UK Skilled Immigration Points Calculator

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Planning to work and settle in UK. Check your eligiblity to apply for Skilled Worker Visa through our UK PR points calculator

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What is UK Points-based System?

UK allows highly skilled professionals to work in the UK if they score enough points (70 points) on the newly introduced points-based system by meeting the specific requirements.

How does the UK Points-based system work?

Foreign Skilled workers must gain a total of 70 points to be eligible to apply for the skilled worker visa. These points are awarded based on English language proficiency skills, age, educational qualifications, and Skilled Job offer from an approved UK employer.

Why the UK?

Most migrants across the globe want to work and settle in the UK due to the following reasons:

  • The UK is consistently ranked among the top 5 economies in the world.
  • Free Public healthcare for all the citizens of the nation
  • You have a great work-life balance because every industry in the UK offers good working conditions with flexible and manageable working hours, good pay and rewardable benefits.
  • Increase in demand for skilled workers from overseas due to 1.3 million job vacancies.

What is the UK Skilled Worker Program?

UK Tier 2 (General) work visa is replaced by UK skilled worker program. A UK skilled worker program allows an individual to live and work in the UK for an approved employer. UK skilled worker visas are awarded to those who obtain enough points under the UK’s new point-based system. Points are allocated based on the obtained job offer, proficiency in English, work experience, educational qualifications etc.

What are the eligibility criteria to apply for a UK skilled worker visa?

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree.
  • Minimum 2+ years of relevant work experience in the field you are applying for.
  • 18+ years of age.
  • English language proficiency

Why apply for the UK Skilled Worker Visa?

  • Faster visa process (3 to 6 weeks)
  • Increase your income. Earn 5-8 times higher than your current salary.
  • Settle in the UK with family by sponsoring your family after obtaining PR
  • The spouse can work and earn
  • Free education for children

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (FAQs):

1. Do I Need a job offer to apply for a skilled worker visa?

Yes, you need a job offer from a licensed sponsor to apply for the UK skilled worker visa.

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2. How much time will the UK Skilled Worker Visa process take?

It takes around 6-8 weeks to find a job and 3 -4 weeks to receive your visa. However, timelines differ from case to case.

3. Best time to apply for the Skilled Worker Visa?

This is the best time to launch your career overseas. Some of the leading countries are changing their immigration policies to attract new skilled workers. Any delays may push your application behind others. Act now to make the most of this time!

4. What are the costs involved in applying for a skilled worker visa?

Below is the list of costs during the application process for a skilled worker visa.

  • The standard application fee ranges from € 610 to € 1,408. (It varies depending on your circumstances)
  • Healthcare surcharge - € 624 per year
  • Proof of funds to support yourself during your stay in the UK. You need to have at least € 1,270 available.
  • Note: lower application fee if your job is on the shortage occupation list.