Fast track your application

Applicants who hold a qualifying prestigious prize can fast track the endorsement application and instead make a single visa application.

Winners of awards across a range of fields from music, dance, fashion, architecture and social sciences, music and the film industry can take advantage of the new reforms to the Global Talent route.

Science, technology, engineering and maths

  • Nobel Prize winners in Physics, Chemistry, Economic Science and Medicine
  • Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
  • Fields Medal
  • Turing Award


  • Brit Award – International Male/Female
  • Mobo – Best International Act
  • Grammys – Lifetime Achievement Award

Film, TV and theatre

  • Various Academy Award and Golden Globe categories
  • Bafta – Best Film Actress/Actor/Director
  • Tony Awards and Olivier Awards

Arts & literature

  • Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
  • Hugo Boss Prize
  • Nobel Prize – Literature