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Human Resources

Immigration and visas

 Getting help

For general information please contact Ask HR in the first instance.  They will try to answer your query, sign post you to the relevant information or escalate it to another HR team to action or respond to.

For questions about the visa application process and for general immigration advice please contact the UKVI. Please see GOV.UK for contact information.

Internal members of the University can also visit the University of Southampton HR UKVI SharePoint site to explore further details on each of the visa types above.

Policies and guidance documents

Visa Reimbursement

POLICY - Visa and Immigration Costs Assistance

FORM - Loan

FORM - Reimbursement

Sponsored worker and sponsoring line manager responsibilities

GUIDELINES - Tier 2 / SWR Employee Responsibilities

GUIDELINES - Tier 2 / SWR Line Manager Responsibilities


GUIDELINES - Maintenance

Global Talent Visa

GUIDELINES - Global Talent Visa

T5 visitor and supervisor responsibilities

GUIDELINES - Tier 5 / Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange Visitor Responsibilities

GUIDELINES - Tier 5 / Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange Manager Responsibilities

Brexit information for EU nationals

GUIDELINES - Brexit information for EU Nationals

International visitors

Guidelines - Visa Routes for International Visitors

Temporary Work - Government Authorised Exchange - COS Personal Details Form

Quick links

Going rate for job

Check the minimum going rate for a job (i.e., the going rate for the occupational code)

Shortage occupation list

Check if the job is listed as a shortage occupation and what 80% of the going rate is for that job

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