Therefore, for any applicant, it is quite beneficial to go through Appendix V modernised guidance for increasing the chances of success! The Salary for the employment must meet the Appropriate Salary requirements. (h) A job will be considered one for settled worker if the worker met the definition of settled worker in the Immigration Rules in force at the time they started the job, and they remained employed for the whole claimed 12 month period, even if they ceased to be a settled worker at a later date. 61-SD. 2 1. (2) A copy of the completed term sheet for the investment, signed by all parties to the transaction, which must include details of the company valuation, company structure, founder and investor rights, the structure of funding and the type of security being taken. In the case of an application where Table 7 applies, points will only be awarded if the applicant: (a) has had the money referred to in Table 7 for a consecutive 2-year period of time, ending no earlier than one calendar month before the date of application, and provides the specified documents in paragraph 64-SD; or. 54. (ii) the applicant’s status in the business. EL 1.1. (5) that the declaration is signed and valid according to the laws of the country in which it was made. (v) the registration or permission of the accountant to operate in the UK, (vi) confirmation that the business did not employ any workers before the applicant took over or joined it, if relevant and. The requirement at EL 5.2. must be proven by one of: (a) a certificate from the awarding body: or, (b) a transcript issued by the university or college that awarded the qualification; or. (c) A business will be considered to be a UK business if the applicant provides the specified evidence in this Appendix to show that: (ii) it has its registered office in the UK, or, in the case of multinational companies with no UK registered office, its head office in the UK, except where the applicant is registered with HM Revenue & Customs as self-employed and does not have a business office. (b) provides the additional specified documents in paragraph 64A-SD of the source of the money. Part V1. A regulated financial institution is one which is regulated by the appropriate regulatory body for the country in which the financial institution operates. 57. The notarised copy of the will must clearly show: (2) the beneficiary of the will (this should be the applicant or applicant and/or husband, wife, civil partner, or unmarried or same-sex partner), (3) the amount of money that the applicant (or applicant and/or husband, wife, civil partner, or unmarried or same-sex partner) has inherited, and. (3) the date of the letter of confirmation. The applicant has spent the specified continuous period lawfully in the UK, with absences from the UK of no more than 180 days in any 12 calendar months during that period. EL 2.3. No points will be awarded where the specified documents show that the funds are held in a financial institution which is not permitted under Appendix Finance. Are there other examples in the Immigration Rules where the underlying immigration objective has stayed the same, but evidentiary details have changed often, aside from Appendix FM-SE? If the applicant (or applicant and/or husband, wife, civil partner, or unmarried or same-sex partner) has received possessions or assets, rather than money, estimates of the value of the items will not be accepted as evidence of money for investment. (d) If the applicant wishes the start of the 3 month timescale specified in Table 8A, Table 8B, Table 9A or Table 9B to be taken as the date he entered the UK, he must provide evidence which proves this date, such as a stamp in the applicant’s passport, or an aircraft boarding card. Commencement of Employment & Termination 1. This Appendix sets out how the English language requirement is met. The applicant has invested not less than 75% of the specified invested amount of his capital in the UK by way of UK Government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies, subject to the restrictions set out in paragraph 65 below, and has invested the remaining balance of the specified invested amount in the UK by the purchase of assets or by maintaining the money on deposit in a UK regulated financial institution. The portfolio report or letter must cover a consecutive 2-year period of time, ending no more than one calendar month before the date of application. UK immigration rules, & Appendix FM - Partners & Family. (iii) the bank has carried out all required due diligence checks and Know Your Customer enquiries in relation to the applicant. Immigration Rules Appendix Skilled Worker The Skilled Worker route is for employers to recruit people to work in the UK in a specific job. (a) Where Table 6 applies and the applicant is relying on the business activity of a new UK business or businesses, they must provide audited (if the business is legally required to produce audited accounts) or unaudited accounts which show the gross income resulting from the business’ activities and that this reached at least £5 million. There will be no specific rules for high earners. EL 2.2. (4) state the applicant’s name, and their entrepreneurial team partner’s name where relevant, or the name of the applicant’s business, (5) include the contact details of the person or (where relevant) an official of the organisation issuing the letter. 