Written Question on Visas: Skilled Workers

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Date Title Questioner
15 Nov 2017, 5 p.m. Visas: Skilled Workers Seema Malhotra


To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Tier 2 (General) visa applications her Department has received in each month since January 2016; how many of those applications were (a) applications from outside the UK, (b) extensions within the UK, (c) switches within the UK, (d) extensions within the UK (Premium service) and (e) switches within the UK (Premium service); how much was received in fees to her Department for each of those categories; and what the average waiting time to decision was for each of those categories in each month of that period.

Answer (Brandon Lewis)

We are unable to provide all of the specific data requested. In line with published quarterly transparency data we have provided for:

a) The number of Tier 2 applications made out of country

b) and c) The number of Tier 2 and 5 applications made in country

d) and e) The number of Tier 2 and 5 same day premium applications made in country

Link to the latest published data:


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