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Calculating annual salary under Tier 2 when paid weekly

Calculating annual salary under Tier 2 when paid weekly

Case on calculating annual salary under Tier 2 when the applicant is paid weekly:

The effect of paragraph 14 of Appendix J to the Immigration Rules is that other than where an applicant has contracted weekly hours or is paid an hourly rate, the appropriate salary for the purposes of paragraph 79 of Appendix A is an applicant’s gross annual salary paid by the sponsor employer, subject to the conditions set out in paragraphs 79(i)-(iii) of Appendix A.

Source: Tukhas (para 245HD(f): “appropriate salary”) Russia [2016] UKUT 183 (IAC) (17 March 2016)

Colin Yeo
Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder and editor of the Free Movement immigration law website.

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