.PAYMEnT DETAIlS TIEr 2 MIGrAnT Please complete this section in block capitals and black ink. Valid from A13.£850 (except short term) Croatia FYR Macedonia . Applicant’s date of birth A6. Cheque number . Issue number A15.go to question A10 A9. CVV security number (where available) A16.go to question A10 A7.go to question A19 A10.go to question A7 Delta / Maestro . Please debit the following account: name on card A11. Application Details Applicants should refer to the Payment Guidance notes which accompany this application form. A.go to question A19 Visa/Mastercard/Amex .£495 (except short term) . Expiry date A14.page 6 . Card number (the long number across the centre of the card) A12. Cardholder’s signature A17.£315 (short term1) .£350 (short term1) .£765 (except short term) .TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM SECTIOn 1 . or is making a premium Tier 2 application 1 . Applicant’s full name A5. Contact Address in the UK for correspondence Postcode A3.

First name Last name Date of birth D D M M Y Y Y Y Dependant 2 .First name Last name Date of birth D D M M Y Y Y Y Dependant 6 . Please give full details of any dependants’ applications submitted with this form Dependant 1 .TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM A18.First name Last name Date of birth D D M M Y Y Y Y Please photocopy this page if space for additional dependants is required.page 7 .First name Last name Date of birth D D M M Y Y Y Y Dependant 4 . Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .First name Last name Date of birth D D M M Y Y Y Y Dependant 3 .First name Last name Date of birth D D M M Y Y Y Y Dependant 5 .

it is important that the rest of the form begins with Section 2 Applicant’s Details facing upwards Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .page 8 .TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM If you are producing a double-sided copy of this application form. please include this page and make sure it falls on the reverse of the payment details page in the two-sided copy. For administrative reasons.

by any other name(s) than those given above.uk/sitecontent/applicationforms/pbs/193059.page 9 . Personal Details Photographs You must provide two identical photographs of yourself.gov. last name(s) or family name(s) as stated in the applicant’s passport: B4. what is the applicant’s title? Rev Dr Other B2.please select from the following list: Mr Mrs Miss Ms If Other. The photographs will be checked against the images taken when your biometric features are enrolled (or recorded). please give details below and send the evidence showing the name change: name known by Dates from and to Evidence sent Please photocopy this page if more space is needed. taken within the last month. and attach it across this space with a staple or paper clip at the right hand side of the page/envelope. Failure to complete this section may lead to a delay in the consideration of your application. Please place the photographs in a small sealed envelope. A copy of the photo guidance can be found at http://www. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM SECTIOn 2 . with your full name on the back of each one. Please make sure that the staple or paper clip does not damage or mark the photographs. If the applicant is known.ukba. together with those of any dependants included in section F. First name(s) as stated in the applicant’s passport: B3. All photographs must be as specified in the photo guidance.APPlICAnT’S DETAIlS Help on the questions is given at the end of this application form.pdf B1.homeoffice. Title . or has ever been known. B.

Gender: Male B7. Give details of any current or previous worker reference number(s) under work permit arrangements (if applicable): Reference number 1: Reference number 2: B12. United Kingdom ID card number (if applicable): Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .please select from the following list: Married or civil partner Widowed or surviving civil partner Divorced or dissolved civil partnership B10.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM B5. Date of birth: D D M M Y Female Y Y Y B6. Home Office reference number(s) (if known): Reference number 1: Reference number 2: Single Unmarried partner Separated or separation order B11.page 10 . Country of birth: B9. Marital status . United Kingdom national Insurance number (if known): B13. Place of birth (city/town/province/state): B8. Points Based System migrant reference number (if known): B14.

please photocopy this page and give details of all addresses during the previous two year period. Full address: B16. Date applicant started living at this address: D D M M Y Y Y Y If the applicant has lived at the address above for less than two years please provide previous address details and the dates the applicant lived there.page 11 . Postcode: B17. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Previous address 1: Postcode: From: D D M M Y Y Y Y Previous address 2: To: D D M M Y Y Y Y Postcode: From: D D M M Y Y Y Y To: D D M M Y Y Y Y If the applicant has lived at more than two addresses in the last two years.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM B15.

Email address: B22.page 12 . Postcode: B24.go to question B25 No . Home telephone number: B19.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM B18.go to part C Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Correspondence address (if different from above): B23. Work telephone number: B21. Has the applicant ever lived in northern Ireland? Yes . Mobile telephone number: B20.

please photocopy this page and give details of all other northern Ireland addresses and dates the applicant lived there.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM B25. Please give details of the applicant’s previous addresses in northern Ireland and the dates the applicant lived there: Previous address 1: Postcode: From: D D M M Y Y Y Y To: D D M M Y Y Y Y Previous address 2: Postcode: From: D D M M Y Y Y Y To: D D M M Y Y Y Y If the applicant has lived at more than two addresses in northern Ireland. now go to Part C Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .page 13 .

C1.go to question C4 C3.page 14 . Under what nationality did the applicant enter the United Kingdom? C2. Help on the questions is given at the end of this application form. including relevant dates. of all other nationalities previously held. Give details. Passport or travel documents and Biometric residence Permits. C4. Does the applicant currently hold any additional nationalities? Yes . Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .go to question C6 C5.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM C. Give details of all other nationalities currently held.go to question C3 No . Has the applicant previously held any other nationalities? Yes .go to question C5 No . Previous nationality 1: From: D D M M Y Y Y Y To: D D M M Y Y Y Y Previous nationality 2: From: D D M M Y Y Y Y To: D D M M Y Y Y Y Previous nationality 3: From: D D M M Y Y Y Y To: D D M M Y Y Y Y Please photocopy this page if additional space is needed.

page 15 .go to question C7 Stolen .go to question C8 Expired . Please note that for the application to be valid and complete the applicant’s current passport/travel document must be provided unless it is not available for one of the reasons specified on the application form.go to question C7 Stolen .go to question C7 Other .TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM C6. Current passport or travel document Passport/ Travel Document number Issue nationality date Expiry Place of date issue Passport / Travel document enclosed If not enclosed then location of Passport/ Travel Document □ □ □ Yes Lost .returned to national authorities Elsewhere in the UK Border Agency . Please give details of the applicant’s current passport or travel document and any others that he/she has used to travel to and remain in the United Kingdom and which shows his/her current leave.go to question C7 □ □ □ □ No Please photocopy this page if additional space is required.go to question C8 Expired . Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .returned to national authorities Elsewhere in the UK Border Agency .go to question C7 □ □ □ No Previous passport or travel document 1 Passport/ Travel Document number Issue nationality date Expiry Place of date issue Passport / Travel document enclosed If not enclosed then location of Passport/ Travel Document □ □ □ Yes Lost .

Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . C8. If any of the required passports are not enclosed then please give details why the applicant is unable to provide them.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM C7. please see the Tier 2 of the Points Based System – Policy guidance document and help text at the end of this form. the police station and the date reported to the police. For information about Biometric residence Permit.page 16 . an applicant applying for an extension of stay in the UK as a Tier 2 migrant must apply for a Biometric Immigration Document. If any of the passports or travel documents were stolen anywhere in the world. otherwise known as a Biometric residence Permit. Police report number Police station Date reported to the Police In accordance with Biometric registration regulations. please give the police report number. which you should read before completing this form.

If the BrP was lost.go to Part D C10.go to question C11 □ Stolen . Police report number Police station Date reported to the Police Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . If the BrP was stolen. unless it is not available for one of the reasons specified on the application form.page 17 . C12. D D M M Y Y Y Y C13. If the BrP is not enclosed then please give details why the applicant is unable to provide it.go to question C10 No .TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM C9. Please give details of the applicant’s Biometric residence Permit. Please note for the application to be valid and complete the applicant’s current Biometric residence Permit must be provided.go to question C12 □ Expired - returned to national authorities □ Elsewhere in the UK Border Agency go to question C11 C11. please give the police report number. the police station and the date reported to the police. Current Biometric residence Permit (BrP) BrP document number nationality Issue date Expiry Place of date issue If not enclosed BrP then location of enclosed? BrP document □ Yes □ No □ Lost . Has the applicant been issued with a Biometric residence Permit with a previous application for leave? Yes . please give date this was reported to The UK Border Agency Card Management Service.

page 18 . including the town or city and country. Please state below when the fingerprints were taken Please state below where they were taken.go to question C15 No . If more space is required please continue on a separate sheet and enclose it with this application form. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . now go to Part D. Please give the British Diplomatic Post(s) involved if the application(s) was/were made abroad. What other name(s) did the applicant use? Please state when the application(s) were made Please give the British Diplomatic Post(s) involved if the application(s) was/were made abroad. C14.go to question C17 No . Has the applicant had his/her fingerprints taken as part of a previous UK immigration application made in the UK or abroad? Yes . If more space is required please continue on a separate sheet and enclose it with this application form.go to Part D C17. Has the applicant used any name(s) other than the one given in part B of this application form in previous UK immigration applications made in the UK or abroad? Yes .go to question C16 C15. C16. If it is not complete the application will be invalid and will be returned to the applicant.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM It is mandatory for applicants who have previously been issued with a Biometric residence Permit to complete C14-C17.

