Visa Direct

The guys at Visa Direct made the process of extending my Visa within the UK simple & hassle free. They made sure that I was kept informed throughout the whole process; I have used Visa Direct for all my Immigration matters and will continue to do so while referring all my friends and family to them. Mr G.V Rooyen


  • 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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