Tier 2 (Sportsperson)
This category is for elite sportspeople and coaches who are internationally established at the highest level, and will make a significant contribution to the development of their sport. Your application will need to be endorsed by your sport’s governing body.
Applicants need to score 50 points for the attributes, 10 points for English language and 10 points for maintenance. For the 50 points for the attributes please see below:
You will be awarded 50 points for your Certificate of Sponsorship in this category. In order for a Certificate of Sponsorship to be issued, your sponsor will need to have obtained an endorsement for you from the appropriate governing body for your sport. The endorsement will confirm that:
• You are internationally established as a player or coach at the highest level, and
• You will make a significant contribution to the development of your sport at the highest
level in the UK; and
• You intend to be based in the UK for the duration of your permission to stay; and
• Your post could not be filled by a suitable settled worker.
Please feel free to contact a member of friendly and helpful team for advice should you wish to apply for a Tier 2 (Sportsperson) visa.