Are either the applicant’s current and/or any one of his/her previous passport(s) or travel document(s) that he/she has used to travel to. Where did the applicant obtain entry clearance or a visa before travelling to the United Kingdom? Country Post (City) D3. the Isle of Man.go to question D2 No .page 19 . How did the applicant enter the United Kingdom? By air By sea By channel tunnel Via the Common Travel Area (the republic of Ireland.go to question D5 D2. Help on the questions is given at the end of this application form. and remain in. the United Kingdom which shows his/her current leave unavailable? Yes . Did the applicant obtain entry clearance or a visa before entering the United Kingdom? Yes . D6. Immigration History It is mandatory to complete Section D. At which port did the applicant enter the United Kingdom? D7. What date was the entry clearance or visa issued? D D M M Y Y Y Y D4.go to question D6 No . D1. D5. If it is not complete the application will be invalid and will be returned to the applicant.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM D. Jersey and Guernsey) Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Please enter the reference number on the entry clearance or visa which can be found in the applicant’s passport or travel document.go to question D11 Please note for the application to be valid and complete the applicant’s current passport or travel document must be provided unless it is not available for one of the reasons specified on the application form.

What is the applicant’s current immigration status in the United Kingdom? D12.go to question D13 No . student nurse. and transport operator. your application will be refused.go to question D14 No . student re-sitting an examination. or has he/she got sponsorship. If you have been sponsored in your studies and this confirmation is not included. ticket booking or reference number. or an international scholarship agency? Yes . post-graduate dentist? Yes .go to question D15 D14. Is the applicant getting sponsorship. student writing up a thesis. Is the applicant’s current immigration status any of the following categories: student. that has ended within the last 12 months for his/her studies in the United Kingdom. including where the applicant travelled from. Please tick to confirm the following evidence has been supplied: Original written confirmation from your sponsor giving consent to this application. from the British Government. For what purpose did the applicant enter the United Kingdom? D10. Give details of the journey.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM D8.page 20 . Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .go to question D15 D13. When did the applicant arrive in the United Kingdom? D D M M Y Y Y Y D11. any other government. Details of journey Ticket booking or reference number Transport operator D9. post-graduate doctor.

TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM D15. When does the applicant’s current leave expire? D D M M Y Y Y Y D16.page 21 .go to question D20 D19.go to question D19 No .go to question D18 D17.go to question D21 No . contrary to his/her conditions of stay)? Yes .go to question D22 D21. Give the reason(s) why the applicant worked in the United Kingdom without immigration permission to do so and the dates this work was undertaken: D20. Give the details and dates when this happened: Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Has the applicant ever stayed in the United Kingdom beyond the end of his/her period of leave? Yes .go to question D17 No . Has the applicant ever worked in the United Kingdom without immigration permission to do so (that is. Has the applicant ever illegally entered the United Kingdom? Yes . Give the reason(s) why the applicant has stayed beyond the end of his/her period of leave and the dates of the overstay: D18.

Does the applicant currently have any other applications with us on which he/she is awaiting a decision? Yes . Go to the help text. However.go to question D24 D23. including the date the application was submitted.go to question D30 Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .page 22 . if they wish. they can.go to question D30 D29. Give the details and dates when this happened: D26.the applicant is not able to No submit a further fresh application.go to question D30 D27. . Has the applicant ever used deception when seeking leave to enter or leave to remain? Yes . Give the details and dates when this happened: D24. Was this application submitted before the applicant’s leave expired? Yes . and the payment reference number: D28. as stated in his/her passport. Give details of the application. Has the date of the applicant’s leave. what the application is for (the category).go to question D27 No .go to question D29 No .go to question D23 No .TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM D22.go to question D26 D25. Has the applicant ever been removed or deported from the United Kingdom? Yes .go to question D25 No . vary the grounds of the existing application. now passed? Yes .

provide additional grounds to the outstanding appeal.go to Part E D31. .the applicant is not able to No submit a further fresh application.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM D30. Go to the help text. Has the date of the applicant’s leave. Give details of the appeal. including the date the appeal was submitted. what the appeal is for (the category) and the payment reference number for the original application (where applicable): D32.page 23 . now passed? Yes . Does the applicant currently have an appeal with the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal which is yet to be heard? Yes .go to question D31 No .go to Part E now go to Part E Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . they can. However. if they wish. as stated in his/her passport.

Criminal conviction/civil judgment 1 Name of person convicted or against whom a civil judgment was made (only if different to the name the applicant is currently known by) Nature of the criminal offence or the civil action (give details on a separate sheet and enclose it with this form if more space is needed) Details of the sentence or civil judgment (give details on a separate sheet if more space is needed) Date of sentence/judgment D D M M Y Y Y Y Country where the sentence was passed or the civil judgment was made Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . please photocopy this page and enclose it with this form. war crimes. It is an offence under Section 26(1) (c) of the Immigration Act 1971 to make a statement or representation which is known to be false or is not believed to be true. E1.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM E.) It is mandatory to complete section E. note 1: Convictions spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 need not be disclosed. More information about this Act is given towards the end of this section. If question E1 above has been answered “yes” please give details below for each criminal conviction and/or civil judgment.go to question E2 No . If the applicant has received more than two convictions and / or civil judgments. Information given will be checked with other agencies. Please answer every question in this section. Has the applicant had any criminal convictions in the United Kingdom or any other country (including traffic offences) or any civil judgments made against them? Yes . etc.page 24 . starting with the most recent one .but first see note 1 about criminal convictions. If it is not complete the application will be invalid and will be returned to the applicant.go to question E3 E2. Personal History (criminal convictions.

TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Criminal conviction/civil judgment 2 Name of person convicted or against whom a civil judgment was made (only if different to the name the applicant is currently known by) Nature of the criminal offence or the civil action (give details on a separate sheet and enclose it with this form if more space is needed) Details of the sentence or civil judgment (give details on a separate sheet if more space is needed) Date of sentence/judgment D D M M Y Y Y Y Country where the sentence was passed or the civil judgment was made Questions E3 to E8 below must be answered. please see the definitions at the end of this section. crimes against humanity or genocide? Yes No E5. E3. or suspected of involvement. Has the applicant ever been involved in. supported or encouraged terrorist activities in any country? Yes No E6. In times of either peace or war has the applicant ever been involved. Has the applicant ever been a member of. an organisation which has been concerned in terrorism? Yes No Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . in war crimes. even if question E1 has been answered “no”. For help in answering these questions. or given support to. Has the applicant ever been charged in any country with a criminal offence for which he/ she has not yet been tried in court? Yes No E4.page 25 .

expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to terrorist acts or other serious criminal acts? Yes No E8. by any means or medium. Has the applicant ever engaged in any other activities which might indicate that he/she may not be considered to be a person of good character? Yes No E9. If more space is needed continue on a separate sheet and enclose it with this form.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM E7. E6.page 26 . Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Has the applicant ever.If question E3. E5. E7 or E8 above has been answered “yes” please give further details in the space provided below. E4.

TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 enables criminal convictions to become ‘spent’ or ignored after a ‘rehabilitation period’. the intentional targeting of civilians and the taking of hostages.opsi.uk/acts/ acts2001/20010017. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . promotes or encourages terrorism (including the unlawful glorification of terrorism). severe deprivation of liberty in violation of fundamental rules of international law and enforced disappearance of persons. Terrorist activities Any act committed. For a custodial (prison) sentence the rehabilitation period is decided by the original sentence. creates a serious risk to the health or safety of the public. designed to influence a government or intimidate the public and made for the purposes of advancing a political. crimes against humanity.gov. It is the applicant’s responsibility to satisfy him/herself that he/she is familiar with the definitions and can answer the questions accurately. This guidance is not exhaustive. that may endanger another person’s life. Genocide Acts committed with intent to destroy. ethnical. Definitions For the purpose of answering questions E4 to E8. unlawful deportation. not the time served. The types of acts that may constitute a war crime include wilful killing. torture. Further information on rehabilitation periods can be found at Nacro’s Resettlement Plus Helpline 020 7840 6464 or by obtaining a free copy of their leaflet on 020 7840 6427. This would include offences such as murder. directed against any civilian population with knowledge of the attack. extensive destruction of property not justified by military necessity. or is otherwise concerned in terrorism. torture.page 27 . rape. a national. or the threat of action. in whole or in part. This includes an internal armed conflict and an international armed conflict. Organisations concerned with terrorism An organisation is concerned with terrorism if it commits or participates in acts of terrorism. involves serious damage to property. Crimes against humanity Acts committed at any time (not just during armed conflict) as part of a widespread or systematic attack. religious or ideological cause and that involves serious violence against a person. crimes against humanity and genocide can be found in Schedule 8 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001 at www. prepares for terrorism. The length of the rehabilitation period depends on the sentence given. The full definitions of war crimes. or terrorist activities. the following information provides guidance on actions which may constitute war crimes. Prison sentences of more than two and a half years can never become spent and should always be disclosed. racial or religious group. is designed to seriously disrupt or interfere with an electronic system.htm or purchased from The Stationery Office (telephone 0870 600 5522). War crimes Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions committed during an armed conflict. genocide.

If the applicant is in receipt of housing and homelessness assistance give details of whether this housing is provided by the local housing authority. Tick the relevant box(es) to show which of these are being received.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM F . F1. or other organisation and the name of the relevant authority and details of the arrangement. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .page 28 .go to question F2 No . The public funds which are relevant for the purposes of the Immigration rules are listed below.go to G F2.PUBlIC FUnDS It is mandatory to complete this section. Is the applicant receiving any public funds? Yes . a housing association. Attendance Allowance Child Benefit Council Tax Benefit Housing and Homelessness Assistance Income-Based Jobseeker’s Allowance Severe Disablement Allowance State Pension Credit Carer’s Allowance Child Tax Credit Disability Living Allowance Housing Benefit (excluding keyworker accommodation) Income Support Social Fund Payment Working Tax Credit F3. If it is not complete the application will be invalid and will be returned to the applicant.

give details below and enclose evidence of this from the local housing authority.page 29 . If the applicant thinks that he/she is subject to an exception and is eligible to claim public funds give details below and enclose evidence of this eligibility. F5. if appropriate.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM F4. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Tick to confirm that you have sent: An original letter from the local housing authority F6. If the housing is provided by the applicant’s local council or housing authority or part of an agreement between the applicant’s employer and the housing authority.

homeoffice. Dependant Details Fill in the following details for any dependant(s) who are applying at the same time as the applicant. unmarried or same-sex partner) or Child of the applicant. nationality.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM G.gov.page 30 . A dependant must be the Partner (spouse or civil partner.uk Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Please see the UK Border Agency website for further details www. passport number and Biometric residence Permit (BrP) (if applicable) First name(s) last name(s) Date of birth relationship to main applicant Please ensure a separate application form is completed for each dependant.ukba.

H. Postcode H4. Sponsor contact details H1.Please give details below. Does the applicant hold shares in the United Kingdom company or connected business? Yes . including how many shares you hold.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM SECTIOn 3 . Please fill in the following details. except if you are applying under Tier 2 (IntraCompany Transfer) if you have more than 10% shareholding. Give the full name of the sponsor H2.SPOnSOrSHIP Help on the questions is given at the end of this application form. No now go to Part J Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .page 31 . You cannot qualify under Tier 2. Give the full address of the sponsor H3.

TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM J. Applicant’s job title now go to Part K Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Job Details J1. Certificate of sponsorship reference number J2. Previous certificate of sponsorship numbers Previous certificate of sponsorship number 1: Previous certificate of sponsorship number 2: Previous certificate of sponsorship number 3: Previous certificate of sponsorship number 4: J3.page 32 .

tick here to confirm that you have included an official letter from a senior representative of your sponsoring organisation.page 33 . Tick the category under which the applicant is applying. Tier 2 (General) Tier 2 (Intra company transfers) extending leave under three years Tier 2 (Intra company transfer) extending leave beyond three years now go to Part l Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Tier 2 (Minister of religion) ATTrIBUTES Certificate of Sponsorship Applying as a Tier 2 (Minister of religion) or Tier 2 (Sportsperson): 50 points If you are applying under Tier 2 (Minister of religion).TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM K. now go to Part M Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Application Type K1.

Policy Guidance.000 or more.Go to question l5 Switching from Tier 1 (Post Study Work). Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfers) l1. 30 points – Go to l5 Completion of a resident labour market test by the sponsor. 30 points . doing the same job for the same sponsor.Go to l5 Job offer with a salary of £150. News Agency or Broadcasting Organisation or Jewish Agency employee and making an application. 30 points .Go to l5 Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . l. Certificate of sponsorship Select whether the applicant is claiming points for (please tick one box only): Making a Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer) application.Go to question l5 A job that was on the UK Border Agency’s list of shortage occupations at the time the Certificate of Sponsorship was assigned. 30 points .page 34 .Go to question l2 Has leave in Tier 2 or as a Business and Commercial work permit holder.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM SECTIOn 4 – ATTrIBUTES Applicants should refer to Appendix A paragraphs 78 to 83D of the Immigration rules and the Tier 2 of the points based system . Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme. 30 points . International Graduates Scheme or Science and Engineering Graduate Scheme and working for the sponsor for at least six months prior to the application. A minimum of 50 points is needed from this section. Member of the Operational Ground staff of an Overseas Newspaper. 30 points .

12 months if this is an Intra-Company Transfer: Long Term or Short Term Staff applicaton.page 35 . or you are applying to switch from a post-study category and you have been absent from work on maternity. If one of the following applies to you. Building society pass book showing payments made to the applicant covering the full specified period from the applicant’s sponsor. Select what supporting evidence the applicant has sent as proof of working for the full specified period (6 months if switching from a post-study category. paternity or adoption leave during the last six months (We will accept evidence that you have been working for any six months within the last 18 month period). paternity or adoption leave that you wish to be taken into consideration (If you are still absent from the workplace due to this. Please give the start and end dates of the period of maternity. Or Or Personal bank statements showing payments made to the applicant covering the full specified period from the applicant’s sponsor. you must complete questions l3 and l4 below: • • you are making a Tier 2 (General) application and you have been absent from work on maternity. 3 months if this is an Intra-Company Transfer: Graduate Trainee application):: Either: Payslips covering the full specified period from the applicant’s sponsor. or you are making an Intra-Company Transfer: long Term or Short Term Staff applicaton and you have been absent from work on maternity. • l3. paternity or adoption leave during the last 12 months (We will accept evidence that you have been working for any 12 months within the last 24 month period.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM l2. paternity or adoption leave during the last six months (We will accept evidence that you have been working for any six months within the last 18 month period).). the end date should be left blank): Start: End: D D D D M M M M Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .

Please tick the relevant boxes below to confirm the documents being sent with the application as evidence of this period of maternity.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM l4. paternity or adoption leave from the workplace: Child’s birth certificate or Certificate of Adoption. and details of the alternative documentation being supplied: Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . paternity or adoption leave. including details of any statutory maternity / paternity / adoption payments Other alternative evidence of maternity. paternity or adoption leave Payslips or other payment / remittance advices covering the period of maternity. paternity or adoption leave If the “other alternative evidence” box has been ticked. please provide a full explanation of why the specified documents cannot be provided. as appropriate (this should be provided wherever one has been issued) Letter from your sponsor confirming dates of maternity.page 36 .

Representative of an Overseas newspaper. Missionary or Member of a Religious Order.000 and above 20 points The applicant has or last had entry clearance. Appropriate Salary Intra-Company Transfer: Long Term Staff £40. leave to enter or leave to remain as a: Tier 2 migrant under the Rules in place before 6 April 2011. How much will the applicant earn a year (before tax or any other deductions and including allowances where appropriate)? £ now go to Part M Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Jewish Agency employee. Minister of Religion.000 and above 20 points Intra-Company Transfer: Short Term Staff. Work Permit holder 20 points Under £20. Graduate Trainee or Skills Transfer £24. Member of the Operation Ground Staff of an overseas-owned airline.000 and above 20 points General £20.page 37 .000 and the above does not apply 0 points l6. News Agency or Broadcasting Organisation.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM l5.

