Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland
The Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme has now closed to new applicants.
If you wish to come to the United Kingdom to work, or if you are already here and wish to extend your stay by switching into a working category, you will need to apply under our new points-based system.
If you are already in the United Kingdom on the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme, you should see Transitional arrangements for migrants on the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme.
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