Tier 2 Sportsperson (Sports Visitors)
UK Tier 2 sportsperson is entry clearance granted to elite sportspersons or qualified coaches who are recognized by the governing body of the respective sport as being at the highest level internationally.
An applicant can apply for entry clearance as Tier 2 sportsperson if they are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland and if they meet the following conditions they are:
- an elite sportsperson or qualified coach, who’s recognised by the sport’s governing body as being at the highest level of their profession internationally
- endorsed by sport’s governing body
- employed to develop the sport at the highest level
At SmartMove2UK our immigration solicitors have provided expertise to applicants seeking to apply for UK Tier 2 sportspersons visa.