I am not joking. Below I prepared a list of eight dangerous quotes sent to me within the emails by my blog readers. Also, a couple of them are generalised sentences from Personal Statements drafted by potential Exceptional Talent Visa applicants. In reports, later on, all of these visa applications become just numbers. One more case in total statistics of Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Refusal list. But these people are in the army of unsuccessful visa applicants.
Why I am publishing this list? To caution you about the typical reasons for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Refusal. I want to supersede your potentially harmful thoughts. I offer you short, constructive ideas on how to avoid these mistakes to get UK Exceptional Talent Visa.
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Are you looking for an Example of Personal Statement or Letter of Recommendation? Do you want to read someone’s personal statement to understand its structure and idea? Have you searched for personal statements from past applicants for UK Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions – you have a reason to buy a Talent Visa App or, at least, to read more about it.
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Question: in recent Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa guidance the authority has mentioned that this permanent residence for this talent visa can be obtained by the end of third year in the UK. I am applying exactly for this visa (not for Tier 1 Exceptional Promise). In this case, on the Stage 2 (Visa Stage) do I need to apply for only 3 years or to be safe and keep piece of my mind – still 5 years 4 months as it was previously established. What is your opinion?
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As of now (November 2018) Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa fee is £608 (£ 456 on the Endorsement Stage and £152 on the Visa Stage). The applicant must pay them to process the visa application further. However, shall the applicant pay these sums by himself? Are visa fees not paid by an applicant real?
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In most cases, when you are applying for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa outside the UK, you do not have a trusted address. Hence, you cannot write it as a temporary address in the visa application. Unless you are a fortunate guy with a flat next to Hyde Park :). So you need to use a temporary address for your visa application and choosing your collection location. I gathered a couple of tricks regarding this.
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The phrase “National Insurance Number” (or abbreviation NIN) is not completely clear for people who are not a resident of the United Kingdom. However, it is directly related to your Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa and, basically, a life-important document of your personal portfolio.
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I have already written that I applied my bank account statement. It was a part of the supporting documents of my Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa application on Stage 2. At the same time, I got one more question about this topic.
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National Health Service (NHS) is the name of the public health services in the United Kingdom. All applicants for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa are required to pay for their future health services at Foggy Albion. This payment is called Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS). At the first glance, it seems that this step of the application is very easy to do. But in reality is not completely easy. This is my explanation why.
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After all, filling the forms and printing documents, you will have the final point of Stage 2 Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Process. In other words, you need to go to the Visa Centre and bring a bundle of application with supporting documents. In most cases, you will go to the partner’s centre – VFS Global, TSL Connect or other services.
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These companies are not the Home Office (or previously it was called UKVI). They are outsourcing and technology services. However, they are trusted by many governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. For example, UK Visas and Immigration has a partnership with VFS Global in 33 countries.
At the end of Stage 2 for Exceptional Talent Visa application, the luckiest people get a visa vignette in the passport. So the most important aspect regarding it – this is not an actual visa. Why is this vignette not a UK visa?
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