The Tier 2 (General) visa is meant for individuals from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland with a valid offer letter in a skilled job in the UK to move to United Kingdom. Before you apply for the Tier 2 (General) visa, you must make sure that you have a certificate of sponsorship from a sponsor. Also, you need to make sure that the work you will take up in UK is related to your sponsoring organization.
To be eligible for Tier 2 (General) category visa you must:
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You can score 20 points if you have a salary of more than GBP 20,000. Your sponsor will confirm your salary details on your certificate of sponsorship. You do not need to send any other evidence of your salary.
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You score 10 points if you can speak English to the required standard.
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You must score 10 points by showing that you have enough money to support yourself while you are in the United Kingdom (amount to be shown for Tier 2 General is GBP 800 and should be at least 90 days old) and this will be the proof of your maintenance ability while you are in the UK. Once you are sure you have enough points to apply under this category you must ensure to submit all the necessary documents with your application and may have to satisfy other immigration rules.
If the permission to enter the UK under Tier 2 (General) Visa category is granted, you can