The applicant must be studying a full-time course of study leading to the award of a PHD with a higher education provider which has a track record of compliance; and
The COS must have a start date no earlier than 24 months after the date of that course.
Yes, student dependents can apply for Global Business Mobility – Secondment Worker visa while remaining in the UK. But the students cannot apply for dependent visa of a scale-up migrant unless they have completed the course that they have embarked upon.
It is mandatory to meet the validity, suitability and eligibility for all the Global Business Mobility – Secondment Worker visa applicants. It is important to note that you will be required to have a certificate of sponsorship to be able to apply for leave to enter or leave to remain as a Global Business Mobility – Secondment Worker visa applicant. It is a PBS immigration route and would require successful applicants to score 40 points in order to qualify i.e.
Sponsorship: 20 points
Job at an appropriate skill level: 20 points
The applicants must meet the overseas work requirement i.e.
The applicant is currently working for an overseas business that has a contract with the sponsor that has been registered with the Home office by the sponsor; and
Has worked outside the UK for that overseas business for a cumulative period of at least 12 months. The 12 months’ work outside the UK can have been accumulated over any period provided thatThe applicant was continuously working for the overseas businesses whether in or out of the UK, from the start of the 12 months to the date of application; and Any breaks in the continuous work where only for the reasons stipulated in the immigration rules. .
The applicants will not need to meet the maintenance requirement if they have been residing in the UK for 12 months. In all other cases, they will need to have at least £1270 at all times for 28 days.
The Global Business Mobility – Secondment Worker may apply for a maximum period of 5 years.
The Global Business Mobility – Secondment workers CANNOT apply for ILR. This category does not leave to settlement.
The Global Business Mobility – Secondment workers are allowed to invite their spouses / partners and children under 18 years of age to join them as their dependents. The dependents may also switch while remaining in the UK provided they do not have leave as:
A short term student
A parent of a child student
A domestic worker in a private household
A seasonal worker
Outside immigration rules
As a student who does not fulfill one of the following conditions:
Condition A: The applicant must have completed the course of study for which the CAS was assigned; or
Condition B: the applicant must be studying a full time course of study leading to the award of a PHD and has completed at least 24 months of study on that course.
The dependent partner must have access to at least £285, the first dependent child must have access to at least £315 while any other children must have access to at least £200, maintained for at least 28 days.
If the entry clearance application is refused by the ECO (visa officer) in the overseas British Diplomatic post, the applicant will be given a right of review of the decision that must be exercised within 28 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the visa officer. If the administrative review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.
If the further leave to remain application is refused by the Home Office, the applicant is granted right of administrative review that must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the Home office. If the administrative review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.
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