Stage 1: Introduction
This tool allows you to calculate how many points you have to see if you are eligible to work in the United Kingdom as a highly skilled worker under Tier 1 (General) of the points based system.
If you are a national of a country from within the European Economic Area (EEA) you do not need to apply to work in the United Kingdom. See for more information. Nationals of Bulgaria and Romania should see the
At this time, we are only accepting applications from migrants in the United Kingdom, but anyone can use the tool to see how many points they may score under the points based system.
The points calculator should take about 10 minutes to complete.
As you answer the questions in the calculator, the screen refreshes automatically to show the next question.
To use the points calculator, you need to provide the following information:
- Your age
- Your qualifications
- Your earnings
- Experience of working or studying in the United Kingdom
- English language
- Maintenance (funds)
Continue to Stage 2