High Potential Individual Visa: If Your Name’s on the List You Can Come In

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 4 July 2022
Rob Tubman
A&L Goodbody Northern Ireland LLP
Issues covered: Immigration; High Potential Individual Visa

In reshaping the UK immigration system, the government consistently referenced a desire to attract the 'best and brightest' migrant talent to benefit the UK workforce. Now, with the launch of the High Potential Individual (HPI) visa, we have a better idea of what that slogan actually means in practice.

The HPI route is aimed at highly skilled migrants who have graduated from a top tier global university in the last five years. With an ongoing shortage of skilled talent at home, the launch on Monday 30 June is timely for businesses who will now be able to pivot to an elite talent pool to fill gaps.

Global universities list

Individuals can apply for an HPI visa if they

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This article is correct at 04/07/2022

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Rob Tubman
A&L Goodbody Northern Ireland LLP

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