Health and Care Visas

Health and Care Visas

The new health and care visa will be launched on 04 August 2020. The occupation codes covered under this visa are –

  • 2112 – Biological scientists and biochemists
  • 2113 – Physical Scientists
  • 2211 – Medical Practitioners
  • 2212 – Psychologists
  • 2213 – Pharmacists
  • 2214 – Ophthalmic Opticians
  • 2215 – Dental practitioners
  • 2217 – Medical Radiographers
  • 2218 – Podiatrists
  • 2219 – Health Professionals not elsewhere classified
  • 2221 – Physiotherapists
  • 2222 – Occupational Therapists
  • 2223 – Speech and Language Therapists
  • 2229 – Therapy professionals not elsewhere classified
  • 2231 – Nurses
  • 2232 – Midwives
  • 2442 – Social Workers
  • 3213 – Paramedics

 

There are additional criteria that will need to be met by the applicant as being with the employer who meets the engagement list or applicant meets the registration list set out by the Home Office. You can find these requirements here

The core requirements are for the applicant to have –

  • Valid Certificate of Sponsorship;
  • An appropriate salary, which meets the relevant salary threshold;
  • Knowledge of English language;
  • Sufficient personal savings when arriving in the UK;
  • Provide details of travel history over the preceding five years;
  • Valid tuberculosis test results (from a listed country under Appendix T of the Immigration Rules); and
  • A criminal record certificate from any country where a migrant has lived for 12 months or more in the last 10 years

The employer/sponsor will need to provide a brief explanation of your eligibility as a Health and Care visa requirement on the Certificate of Sponsorship.

There will be no Immigration Health Surcharge fee payable by the applicant and the dependents under this category.

Should you or your organisation wish to apply for the Health and Care Visas you can contact our Immigration Lawyers at Visa and Migration Ltd on 02034111261

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *