UKRI endorsement: employing or hosting institutions (Global Talent visa)

The Home Office have recently issued guidance if you are working at or hosted by an institution approved by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), you may be eligible for Global Talent. Additionally, you must also hold a research grant or award from an approved endorsed funder.

Here’s what you need to know.

(Updated as of 01 December 2020)

UKRI accepts these UK organisations can employ or host an applicant who holds, or provides critical contributions to work supported by, an award or grant from an endorsed funder.

For a complete list of approved research organisations, click here.

Please be advised that the above information is not exhaustive as there are more requirements and points to consider.

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