Tier 1 Exceptional Talent
Visa Advice

Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa

We are experienced lawyers, who provide quality advice and assistance as well securing the best outcomes for our client.

Our Immigration lawyers are highly qualified and fully accredited.  They have extensive knowledge of all Key Immigration legislation. All our caseworkers undergo regular accredited training to keep abreast of any changes, including Home Office policy, practice and procedures.

We are based in Birmingham, but travel throughout England, Wales and Scotland to assist our clients.

The Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa category attracts highly talented individuals to the UK to live and to work and as such is relevant for individuals seeking employment or establishing a business within the UK under specific conditions. In order to quality for a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Visa, you are required to be endorsed as a leader (exceptional talent) or emerging leader (exceptional promise) in one of the following areas:

  • science
  • engineering
  • humanities
  • medicine
  • digital technology
  • the arts

With this visa, a person may be employed, self-employed, work for any employer and in any sector at any level. However, in order to extend leave or settle in the UK, evidence of working in their field of speciality is required.

If you specialise in the digital technology field, you can apply under a subcategory of this visa category: the Tech Nation Visa Scheme. No maintenance or English language requirements need to be met for this type of visa, and if you are granted a Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa, you can be granted up to five years leave (if applying within the UK) or five years 4 months if applying from abroad.

This particular visa category can be extremely strict with roughly only 1,000 visa a year being granted. We highly recommend a professional consultation with us if you are considering applying for this visa route.

Our immigration lawyers are Industry leading we provide excellent client service from the backbone to Optimus’s services. We believe in surpassing our client’s expectations and project managing every step of the application process. We work efficiently and diligently ensuring that your application stands the best chance of being accepted. We handle every step of your application process saving you time, money and stress. We bill our cases on a fixed fee basis, so that you are aware from the outset the total cost of the application, with no hidden fees.

What Our Clients say

“Robina is a very reliable, helpful and experienced immigration solicitor in our area. I had a successful appeal with my Tier 1 applications with the help from Robina.”
UK Visas
Robina Shah