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What is the minimum salary for Skilled Worker visa sponsorship?

Each role that you can sponsor an employee for has a minimum salary set by UKVI. The starting point is that the minimum salary must be the higher of £25,600pa or, £10.10ph or, the going rate for the role which is the salary for that role detailed in the Immigration Rules.

All salaries are based on working a minimum number of hours per week as set out in the Immigration Rules. The roles capable of sponsorship and the salary requirements are regularly amended, for assistance with identifying the minimum salary for a specific role, please contact us.

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Skilled Worker (for businesses) section.


Given the fast pace of change, we would stress that this information is designed to be informative, not advisory and represents our understanding of English law and practice as at the date indicated. We would always recommend that you should seek specific guidance on any particular legal issue.

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