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      justseyi
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      A Scale-up Worker visa allows you to come to the UK to do an eligible job for a fast-growing UK business (sometimes called a ‘scale-up business’)

       

      Who is eligible for scale-up visa UK?

       

      Companies, including small businesses and those in the tech and financial services sectors, that have achieved growth of 20% or more in either employment or turnover year-on-year for at least 3 years and employed a minimum of 10 people at the start of the 3 years will be eligible to sponsor talented individuals through. Read more here

       

      How do I apply for a UK scale-up visa?

       

      In order to be eligible for a UK scale-up visa, one of the most important requirements is that applicants must have a job offer and a Certificate of Sponsorship (Cos) issued by an approved sponsor / employer.

       

      The sponsoring business must also be in the scale-up phase with a rapid growth.

       

      What is new scale-up visa?

       

      If you are granted a Scale-up Visa on the Sponsored Application route then you will be granted entry clearance or permission to stay for a period of 2 years. If you are granted a Scale-up Visa on the Unsponsored Application route then you will be granted entry clearance or permission to stay for a period of 3 years.

       

      Can Nigerians Apply For Scale Up Visa In The UK?

       

      Nigerians and other foreign nationals can now apply for the 2022 scale-up visa, effective from August 22, 2022.

      Read more here

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