Healthcare Professional

What are the legal requirements for working as an overseas Healthcare PROFESSIONALS in the UK?

You can currently work in UK as a registered Healthcare worker with the following requirements:

Non EU citizens: We will need to apply for a certificate of sponsorship for you to be able to work in HEALTHCARE SECTOR. It can be quite a lengthy process but we have experience of making these types of applications. With our friendly and suppor, will be able to make the process as easy and seamless as possible, by giving you advice where it is needed.

Please, be aware that you only be offered an interview if you have already passed the English test by obtaining the required score then only we can start processing your application.

For an overseas candidate, we can arrange an interview by Skype/Zoom. with the UK health and care sector employer, We will help you prepare and guide you for the interview.

Overseas Healthcare Professionals' requesting for accommodation have got high priority but please, let us know if you require this service as soon as possible so the necessary arrangements can be done before you arrive in the UK.

International Healthcare Professionals, we provide individual tailored support to ensure you have the best possible experience of coming to live and work in the UK. We understand the challenges you face and we are here to support you every step of the way.

Doctors, nurses, health professionals and senior-level adult social workers are eligible for the visa. Eligibility is dependent on sponsorship from an employer with a valid sponsor's Certificate . A person who fulfils the criteria of the job role will be issued with a certificate of sponsorship. To apply for the Tier 2 sponsor licence

Advantages of Working in Healthcare

One of the main benefits of working in the healthcare sector is that you will get to help people. Whether you work in a care home or hospital, your actions will directly benefit other people, making this a very rewarding career choice. You will also work closely with a team of other people.

A related question, especially if you are new to the healthcare sector, is about why you want to work in the healthcare industry. The best part includes wanting to make a difference in people's wellness, make people feel better, and above all to help people such as sick and eardley who are in need of health care, you go home every day knowing that you changed people's lives for better. Whether you're treating patients or conducting research, working in healthcare sector means you will be making a difference to the lives of others. Due to the nature of the job, in healthcare sector the demand for good and hard working staff is growing every day in the healthcare industry and Job Satisfaction is Making a good impact every day.

Benefits of working in healthcare sector

  • Job security
  • Great pay and benefits.
  • Fast-paced workday.
  • Opportunities for growth.
  • The chance to help people.

What are the NHS Values?

  • Working together for patients.
  • Respect and dignity.
  • Commitment to quality of care.
  • Compassion.
  • Improving lives.
  • Everyone counts.

You must meet all of the following requirements to be eligible for a Healthcare Professionals visa:

  • You’re a qualified doctor, nurse, healthcare professionals or adult socialcare professionals
  • You’ll be working for a UK health and care sector employer that is approved by the Home Office
  • You’ll be paid the ‘going rate’ for the type of work you’ll be doing

The Health and Care visa is designed to encourage healthcare professionals from around the world to come to work in the UK health sector.

Qualified doctors, nurses and allied health professionals who are registered with any reconised medical organized body in the country of their residence, will be able to apply for the Health and Care visa.

You will have to book a test with one of the approved for SELT:

  • IELTS SELT Consortium: ‘IELTS for UKVI’ or ‘IELTS Life Skills’
  • LanguageCert: ‘LanguageCert International ESOL SELT’
  • Pearson: ‘PTE Academic UKVI’ or ‘PTE Home’
  • PSI Services: ‘Skills for English UKVI’
  • For this we will help you when & what to do.

Doctors, nurses, health professionals and senior-level adult social workers are eligible for the visa. Eligibility is dependent on sponsorship from an employer with a valid Tier 2 sponsor licence. A person who fulfils the criteria of the job role we will arrange for a certificate of sponsorship, from the Employer.


  • The documentation required for the UK Tier 2 Visa includes:
  • Having a valid Certificate of Sponsorship from an employer:
  • Salary and financial details: (This will be obtained from the Employer)
  • Current passport and travel history:
  • Certifications proving your English skills:
  • Other supporting documents: ( These depends on each individual case)

How much it costs and Money to support yourself

When you apply for a Healthcare Worker visa, you’ll need to have enough money to:

  • Pay for VISA application fee
  • To support yourself when you arrive in the UK - What you’ll usually need to have available in your BANK ACCOUNT will advise you once the job offer is in place, as the cost of living may vary at the time.

You will need to have the money available in your bank account for at least 28 days in a row. The days 28 must be within 31 days of applying for the visa

You’ll be told how much you need to pay for the VISA when you apply.

The UK Visa & Immigration team (UKVI) prioritises Healthcare Professional visa applications, within 3 weeks of the applicant having provided their biometric.

It is of vital importance that the correct documents and evidence to support your eligibility is correctly submitted in order for a successful application.
We will assess your documents in accordance to the UK immigration regulations and the Tier 2 (General) visa criteria

We will guide and assist you complete your online visa application form and other relevant forms, throughout the whole visa application process to provide you the best chance of a successful application and to avoid any errors, once your application finalises we submit and book your appointment to provide your biometrics in your country.

  • Who are you?
  • What can you offer?
  • What are your career goals?
  • WE are always here to help you achive your GOAL and make sure you are successfull

Professional Registration

If you are applying for a post that requires professional registration, you will need to register with the appropriate regulatory body. If you are registered in your home country, but do not have UK registration, some NHS employers may be able to help with this

There is a lot to consider:
  • You need to think about your expectations, what responsibilities you are comfortable with, the location, working hours, flexibility, workplace culture and career progression opportunities. We will listen to all of your feedback to offer the service that makes, looking for a job a pleasurable and a nice experience.
  • Once we have helped you find a job we will fully prepare you for your interview. We will brief you about the job aspect and the HEALTHCARE SECTOR itself. We will make you aware of what is expected of you, the HEALTHCARE SECTOR's workplace culture, our aim is to make sure you feel confident and provide you with the appropriate advice in finding a job you want.

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