Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa in Engineering

General questions on Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa in Engineering

Today I got question from non-digital guy who is interested in Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa in Engineering. Sure, I am a holder of Tech Nation Visa, hence, my experience is relevant only for this industry. However, as I see my knowledge can be helpful even for Aerospace Engineers.

Question: “I am a recent Graduate. Passed out from the University of The City with (Hon) in Aerospace Engineering with a year Industry. My degree is accredited IET/IMechE/ RaeS/IOM3. Can I apply for the Exceptional Talent Visa”

My answer: “Thank you for your message! Actually, I am a holder of Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa in Digital Technologies that is quite far from Aerospace Engineering. I believe your question is related with Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa in Engineering. At the same time, I can share my knowledge with you – to apply for this visa you must have Ph.D in your area. For Digital Technologies it is allowed to apply even without higher education (but sure a person has to demonstrate great practical experience of work in Digital Tech). But for such areas like Aerospace Engineering the doctoral degree is must have.

Moreover, as I believe – you are a holder of Tier 4 General Visa now. According to the requirements, you cannot freely switch to Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa from this type of UK visa. You must leave the country and than apply for this visa route from outside the UK.”

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Author: Andrii Seleznov

TalentVisaHelp is an independent project to help more talents and promises to come to the United Kingdom. This project is created by Andrii Seleznov, Tier 1 Exceptional Promise visa recipient and Tech Nation Visa Ambassador in past. Andrii is an experienced entrepreneur, professional engineer and technical founder at Petiole. Additionally, Andrii is an Alumni Mentor at GIST Tech-I Competition and winner of local agritech Hackathons in Ukraine.

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