15th September 2014

Highly Skilled Migrant Programme - HSMP VISA

The Highly Skilled Migrants programme has now ended. It came to an end in 2008 and was replaced by the Tier 1 (general) category of visas. 

Tier 1 (general) is very similar to the previous Highly Skilled Migrants programme but with the additional requirements that applicants  need to obtain points for  maintenance and English language. 

It should be noted however, that the Tier 1 (general) category is currently closed for overseas applicants and will also shortly come to an end for  applicants in the UK. The category will close for new applicants from 6th April 2015. 

If you have queries relating to the above or would like to know the options available to you in light of these changes then please get in touch with a member of the Immigration team or email

For further information please get in touch with our dedicated team.

You can always call us on 0845 894 1622 or email on


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