Tier 2 (Sportspeople) is for internationally established elite sportspeople and coaches carrying employment offer to work in UK. The sportsperson will make a significant contribution in developing the high standards in sports. The candidates must meet the basic requirements and criteria by showing enough funds for maintenance, English language requirement as well as job offer letter. After you may granted a visa you will be able to live for three years in UK.The successful candidates from inside or outside the UK can remain in UK for 3 years. Tier 2 (General) Sponsored Workers cannot apply for settlement until they have been in the UK for a continuous period of 5 years in an eligible immigration category. They must pass the Life in the UK Test to show that they have met the minimum knowledge of language and life requirements in the UK for settlement.The dependants of Tier 2 (Sportspeople) can join them in the UK. The spouse, civil partner or eligible partner and children under 18 can join them as their dependants in the UK. If the application of the applicant is refused to enter the UK or for extension, he or she may have the chance to appeal for it on the behalf of the detailed printout refusal notice given by the immigration officer. The applicants are required to lodge their UK Tier 2 (Sportspeople) at the UK mission in their home country and if the applicants are in the UK and need extension they will have to lodge their application to the UKBA. The UK Tier 2 (Sportspeople) visa applications may be processed earlier or take much time if the immigration officer recommends interview for the applicant or some other reasons. To avoid any kind of anxious the applicants must lodged their application in advance of their proposed travel date.