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Applicants: New forms for applications under the points-based system to be used from today

01 October 2012

Today we have published new versions of our forms, for applications under the points-based system.

The new forms are for applicants who are already in the UK, and should be used for any applications made, on or after 1 October 2012.

The new application forms are:

  • Tier 1 (Exceptional talent);
  • Tier 1 (Investor);
  • Tier 1 (Graduate entrepreneur);
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur);
  • Tier 1 (General);
  • Tier 2;
  • Tier 4 (Child);
  • ...
  • Tier 4 (General); and
  • Tier 5 (Temporary worker).

The PBS Dependant form has also been replaced with 2 separate forms. These forms are:

  • PBS Dependant form for Tier 1, 2 or 5 dependants
  • PBS Dependant form for Tier 4 dependants

In line with paragraph 34(i) of the Immigration Rules, we will continue to accept applications made on the previous version of these forms up to and including 22 October 2012.