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Attend Our Switch Webinar

Get a clear roadmap to UK settlement. Attend our webinar and learn how to switch from student to skilled worker visa in just 30 days! 

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Join our SW Switch program Start your action plan by taking advantage of our learning platform. Meet the qualifications & skills required from the skilled worker role.
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Demonstrate Your Skills

Meet UK sponsors & demonstrate your skills through a work placement. Get real, on-the-job training & increase your employability.

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Switch to a Skilled Worker Visa Demonstrate value to prospective sponsors and your switching goal to a skilled worker visa becomes guaranteed like clockwork.
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SEE FOR YOURSELF THE SUCCESS

Is your visa on the verge of running out? Or, do you want to switch before finishing your degree? IANS can help! We have fulfilled many dreams and succeeded where others have not.
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Uchit Doctor in Business Administration
Uchit Doctor in Business Administration

"IANS’s magic transformed me into a qualified & confident senior carer. Their process is so seamless, and they gave me the complete package."

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Mark Joseph MSc in Mechanical Engineering
Mark Joseph MSc in Mechanical Engineering

"On June 7, I reached out to IANS, and after just a day, they were able to schedule me to a job interview and prepare my documents. IANS helped me achieve in just two days."

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Dazel MSc in Engineering Management
Dazel MSc in Engineering Management

"Once you attend the event, you will have a clear mind on how they process things. Its' a lot more than that, like what I keep on saying, it is worth it." 

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Gilbert MSc in International Business and Management
Gilbert MSc in International Business and Management

"Success found me when life led me to IANS. I wouldn’t be here, living life to the fullest."

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Adekemi Accountant
Adekemi Accountant

"I attended IANS’ Skilled Worker Webinar last 28 June, and in just 7 days, I already got my UK sponsor."

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Kurotimi MSc in Purchasing and Supply Chain
Kurotimi MSc in Purchasing and Supply Chain

"Attending IANS’s webinar was the huge door that led me to a 5-year contract and to a promise of a UK permanent residency." 

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Tanya MSc in Digital Marketing
Tanya MSc in Digital Marketing

"I have been trained and I am fully equipped with the right knowledge so I am nowhere intimated at facing these difficulties."

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Neelam MSc in Environmental Management
Neelam MSc in Environmental Management

"Amazing won’t justify the work IANS has done for me. Their swift, flawless services made me who I am today."

AN ELEGANT PROCESS THAT WORKS AROUND YOUR NEEDS

WHY CHOOSE IANS TO SWITCH YOUR VISA?

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Common Questions

We Have Answers

WHAT IS IANS?

IANS (Immigration and Nationality Services) is a UK-based company that started providing expert immigration advisory services for skilled workers seeking to enter or remain in the United Kingdom. 

WHAT IS A SKILLED WORKER VISA? The Skilled Worker Visa, which replaced Tier 2 Work Visa, allows migrant (overseas and in the UK) applicants to work in the UK under a Home-Approved employer. However, the job must fall under the eligible skilled occupation list released by the UK government. To learn more about the Skilled Worker Visa,  attend any of our Skilled Worker Webinars.
HOW IS CONNECTIANS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER ESTABLISHMENTS?

ConnectIANS is customised all-in-one social network platform that allows every member of the IANS community to engage realtime. It is strictly for the IANS community only and members join by invitation to access.

HOW CAN I REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR?

Booking any of our webinars is quick and easy! Click the link https://www.ians-group.com/webinar and select the appropriate webinar of your choice and fill in a simple form, You can complete your registration within 3 minutes This is the IANS Advantage and guarantee.  

HOW MUCH DO SKILLED WORKERS IN THE UK USUALLY EARN?

The annual salary of skilled workers is job specific. Under the Skilled Worker visa, the minimum annual salary requirement is £25,600/year. The UK government also set a minimum salary requirement per occupation type.   

I AM A MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. DOES THIS WEBINAR STILL APPLY TO ME?

Yes. Following Brexit, members of the European Union still need to secure a Skilled Worker visa, which means that you need to follow the same process as overseas workers.

HOW DO I CREATE AN ACCOUNT?

Creating an account is free to do and easy. Simply click here to sign up or download the Circle app in either Apple Store or Google Play.

IS THERE ANY AGE LIMIT ON APPLICANTS?

You must be 18 and above. There is no upper limit, but we take the call based on your qualification.

AM I REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE WEBINAR BEFORE APPROACHING MY DOCUMENTS/REQUIREMENTS?

You can approach our team for all kinds of international recruitment, immigration, training, and visa-related services. However, it’s critical that you attend our webinar so you can learn more about the correct documents you need to prepare for your immigration options in the UK.  

