If you are accepted onto the MTI Scheme, you will need to apply for a Temporary Work – Government Authorised Exchange visa that will allow you to undertake a training placement in a UK hospital for a maximum time of two years. The MTI Scheme allows international doctors to receive world class training and gain non-clinical skills such as medical education and leadership.
If you obtain an NHS training post via the MTI Scheme, you will receive full GMC Registration. Therefore, when you finish your post you will be eligible to apply for a fixed-term post. You can able change (‘switch’) to a Skilled Worker visa if you’re already in the UK.
After you have left the UK and successfully obtained a fixed-term NHS post, you will need to apply for a Skilled Worker Visa. Once you have met the hospital’s pre-employment checks and submitted the right documentation, they will apply for your Certificate of Sponsorship. Once this has been successfully issued to you, you can begin applying for your Skilled Worker Visa.
Yes. You must not travel outside of the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man until you get a decision. Your application will be withdrawn if you do.
After you have successfully received your Skilled Worker Visa, you will be able to:
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