As part of the planned transition for customers to submit all applications from via UKVI's new online application system, the following changes to the Tier 2 visa application process will come into force on 12 November 2015.

Tier 2 – Premium Service Centre (PSC) customers

  • The Tier 2 paper application form, for PSC use only, will be removed from along with the standalone appointment booking function.
  • Tier 2 premium customers can now submit applications and book PSC appointments online at

Tier 2 – Dependents

  • Tier 2 will be removed from the Points Based System (PBS) dependent paper form. This means that all Tier 2 dependant applications made from 12 November will need to be made via the online application process at

The PBS dependent paper form will remain on for use by Tier 1 and Tier 5 dependents.