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From 27 November skilled workers wishing to enter the UK should apply under Tier 2 of the new five-tier points based system rather than the old work permit scheme which it has now replaced.
Migrants applying under this scheme must meet the maintenance requirement or their application will be refused.
To qualify at this stage, a migrant must be able to show personal savings equivalent to