This visa is also called as a Tier 4 visa. All students from outside the European Economic Area or European Union must apply for this visa if they intend to study full-time courses in the UK. The eligibility is calculated using a points-based rules system and every applicant must qualify with the basic eligibility points to proceed with the visa.
Migrant Workers coming to work in the UK are granted a tier 2 work permit by the UK home office. This is a skilled job category visa granted usually for a period of three years. The visa expiry corresponds to the Certificate of Sponsorship validity. The type of visa allocated for the spouse of the primary applicant is called as Tier 2 General dependent visa.
POST STUDY WORK VISA
A Graduate visa gives you permission to stay in the UK for at least 2 years after successfully completing a course in the UK. You must be in the UK when you apply.
You can apply for a Graduate visa if all of the following are true:
you’re in the UK
your current visa is a Student visa or Tier 4 (General) student visa
you studied a UK bachelor’s degree, postgraduate degree or other eligible course for a minimum period of time with your Student visa or Tier 4 (General) student visa
your education provider (such as your university or college) has told you you’ve successfully completed your course