Post Study Work Visa for UK 2022

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Updated On 06 September 2021 & Read Time 8 minutes



  • All people who have effectively finished a Bachelor's certification, Master's certificate, or Ph.D. are qualified to apply.

  • Students should be in the UK and hold a substantial Student (or Tier 4) visa to apply.

  • There are no prerequisites for understudies to exhibit English capacity or give proof of funds.

  • Students won't be consequently conceded the visa: a different movement application should be made which will incorporate paying the visa expense (£700) and the Immigration Health Surcharge at full rate (£624 each year)

  • The visa will permit understudies to work all day in most sorts of occupations, including independent work, yet barring functioning as a sportsperson or mentor.

  • This visa isn't extendable: understudies might be qualified to apply for this course once in the course of their life.

  • It won't check towards settlement rights.

  • Applicants are more likely than not to read in the UK for a base period, aside from allowed concentrate abroad modified or when distance learning has been fundamental because of COVID-19.

Entry Dates

The UK government has affirmed that on the off chance that you started a course enduring a year or less in 2020 or Spring 2022, and you have been concentrating outside the UK because of COVID-19, you will, in any case, be qualified to apply for the Graduate Route gave you effectively get a Student visa and show up in the UK either before your visa closes or by 27 September 2021, whichever is sooner.

If you start a course of a year or less in Autumn 2022 or Spring 2022 through distance learning, you should enter the UK by 6 April 2022 and complete the rest of your investigation in the UK under a student visa.


Q. If I start my course examining on the web in October 2021 and afterward change to the eye to eye instructing, will I actually be qualified?

A. Yes. Understudies are regularly expected to embrace their investigations in the UK to be qualified for the Graduate course. In any case, in case of understudies are needed to either proceed with their present investigations or initiate another course by distance or mixed learning because of COVID-19, they will, in any case, be qualified to switch into the Graduate course on a concessionary premise in the event that they invested some energy concentrating outside the UK.

Students will profit from this concession on the off chance that they enter the UK either before their consent closes or by 27 September 2022, whichever is sooner.

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Q. I graduated in 2021 - would I be able to apply for this visa?

A. No. Just understudies who effectively complete their examinations after May 2022 will be qualified.


Q. Do I must examination a particular course to be qualified?

A. Students who have effectively finished a certification at undergrad level or over (Bachelor's, Master's, Ph.D. at Birkbeck) will be qualified to apply.


Q. Will, I need to pass on the UK to apply?

A. No, you should apply from the UK while holding a legitimate or Student (or Tier 4) visa.


Q. When would I be able to present my application?

A. You can apply from the UK after Birkbeck has educated the Home Office regarding your last degree result. As a rule, Bachelor's certificates result would be accessible around August, and November/December for Master's certificates.
You should make this application from the UK while holding a substantial Student (or Tier 4) visa. When your application is submitted, you should not leave the UK or Common Travel Area until a choice is made.


Q. Can I apply for the Graduate course more than once?

A. No, understudies may be qualified to apply for this course once in the course of their life. Toward the finish of the Graduate course visa period, understudies will be relied upon to change to an alternate migration classification, for example, Skilled Work course, or leave the UK.
Will Ph.D. understudies who were recently allowed the Doctorate Extension Scheme be qualified?
No. The Graduate visa's legitimacy necessities express that a candidate who has recently been conceded authorization under the Doctoral Extension Scheme isn't qualified.


Q. How much does it cost to apply?

A. The visa application charge for the Graduate course is £700 per individual and you'll have to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS). The IHS costs £624 each individual year which should be settled completely while applying.

Necessities for Graduate Immigration Route/Post Study Work Visa For UK

We don't yet know all the data on the Post Study Work Visa, we expect that assertion of changes will follow by mid-2020.

  • An individual has more likely than not has been given a Tier 4 (General) understudy visa, which should, in any case, be substantial in summer 2022.

  • The visa has more likely than not been given by a schooling supplier with a "history of consistence", we guess more data will follow on that point.

  • The visa is more likely than not to be given to contemplate a degree level course or above, for example, a Bachelor's or a Master's certification. There was slight disarray since the declaration at first alluded to "degree-level capabilities" too, in any case, that was subsequently revised. For now, we will accept that Post Study Work visa may be accessible to graduates with a Bachelor's, a Master's certificate, or higher. We do realize that the public authority intends to close the Doctorate Extension Scheme (DES), so Ph.D. graduates can definitely profit from Graduate Immigration Route also.

  • There will most presumably be an upkeep necessity for Post Study Work visa candidates, nonetheless, we are yet to get an authority affirmation. The people who choose to apply for Graduate Immigration Route visa should pay pertinent application charges and an Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS), which will go up to £624 from October 2020. The measure of the charge will again be affirmed in the proper way.


Augmentation of Post Graduate Immigration Route/Post Study Work Visa For UK

It won't be feasible to broaden a Post Study Work visa past 2 years. Competitors who will actually want to get business might have the option to switch to the Skilled Migrant Worker Visa, Tier 2 (General) visa, or Global Talent visa. Start-Up visa and Innovator visa will likewise stay accessible and we expect that exchanging into those courses will be allowed.

Bringing Dependents (Spouse/Children) on Graduate Immigration Route/Post Study Work Visa For UK

While we don't have an authority affirmation, the Home Office showed that wards, for example, life partners and youngsters under 18, will not be able to apply along with the primary candidate, except if they are as of now dwelling in the UK on a PBS subordinate visa as wards of the fundamental candidate. For instance, where Tier 4 understudy is examining Master's level of more than 9 months span, they are permitted to carry wards with them to the UK under current standards. Those wards will be permitted to stay in the UK with the principal candidate, as long as he/she is graduating in summer 2021 or later.


You should apply for a work visa to work in the UK after you graduate. Despite the fact that you may have been given 4 – a half years post-investigation stay period relies upon the course level or term you were taken. This post-study stay period permits you to utilize this additional opportunity to live and search for work in the UK, however, it doesn't permit you to take any sort of everyday positions.


There are five sorts of work visa choices that might be accessible to you.

  1. Tier 2 (General) visa is the most well-known work visa for global understudies to remain and work in the UK after their investigations. The goal of this visa is to fill the lack of the UK work market. Accordingly, candidates should meet a base compensation of £30,000 each year and their manager should be an authorized Tier 2 support to support their work visa.

  2. Tier 4 Doctorate Extension Scheme permits Ph.D. understudies who complete their investigations to remain in the UK for a further year. Graduates can utilize this opportunity to search for occupations, work to acquire down-to-earth stir encounters, or set up a business as a business visionary.

  3. Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa is intended to help youthful grown-ups from specific nations to encounter life in the United Kingdom. This visa permits understudies from one or the other Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, or Taiwan to work in the UK for as long as two years after they graduate. There are restricted spots accessible for this visa and not permitted to apply from inside the UK.

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