Overseas Media Representatives can work more easily in the UK

The UK Border Agency has temporarily re-introduced the skilled worker category for representatives of overseas newspapers, news agencies and broadcasting organisations. This category was due to end and be replaced by Tier 2.

The Government has found that some foreign media representatives do not come under Tier 2 due to the lack of a sponsor. A new more permanent solution will be introduced later in the year.

Representatives of overseas newspapers, news agencies and broadcasting organisations who are being posted to the United Kingdom can apply for the following: