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Hello - My companies division in the UK is looking to transfer me from the US. I believe I will need to apply under a Tier 2 visa to get to the UK via company sponsorship.
I have a single conviction for a DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired) which is considered a traffic infraction in the states with a my conviction date is nearly a few months short of 4 years passed. My sentence was a $500 fine, license suspension, class - no jail time.
1. Do I need to disclose this infraction on my visa application?
2. If I do disclose, am I 100% admissible to enter and work in the UK with this offense?
FYI - From all my own research it appears that this is a crime punishable by a max. of 6 months jail in the UK. I understand this offense does not appear to be "spent" due to the time passed but from all the UK immigration information I have read it appears that any non-custodial sentence older than the 12 months renders you admissible and you are admissible if you don't have a criminal conviction which would have a potential sentence of 12 months or more jail time, which I don't.
Last question, is this logic correct? Please advise if there is something I am completely overlooking.