Exceptional Talent This route is designed for highly skilled individuals in the fields of science, humanities, engineering, the arts and digital technology who will enrich the UK’s knowledge economy and cultural life.
Applicant must be internationally recognised in their sector as a world-leading talent or have demonstrated exceptional promise and be considered likely to become a world leader
Applicant must be endorsed by a Home Office approved Designated Competent Body (DCB)
There are currently 5 DCBs: the Arts Council for arts, fashion and culture applications; The British Academy for humanities and social science applications; The Royal Society for natural science and medical research applications; The Royal Academy of Engineering for engineering applications; and Tech Nation for digital technology applications
Applicant must not fall for refusal under the General Grounds