Go to question M4 Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .page 38 .go to question M1 Maintenance certified by A-rated sponsor – go to question M2 Evidence sent in an earlier application . Missionary or Member of a Religious Order. Applicants should refer to Appendix C paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Immigration rules and the Tier 2 of the points based system .Policy Guidance.go to question M3 Switching from Tier 1 post study work or fresh talent working in Scotland scheme or International graduates scheme (formerly known as the science and engineering graduate scheme) and working for the sponsor for at least six months prior to the application – go to question M4 The applicant currently has entry clearance. or • Work Permit holder. • Member of the Operation Ground Staff of an overseas-owned airline. or the application will be refused. • Jewish Agency employee. News Agency or Broadcasting Organisation. Maintenance (funds) The applicant must have a minimum level of funds. and score 10 points. • Representative of an Overseas newspaper. Please tick one box below to indicate under which area of the maintenance requirement the applicant is applying: Access to £800 available funds to support himself/herself . leave to enter or leave to remain as a: • Tier 2 Migrant.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM SECTIOn 5 – MAInTEnAnCE AnD EnGlISH lAnGUAGE M. • Minister of Religion.

that where necessary it will maintain and accommodate the applicant during his/her first month in the United Kingdom. now go to Part n Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . confirming funds and covering a consecutive 90 day period ending no more than one calendar month before the date of application Letter from a bank or building society confirming funds and that they have been in the bank for at least a consecutive 90 day period ending no more than one calendar month before the date of application now go to question M4 Maintenance certified by the sponsor M2. Tick to confirm the following: The applicant has claimed 10 points for their level of funds.page 39 . Tick to confirm the following: The A-rated sponsor has confirmed on the Certificate of Sponsorship. Tick to confirm the following: The applicant currently has leave in Tier 2 and has sent supporting evidence on an earlier application to show that he/she meets the maintenance requirements. Select what supporting evidence the applicant has sent in order to prove he/she has access to £800 available funds: Building society pass book covering a consecutive 90 day period ending no more than one calendar month before the date of application Personal bank or building society statements covering a consecutive 90 day period ending no more than one calendar month before the date of application Letter from a financial institution regulated by the Financial Services Authority or by the appropriate home regulator. now go to question M4 Evidence sent on an earlier application M3.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Access to £800 available funds M1. M4.

Barbados. If the applicant is a national of one of the countries listed below they can claim 10 points: Antigua and Barbuda. excluding Intra-Company Transfers extending beyond 3 years. St Vincent and the Grenadines. Dominica. ii) Qualifying Work Permit Holder. St Kitts and Nevis. iii) Representative of an Overseas Newspaper. Select how the applicant would like to claim points for English language: National of a majority English speaking country English language test Degree taught in English Evidence is not needed as: The applicant has or last had entry clearance. The Bahamas. Grenada.go to question n11 national of a majority English speaking country n1. leave to enter or leave to remain as a: i) Tier 2 migrant under the Rules in place before 6 April 2011. or vii) Minister of Religion . the applicant should refer to Appendix B paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Immigration rules and the Tier 2 of the points based system Policy Guidance. Jamaica.page 40 .go to question n3 . Select which supporting evidence has been sent: Current passport or travel document .go to question n1 . News Agency or Broadcasting Organisation iv) Member of the Operational Ground Staff of an Overseas-owned Airline. or v) Jewish Agency Employee. Belize. The United States of America. Before filling in this section of the form. Trinidad and Tobago. Guyana. and score 10 points or the application will be refused. Give the applicant’s nationality: n2.go to question n12 If the applicant has confirmed at question C6 that their passport has been lost/stolen or expired and they have not been able to provide his/her current passport or travel document he/she should provide one of the following documents: Current national identity document Original letter from applicant’s home government or embassy confirming his/her nationality now go to question n12 Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . New Zealand. Australia. vi) Tier2 migrant having previously provided evidence.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM n. Canada. English language For Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfers) not extending leave beyond three years – go to part P The applicant must have a minimum standard of English language.go to question n7 . St Lucia.

Has the applicant obtained the results of the above test to the level needed and been awarded a certificate? Yes No . Awarding body: Title of qualification: Level of qualification: Award reference number: Date of award: D D M M Y Y Y Y n4.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM English language Test n3. If the applicant has been awarded an approved English language test.the applicant can claim 10 points . they can claim 10 points.go to question n6 n5. If the certificate cannot be provided give the reason.page 41 . Please note: The applicant must send the English language test certificate within five working days of receiving the results. now go to question n12 Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Tick to confirm that the applicant has sent: Original test certificate now go to question n12 n6. The applicant must send the original test certificate. Give details below of the test taken. If the applicant has not yet sat the test then please go to question N6. The applicant should send the original test certificate with this application.

page 42 . The points based calculator does not show the qualification is equivalent to a United Kingdom degree but a UK NARIC letter and/or certificate is enclosed. If the applicant is applying under Tier 2 (General). this option can only be ticked if the applicant has. go to question n10 go to question n9 go to question n9 Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . or was last granted. If the applicant is applying under Tier 2 (General). This option cannot be ticked if the applicant is applying under Tier 2 (Minister of Religion).TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Degree taught in English n7. leave in one of the categories below. and • His/her qualification can be found on the points based calculator. Applicants can claim 10 points for English language if: • He/she holds a degree that was taught in English that is deemed by UK NARIC to be equivalent to at least a United Kingdom Bachelors degree. this option can only be ticked if the applicant has. Select how the applicant verified his/her degree was taught in English: The points based calculator shows the degree was taught in English The points based calculator shows the qualification is equivalent to a United Kingdom degree but does not show the qualification was taught in English. This option cannot be ticked if the applicant is applying under Tier 2 (Minister of Religion). Give details of the applicant’s degree: Country of award State (if applicable) Institution Qualification Field of study Duration From D D M M Y Y Y Grade Year of award Y Y Y Y Y To D D M M Y Y Y Y n8. leave in one of the categories below. or was last granted.

Select to confirm why the applicant does not need to send evidence that they have met the English language requirement for this application: The applicant currently has or was last granted leave as a Tier 1 (General). under the old rules (applies to Tier 2 (General). leave to enter or leave to remain as a: i) Tier 2 migrant under the Rules in place before 6 April 2011.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM n9. The applicant currently has or was last granted leave on or after 19 April 2007 as a Minister of Religion. or The applicant currently has or was last granted leave in Tier 2 and has sent evidence of meeting the English language requirement in an earlier application. iii) Representative of an Overseas Newspaper. iv) Member of the Operational Ground Staff of an Overseas-owned Airline. or was granted leave under Highly Skilled Migrant Programme after 7 November 2006.10 points claimed now go to Section 6 Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . ii) Qualifying Work Permit Holder. or The applicant currently has or was last granted leave given on or after 23 August 2004 as a Minister of Religion. Tick to confirm that the applicant has claimed 10 points for English language .page 43 . Tick to confirm that the applicant has included a letter from his/her University confirming that the degree was taught in English: University letter included n10. Select what supporting evidence has been sent to confirm the applicant’s degree: Original certificate of award Original academic reference alone Original academic reference from awarding body and original academic transcript Evidence previously submitted/considered to automatically meet n11. n12. Tier 1 (Entrepreneur). The applicant has or last had entry clearance. Tier 2 (IntraCompany Transfer) and Tier 2 (Sportsperson)). excluding Intra-Company Transfers extending beyond 3 Years. or v) Jewish Agency Employee. under the old rules (applies to all Tier 2 categories). News Agency or Broadcasting Organisation.

