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Tier 1: UKBA has introduced new procedure for Exceptional Talent category
28 December 2011
Any applicants making an application under Tier 1 Exceptional Talent category and wish for the Arts Council England to endorse their application will have to follow a new procedure from the 3rd January 2012.
It is now mandatory that all applicants complete the ACE competent body application form which can be downloaded from the UKBA website. This must be submitted in addition to the visa application form along with any supporting documents.
This procedure is only applicable to applicants who want the Arts Council England to provide and endorsement - all other bodies still have the same procedure.
Tier 1 exceptional talent category is open to applicants who are internationally recognised as world-leading or potential world-leading talent in the fields of science and the arts.