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can a student dependent visa apply a work permit if they have

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can a student dependent visa apply a work permit if they have a sponsor?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Thomas replied 5 years ago.


Thanks for your question.


Yes, if you are a dependent partner of Tier 4 student visa person then you may switch to a Tier 2 Skilled Worker category. They will not be able to refuse you on the basis that you switching from another category.

I attach a link to the UKBA's page on switching to this category for you to confirm:-


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