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Switch Entrepreneur to Skilled Worker

Only for the UK Skilled Worker visas, formerly known as Tier 2 visa route

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Switch Entrepreneur to Skilled Worker

Post by gns3555 » Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:50 pm

Hi,

As UK Gov has recently announced the new route for skilled migrant to come UK. There is also an option to switch to this visa for someone who is already in the UK.
My question is, ‘Is anyone who has an Entrepreneur in UK can switch to Skilled worker visa?’
Because there is no any clear guideline to switch from another visa except visit visa and temporary visas.
Thanks.

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Re: Switch Entrepreneur to Skilled Worker

Post by CR001 » Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:54 pm

The Ukvi weblink clearly states who CANNOT apply to switch. Tier 1 is not on the list!!

https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa/ ... -this-visa
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Re: Switch Entrepreneur to Skilled Worker

Post by Legend1 » Sun Dec 06, 2020 11:56 pm

hi CR001 and other experts,
can we also combine the time spent on tier1 Entreepreneur towards the 5 ILR , if switched to Skill worker route ?
many thanks

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