How long does intra-company transfer take UK?

Getting a decision 3 weeks, if you’re outside the UK. 8 weeks, if you’re inside the UK.

Does ICT count towards ILR?

The Government should allow those who have been on Intra-company transfer (ICT) visas for five years, and then had a skilled work visa for two years (total of seven years), to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR). Currently time on an ICT does not count towards eligibility for ILR.

Can I convert my ICT to Tier 2 general?

Tier 2 ICT visa holders are allowed to switch into the new Skilled Worker route, provided they meet the eligibility requirements. Under previous rules, it was not possible to switch from ICT to Tier 2 General without triggering the cooling-off period.

How long can I stay outside the UK on a Tier 2 ICT visa?

As the maximum length of Tier 2 General Visas is six years (you can have an initial period of up to five years and 14 days and then an extension to take you up to six), any individual stay outside of the UK of more than 180 days is likely to mean you will not be able to satisfy the requirements of Indefinite Leave to …

How can I get ILR from Tier 2 visa in UK?

‘T2’ visas have replaced ‘Tier 2’ visas. If you have a Tier 2 visa, you can still apply for indefinite leave to remain if you meet the requirements….You must:

  1. have lived and worked in the UK for 5 years – there are rules for what counts towards your time in the UK.
  2. meet the salary requirements.

Can ICT Tier 2 visa holder buy property in UK?

Many Tier 2 visa holders wonder whether they will be able to get a mortgage in the UK. The basic answer to that question is yes: your Tier 2 status will not in itself prevent you from being able to get a mortgage.

Can you have 2 visas at the same time UK?

No. Two visas issued under UK immigration system cannot co-exist.

What is an intracompany transaction?

Intracompany transaction means any transaction or transfer between any division, subsidiary, parent or affiliated or related company under common ownership or control of a corporate entity, or any transaction or transfer between co-licensed partners.

What is intra-company transfer?

Intra-Company Transfer: this is for established employees who are being transferred by their overseas employer to do a skilled job for a linked employer in the UK

What are intra-company transferees (ICTs)?

In order to support Mode 4 of the General Agreement of Trade in Services (GATS), the UK has pledged to allow the entry into and temporary stay of natural persons for business purposes in various categories in the UK’s GATS schedule of commitments. These include intra-company transferees (ICTs).

How much do you get paid on an intra-company transfer visa?

If you’re applying for an Intra-company Transfer visa you must be paid at least £41,500 or the ‘going rate’ for your job – whichever is higher. If you’re applying for an Intra-company Graduate Trainee visa you must be paid at least £23,000 or 70% of the ‘going rate’ for your job – whichever is higher.

Can I stay in the UK with an intra-company graduate trainee visa?

You can stay in the UK with an Intra-company Graduate Trainee visa for whichever is shorter of: You cannot extend your visa, but you can apply for another Intra-company Graduate Trainee visa from outside the UK. You have to have been working for your sponsor outside the UK for at least 3 months immediately before the date you apply.