If you want to switch from a Tier 1 visa to a Tier 2 (General) Visa whilst you are on a Tier 1 visa in the UK, it is simple under the current rules. This includes the Tier 1 PSW Post Study Work category. UK employers can transfer Tier 1 visa to a Tier 2 work permit in just 1 week, contact us to get more information.
It doesn't matter which category of Tier 1 you are under - all these sub-classes are included:
- Tier 1 PSW (Post Study Work)
- Tier 1 General
- Tier 1 Investor
- Tier 1 Entreprenuer
Even permits from the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme (HSMP) can be switched to a Tier 2 Visa under this process. You can see our full Tier 2 switching guide here.
Fill in this form to get a free summary of how to switch your Tier 1 visa to a Tier 2 Work Permit - it's free! We will let you know which of our partners can help with the transfer and then its up to you if you want to change over.