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Applying for ILR on the Global Talent Scheme
The Global Talent Scheme is a visa category designed to attract highly skilled individuals to the UK. It is intended for those who have been recognized as leaders or potential leaders in their field. If you have been granted a Global Talent visa, you may be wondering if it can lead to permanent residency in the UK. In this article, we will answer some frequently asked questions about applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) on the Global Talent Scheme.
Does Global Talent visa count towards ILR?
Yes, the Global Talent visa is eligible for ILR after a certain period of time. If you meet the requirements, you can apply for ILR on the Global Talent Scheme.
When can I apply for ILR on the Global Talent visa?
You can apply for ILR on the Global Talent Scheme after being in the UK for 3 years or 5 years depending on which stream you apply under. Speak to one of consultants to know whether you qualify under the 3 year exceptional talent stream.
Is the Global Talent visa permanent residence?
No, the Global Talent visa is not a permanent residency visa. However, it can lead to permanent residency if you meet the requirements for ILR.
Who is eligible for the Global Talent visa UK?
The Global Talent Scheme is open to individuals who have been recognized as leaders or potential leaders in the fields of science, engineering, humanities, medicine, digital technology, or arts and culture. To be eligible, you must be endorsed by a recognized endorsing body in your field.
Why use an immigration firm to apply for ILR on the Global Talent Scheme?
Applying for ILR on the Global Talent Scheme can be a complex process. A qualified immigration firm can help guide you through the process, ensuring that you meet all of the requirements and have all of the necessary documentation. They can also help you prepare for the ILR application process and provide support throughout the process.
Documentation required for ILR on the Global Talent Scheme
To apply for ILR on the Global Talent Scheme, you will need to provide a range of documents, including:
- Your current and previous passports
- Your current biometric residence permit
- Evidence of your knowledge of the English language
- Evidence of your continuous residence in the UK
- Evidence of your endorsement under the Global Talent Scheme
- Evidence of your employment or self-employment in the UK, if applicable
- Evidence of your earnings, if applicable
- Evidence of your accommodation in the UK
This is a generic list, however, a specialist at Hurlingham Law will be able to tailor the documentation requirement to your specific case.
In conclusion, the Global Talent Scheme can be a great opportunity for highly skilled individuals to come to the UK and work in their field. If you are granted a Global Talent visa, you may be eligible to apply for ILR after being in the UK for 3 or 5 years, depending on when your visa was granted. To ensure a smooth and successful application process, it is recommended to use an immigration firm that specialises in ILR applications on the Global Talent Scheme such as Hurlingham Law.