Our guide to work visas for living and working in the UK.

You’ll usually need a sponsor licence to employ someone to work for you from outside the UK.

You will not need a licence to sponsor certain groups, for example:

  • Irish citizens…

A Scale-up Worker visa allows you to come to the UK to do an eligible job for a fast-growing UK business (sometimes called a ‘scale-up business’).

Your UK employer must meet specific…

Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List Skill shortages happen when employers find it hard to get staff with the right skills for the job. Knowing which jobs are in skill shortage can help you…

Information provided by: UK Home Office and UK Visas and Immigration

A Skilled Worker Visa allows you to come to or stay in the UK to do an eligible job with an approved…