There is a 2-stage application process for Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent):
- stage 1 (endorsement)
- stage 2 (apply for entry clearance or leave to remain)
You should complete this form before starting stage 2.
If you already hold a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa or leave to remain, you do not need to complete stage 1.
If you currently hold a visa or leave to remain, you must apply for stage 2 before your current visa or leave expires.
Before you apply
Before you begin your application, read the full guidance on:
- when to apply
- required documents
The fee for an application for endorsement for Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) is £456.00.
Find more information on the Accession of Croatia (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) Regulations 2013.
We will use the email address you enter in this form to contact you about this application. You must notify us immediately if your email address changes by using form MCC
How long it takes you to complete the application will depend on your particular situation. You will be able to save your application and come back to it at another time if you need to.
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