Exceptional Talent Visas

Exceptional Talent visa (Tier 1)

You can no longer apply for a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa.
You may be able to apply for a Global Talent visa if:
  • you are a recognised leader (exceptional talent) 
  • you are an emerging leader (exceptional promise)
  • you have a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) endorsement

If you already have a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa

You can still apply:
You can apply for settlement once you have been in the UK for:
  • 3 years with an exceptional talent visa
  • 3 years with an exceptional talent endorsement in science
  • 5 years with an exceptional promise endorsement in either arts and culture or digital technology
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