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If you are a recognized sportsperson or qualified coach in the US, you may be able to work and live in the UK in a sporting role with a Tier 2 Sports Visa. This visa type falls under the Tier 2 Skilled Worker Visa category.
You can apply for a UK Sports Visa if you are an elite sportsperson or have plans that will benefit sports in the UK. This visa permits you to stay in the UK for up to three years. Our expert immigration lawyers can check whether you are eligible and meet the criteria of a UK Sportsperson Visa. They will do this by thoroughly checking your circumstances and documents. Your lawyer will also ensure that your visa application is prepared in the best possible way, for success.
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To be eligible for a UK Sportsperson Visa, you must prove that you are recognized as an elite talent in your profession. You must do this by demonstrating that:
You can extend a Sportsperson Visa in the UK. But, you must ensure that you renew your application months in advance before your current visa’s expiry date. Extending this visa will only allow you to stay in the UK for three more years and no more than six years.
Yes, on this visa type you are permitted to bring your ‘dependent family members’. These are:
You are also able to travel abroad from the UK and then return while on a Tier 2 Sports Visa.
Yes, you can work a second job on this visa as long as it is:
You can also work unpaid in a voluntary position. But, your other employment and work experiences must not impact your sports role in the UK. You also cannot begin another job until you have begun your main employment with your registered sponsor.
Our team of qualified immigration lawyers can help you in every step of the way towards your Tier 2 Sportsperson Visa. They can:
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