The UK Border Agency has this month published yet another set of new versions of forms, for various applications under the points-based system.
The new forms apply to applicants already in the UK, and should be used for any applications made, on or after 1 October 2012.
The new application forms are:
- Tier 1 (Exceptional talent);
- Tier 1 (Investor);
- Tier 1 (Graduate entrepreneur);
- Tier 1 (Entrepreneur);
- Tier 1 (General);
- Tier 2;
- Tier 4 (Child);
- Tier 4 (General); and
- Tier 5 (Temporary worker).
In addition, the PBS Dependant form has now been replaced with 2 separate forms:
- PBS Dependant form for Tier 1, 2 or 5 dependants
- PBS Dependant form for Tier 4 dependants
The agency, in line with paragraph 34(i) of the Immigration Rules, will continue to accept applications made on the previous version of these forms up to and including 22 October 2012. Source: UK Border Agency.
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