Pursuing a footballing career in the United Kingdom (UK) is a dream for many. And a difficult one. After all, football requires commitment, dedication and ability. There is the competition from peers. And yet, harder still is securing a football visa to travel to the UK to pursue a football career.Continue reading “Football visa options: Travelling to the UK to play football”
The UK Government recently announced fundamental changes to the Tier 2 categories.
In 2015, the government had commissioned the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review the Tier 2 immigration categories. The MAC were specifically requested to advise on how to make the Tier 2 criteria more robust yet flexible enough to allow key skills shortages to be met within the UK.
Having considered MAC’s recommendations and in March 2016 announced key changes to Tier 2.