2018 saw the expansion of visa national countries included in Appendix H for the first time, which benefitted tens of thousands of students. (b) The applicants are both shown by name, passport number and (where relevant) Points-Based System reference number in each other’s applications and in the specified evidence required in the relevant table. EL 5.3. 65AA. (iii) If the applicant has invested more than the required level in qualifying investments, the fees, transaction costs and tax referred to in (ii) above may be paid from the surplus investment, providing the surplus investment was made at the same time or before the fees, transaction costs and tax were incurred (for example, if the applicant scores points for investing £2 million in qualifying investments, but has actually invested £2.1 million in qualifying investments, up to £100,000 in fees, transaction costs and tax may be paid for from the investment funds. This visa allows for talented and promising individuals from outside the EEA whose fields include science, digital technology, and arts and culture to come to the UK to work in their field. (iii) if the employee was born in the UK on or after 1 January 1983, a birth certificate, together with documentation, such as a passport or naturalisation certificate, which confirms one of their parents had settled status in the UK when the employee was born, and additionally, if the parent is the employee’s father, a marriage certificate to the mother. APPENDIX V: immigration Rules for visitors Introduction A visitor is a person who is coming to the UK, usually for up to six months, for a temporary purpose, for example as a tourist, to visit friends or family or to carry out a business activity. rules.”. 64A-SD. (4) trust fund documents from a legal adviser showing the amount of money in the fund, the date that the money is available and the beneficial owner, and including the name and contact details of the legal adviser and at least one of the trustees; (iii) Personal bank statements on the official bank stationery from a bank that is regulated by the official regulatory body for the country in which the institution operates and the funds are located, showing the account number and the amount of money available in the name of the applicant (or applicant and/or husband, wife, civil partner, or unmarried or same-sex partner), covering a consecutive 2-year of time, ending no earlier than one calendar month before the date of application. The letter must have been issued by an authorised official, on the official letter-headed paper of the institution(s), and confirm: (i) the amount of money that the institution(s) has loaned to the applicant. Paragraphs 4 - 16 of this appendix cover migrants who: a. (b) Where Table 6 applies and the applicant is relying on business activity from an existing UK business which they have taken over or invested in, they must provide both of the following: (i) audited accounts (if the business is legally required to produce audited accounts) or unaudited accounts clearly showing: (3) the gross income from business activity for the 3 year period immediately before the date on which the applicant became involved with the business, and. Part V3. 64-SD. (iv) if the employee is an EEA national, a UK registration certificate/permanent residence document, (v) if the employee is the spouse of an EEA national, the biometric data page of their passport, showing their photograph and personal details, or a residence card, and any of the documents in (i) or (iv) above which relate to the EEA national, together with their marriage certificate to the EEA national, or. This Appendix sets out how the continuous residence requirement is met. (5) that the accountant will verify the content of the letter to the Home Office on request. (h) if the applicant is claiming points for investing £50,000 from one of the following sources, and has not been awarded points for those funds in a previous application, they must also provide the following documents: (i) if the source is a seed funding competition or a UK or devolved government department, the applicant must provide the specified evidence in Table 4A above as evidence of the source of the funds (except that the letter referred to in paragraph 41(a)(i) does not need to be dated within the three months immediately before the date of the application); (ii) if the source is a venture capital firm, the applicant must provide: (1) A letter from a director, partner or fund manager of the venture capital firm, which includes: (_a) confirmation of the amount of money that was made available to the applicant, the entrepreneurial team or the applicant’s business from the organisation. (5) the relationship(s) of the third party to the applicant, (6) if the third party is another business in which the applicant is self-employed or a director, evidence of the applicant’s status within that business and that the applicant is the sole controller