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UK Visas

The following links are provided to assist prospective and current health professionals with information relating to the United Kingdom's visas and immigration.

UK VISAS AND IMMIGRATION
For questions or concerns about United Kingdom work visa eligibility or conditions, please contact and visit the official website for UK Visas and Immigration. This UK government department is responsible for deciding who has the right to work, visit, study or settle in the United Kingdom.

TIER 2 SHORTAGE OCCUPATION LIST
There are currently UK-wide shortages within the labour workforce which may allow skilled health professional workers to come into the UK through Tier 2 of the points-based system. To learn more about the United Kingdom's current health professional shortages, please view the above Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List.

TIER 5 YOUTH MOBILITY SCHEME VISA
You can apply for a Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa to live and work in the UK if you're from a participating country - check fees, eligibility, sponsors, how to apply.

UK ANCESTRY VISA
You can apply for a UK Ancestry visa if you're a Commonwealth citizen and can prove that one of your grandparents was born in the UK - check eligibility, fees, documents, how to apply.

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