Home Office to Introduce a new Health and Care VisaPosted in : Immigration and Employment Updates on 29 July 2020 Issues covered: Immigration; Brexit; Pay and Conditions of Employment
The Home Office are to introduce a new health and care visa which will come into effect from 4 August 2020 throughout the UK.
The new visa will allow organisations to attract top healthcare professionals from around the world. There will be cost advantages for businesses and individuals alike regarding Home Office fees with a faster turnaround time than a standard visa application.
What are the requirements?
The application process will still entail the obtaining of a Tier 2 (General) visa which requires any health care provider or NHS Trust to obtain a sponsor licence with the Home Office. For the applicants the following criteria would need to be achieved:
- Meeting the salary threshold
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