Tier 1- Extension (for the applicants who are in the UK in one of the following immigration Categories
You will gain 30, 35 or 50 points for your qualifications. you will gain an additional 5 points.
PhD - 50 points
Masters Degree (eg MA, MSc or MBA) or Professional Level Qualification (eg Chartered Accountant) - 35 points
Bachelor Degree (only applicable for extension of HSMP status) - 30 points
None of above - 0 points
UK Qualification (If the qualification was gained in the UK) or earning over £16,000 in the UK per year - 5 points
No UK Experience - 0 points
Please state below recent earnings in the UK Currency. You will gain 20 to 45 points under this HSMP category depending on earning power and Country of residence.
Income over last twelve months within last 15 months in the UK Currency.
If you are 34 years old or under you will gain points based on age.
30 or under - 20 points
31 and 32 - 10 points
33 and 34 - 5 points
35 or older - 0 points
If you do not maintain this fund for over 3 months - not eligible.
2. You are proficient in English (this is based on scoring at
least 6.5 score in IELTS or being resident of majority English speaking country
or having the UK degree)
If you are not proficient in English - not eligible
Note: Both of above requirements are mandatory. Regardless of meeting required points, if these mandatory requirements are not achieved, you are not qualified to success.