WHAT ARE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING ?

You can check this link for the general requirements in applying for a Skilled Worker Visa: https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa. But to get valuable insights and a step-by-step process in approaching your documents, it's always best to attend our webinar.

WHAT IS A COS?

A COS, also called a Certificate of Sponsorship, is a UK work visa application requirement. It is released by Home-Office approved UK employers, otherwise known as “UK sponsors”. 

WILL I GET A COS AFTER PAYING FOR THE WEBINAR?

Joining our webinar is not equivalent to securing a COS. However, through our webinar, you can get a clear guidance and support on how you can upgrade your qualifications, prepare for your interview, get connected to sponsors, and eventually get a sponsorship in the UK.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF A COS IS AUTHENTIC?

You can check the authenticity of your COS here: https://uktiersponsors.co.uk/. It’s important to check for COS authenticity before lodging your work visa application. 

WILL THESE WEBINARS BE RECORDED FOR THE PURPOSE OF RE-WATCHING?

It will be recorded, but we cannot send the link to attendees due to strict GDPR rules.  

WILL THE NECESSARY INFORMATION BE PROVIDED ON A SINGLE, JOB-SPECIFIC WEBINAR OR WOULD I NEED TO ATTEND A SERIES OF PAID WEBINARS?

Every webinar is designed for special qualification group. Our experienced account manager would guide you to the right webinar. You can message us on WhatsApp.

CAN I BRING MY SPOUSE OR CHILDREN? Yes, you can bring dependants with you. To learn more about coming to the UK as a family, register for our webinar.
WHO QUALIFIES FOR A DEPENDANT VISA?
  • Your spouse or civil partner 
  • Your child who is aged 18 below – if your child is born while you’re in the UK, he/she qualifies as your dependant 
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEPENDANT VISA?
  • COS of the main applicant
  • Proof of relationship (birth certificate / marriage certificate)
  • Police clearance for partner
  • TB Test certificate (if required)
  • Letter of Consent - if children are travelling alone
  • Tuberculosis test (if applicable)
  • Police clearance (if applicable)  
WHAT ARE THE FEES ASSOCIATED WITH APPLYING FOR A DEPENDANT VISA? Professional Fees:
  • £800.00 for a new client
  • £600.00 for an existing client
  • £300.00 Momentum Club members' dependants
IS CONNECTIANS SAFE?

Yes, in fact we believe that connectIANS is safer than the traditional agency model.

You, your family or dependents and any information provided will be confidential and is secured behind digital vaults for extra security. Our technology is the cutting edge of the industry.

WHY AM I REQUIRED TO PAY FOR THE WEBINAR?

Our webinar is structured to provide valuable insights on UK immigration laws and processes that you cannot get anywhere else. Our goal is to create a supportive environment for everyone who’d like to begin their journey to the UK, and this all starts with our paid webinar. Aside from training and visa guidance, attending our webinar makes you eligible to IANS Advantage.

IS IANS A LEGITIMATE COMPANY?

Yes, Immigration And Nationality Services Limited general known as IANS is a genuine legitimate company. IANS is a Company Incorporated in the UK and you can find us in the UK Government Company House https://find-and-update.company-information.service.gov.uk/search?q=immigration+and+nationality+services. IANS Solicitors Ltd, a part of the IANS Group is also registered as an independent company and is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), which regulates Law firms in the UK. 

DO I NEED A CERTIFICATE TO BE QUALIFIED?

IANS can help you get the certifications you need to qualify for a UK work visa.

ARE THERE OTHER PAYMENT MODES ASIDE FROM CREDIT CARDS?

Absolutely! We have a systematized online facility that receives online payment using your debit or credit card, regardless of your country of residence. You just need to make sure that your bank allows international online transactions and that your purchase limit meets the amount you need to pay on a monthly basis. If these payment channels don’t work for you, you can make a direct bank deposit by contacting our support team for our bank details. 

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AFTER JOINING THE WEBINAR?

After the webinar, you can get a clear roadmap on applying to the UK as a skilled worker. We provide you with real, up-to-date insights on the requirements you need to meet to get a sponsorship and qualify for a work visa application. During our webinar, you can ask questions to our experts. This is a webinar that you won’t find online or in a forum. IANS’s Qualified and Experienced Experts will clear all your doubts and will help you take your first step towards your UK dream. 

HOW LONG WILL THE WEBINAR LAST?

Our webinars last for approximately 2 hours. This includes a general presentation on UK immigration laws and processes, along with a Q&A portion for attendees.

MANY PEOPLE FIND IT HARD TO SPEND MONEY ON WEBINARS. IS IT POSSIBLE FOR US TO GET ANY DISCOUNT ON THE REGISTRATION FEE?

