The UK Highly Skilled Migrant Programme (HSMP) has been
very successful since it was introduced on 28 January
2002. The HSMP has been replaced by Tier 1 (General),
part of the UK's new five-tier points based system.
(General) is very similar to the previous HSMP.
English language requirements are more stringent under
the new HSMP replacement visa, along with maintenance
Holders of tier visas at this level are permitted to live and work in the
UK, seek and undertake employment, set up a business or
become self employed as they see fit.
The HSMP Tier 1 Visa is a points-based
immigration scheme. Points are scored in four main
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