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Immigration and International Staff

These webpages are designed to provide information to both current and prospective staff joining Queen Mary from outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).  This guidance includes the process to follow when appointing someone who needs to obtain the right to work through the Points Based System and the ongoing responsibilities throughout that individual’s employment.  

Adherence to this guidance will ensure Queen Mary's continued legal compliance with UK Immigration law and make for a smooth recruitment process.

If you are in any doubt about any aspect of immigration with regards to recruitment or right to work checks, please contact your local HR team for further assistance before proceeding.


Overview of the UK Immigration System

Recruitment Guidance

Information for Tier 2 and Tier 5 Visa Holders

Tier 2 Visa Reimbursement Scheme

Settling in the UK

Further Information

Who can work in the UK 

Guidance on right to work checks

Guidance for visitors to the UK

The importance of compliance

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