of that business’s finances, or, where the applicant is not the sole controller, the letter must be signed by another authorised official of that business who is not the applicant, and. (2) Entry clearance or leave to remain in any sub-category under this Appendix will be curtailed if the Department for Enterprise Withdraws a … (vi) if the worker is an overseas national with settled status in the UK, the biometric data page of their passport containing their photograph and personal details, and the pages where a UK Government stamp or an endorsement appear, or a biometrics residence permit, or official documentation from the Home Office which confirms their settled status in the UK; (e) if the applicant was self-employed at the time a settled worker was employed by their business, the specified documents in paragraph 48(a) above showing the dates that the applicant became registered with HMRC as self-employed, with the bank statements referred to in 48(a)(iii) showing all the payments made to the settled worker in the full period of employment used to claim points, and the address of the business; (f) if the applicant was a director of a UK company or member of a UK partnership at the time the settled worker was employed by their business, a printout from Companies House of the company’s filing history page and of the applicant’s personal appointments history, showing this; (g) if the applicant took over or joined a business, they must provide a signed and dated letter from an accountant, showing: (i) the name and contact details of the business. (6) a life insurance policy naming the other partner as beneficiary, (7) birth certificates of any children of the relationship, showing both partners as parents, or. (c) If the applicant is not the sole member or director in their business, they must provide confirmation of: (i) the names of the other members or directors, (ii) whether any of the other members or directors are also Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Migrants, and. (b) Points will only be awarded for an applicant’s business if it is a UK business. 45. 43. 62. (c) an official letter from the university or college that awarded the qualification containing information equivalent to a degree certificate. For more information, refer to Appendix B of the Immigration Rules. EU2. 48. EL 8.4. In relation to time spent with leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant in the UK, the applicant has provided specified documents to show that this requirement has been met. The route sets out whether the English language requirement must be met and at what level. funds in a foreign currency will be converted to pounds sterling (£) using the spot exchange rate which appeared on. There are also updates to appropriate salary rates in the codes of practice in Appendix J. (e) ISAs, premium bonds and saving certificates issued by National Savings and Investment (NS&I), for an applicant who has, or last had leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant, (f) Leveraged investment funds, except where the leverage in question is the security against the loan referred to in paragraph (b) in Table 8B or row 1 of Table 9B (as appropriate), and paragraph 61A(i)-(iii) apply, or, (i) the applicant’s initial grant of leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant was granted under the Rules in place from 29 March 2019, or. (3) the date of the document produced by the legal adviser confirming the divorce settlement. 2.8 In line with the changes to Part 9 of the Immigration Rules, there are consequential changes to Appendix AR to ensure references to Part 9 are correct. At the time of writing navigation of the new Appendix V is not helped by the use on GOV.UK of pdf documents and the lack of a contents page with internal hyperlinks. (ii) a birth certificate, showing the employee was born in the UK and Colonies before 1 January 1983. This is a consolidated version of the current Immigration Rules. 56. (4) the names of the person giving the gift and the person receiving it. 61A. Appendix D: Immigration rules for leave to remain as a Highly Skilled Migrant as at 28 February 2008 Appendix E: Maintenance (funds) for the family of Relevant Points Based Systems Migrants Appendix F: Archived Immigration Rules Appendix FM: Family members Appendix FM-SE: Family members - specified evidence Appendix G: Countries and territories participating in the Tier 5 … 63. 65C. (viii) A letter from each financial institution holding the funds, issued by an authorised official of that institution, confirming in each case the amount of money that the third party intends to make available, and that the institution is not aware of the third party having promised to make that money available to any other person available. (6) that the institution will confirm the content of the letter to the Home Office on request. (5) the Association of Authorised Public Accountants. Investment excludes investment by the applicant by way of: (a) an offshore company or trust, or investments that are held in offshore custody except that investments held in offshore custody will not be excluded where: (i) the applicant made an application before 13 December 2012 which led to a grant of entry clearance or leave to remain as a Tier 1 (Investor) migrant, (ii) the applicant has not since been granted entry clearance, leave to enter or leave to remain in any other category, and. Information on immigration & asylum law, including news, jobs and events. (2) the registration or authority of the legal adviser to practise legally in the country in which the sale was made. All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0, except where otherwise stated, Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support, Transparency and freedom of information releases. EL 8.3. 