I am a joint customer with the applicant on some or all of those accounts. If I have not supplied correct information or supporting documentation to UKBA the bank or utility company may disclose my relevant correct personal data. I agree to the bank or utility company.S E C T I O N 6 . If that documentation is not correct.C O N S ETIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM R D E R A G E N C Y T O NT FOR THE UK BO REQUEST VERIFICATION CHECKS From the applicant : I understand that you will check whether the information and supporting documentation that I have supplied to the UK Border Agency (UKBA) from a bank or utility company is correct. be disclosed to a court.page 44 . name and address of joint customer Postcode Signature Date Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . without seeking any further consent from me. Information about the applicant may thus also reveal information about me. be disclosed to a court. if necessary. each of those others should sign the following declaration : The above-named person (‘the applicant’) has given the UK Border Agency (UKBA) documentation about his or her accounts with banks or utility companies (a ‘company’) so that UKBA can check that is correct. or relates to another person who is to provide financial support. I agree to the bank’s or utility company’s disclosure to UKBA of any relevant personal data they hold on me for the above purposes. If the information or supporting documentation also contains personal data relating to a joint customer or customers of mine on the bank or utility company account. I understand that the information obtained may be used as part of the decision making process about my application and may.] name and address of applicant Postcode Signature Date If the account with the bank or utility company is in the joint names of the applicant and other people. I confirm that I have obtained the consent of those persons to the disclosure of their personal data to the extent reasonably necessary for the above purposes. the company may give UKBA details of any inaccuracies / discrepancies in the information that the applicant has provided. This only covers data about me as joint customer with the applicant (and not about any other accounts I hold in my sole name) and limited to what is necessary to confirm that the documentation the applicant has supplied is correct. [I understand that providing information or documentation that is not correct will normally result in my application being refused and may lead to my prosecution for a criminal offence. if necessary. I agree that this information may be used as part of the decision making process about the application and may. telling you whether the information or documentation I have supplied is correct or in what way (if any) it is not correct. ‘Correct’ means that documents are unaltered originals issued by the bank or utility company and that the information on them is correct and applies to me or the person named as a customer on the document. I agree to the company giving UKBA relevant personal data it holds about me in relation to the account. and may also disclose to UKBA the correct information that they have on record about the account.

Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .S E C T I O N 6 . the company may give UKBA details of any inaccuracies / discrepancies in the information that the applicant has provided. I agree that this information may be used as part of the decision making process about the application and may. and may also disclose to UKBA the correct information that they have on record about the account. if necessary. If that documentation is not correct. The company may thus reveal information about me to UKBA or to the applicant. be disclosed to a court.page 45 . that person* should sign the following declaration : I am a friend or relative whom the above-named person (‘the applicant’) has stated will provide financial support. I understand that this may involve the applicant obtaining further details about the account. The UK Border Agency (UKBA) is verifying this by checking the documentation which the applicant has supplied about my accounts with banks or utility companies (a ‘company’).C O N S ETIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM R D E R A G E N C Y T O NT FOR THE UK BO REQUEST VERIFICATION CHECKS If the account with the bank or utility company relates to another person who is to provide the applicant with financial support. This is limited to what is necessary to confirm that the documentation the applicant has supplied is correct. name and address of third party Postcode Signature Date *If the account is a joint account. all customers should sign. I agree to the company giving UKBA relevant personal data it holds about me in relation to my account.

Applicant declaration It is mandatory to complete section n. If the applicant is under 18. The information I have given in this application is complete and is true to the best of my knowledge. fraudulent or not genuine. and the Secretary of State has sought to verify the documents using processes specified by her. If any dependant child under the age of 16 is applying with me I understand that the Home Office may make enquiries about any responsible adult nominated by me to be present when their fingerprints and/or photographs are taken. If there is a material change in my circumstances or any new information relevant to my application becomes available before it is decided. and the UK Border Agency has sought to verify the documents using processes specified by it but has not been able to verify them. or any other officials charged by the Secretary of State for the Home Office. I agree to my sponsor or representative (where applicable) tracking my application with the UK Border Agency. I confirm that I am also applying for a Biometric Immigration Document for myself and any dependants applying with me. I am aware that the rules and regulations governing points based system applications may change in the future and do not assume that the requirements covering any future applications will be the same. I will inform the UK Border Agency. with conducting pre-issue and post-issue checks on compliance with points based system applications. fraudulent or not genuine.page 46 . I understand that if I knowingly submit any document or documents which are forged. I understand that if the UK Border Agency has reasonable cause to believe that any document or documents I have submitted with this application are forged. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . I agree to co-operate with UK Border Agency officials. the application will be refused. It must be authorised by the applicant and not by a representative or other person acting on his/her behalf.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM SECTIOn 6 – DEClArATIOnS P. or the UK Border Agency updating my sponsor or representative on the progress of my application including whether the application has been granted or refused. The photographs I have submitted with this application are a true likeness of myself and have my name on the back of each and I have had the opportunity to see the UK Border Agency photograph guidance. his/her parent or guardian may sign. and has been unable to verify conclusively that they are genuine. no points will be awarded for these documents even if the UK Border Agency cannot prove that they are not genuine. The applicant must sign below to show that he/she has read and understood the following declaration. If it is not complete the application will be invalid and will be returned to the applicant.

I understand that my details may in certain circumstances be passed to fraud prevention agencies to prevent fraud and money laundering. to make. Government departments or Agencies. Further details explaining when information may be passed to or from fraud prevention agencies and how that information may be used can be obtained from the UK Border Agency website.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM I understand that the UK Border Agency may make enquiries of the organisation (sponsor) named in this form in order to establish whether I meet the requirements of the Immigration Rules with regard to satisfactory employment. I agree to provide any information necessary to the organisation (sponsor) named in any of these sections. as stipulated by the UK Border Agency in the sponsorship guidance. as stipulated by the UK Border Agency in the sponsorship guidance. I agree to the organisation (sponsor) named in any of these sections disclosing details of my employment to the UK Border Agency on their own initiative if I cease to comply with the conditions for which I have been granted leave to remain in the United Kingdom. the Police. Immigration and Asylum Act 2002. in order for that organisation (sponsor) to be able to comply with the conditions required of licensed sponsors. The UK Border Agency may request information from other law enforcement agencies. I am aware that it is an offence under the Immigration Act 1971. Information I provide to the UK Border Agency will be treated in confidence but it may be disclosed to other law enforcement agencies. local authorities. foreign governments and other bodies for immigration or research purposes to enable them to perform their functions. I also understand that such agencies may provide the UK Border Agency with information about me. to a person acting in execution of any of these Acts. The UK Border Agency may use the information I provide for training and research purposes. a statement or representation which I know to be false or do not believe to be true. name: Signature: Date: D D M M Y Y Y Y Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .page 47 . I agree to the organisation (sponsor) named in any of these sections disclosing any details necessary in order for that organisation (sponsor) to comply with the conditions required of licensed sponsors. or to obtain or seek to obtain leave to remain in the United Kingdom by means which include deception. local authorities. government departments. foreign governments and other bodies for immigration or research purposes or to enable them to perform their functions. agencies. as amended by the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 and the Nationality.

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Q. representative’s details and declaration
You should fill in this section if you are a third party, such as a representative, dealing with the application on behalf of an applicant.

Q1. Have you helped a sponsor with an application to join the register of sponsors or a migrant to apply under the points based system before? Yes - go to question Q2 No - go to question Q3

Q2. Give your points based system reference number (if known):

Q3. Give the name of your organisation:

Q4. Give a contact name within your organisation:

Q5. Select the title of the contact person within your organisation: Mr Mrs Miss Ms If Other, what is the contact’s title? Rev Dr Other

Q6. Give the postal address:

Q7. Give the postcode:

Q8. Give the telephone number:

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TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Q9. Give the email address:

Q10. Is your organisation based in the United Kingdom? (Please see guidance) Yes - go to question Q11 No - go to question Q16

P11. Are you regulated by the Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner (OISC)? Yes - go to question Q12 No - go to question Q13

Q12. Give your OISC registration number:

now go to question Q21

Q13. Are you authorised to practice and regulated by a designated professional body or supervised by such a person? Yes - go to question Q14 No - go to question Q16

Q14. Select the relevant body from the following options: The Law Society The Law Society of Scotland The Law Society of Northern Ireland The General Council of the Bar of Northern Ireland The Institute of Legal Executives The General Council of the Bar The Faculty of Advocates

Q15. Give the name of your supervisor (if applicable):

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TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Q16. Are you: • authorised by an European Economic Area body responsible for the regulation of the provision of legal advice in that European Economic Area state to provide immigration advice or services; or • acting under the supervision of someone authorised by an European Economic Area body to provide immigration advice or services? Yes - go to question Q17 No - go to question Q19

Q17. Give the name of the registered or accredited European Economic Area body (if applicable):

