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by drhopeful
Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:15 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Consultation on changes to employment-related settlement
Replies: 370
Views: 109048

Query

I am confused after reading all through the replies and documents. I have these specific queries regarding myself and my friend. 1.If someone changes from tier 1 general to tier 2 general, in country, does that mean new visa tier 2, will be considered as temporary visa? (for those of you wondering, ...
by drhopeful
Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:05 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: In-country Tier 1 (General) initial application timelines
Replies: 203
Views: 145225

Application Timeline

Current visa category: Tier 2 general- valid till 17th Aug 2011 Application for Tier 1 general- Postal on 31/03/2011 Acknowledgment recived on 7th April 2011 Payment debited from the cheque - 2nd week of April Received a letter for enrolment of biometrics: 3rd week of April Enrolment for Biometrics ...
by drhopeful
Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:20 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: will 2 kinds of visa be valid simultaneously
Replies: 2
Views: 661

will 2 kinds of visa be valid simultaneously

Dear all, I am currently on tier 2 visa, I'm planning to go for tier 1 visa. Could anybody tell me, will tier 2 visa become automatically void after I obtain tier 1 visa? I need to keep tier 2 simply because, i wouldn't be able to work on my present job on visa stamped for 'restricted work for docto...
by drhopeful
Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Premium appointment slots by immigration lawyers/agencies
Replies: 0
Views: 478

Premium appointment slots by immigration lawyers/agencies

Hello, Any info is appreciated. I am on tier 2 visa and would need to get new tier 2 visa for a new employer over next 2 weeks. I tried hard to get premium appointment without success. I gathered that, the agencies/lawyers have some slots for their clients and I would appreciate if anyone give me an...
by drhopeful
Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Work Permit (Tier 2) - second job/source of income
Replies: 1
Views: 1083

Hi,
You can work upto 20 hours per week, as per the guidance. Read thru them.
by drhopeful
Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: switching from tier 1 dependent into tier 2
Replies: 8
Views: 2365

Tier2 doctor in training

Hi,
Does anyone know, who sponsors for training post for a doctor in training, is it the deanery or the employing trust?
Thanks
Bharathi
by drhopeful
Fri Jul 02, 2010 7:36 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Condition for restriction on training as a doctor
Replies: 3
Views: 556

I was under the same impression., until I read the tier 1 guidance, which says on page 47, 'if you are already in training post/rotation, the condition on restriction for training doctor will not be applicable'. I am looking for someone, who was able to get tier 1 based on that paragraph or someone ...
by drhopeful
Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Condition for restriction on training as a doctor
Replies: 3
Views: 556

Condition for restriction on training as a doctor

Hi, I would greatly appreciate if somebody could clarify regarding this point. I'm currently tier 2 visa, and one of the employer has agreed to provide a sponsorship certificate for tier 2 job for a doctor in training position for 6 months. I will be eligible for tier 1, 3 months into that post. Acc...
by drhopeful
Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:03 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: In countgry, tier 2 waiting time
Replies: 2
Views: 1231

Thanx Mel for that info,
I was stupid enough to trust UKBA website,waiting time of 75% in 4 weeks.Doesn't seem to be so in majority.
I have to keep my fingers crossed now, that I have to join the job in 4weeks.
Bharathi
by drhopeful
Sun Jun 27, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: regarding change of company under tier 2
Replies: 1
Views: 539

Hi,
Your application will be considered as a fresh application, so you need to take care just as the last time around.
by drhopeful
Fri Jun 18, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Rejection of PBS Dependent Visa - Help Please!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 6937

Hi,
My primary application for tier 2 was rejected on the grounds of bank statements(a different reason than yours). Admin review was won, but took apporx 8 weeks in Nov 2009, in chennai India.
by drhopeful
Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:07 pm
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Tier2 Certificate
Replies: 2
Views: 759

They can do it online in less than an hour if paying card, by but paying by cheque or anyother mode takes upto 2 weeks.
by drhopeful
Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Rejection of PBS Dependent Visa - Help Please!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 6937

Hi,
Was it in India, if you are not in a hurry, put up for an admin review, most likely you will succeed. Takes more time, than they mention.
All the best.
by drhopeful
Fri Jun 18, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: In countgry, tier 2 waiting time
Replies: 2
Views: 1231

In countgry, tier 2 waiting time

could someone please tell me, how long is the processing times for current tier2 general in UK? Has anyone got it done recently for a change of job?
Thanks
by drhopeful
Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Eligibility for tier 1
Replies: 1
Views: 430

Eligibility for tier 1

Hi, I'm sorry, if this has been discussed before. But I would be grateful for a reply. I entered this country in Nov 2009 on tier 2. I would like to apply for tier 1visa in June. My salary points would be gained by then,(after 9months of stay) and experience points as well, by UKBA definition. Is it...
by drhopeful
Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:17 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: appeal pending ..make a tier 2 applicaiton in the interim?
Replies: 2
Views: 963

My experience

Hi, I recently applied for tier 2 visa, from India, while my tier 2 visa admn review was in progress. A few days later, I was given a telephone call from British High commission, that my admn review is successful and hence I need to withdraw my new appln. (with refunds). Hope this helps.
by drhopeful
Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Admn review successful, but applied visa for new job offer.
Replies: 0
Views: 656

Admn review successful, but applied visa for new job offer.

Hi,
Thanks, I withdraw the question.
by drhopeful
Tue Nov 10, 2009 2:51 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Making a new application while an appeal is in process
Replies: 2
Views: 1349

Hi,

Hi, Is there any similar guidance, for administrative review. Can we apply for a new visa while admin review is under consideration?
by drhopeful
Sat Nov 07, 2009 3:47 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Reuse of COS: tier 2 rejection help please
Replies: 9
Views: 7856

Hi, I'm not expert. But my undertanding is 1. You are legal in the country, as long as you have a pending application/appeal with Home Office. 2.You would need a new COS everytime you apply for visa. 3.You cannot have more than one application/live COS at Home office.(i.e., if u r applying for new j...
by drhopeful
Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:36 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Tier 2 supporting documents
Replies: 7
Views: 2480

Many thanks!
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