- Must have accumulated five continuous years in the UK in this category.
- Must have knowledge of English and Life in the UK
- Must satisfy Criminal Record Check
Where you have Leave as Tier 1 before 19 July 2010 you must score 75 points under the Points Based System, otherwise you must attain 80 points
- Points are awarded based on following:
- Qualifications – i.e. Bachelors, Masters, PhD
- UK Experience
- Previous Earnings – Must be minimum of £25,000 to score points