Home Office publishes new versions of application forms

The Home Office has published new versions of several application forms.

All applications for the following must now be made using the new forms: Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent); Tier 1 (Investor); Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur); Tier 1 (Entrepreneur); Tier 1 (General); Tier 2 (Priority); Tier 2 (Priority Dependant); Tier 2 (Main Applicant); Tier 4 (General); Tier 5 (Temporary Worker); PBS Dependant application form for dependants of Tier 1, 2 and 5 migrants; and PBS Dependant application form for dependants of Tier 4 migrants.

All the above forms are for use by applicants who are already in the UK.

A new version of the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Endorsement application form for applicants who are in or outside of the UK has also been published.

All applying after 1st October 2013 should use the new forms. The Home Office will however, continue to accept applications made on previous versions of these forms up to and including 22nd October 2013.

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