Q18. Give your supervisor’s name (if applicable):

Q19. Are you under a category of person specified in an Order made by The Secretary of State under subsection 84(4)(d) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999? This applies if you are the sponsor who issued the certificate of sponsorship for this application. Yes - go to question Q20 No - see application form help text

Q20. Please provide details:

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as amended by the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 and the Nationality.page 51 . • Once the UK Border Agency has decided the application. • I confirm that the applicant has completed and verified the application and the application is. • I am aware that it is an offence under the Immigration Act 1971.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Q21. who are dealing with this application on the applicant’s behalf. to the best of my knowledge and belief. I will give the applicant all correspondence from the UK Border Agency relating to the decision. • I am permitted to give immigration advice and immigration services by section 84 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. This section must be completed by all representatives. knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the act has this effect. to do an act which facilitates the commission of a breach of immigration law by an individual who is not a citizen of the European Union. Immigration and Asylum Act 2002. true and correct. name: Signature: Date: D D M M Y Y Y Y name of representative organisation: Position within organisation: Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . They must now read the declaration below and authorise as the representative or other person acting on the applicant’s behalf: • I have been appointed by the applicant to make this application.

applicants should only send in the documents from this list that are required for their application. At “B”. list any other documents and state how many in each case. At “A”. tell us how many of each of the listed documents the applicant has sent with this application. Continue on a separate sheet if necessary.SUMMArY SHEET Fill in this part of the form to help us make sure that we have received the applicant’s documents and to keep a record of them while they are with us. listed items How many? Passports Biometric residence Permit and/or travel documents Police registration certificates Marriage or civil partnership certificate Birth certificates Driving licences Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . A. This is a standard list.page 52 . Type of document How many? B.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM SECTIOn 7 .

Appropriate salary (20 points) Maintenance (funds) (10 points) English language (10 points) Total Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Points scoring area Either: Possession of a certificate of sponsorship and applying under for a job on the UK Border Agency’s list of shortage occupations (30 points).000 or more (30 points). news Agency or Broadcasting Organisation or Jewish Agency employee and making an application. Failure to submit required evidence is likely to lead to refusal of the application. Or Possession of a certificate of sponsorship and applying as an Intra-Company Transfer (30 points). Or Possession of a certificate of sponsorship and has leave in Tier 2 or as a Business and Commercial work permit holder. Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Fill in the summary sheet below listing the points the applicant has claimed and the supporting evidence (documents) sent. Or Possession of a certificate of sponsorship and switching from Tier 1 (Post Study Work). Member of the Operational Ground staff of an Overseas newspaper. International Graduates Scheme or Science and Engineering Graduate Scheme and working for the sponsor for at least six months prior to the application (30 points). doing the same job for the same sponsor (30 points). Or Possession of a certificate of sponsorship and resident labour market test complete (30 points).page 53 Points claimed Please list documents sent . Applicants must send the required evidence as specified in this application form and Tier 2 of the Points Based System Policy Guidance. Or Possession of a certificate of sponsorship and applying under Job offer with a salary of £150.

TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Points scoring area Possession of a certificate of sponsorship and a governing body endorsement (50 points) Maintenance (funds) (10 points) English language (10 points) Total Points claimed Please list documents sent Tier 2 (Minister of religion) Points scoring area Possession of a certificate of sponsorship and an official letter from a senior representative of the sponsoring organisation (50 points) Maintenance (funds) (10 points) English language (10 points) Total Points claimed Please list documents sent Finally please make sure your application is correctly addressed to: Postal address: UK Border Agency Tier 2 PO Box 506 Durham DH99 1WB Courier address: UK Border Agency Tier 2 Millburngate House Millburngate Durham DH97 1PA Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) .page 54 .

and how to obtain these. These documents are available on the UK Border Agency website at www.gov. and seeking an extension under Tier 2.uk.ukba. For further information on alternative formats. This application form should not be used by dependants of main applicants. audio and other alternative formats on request. homeoffice. Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) if applicable or travel document must be provided. Submitting a valid application The applicant will only be considered to have submitted a ‘valid’ application if the following has been complied with: • the correct application form must be completed and submitted • the correct application fee must be paid • the applicant’s current passport. homeoffice.uk.and without any staples. Who should apply using this form? This application form should only be completed by individuals who are already in the United Kingdom.gov.uk. More information on Decision 1/80 rights is available in Immigration Directorate Instructions Chapter 5 Section 10 on our website: www.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM APPlICATIOn FOrM HElP TExT Please note: Turkish nationals who have accrued employment rights under Decision 1/80 of the Turkey ECAA Association Council do not require sponsorship. or.ukba. Please ensure that they are placed in a small sealed envelope attached to section 2 of the form as instructed there .ukba. Introduction This document provides information to help applicants to complete the Tier 2 application form. All the above documents are available in Welsh. homeoffice. The photographs provided must be in the format specified in the separate photograph guidance. pins or anything else which could mark or damage the photographs. Braille.homeoffice.uk. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . clips. large print.gov. Applicants should use the application form if they are: • currently in the United Kingdom and wish to make an initial application under Tier 2. A separate application form titled ‘Points Based System .ukba.gov. For further information on Tier 2 of the points based system policy please see the relevant paragraphs of the immigration rules and the Tier 2 policy guidance notes.page 55 . unless it is not available for one of the reasons specified on the application form • the mandatory sections in the application form must be completed • Two identical passport-size photographs of the applicant with his/her full name written on the back of each one must be supplied • Two identical passport-size photographs of any dependants who are applying with the applicant with their full name written on the back of each one must be supplied. the photographs provided will be reproduced in the residence permit(s) in the passport of the applicant and those of any dependants included in the application. If the application(s) is/are successful. • currently in the United Kingdom under the work permit arrangements. please contact the Immigration Enquiry Bureau on 0870 606 7766. • currently in the United Kingdom as a main applicant under Tier 2 seeking a change of employment or to extend their leave for a further period within their existing category.Dependants Application Form‘ is available for this purpose and can be found on the UK Border Agency website at www. which can be found on our website at www.

Everyone applying in the UK under the Tier 2 categories must apply for an Residence Permit. When the applicant makes the appointment. he/she will receive a leaflet giving more information about it and explaining any obligations imposed on the cardholder. on a fingerprint scanner. Further information about these measures. Residence Permits will be extended to other immigration applications. except that any children aged under 6 will not be required to provide fingerprints. can be found on our website. date and place of birth) and biometric information. The procedure (postal applications) If the applicant applies by post. Biometric residence Permit On 25 November 2008. The biometric features taken will then be recorded as part of the application and those of any children under 18 who are applying. we will ask the applicant to clean them. The procedure (premium service applications) If the applicant applies in person at one of our public enquiry offices. followed by his/her thumbs. the applicant may be required to attend an identity interview if we require further information to establish his/her identity. Once his/her fingerprints have been recorded we will then take a photograph of his/her face. In some circumstances. What is the residence Permit? The Biometric Residence Permit is a permit which holds a migrant’s biographic details (name. If he/she has given us his/her e-mail address or mobile telephone number. How are biometric features recorded? An applicant who is required by law to apply for an Residence Permit must attend an appointment at one of UK Border Agency’s offices to have his/her biometric features taken. In this case. Residence Permits were introduced for foreign nationals applying for permission to remain in the UK in certain categories. which are based on powers contained in the UK Borders Act 2007. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . although we will take their photograph. Over the next few years. The options will include booking an appointment at the Home Office Enrolment Centre and may include the option to enrol at a Post Office. The letter will set out the options available to them for making these arrangements. he/she will be given a booking reference number (BRN) which he/she should enter in the BRN space in the letter about booking an appointment. If his/her hands are dirty. It replaces the vignette (or sticker) and ink stamps previously placed in the passports of those granted permission to remain in the UK. If a migrant is issued with a Residence Permit. he/she will be sent a letter notifying him/her of the need to make arrangements for himself/herself and any children under 18 applying with him/ her to have their biometric features recorded. they will be the migrant’s facial image and ten fingerprints. the applicant and any dependants applying with him/her will be required to have their biometric features recorded after signing an acknowledgement to confirm that he/she understands what he/she is required to do. and shows his/her immigration status and entitlements while he/she remains in the UK.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Applicants who are required to register with the Police must also include their Police Registration Certificate with their application. The same process will be carried out for any dependants applying with the main applicant. The applicant will then be asked to place his/ her fingers.page 56 . What are biometric features? Biometric features are unique physical characteristics that can be used to identify a person.

