In order to work legally in the UK you will need to hold a valid work permit. You can obtain a valid work permit from your local British Embassy/ High Commission.
There are however a number of different types of work permit available, all with different qualifying criteria. These are:
- Tier 1 (General) - Highly skilled workers
- Tier 1 (Post-study work) - for those wishing to work in the UK after graduating from a UK university
- Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme)
- UK Ancestry visa
- Spousal/Partner/Dependant visa
For further information on the types of visa on offer, please go to www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk or call one of our consultants who will be able to advise you.