Other work based categories

The following work based categories still remains outside the Points Based System

The following work based categories of people are allowed to come into the UK for the purposes of employment.

  • Domestic workers
  • Contract seaman
  • Representative of overseas business
  • Clinical attachments
  • Film crew on location
  • Overseas qualified doctors taking the PLAB test
  • Postgraduate doctors and dentists

The above categories are still available outside the Points Base System and it would remain available until further immigration reviews.

However, some of the work based categories have recently been closed are as follows

  • Clinical attachments and dental observer posts;
  • Film crew on location;
  • Overseas qualified doctors taking the PLAB test;

Postgraduate doctors for clinical attachment post and dentist for dental observer post.

NB: However you may contact us to find out as to how you could come in a different route in the available immigration category lawfully.