Please make sure that it has his/her booking reference number on it. he/she will be warned 1 Please note that there may be a queue for this service. If the applicant fails to attend the new appointment or cancels it without a reasonable explanation. You will only be able to use this new service if you are sent a letter inviting you to. he/she will be sent a residence permit or permits for himself/ herself and any children applying with him/her within 5 working days of his/her appointment. the migrant will not be issued with a residence permit in his/her passport. he/she fails to co-operate fully with the biometric recording process. What if the applicant fails to comply with the recording process at the appointment? If. his/her application for an extension of stay is likely to be refused on the grounds of non-compliance with regulations made under the UK Borders Act 2007. If that happens. The procedure at the applicant’s appointment will be the same as that described above for someone making an application in person. with no need to book an appointment1. When attending the appointment. What if the applicant fails to attend the appointment? If the applicant fails to attend a booked appointment. full name and date of birth) with you when you attend the Post Office Ltd branch. This is a walk-in service.uk/contact/ contactspage/post-office-biometric-enrolment/ How and when will the applicant be notified of the outcome of his/her application for an extension of stay and for a Residence Permit? If the application is successful. You must bring the back page of the letter (which includes your case reference number.gov.ukba. What if the applicant fails to book an appointment as required? If the applicant is notified by letter of the need to book an appointment and fails to do so within 15 working days from the date of the letter.page 57 . the applicant must bring his/her appointment notification letter with him/her. he/she will be given an opportunity to book another one within a limited period. Instead.homeoffice. his/her passport(s) and other documents will be returned to him/ her. The letter will supply all relevant information for anyone using the Post Office service. when the applicant attends the appointment. Residence Permits cannot be issued on the day of the appointment. Applying in person If the applicant is applying in person and his/ her application is successful. Enrolling your biometrics at a Post Office Postal applicants are now able to enrol their biometrics at a limited number of Crown Post Offices. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . he/she will receive a warning letter advising him/her that failure to book an appointment will result in his/her application being rejected as invalid. There is more information about this at our following website address: http://www. he/she will be issued with a Biometric Residence Permit. Applying by post If the migrant is applying by post and his/her application is successful. He/she will then be sent a Residence Permit or Permits for himself/herself and any children applying with him/her under separate cover within 5 working days of the date of the decision(s) on his/her application(s). But we will not send a letter confirming the appointment.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM we will confirm the appointment by e-mail (within 24 hours) or by text message (within 48 hours). If you fail to bring the back page of this letter with you Post Office Ltd will not be able to proceed with your enrolment. for example by attempting to obscure his/her fingerprints or other biometric features. the applicant will have to resubmit his/her application for it to be considered.

Only those documents specified in the application form and set out in detail in the Tier 2 policy guidance will be considered acceptable for the purposes of establishing that an applicant qualifies for the points claimed in any scoring area. He/she must also report the loss or theft to the police and get a police report and crime reference number as soon as possible. as this could prevent us from recording his/her fingerprints on the day of his/her appointment. We must be satisfied. and detail how he/she meets the criteria for the award of these points. we may ask him/her to wash them before we scan his/her fingerprints. The migrant will need to provide the crime reference number and a police report (if he/ she has one) when he/she applies for a replacement card on form BRP(RC). giving details of the condition and/or special needs and explaining any arrangements that may be necessary. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . What if any residence Permit issued to the applicant or any dependants of his/ hers was/is lost or stolen? A migrant must report any lost or stolen Residence Permit to the UKBA Card Management Service on 0300 123 2412. What about any medical or physical conditions that may require the UK Border Agency to provide the applicant with special arrangements? If the applicant and/or any dependants who are applying with him/her have a medical or physical condition which may require special arrangements to be made in order for his/her biometric features to be recorded. Applicants must ensure that all of the necessary supporting documentation is provided at the time the application is submitted. Supporting Evidence It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide the evidence to support any statements made in his/her application. We will only award points for the sections where the applicant has indicated that he/ she wishes to claim them. We would advise the applicant not to have any colouring or similar substances (such as henna) on his/her hands. If that were to happen. Does the applicant need to make any special preparations before his/her biometric identifiers are recorded? Before the applicant attends his/her appointment. Appropriate documentary evidence would be a letter from a treating clinician. we recommend that he/she checks his/her hands and fingers are clean. If his/her hands are not clean. the applicant would have to make a new appointment and that would delay the consideration of his/her application. an applicant must clearly indicate the number of points he/she is claiming within each points scoring area.page 58 . by considering the evidence provided that the applicant meets the necessary criteria. he/she must obtain a letter or other document giving the details of any such condition and enclose it with his/her application. The applicant must satisfy us that the requirements for the category under which he/she has applied have been met. Claiming Points When completing the application form. such as a practising doctor registered with the General Medical Council.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM that his/her refusal to comply may result in his/ her immigration application being refused on the grounds of non-compliance with regulations made under the UK Borders Act 2007. and where the required supporting evidence has been supplied.

• Single – a person who is unmarried and not in a relationship that has subsisted for two or more years. • Widow – a person whose spouse has passed away and has not re-married or is not currently in an unmarried relationship that has subsisted for more than two years. • Unmarried partner – a person in a heterosexual or same sex relationship. In such cases the applicant will therefore not be required to resubmit it. Evidence of name change(s) should show the applicant’s full name before and after the change and may include: • deed poll documents or marriage certificates. we will not consider that documentation. Should the applicant submit documentation in support of his/her application that refers to him/ her under a name(s) not given in this section. Question-Specific Help Text Further advice on specific questions in the application form is detailed below. It is only necessary to submit evidence that is directly appropriate to the application as requested. B9 The applicant should indicate his/her marital status. If your application is successful. • Separated – a person legally married in or outside the United Kingdom but no longer living with his/her married partner. An applicant should tick the gender as indicated on his/her GRC. B6 The applicant should indicate his/her gender. which has been subsisting for two years or more but is not married or in a civil partnership. • both the old passport and the new passport.page 59 . Where a document is not in English or Welsh. as sending large amounts of irrelevant or poor quality documentation may delay the consideration of the application. or in the country of his/her residence. If you would like them to be returned by Special Delivery. your Biometric Residence Permit will be sent to you separately by secure delivery. B1 . the original must be accompanied by a fully certified translation by a professional translator. Any documentary evidence that the applicant provides should be original (unless otherwise stated). Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . the date of each change and submit the relevant supporting legal documentation.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM The applicant must be selective in submitting evidence. • Civil partner – a person in a same sex relationship and who has gone through a legal ceremony in the United Kingdom under or by virtue of the Civil Partnership Act 2004. Application Types Applicants should complete different sections of the Tier 2 application form depending on the type of application they are submitting.B4 The applicant should provide full details of his/her name and title. The only exception to this is where the applicant as previously submitted his/her GRC with an earlier application. This status may be: • Married – a person legally married in or outside the United Kingdom. We will return your passport(s) and other documents by recorded delivery. and. you must provide a prepaid Special Delivery envelope which is large enough. If he/she has previously been known by any other name(s) he/she should provide full details of each name. This translation must include details of the translator’s credentials and confirmation that it is an accurate translation of the original document. as unrelated evidence cannot be considered for points scoring. If the applicant has been the subject of Gender Reassignment and the application contains documents relating to previous identities. It must also be dated and include the original signature of the translator. the applicant should provide a relevant Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC).

