Global Talent Visa UK Guide

We can help you to apply for a Global Talent visa to work in the arts, sciences or digital technology as a leader or potential leader.

Global Talent Visa Eligibility

You can usually only apply for a Global Talent visa if you have successfully applied for an endorsement to prove that you are a leader or potential leader.

You can apply for the visa without an endorsement if you’ve won an eligible award. Find out which awards are eligible.

Find out what you can do with a Global Talent visa and how to apply for an endorsement if you work in one of the following fields:

  • academia or research
  • arts and culture
  • digital technology

If you’re not eligible for a Global Talent visa, there are other ways to work in the UK – for example a Skilled Worker visa.

Apply for a global talent visa UK

The UK Global Talent Visa is a highly sought-after immigration category for non-UK nationals wishing to come to the UK to work in specific sectors. In most cases, applicants must obtain an endorsement letter from one of the approved Home Office endorsing bodies.

The British Academy, Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Society and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) grant admissions to suitable applicants in the fields of Science, Engineering, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities and other academic and research roles.

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Required Documents for the Global Talent Programme in the UK

The documents you have to submit when applying for a Global Talent Visa will depend on your field of qualification. This includes:

  • For researchers or academic leaders: A letter from the head of HR of the organisation where you will work. The letter must:
    • Include your name, position, and department
    • State that got the position after applying via an open competition, which was advertised.
    • State that you were interviewed by 4 senior academics from the organisation where you will work.
    • State that you handed in at least three references.
  • For work on a research grant: A written confirmation from the funder, stating that the fund was at least £30,000 and it will last at least 2 years.
  • For peer-reviewed endorsements: A letter from someone of eminence in your field with “internationally recognised expertise”. The letter must state:
    • How that person knows you
    • That they believe you have exceptional talent or promise
    • That you would contribute to the UK and benefit from being in the UK
  • For leaders in arts and culture:
    • Your CV
    • Three recommendation letters, which states how the writer knows you, lists your achievements and details why you would benefit from this program as well as what you can bring to the UK.
    • Up to ten pieces of evidence which attest to your achievements, such as international media recognition, international awards, international appearances, or exhibitions.
  • For leaders in digital technology:
    • Three letters of recommendation from organisations which is established in digital technology. Each of the letters must state how the person knows you, including proof of their position, showcase your achievements in digital technology, as well as state how the writer believes you are a leader or potential leader.
    • Evidence of any digital technology business which you have set up or in which you have been a senior member in the last 5 years.
    • Up to ten pieces of evidence which support your qualifications and eligibility.

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