UK Tier 2 Visa permits individuals to go and remain in the UK to work with an official company and this visa has substituted the Tier 2 (General) work visa. You may also work in an eligible job and study with their Tier 2 visa, do volunteer work, travel out of the country and come back as well as bring your family as dependants.
To meet the requirements for a Skilled Worker visa, one needs to:
UK Tier 2 Visa can be considered valid for 5 years before one can get an extension. You will have to file an application to get an extension or updated visa when it is expiring or if you switch the job or employer. Not only that, you can also file application for indefinite leave to remain after 5 years, if eligible.
Outside the UK: £625/ person for 3 years and £1,235/ person for more than that.
Inside the UK to extend, switch or update their visa: £719/person for up to 3 years and £1,423/ person for more than that.
One can file an application to get an extension for a Skilled Worker visa or a Tier 2 (General) work visa if he/she:
Potential incumbents are recommended to not travel abroad until a verdict is received. In that case, the application will be withdrawn as and when deemed appropriate by the regulatory bodies.