They should be original documents and not copies. This number can be found on any previous Home Office correspondence relating to the applicant. This allows us to track and link past applications. The applicant should provide his/her full worker reference number. B10 All Home Office applications are given an individual reference number. • place of issue. that he/she has used to enter or remain in the United Kingdom. this allows us to track and link past applications. Where the applicant holds. Where an applicant does not have a National Insurance number in this format this question should be left blank. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . • issue date. The applicant may have numerous Home Office reference numbers and should provide all such numbers. Where the applicant needs more space than is available he/she should photocopy the relevant page of the application form. 12 X 34567. The applicant must provide details as to its location and state when they will provide it.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM • Divorced – a person married in or outside the United Kingdom whose marriage has been legally dissolved. and. or has held. including: • passport number. The applicant should provide his/her full Home Office Reference number.g. other nationalities he/she should provide the relevant passport or travel document for each nationality held and provide the above details. This allows us to track and link past applications. B11 All work permit applicants are given individual worker reference numbers. • Separation Order – a separated person who remains in law the civil partner of the other person. B14 From November 2008 some non EEA nationals will be required to have a United Kingdom ID card.page 60 . He/she should also provide details of any additional nationalities they currently hold or have previously held. XX 123456 X or 2 numbers followed by 1 letter followed by 5 numbers e. • Dissolved – a person who has been in a civil partnership which has been legally dissolved. The applicant must then ensure that the original document is submitted as soon as they can. The applicant should provide his/her full points based system Migrant Reference number. In certain circumstances certified photocopies will be accepted where the applicant does not have the original at that time. Please note for the application to be valid and complete the applicant’s current passport. This card will contain a unique reference number which all applicants who have this card must provide. current or expired. • expiry date. If the passport has been lost or stolen a Police crime report number /report must be provided along with details of the police station the loss was reported to and the date that it was reported. travel document or BRP must be provided unless it is not available for one of the reasons specified on the application form. B12 National Insurance Numbers are usually in the format of 2 letters followed by 6 numbers followed by 1 letter e. C1-C5 The applicant should specify under which nationality he/she entered the United Kingdom. B13 An applicant who has made previous applications under the points based system (will have been given a points based system Migrant Reference number.g. This number can be found on any previous Home Office correspondence relating to the applicant’s work permit. This number can be found on any previous correspondence relating to applications under the points based system. C6-C8 The applicant must provide details of all passports or travel documents. add in additional details and submit with his/her application.

This should be the job title provided by his/ her sponsor when assigning the Certificate of Sponsorship. H1-H3 The applicant should provide details about the organisation that is sponsoring the applicant in the United Kingdom. If an applicant in this position does complete this application form. (For further information on the provisions of Section 3C please refer to Chapter 1.pdf?view=Binary and contact the UK Border Agency team processing the existing application. J3 The applicant should provide the title of the job for which he/she is applying for leave.uk. he/she will not be considered to have remained beyond the end of his/her period of leave and should therefore complete the ‘No’ box in response to this question. he/ she should not proceed in completing this application form. If an applicant in this position does complete this application form. or in a connected business. An applicant will not normally qualify under Tier 2 (General) of the points based system if he/ she has a significant shareholding in the United Kingdom based company for whom he/she intends to work.ukba. J1 The applicant is required to have been issued with a certificate of sponsorship reference number from his/her sponsor before he/she can apply for entry clearance or leave to remain. no more than 10%. D29 Where the applicant is not permitted to submit a further fresh application. unless it is not available for one of the reasons specified on the application form. H4 Applicants should provide details of any shares in the organisation for which they are going to work in the United Kingdom. or the organisation that is sponsoring them. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . D32 Where the applicant is not permitted to submit a further fresh application. Any application submitted without a valid certificate of sponsorship reference number will be refused.gov. The applicant must provide his/her full certificate of sponsorship reference number. C13-C16 It is mandatory to complete this section. Section 5 of the Immigration Directorate Instructions). Where an applicant’s leave had been extended by virtue of Section 3C of the 1971 Immigration Act. The applicant should contact the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal at www.ait. C9-C12 If the applicant’s current grant of leave was issued on a Residence Permit (BRP) he/ she must also provide the BRP in order for the application to be valid. An applicant may qualify under Tier 2 (General) of the points based system if his/ her shareholding represents a very small proportion of the shares issued.gov.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM For the application to be valid and complete the applicant’s current Passport or travel document must be provided unless it is not available for one of the reasons specified on the application form.page 61 . it will be returned to him/her without having been considered. If the applicant wishes to vary the grounds of the existing application he/she must refer to Chapter 1. D16 The applicant should confirm whether he/she has ever remained beyond the end of his/her period of leave in the UK. Where applicants hold shares they must indicate how many. Pancras International Station where the applicant has entered the United Kingdom by the Channel Tunnel. D6 Ports include airports. The applicant must check with his/her sponsor if he/she does not have this number as we will not be able to provide them with it. he/ she should not proceed in completing this application form.uk/sitecontent/ documents/policyandlaw/IDIs/idischapter1/ section5/section5. it will be returned to him/her without having been considered. section 5 of the Immigration directorate instructions on our website http:// www. seaports and St.homeoffice.

*Applicants under Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) are only required to have this level of English if they are applying to stay beyond three years. Part n Applicants under Tier 2 (General). or the basis on which he/she is otherwise authorised to act in this capacity on the migrant’s behalf. Where an applicant has not been able to find his/her qualification on the points based calculator but has obtained a confirmation certificate or letter from UK NARIC (for academic qualifications) or from the relevant United Kingdom Professional Body (for professional/vocational qualifications). Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer)* or Tier 2 (Sportsperson) are required to speak English to a certain level. or if he/she works under the supervision of such a person. An advisor could be committing a criminal offence if he/she acts on the applicant’s behalf without being OISC regulated. or c) a qualification obtained outside the UK. This is closest to level A1 of the Council of Europe scale. As a requirement of Section 84 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. Q11 The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) regulates United Kingdom based immigration advisers. Q2 If the representative has previously submitted an application on behalf of a migrant or sponsor they should provide their PBS reference number. The representative should indicate whether he/she is regulated by the OISC. or higher than. where the applicant provides the specified evidence to show that it is equivalent to. listed below. United Kingdom representatives.page 62 . we will still assess the qualification independently. Applicants under Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) must have a level of English language equivalent to level B2 on the Council of Europe scale. he/she should indicate this on the form and enclose the certificate with their application. a) but below degree level. or otherwise authorised in accordance with Section 84 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. or higher than. l7 The applicant should confirm that he/ she successfully found his/her qualification on the points based calculator. or (where applicable) by the relevant United Kingdom Professional Body. l8 Where the applicant is extending his/her current leave in Tier 2 and he/she wishes to use the same qualification to claim points. An “appropriate sub-degree level qualification” means: a) 1 or more passes at GCE A level b) a qualification obtained in the UK that is deemed by the appropriate qualifications framework in the part of the UK in which it was obtained (as set out in United Kingdom Border Agency guidance) to be equivalent to. (a) but below degree level. Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . Where an applicant has checked their qualification directly with UK NARIC. He/she will normally have been provided with this information by his/her sponsor.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM l5 The applicant should tick one box to indicate the level of his/her qualification as assessed by UK NARIC. l10 The applicant must state what his/her prospective salary including allowances for the coming year will be. Q13-Q15 If the representative is regulated by a designated legal professional body. they will not be required to be regulated by the OISC. will need to be regulated by the OISC unless they are authorised to practice by a designated legal professional body or fall within a category of persons specified in an order made by The Secretary of State under subsection 84(4) (d) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. who offer advice and services in relation to an application. he/ she does not need to resubmit evidence of that qualification. We will also confirm this by referring to this calculator.

Tier 2 Application Form (Version 04/2011) . The applicant should ensure that he/she indicates the number of points he/she wishes to claim against each points scoring area and the total number of points claimed. The applicant should also ensure that he/she lists all the supporting documentation he/she has submitted with his/her application. Section 7 The applicant should complete the summary sheet before submitting his/her application. • The General Council of the Bar. or employed or supervised by the person regulated as defined in Section 84(2) (c) (d). Q16-Q19 The representative should indicate whether he/she is registered with or authorised by an EEA body responsible for the regulation of the provision of legal advice in that EEA state. Where the representative is not a direct registration holder and is working under the supervision of another registered person. Any documentation that does not relate to a specific points scoring area (such as passport(s)/ travel document(s) etc) should be listed in the general background information box above the table. the UK Border Agency will inform both the representative and applicant of the requirements of the Act. • The Faculty of Advocates. and (e) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. The representative should indicate of which organisation he/she is a member. The representative should indicate whether he/she is personally a member of this organisation or whether he/she is working under the authorisation of another registered member. • The Institute of Legal Executives. the representative should name the registered supervisor under whom he/she is working. If a representative makes an application on behalf of an applicant. and that representative is not permitted to provide advice and immigration services (by section 84 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999). • The Law Society of Scotland. and send further letters (if applicable) directly to the applicant stated on the application.TIEr 2 APPlICATIOn FOrM Designated bodies are: • The Law Society. • The Law Society of Northern Ireland.page 63 . This documentation should be listed against the points scoring area to which it applies. • The General Council of the Bar of Northern Ireland.

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