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Health & Social Care Visa, Scotland

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The Health and Social Care visa is designed to encourage overseas workers to come to the UK to work for the NHS, an NHS supplier or in adult social care.

To qualify for this visa, you must:

  • Be a qualified doctor, nurse, health professional or adult social care professional.
  • Work in an eligible health or social care job.
  • Have a job offer in place.
  • Work for a UK employer which has been approved by the Home Office.
  • Have a ‘certificate of sponsorship’ from your employer, with information about the role you’ve been offered in the UK.
  • Be paid a minimum salary, depending on the job you have.
  • Be able to understand English.

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The Health and Social Care visa lasts for five years. If you change employers, you’ll need to update your visa.

To ensure that everything is correct with your visa, you should consult with experienced health and social care solicitors.

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Application process

You can apply for a health and social care visa online, up to three months before you are due to start work.

You will need to prove your identity and show evidence of the job offer when applying for a visa.

You should expect a decision within three weeks.

To avoid any delays with processing your visa, you should discuss things with health & social care solicitors.

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