We generally don’t give discounts. Our webinar is structured to provide valuable insights you cannot find anywhere else, and we value every participant's commitment in taking the first step to their UK dreams.

DO I NEED TO MEET CERTAIN CRITERIA BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE WEBINAR?

Generally, we don’t have any criteria/qualifications for our attendees. As long as you are student int he UK, that is all that matters. Here at IANS, our goal is to provide all of you the opportunity to work in the UK regardless of your professional/occupational backgrounds. Our account managers are responsible for helping you find the webinar that best matches your qualifications. If you need more assistance, you can message us on WhatsApp.

WHAT ONGOING SUPPORT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ME? AM I FREE TO ASK QUESTIONS DURING THE WEBINAR?

During our live sessions, our Account Managers are there to provide you unparalleled guidance and support. Our support team is also on standby during the webinar. You can ask questions on the chat box or you can ask our speakers during our live sessions. If some of your questions were left unanswered, you can email our support team.

HOW DO I GET INTO A LIVE WEBINAR?

After registering, you will receive a link and a set of instructions, which gives you access to our live session. If you encounter any problems, we are here to provide you fast and reliable support via WhatsApp. 

CAN YOU HELP ME GET SPONSORSHIP IN ANY FIELD OR PROFESSION OF MY CHOICE? There are so many employers in the UK sponsoring migrants in multiple professions so long as the role falls under the eligible skilled occupation list released by the UK government. However, our focus as a company is on the healthcare sector where we help care providers recruit Nurses and Carers.
WILL I PAY FOR COS AFTER JOB OFFER HAS BEEN GIVEN TO ME? No, you don't have to pay. The CoS charges are part of the responsibilities of the employers and it is their obligation by Law to carryout this tasks. without bothering you.
I HAVE ALL THE QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE AS A CARER HERE IN THE UK., PLUS MY IELTS UKVI 7.5. HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR YOU TO FIND ME A SPONSOR?
WHAT IF I HAVE OVERSTAYED MY TIER 4 STUDENT VISA, CAN YOU HELP ME TO SWITCH TO A SKILLED WORKER VISA?

No, you cannot apply from within the UK, you will have to return to country-of-origin/residence ASAP and apply from there. BUT you should speak to immigration team first, as depending on the length of overstaying you may be subject to re-entry ban.

IF MY STUDENT VISA HAS BEEN CURTAILED BY THE HOME OFFICE BUT I AM STILL LEGAL IN THE COUNTRY, CAN YOU STILL HELP ME SWITCH TO A SKILLED WORKER VISA?
  • Yes, you can still apply if it's within the duration of the curtailment period given. However anything complicated, you need to speak to our immigration team.
I AM A DEPENDANT, AND MY SPOUSE IS THE STUDENT, CAN I SWITCH TO A SKILLED WORKER VISA?
  • Yes, you can
I CAME INTO UK WITH MY CHILD AS MY DEPENDANT ON MY TIER 4 STUDENT VISA AND HE IS NOW 18 YEARS OLD, CAN I STILL COVER HIM AS MY DEPENDANT IF I GET A SKILLED WORKER SPONSORSHIP?
As an 18-year-old, he is no longer considered a dependant or minor in the eyes of the law. However, in such circumstances if you can provide evidence of dependency, financial, emotional, family etc. then he may be accepted as a dependant.
I CAME INTO THE UK AS A DEPENDANT OF MY SPOUSE, BUT WE ARE NOW SEPARATED, CAN I SWITCH TO A SKILLED WORKER VISA WITHOUT MY SPOUSE?
  • Yes, you can as you would be applying in your own right
I AM CURRENTLY IN THE UK ON A VISITING VISA, AND I WOULD LIKE TO SWITCH TO A SKILLED WORKER VISA. IS THAT SOMETHING YOU COULD ASSIST ME WITH?
  • You cannot switch in the UK when on a visit visa. You will have to return to your country of residence or origin and apply from there
I AM CURRENTLY IN MY FIRST SEMESTER FOR MY MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME, CAN I SWITCH TO A SKILLED WORKER VISA NOW OR DO I HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL I COMPLETE MY STUDIES?
  • Yes you can switch, even if you haven't completed your studies.
IF I AM SWITCHING FROM A SKILLED WORKER VISA TO ANOTHER SPONSOR, DO I HAVE TO CANCEL THE EXISTING VISA BEFORE APPLYING FOR THE NEW ONE?
  • No, your existing sponsor's duty will be to withdraw your COS but you do not need to do anything apart from apply for new SW visa with new COS.