Visa Direct

I used Visa Direct’s same day service for my families UK Ancestry extension, at that time they proved to be very efficient, knowledgably and confident so much so I used Visa Direct the following year to apply for my families Indefinite Leave to Remain within the UK. The fees quoted were very competitive however Visa Direct’s customer service and Immigration Knowledge were faultless. Mr A.V Tonder & Family


  • PhD* 50 points
  • Master’s degree* 35 points
  • Bachelor's Degree* 30 Points


Previous Earnings

(Non-sterling currencies are converted to sterling - the overall figure takes account of regional differences between earnings)

Earnings Points available:
£25,000-£29,999 *5 Points
£30,000-£34,999 *15 Points
£35,000-£39,999 *20 Points
£40,000-£49,999 *25 Points
£50,000-£54,999 *30 Points
£55,000-£64,999 *35 Points
£65,000-£74,999 *40 Points
£75,000-£149,999 *45 Points
£150,000 or more *80 Points


Candidates will be awarded points depending on their age as below. No points are awarded in this category for applicants aged 40 or older.

  • Under 30 = 20 points
  • 30 to 34 = 10 points
  • 35 to 39 = 5 points


UK Experience

In addition to the points outlined below, applicants may be eligible for a further 5 points where they can show proof of earnings or of qualifications gained whilst in the United Kingdom.

English Requirements

Skilled migrants are required to prove their English language ability by demonstrating one of the following:

  • They come from a country in which English is the main language
  • They have passed an English language test which is equal to or exceeds level C1 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework for Language Learning
  • They have successfully completed a degree course which was taught in English


English Speaking countries (Exempt)


  • Antigua and Barbuda;
  • Australia;
  • The Bahamas;
  • Barbados;
  • Belize;
  • Dominica;
  • Grenada;
  • Guyana;
  • Ireland;
  • Jamaica;
  • New Zealand;
  • St Kitts and Nevis;
  • St Lucia;
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines;
  • Trinidad and Tobago;
  • the United Kingdom;
  • the United States of America.



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