52. The English language requirement is also met by a person applying for entry clearance or permission to stay as a Student if any of the requirements in EL 7.1. to EL 8.4. are met. EL 2.5. (ii) provides the specified documents in paragraph 64-SD (or the additional assets in respect of an application to which either row 1 (a)(i) or (b)(i) of Table 9B applies), with the following differences: (1) References to “date of application” in paragraph 64-SD are taken to read “date of investment”; (2) The evidence in paragraph 64-SD(a)(i)(5) may also include evidence that the money has already been invested in the UK in the form of UK Government bonds, if the applicant’s initial leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant was granted under the Rules in place before 29 March 2019 and the date of application is before 6 April 2025; or. (ii) if the business started employing settled workers for whom points are being claimed, before reporting under Real Time, a form P35. 49. Parent of a Child Student. (3) co-owned by the applicant with one or more persons as tenants in common; (ii) If the applicant maintained money on deposit in the UK, a statement or statements of account on the official stationery of the institution that holds the funds. (10) the Association of Accounting Technicians. It applies only to applications under Appendix Student, Appendix Skilled Worker, Appendix Representatives of an Overseas Business, Appendix T2 Minister of Religion, Appendix T2 Sportsperson, Appendix UK Ancestry, Appendix Global Talent, Appendix Start-up, Appendix Innovator, Appendix T5 (Temporary Worker) International Agreement Worker, Appendix Hong Kong British National (Overseas) and Appendix ECAA Extension of Stay. (c) Companies mainly engaged in property investment, property management or property development (meaning in this context any investment or development of property to increase the value of the property with a view to earning a return either through rent or a future sale or both, or management of property for the purposes of renting it out or resale. Immigration Rules Appendix Parent of a Child Student. Registration with the police • Afghanistan • Algeria • Argentina The property must be: (2) co-owned by the applicant and their spouse, civil partner, or partner, or. The letter must confirm: (1) the name of the applicant (or applicant and/or husband, wife, civil partner, or unmarried or same-sex partner), and that the money is available in their name(s). The specified continuous period is: (a) 2 years if the applicant scores points from row 1(a) above; (b) 3 years if the applicant scores points from row 1(b) above; or (c) 5 years if the applicant scores points from row 1(c) above. (5) the names of the person making the will and the beneficiary. 64. (iii) a third party other than those in (ii), and the accounts must either: (1) confirm that the investment was made as a result of the applicant’s activity, or. An applicant will meet the English language requirement if they have provided a valid digital reference number from an approved provider showing they have passed an approved English language test to the required level in the two years before the date of application. (b) UK NARIC confirm that the course of study overseas will lead to an academic (not a professional or vocational) qualification at UK bachelor’s degree level or above. (2) the applicant’s name, as a director or member, (3) the date of the applicant’s appointment as a director or member, and. (5) the balance of the account to cover the required amount of money as a minimum credit balance on the date of the letter and throughout the three full consecutive months before the date of the letter; (b) If the funds are not held in the UK, the applicant must also provide a letter from a bank or financial institution that is regulated by the official regulatory body for the country in which the institution operates and the funds are located, on the institution’s official headed paper, issued by an authorised official of that institution, which confirms: (1) the name of the beneficial owner, which should be the applicant (or applicant and/or husband, wife, civil partner, or unmarried or same-sex partner). The Global Talent Visa is new newest category under the Immigration Rules Appendix W and it is an extension of the former Tier 1 Exceptional Talent route. (6) the name of the person receiving the money from the sale, (7) the date that the money was transferred, and. 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