Immigration policy in the United Kingdom is constantly under review, with Immigration rules frequently being updated. Woodcock Law has compiled this guide to assist you with the name changes from the past few months. 

Have you ever wondered what happened to a UK visa category? Rather than having been removed, its name may have simply changed. 

The UK Home Office has released new guidance with the publication of an official list of old and new visa names to clear up any confusion. 

Old Visa NameNew Visa Name
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent)Global Talent
Tier 2 (General)Skilled Worker
Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer)Intra-company routes
Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) – Long-term StaffIntra-company Transfer
Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) – Graduate TraineeIntra-company Graduate Trainee
Tier 2 (Minister of Religion)T2 Minister of Religion
Tier 2 (Sportsperson)T2 Sportsperson
Tier 4 (General)Student
Tier 4 (Child)Child Student
Parent of a Tier 4 (Child) StudentParent of a Child Student

Woodcock Law can assist in applications for all of the above.

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Woodcock Law can assist you in your application to work and live in the United Kingdom.

Woodcock Law is well placed and highly experienced in providing advice and assistance on immigration applications. We appreciate that many of the requirements may seem overly complex and onerous, but we can assist you in your application.

We recommend getting in touch with us on 020 7712 1590 for our expert advice before any action is taken.

Woodcock Law can assist you in your application to work and live in the United Kingdom.

Woodcock Law is well placed and highly experienced in providing advice and assistance on immigration applications. We appreciate that many of the requirements may seem overly complex and onerous, but we can assist you in your application.

We recommend getting in touch with us on 020 7712 1590 for our expert advice before any action is taken.