visas

15.02.12

Launch of online applications for Tiers 2 and 5 of the points based system

Information related to Visas and Sponsorship on our website is out of date – last updated in 2012. Regrettably, Visiting Arts does not have a staff member working in this area currently and we are not available for advice related to visas. A service to enable customers applying under Tiers 2 and 5 of the Points Based System and any dependants, who are already in the UK, to apply and pay on-line for further leave to remain has now been launched.

red tape

25.01.12

Biometric Residence Permit Changes

Information related to Visas and Sponsorship on our website is out of date – last updated in 2012. Regrettably, Visiting Arts does not have a staff member working in this area currently and we are not available for advice related to visas. Upcoming changes to replace postal biometric appointments and Biometric Residence Permit help lines with online services


As part of the UK Border Agency's strategy to move services online, they are replacing the telephone biometric appointment booking service for postal applicants and the telephone BRP management and verification services with online services.

visas

28.11.11

Visas

Information related to Visas and Sponsorship on our website is out of date – last updated in 2012. Regrettably, Visiting Arts does not have a staff member working in this area currently and we are not available for advice related to visas. Getting international artists to the UK can be a complex, difficult process and is one of the main enquiries Visiting Arts gets. This article offers guidance to how to go about the process and what you need to know as a prospective employer, and also gives you direct links to relevant web sites, to try and help you through the routes you have available.