Apply for UK Work visa (Work Permit) if you wish to live & work in the UK. Our immigration lawyer can help if you want to Apply, Extend or Switch to Work visa.

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UK Work Visas

Page Contents

  1. What is a Work visa UK?
  2. What are types of UK Work visa?
  3. What are the different types of investor / business visas in the UK?
  4. What is UK Work visa processing time?
  5. Super priority service for UK Work visas
  6. How can we help with your UK visa application?
  7. Immigration lawyer fees for UK Work visas
  8. Do you need legal help?

What is a Work visa UK?

UK work visas allow you to work in the UK on a short or long-term basis depends upon your skills, qualifications and nature of your job/work. If you are a non-EEA or Swiss national and you are interested in working in the UK, you will need to apply for a UK Work Visa.

If you want to run or set up a business in the UK then get in touch with our expert UK Work visas lawyer for legal assistance with your Innovator visa or Start-up visa application.

What are types of UK Work visa?

Below is a list of common types of UK Work visa:

Skilled Worker visa

Graduate route visa UK

Global Talent visa

Health and Care Worker visa

Intra-company visas

Minister of Religion visa (T2)

Sportsperson visa (T2)

Charity Worker visa (T5)

Creative and Sporting visa (T5)

Government Authorised Exchange visa (T5)

International Agreement Worker visa (T5)

Religious Worker visa (T5)

Seasonal Worker visa (T5)

Youth Mobility Scheme visa (T5)

UK Ancestry visa

Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa

What are the different types of investor / business visas in the UK?

Below is a list of the most common types of business visas in the UK:

Start-up visa

Investor visa (Tier 1)

Innovator visa

What is UK Work visa processing time?

Applications outside the UK

The general processing time for a UK Work visa application is 3 weeks. You should get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks once you either attend your appointment at the visa application centre or use the ID Check app, if you are applying for a visa to work or invest in the UK.

Applications inside the UK

The general processing time for a UK Work visa application is 3-8 weeks depending upon type of work visa application. The waiting time starts once you've submitted your application online and ends when you get a letter or an email with a decision.

Sometimes it may take longer for the Home Office to decide your application due to the complexity of the matter or if there are further enquiries to be made.

Super priority service for UK Work visas

If you are applying for UK work visa from inside the UK, you may be able to pay an extra £800 for the super priority service to get a faster decision. You will get a decision by the end of the next working day by using Super priority service.

Refund of the Super Priority Service fee of £800, if decision is not made within 24 hours

It is very common for the Home Office UKVI not to be able to decide the immigration application submitted through Priority Service within 24 hours. If an application submitted through Super Priority Service is not decided within 24 hours, the Home Office UKVI would normally decide the application within a week and the Home Office UKVI may issue refund of the priority service fee of £800. If your application does not get decided within 24 hours, we can write to the Home Office UKVI asking for the refund of £800 fee charged by the UKVI for Super Priority Service.

How can we help with your UK visa application?

As part of our immigration services for your immigration application, our expert immigration lawyer will:

  • assess your eligibility for the relevant visa type by fully considering your circumstances;
  • advise you on the required supporting documents to be submitted in support of your immigration application;
  • assess all the documents to ensure that the documents you provide are as per the requirements of the Immigration Rules;
  • advise you on strengths and potential weaknesses in your visa application and how you can overcome such weaknesses if any;
  • complete the online immigration draft application form to share it with you for cross-checking;
  • submit your application online and schedule your biometrics appointments with the relevant commercial partner of the UKVI;
  • prepare a detailed cover letter in support of the immigration application explaining in detail how you are meeting all the requirements of the Immigration Rules so that you have the maximum chances of succeeding in your visa application;
  • upload all the supporting documents online in support of the immigration application in their correct format and order;
  • dealing and responding to any caseworker enquiries or correspondence from the Home Office caseworker for any further documents or information concerning your pending immigration application;
  • do all the follow-up work on your immigration application until a decision is received from the Home Office UKVI.

Immigration lawyer fees for UK Work visas

Our expert UK immigration lawyer will guide you through every step of the UK Work visa application process including advice about legal requirements, eligibility criteria and required documents.

Our fixed fee

We charge a fixed fee starting from £700 for our professional legal services in relation to UK Work visa application. The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the matter.

Do you need legal help?

Contact Rex Law Chambers, if you have any questions or need legal help with any UK immigration law related matter. At Rex Law Chambers, we specialise in a wide range of UK visas and nationality applications and our principal immigration lawyer has wealth of experience and expert knowledge to deal with all types of UK visas and immigration applications. He has successfully handled many complex and high-profile cases and also represented clients in their immigration matters.

We can provide one-off FREE general legal advice via live chat or our "Enquiry Form". The FREE advice does not cover the advice in relation to complex legal issues or advice about documents to be submitted in support of the application. If you would like to to get detailed legal advice then please schedule an in-person, Zoom, Skype or phone consultation by using our "Appointment Request Form".

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