Tier 4 Visas
The UK Foundation Programme Office provides Tier 4 visa sponsorship for all non-EEA citizens graduating from UK medical schools who have secured a place on a Foundation Programme. Doctors requiring a Tier 4 visa for August 2012 must read the information on the UKFPO website on Tier 4 Visas in order that they are aware of the process and requirements.
The following information is provided for guidance:
The UKFPO will NOT sponsor:
- Non-EEA citizens who graduated outside the UK.
- Non-EEA citizens who have not been granted a previous student visa in the UK covering his/her final academic year and at least one other academic year of his/her studies leading to the above degree.
- Foundation doctors who are not part of a recognised two-year Foundation Programme
Any doctors employed in a locum capacity (LATs or LASs).