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Global Talent Visa Lawyer

Are you a leader, potential leader, talent or promising talent in academia, research, digital technology, culture or arts? An expert Global Talent visa lawyer can help you make your Global Talent visa application.

Contact Birmingham Immigration Lawyers for more information about the Global Talent Visa application. Get assistance with eligibility, document requirements, and information on the global talent visa rejection rate. You can call us at 0121 667 6530 or message us online.

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    Who Needs a UK Global Talent Visa?

    The Global Talent Visa route is for overseas nationals who aspire to work, live, study, or start a business in the UK. It is designed for exceptional individuals who can demonstrate their talent, leadership, or potential in academia, research, digital technology, culture, or arts.

    Unlike other work visas, you are not required to have a job offer from an eligible employer. You are also not limited to a specific type of work as long as it is within your field. Global Talent visa holders can stay up to 5 years in the UK and then have the opportunity to settle permanently.

    Global Talent Visa UK Eligibility

    To apply for a Global Talent visa, you’ll need to meet the requirements below:

    • The Global Talent visa UK age limit is set at 18. If you are under 18, you are not eligible to apply for this visa
    • You must obtain an endorsement from a body in the UK recognised by the Home Office. This letter must prove that you show exceptional promise in your field. The endorsement letter must be used to apply for the visa within three months of obtaining it

    The bodies approved by the Home Office to issue endorsement letters are:

    • The Royal Academy of Engineering
    • Arts Council England
    • The Royal Society
    • Tech Nation
    • The British Academy
    • UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

    Prestigious Award

    You can apply for a Global Talent visa without endorsement if you have won a prestigious award such as:

    • BAFTA Award
    • Academy Award
    • Nobel Prize
    • Turing Award
    • Queen Elizabeth Prize
    • Booker Prize
    • Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

    A comprehensive list of all eligible awards can be found on the Home Office webpage.

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      Applying for an Endorsement

      You must obtain an endorsement letter from Home Office-approved bodies if you can’t evidence winning a prestigious award.

      To apply for endorsement, you’ll need:

      • Your curriculum vitae (CV)
      • Proof of expertise in your field
      • 3 recommendation letters from leaders or experts in your field that show you meet the exceptional talent criteria
      • Evidence that you are a talent or leader in your field, such as published works and a portfolio

      You must assemble relevant documentation and apply online to the UK Home Office. If you are applying under Tech Nation, you must complete an application form with the required documents on their website

      Usually, applicants wait for the outcome of their application to endorsing bodies before applying for the Global Talent visa. However, you can apply for both at the same time. If your application for endorsement is rejected, your Global Talent visa application will also be rejected, but you’ll get a refund for the visa fees.

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      What is the Global Talent Visa UK Processing Time?

      It takes the Home Office 3 weeks to process your application and give you a decision if you are outside of the UK. However, it will take 8 weeks if you are in the UK.

      How Much Does the Global Talent Visa UK Cost?

      The Global Talent visa fees are split into two. You’ll pay £524 when applying for endorsement and £192 when applying for the visa. In total, you’ll normally pay £716 when applying for the visa.

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        Is It Difficult To Obtain a Global Talent Visa In The UK?

        Obtaining a Global Talent Visa can be challenging if you are unsure of the eligibility requirements. The Home Office offers no advice on which endorsing body you should apply to.

        So, making an application without knowing the exact body better suited to handle your application will cost you time and money. Therefore, it is advisable to seek the support of our experienced lawyers. They can assist you in submitting a standard application that gives you the best chance of success.

        How Much Does a Global Talent Visa Solicitor Cost?

        Hiring a Global Talent visa solicitor can have varying costs. We assess the exact fee on a case-by-case basis. Contact us to get a quote on what our services will cost you. To reach our expert solicitors, call 0121 667 6530 or contact us online.

        Why Use a Lawyer To Help You With The Global Talent Visa

        Many people shy away from applying for the Global Talent route because they are unsure what they need to obtain an endorsement. However, you can trust our experienced immigration lawyers to guide you in becoming a global talent visa holder. They can provide support in the following ways:

        Assessing Your Eligibility

        Our lawyers are experienced in helping people apply for a Global Talent visa. You can contact them to assess your situation. After consulting with them, you will know if you are eligible for the visa, which will prevent you from spending money on a visa you do not qualify for.

        Visa Application Assistance

        Visa applications can be overwhelming, especially if you’re busy or it is your first time.

        Our experienced lawyers can alleviate that stress by handling the application process for you. With our impressive record of visa successes, global talent visa applicants can trust us to improve their chances of approval and make the process as smooth as possible.

        Relocation Support

        Our services do not end with getting a visa approval; we can still assist you in moving from your country to the UK. We can make your relocation as smooth and stress-free as possible.

        How Our Immigration Lawyers Can Help You

        Birmingham Immigration Lawyers is a global immigration law firm that provides support for UK visa applications. We have a history of delivering exceptional visa application services to our clients.

        The Global Talent visa needs meticulous application and detailed documentation. Any mistake can result in an endorsement or visa refusal. Our Global Talent visa lawyers can help you avoid this by evaluating your eligibility, assisting you in gathering your documents and then making the visa application on your behalf.

        For more information on how we can support your application, please call us at 0121 667 6530 or message us online.

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          With our Application Package, your dedicated immigration lawyer will advise you on your application process and eligibility. Your caseworker will then complete and submit your forms to the Home Office on your behalf.

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              By choosing our Appeal Package, you can rely on our lawyers’ legal knowledge and experience to ensure you have the highest chance of a successful appeal. We will also fully represent you in any hearings/tribunals.

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                  Frequently Asked Questions

                  You do not need to take an English Language test when applying for the Global Talent visa. However, you’ll need sufficient knowledge of the English language to navigate life in the UK.

                  The Home Office does not publish the exact figures for rejection rates. However, applications will be rejected if the applicant does not submit proper documents that prove they meet the eligibility requirement. The visa application will also be rejected if the endorsing body refuses your application.

                  You can switch to the global talent visa if you’re already in the UK on another visa. However, if you are in the UK with the following visas (short-term student visa, Parent of a Child Student visa, domestic worker in a private household visa and seasonal worker visa and visit visa), you cannot switch to the Global Talent visa.