TalentScotland Business Immigration and Visa Support Service

Support provided by Scottish Development International TalentScotland

What does this involve?

If your business would like further information and support on how to attract and retain employees from outside the UK, TalentScotland is here to help.  
TalentScotland can help you to:   

  • promote your company as an employer of choice to an audience beyond Scotland   
  • get concise immigration and visa information tailored to your business needs   
  • attend immigration workshops and bespoke tutorials   
  • access materials and insights to help you showcase the best of Scotland to international candidates and their families

TalentScotland is a Scotland-wide international talent attraction service managed by Scottish Enterprise. Working in partnership with a range of other public and private sector organisations, TalentScotland helps Scotland-based small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), inward investors and entrepreneurs navigate the UK immigration system.  

Advice and support to hire employees from outside the UK

Hiring from outside the UK is a great way to access skills and talent that you may be struggling to find. TalentScotland has information to help you understand how to promote your company to an international audience. It also provides:

  • business immigration and visa information   
  • business immigration and visa seminars and tutorials   

TalentScotland partners with immigration specialists. These experts are available to discuss the visa options open to you and your business and provide general guidance on the visa process. 

What does this cost?

The costs for any agreed consultations will be covered by Scottish Enterprise.

Who is this for?

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Scotland, potential inward investors and entrepreneurs.

How long does this take?

Timelines will vary based on your individual circumstances.

Important information

TalentScotland is only able to provide general support and guidance. The service is not intended to replicate, replace or supplement specialist advice from a lawyer or OISC-registered advisor directly engaged by you and tailored to your specific circumstances. 

The information provided is based on the law in force at the time of your query and is subject to change. To avoid doubt, it remains your organisation's responsibility to progress matters, meet deadlines, decide the most appropriate route forward and confirm the accuracy of any information to third parties, no matter what form your involvement with TalentScotland takes.

Next steps

Visit the Scottish Development International website for more information.

Support provided by Scottish Development International TalentScotland

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