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They cannot do this. They have an obligation in terms of their sponsorship duties to inform HO within 10 days after your last date of employment that you are no longer employed and your visa will be curtailed to 60 days. How long the curtailment letter takes to get sent to you will vary from a few weeks to a few months. The curtailment period only starts from the date of the letter and the new expiry date of your visa will be stated. If your visa is valid for less than 60 days, you won't get a letter.They know I need a visa so that I can keep staying here and hunting for the job. They are willing to do everything they can to help me out.
One thing they mentioned they can do is to keep my visa valid and don't revoke it. Which means, after January they will not pay me the salary. But since the visa is still valid, I can keep hunting for the job.
Work on finding another sponsor asap. How long have you been on Tier 2 General visa?My questions are, is there anything I should be aware of? Will this influence the point I'm applying for the permanent residence?
Note that the 60 days curtailment period is NOT from the last date of employment. HO decides when it is and it starts counting only from when the letter is dated.Thank you very much for your precious information. I have been on General T2 for 2.5 years now. I will work on finding another job as soon as I can. 60 days after my last day will be the end of March. I think I can make it and I don't want to wait after March either.
They risk losing their license if they don't follow the specific rules they are required to follow.I will also inform my company that they cannot do it. It's really weird that they told me they did this to one of their previous employees and it worked all right. The previous employee still changed the job successfully even they didn't report it.
Yes. No you do not need it but you must remember that if any discrepancies are found later on, it could delay application decisions for you.I believe I can receive the curtailment letter only if they have informed the HO. Is it? Do I need this letter or the curtailment is executed so that I can change my job? Namely, when I'm changing my job, it will be a trouble for me if they didn't report it?