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Migration Expert UK is a private immigration company with a team of highly experienced OISC registered migration consultants who represent clients from across the globe wishing to apply for a UK visa. Migration Expert provides fee-based services in addition to the official government charges to advise, assist and represent our clients through the often-complex visa application process.
All decisions for granting of a visa remain with the UK Government subject to lodging a valid application using the free forms available on the Government website and meeting the relevant criteria. Migration Expert is not affiliated with the UK Government and act independent in the interests of our clients.
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UK Tier 1 - Post-Study Work Extension Visa

The Tier 1 - Post-Study Work Extension Visa is specifically for international graduates who have studied at recognised institutions in the UK to stay and look for work without the need for a sponsor.

As the Tier 1 - Post-Study Work Extension Visa category is now closed for new applicants, new international graduates may take the Tier 2 (General) eligibility assessment to determine if they will be able to stay in the UK. However, extensions are possible for current post-study work visa holders.

Employers seeking to sponsor or hire foreign workers can sign up for UK Corporate Immigration Services.

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Tier 1 - Post-Study Work Extension Visa Requirements

To qualify for a Tier 1 - Post-Study Work visa under the UK points-based system, applicants must score a minimum of 95 points for attributes including UK qualification, UK institution, valid immigration status, date of award, English language and maintenance funds.

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Tier 1 - Post-Study Work Extension Visa Entitlements

A Tier 1 - Post-Study Work Extension Visa entitles the holder to live and work in the UK temporarily. A Tier 2 - General visa is usually granted for a maximum period of two (2) years.

Spouses and unmarried children under 18 years of age may be included on the visa application to accompany their spouse or parent to the UK.

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To see a full listing of our fees and services, Tier 1 - Post-Study Work Extension Visa processing times and application costs please visit our FAQ page.

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