This route allows companies to transfer workers from their overseas offices to their UK branch for a specific period of time.
Similarly to a Tier 2 visa, the applicant must have a valid Sponsorship from a licenced Sponsor and must meet the maintenance requirement.
This visa is for transfers for migrants for a role that cannot be filled by a UK recruiter for over 12 months. In most cases you will need to establish that the migrant has worked for your overseas company for at least 12 months.
This category enables a company to transfer a recent graduate from their overseas entity to undertake a training programme in the UK.
Please note that the Short Term Category has been discontinued and is no longer in force.