The UK government has announced an upcoming increase in the general salary threshold for Skilled Worker visa applicants to £38,700.
However, it’s important to note that these changes are not immediate. Until the Immigration Rules are officially amended, the current salary and Minimum Income Requirement thresholds will remain in place. The changes are scheduled to come into effect in the ‘Spring’ of 2024 but no firm date has yet been confirmed.
We know that any change can bring uncertainty, so we want to provide clarity directly from the source. On 20 December 2023, Tom Pursglove, MP, responded to an inquiry from Mr. Clive Betts, MP, about how these changes would affect current Skilled Worker visa holders.
Read the Q&A